St Paul's Anglican Church
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St Paul's Anglican Church

Romsey, VIC 3434

Church Information

Church Name: St Paul's Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 77 Main St, Romsey VIC 3434, Australia
Suburb: Romsey
State: VIC
Postcode: 3434
Foundation Stone Laid: 20-12-1870
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The foundation stone was laid on 20/12/1870 by the Very Rev Hussey Burgh Macaratney, DD., Dean of Melbourne. The stone has not been located. 

A stone tablet records: This church was opened - November 26th 1871 - and was consecrated - November 24th 1945.

A plaque on the gate pillar records: These gates were erected - by his family - in memory of - Charles F D Thomson - who died on active service - in New Guinea - 21~2~1943 - Aged 22.

A plaque records: This tree was planted by - His Excellency, The Governor of Victoria, - Major General, Sir Rohan Delacombe - KCMG KCVO KBE CB DSO K St J - on the occasion of his visit to celebrate - the centenary - St Paul's Church - 28th November 1971.

A plaque records: This bell tower was dedicated - on 1~12~1991 - in memory of - Emily Patricia Lobb - 11~6~1927 - 31~7~1989 - A faithful and loved member - of St Paul's Church.


Date Opened: 26-11-1871
Date Closed: unknown


The St Paul's Anglican Church, Romsey is part of the Parish of Romsey & Lancefield and the Diocese of Melbourne. The church was opened on 26/11/1871. During the construction of the building, services were held in the Romsey Presbyterian Church building. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 12/2/2019.
Last Updated: Thursday 21st July, 2022