St Mary's Anglican Church
St Mary's Anglican Church 02-01-2020 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
St Mary's Anglican Church 20-10-2015 - GeoffDavey -

St Mary's Anglican Church

Dunkeld, VIC 3294

Church Information

Church Name: St Mary's Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: Sterling St & Wills St, Dunkeld VIC 3294, Australia
Suburb: Dunkeld
State: VIC
Postcode: 3294
Foundation Stone Laid: 06-04-1881
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No Foundation Stone or Memorial Plaque details are known. Information/photographs are invited.

An historical plaque records: St Mary's Anglican Church - The foundation stone for St Mary's was laid on 6th of April 1881 by the Right Reverend S Thornton, Bishop of Ballarat, with the first service being held on 9th of September 1881.

The church was buit and furnished for a cost of approximately 350 [pounds]. A new building was constructed in 1961 with the foundation stone laid on the 25th March of that year...was built to accommodate a growing congregation. The original church was then used as a meeting room.

Since 2013 the Anglican Church has offered hospitality to the Uniting Church congregatuion for their services.

A stone tablet records: To the Glory of God - in memory of those who served - in Two World Wars. - This memorial stone was laid by - William, Sixth Bishop of Ballarat - on March 25th 1961.

Date Opened: 09-09-1881
Date Closed: unknown


The St Mary's Anglican Church property is now used for Shared Worship between the Anglican and Uniting Church congregations. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church(es)/congregation(s) are invited. Photographs uploaded 30/01/2016.
Last Updated: Saturday 25th January, 2020