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: 00-00-1961
Date Closed: unknown


The St Mary's Anglican Church is part of the Parish of Hamilton and the Diocese of Ballarat.  The property is now used for Shared Worship between the local Anglican and Uniting Church congregations. The church building has two distinct parts, the first opened on 22/9/1881 and the second in 1961. More historical information/photographs of the church(es)/congregation(s) are invited. Photographs uploaded 30/01/2016.
Last Updated: Monday 11th December, 2023