St Paul's Anglican Church - Former
St Paul's Anglican Church - Former 00-02-2021 -
St Paul's Anglican Church - Former 00-02-2021 -

St Paul's Anglican Church - Former

Henty, VIC 3312

Church Information

Church Name: St Paul's Anglican Church - Former
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 5155 Portland-Casterton Rd, Henty VIC 3312, Australia
Suburb: Henty
State: VIC
Postcode: 3312
Foundation Stone Laid: 11-10-1936
Foundation Stone Notes: 

Foundation stone records: A M D G - and in memory of - Louisa Henty - this stone was - placed on - 11th October 1936

A plaque in the church records: A M D C and loving memory, Francis Henty, 1815~1891, who landed at Portland, 13th December, 1834 and settled at Merino Downs, 3rd August 1837, and his wife, Mary Ann Lawrence, 1819~1881, with their children - Lawrence Shum, 1845~1877: Louisa, 1847~1924. Fieldplace, Kew; Caroline, Mrs A McLeod, 1849~1914, Talisker; Alice, 1852~1932: Mrs John Hindson, of Canterbury and Sorrento. Lead~light windows erected by the children of the above and Alice, in honored memory of these heroic pioneers.

Date Opened: 14-12-1936
Date Closed: 00-00-2020


The former St Paul's Anglican Church, Henty was part of the Parish of Lower Glenelg and the Diocese of Ballarat. The church has now closed, and the property was sold in February 2021. The church building was erected in 1936 on land gifted by Louisa Henty. It was consecrated on 14/12/1936 by the Right Rev W H Johnson, Bishop of Ballarat. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the former church/congregation are invited. Photograph uploaded 22/5/2022.
Last Updated: Sunday 22nd May, 2022