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

Kyneton, VIC 3444

Church Information

Church Name: St Paul's Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: Yaldwyn St W & Powlett St, Kyneton VIC 3444, Australia
Suburb: Kyneton
State: VIC
Postcode: 3444
Foundation Stone Laid: 28-12-1855
Foundation Stone Notes: 

A stone records: St Paul's Kyneton - This commemorates the - laying of the foundation stone by the Right Rev - G Perry, Bishop of Melbourne. Dec 28 1855 - Opening of the church. Nov 30 1856 - Consecration of the church. Dec 3 1862 - Completion of the Tower and its dedication by the - Right Rev D Baker, Bishop of Bendigo. Feb 18 1928 - Donald Haultain ~ Rector.

A stone on the Sunday School hall records: St Paul's Church Jubilee - This stone was laid by - J S Johnson Esqr - 21 Years S S Supt. - March 28 1906.

Historical plaque records: Saints Paul's Church - Kyneton - Building of the bluestone church commenced in 1855, and it was opened by Bishop Perry in November 1856. It has seven bays rather than the normal three or five of most country churches, and is one of Victoria's oldest substantial churches with a tower. The tower was added in 1928, using stone from the original Police stables. During World War II the tower was an RAAF observation station.

A plaque records: We praise God for, and remember with - gratitude the pioneers of this parish who, - by their devotion, many talents and - dedicated service, contributed to the - establishment of the life of this church. -- The restoration and maintenance - of these buildings has been - through bequests of - former parishioners, and in particular, - we are grateful for the legacy from - The Brockelbank Family.


Date Opened: 30-11-1856
Date Closed: unknown


The St Paul's Anglican Church, Kyneton was established in 1856. Prior to the erection of the church building services were held in the Alms House on Ebden Street. More historical information/photographs of the church/congegation are invited. Photographs uploaded 17/2/2019.
Last Updated: Sunday 11th August, 2019