St Peter's Anglican Church
St Peter's Anglican Church 20-01-2021 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
St Peter's Anglican Church 20-01-2021 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

St Peter's Anglican Church

Brighton, VIC 3186

Church Information

Church Name: St Peter's Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 77 Were St, Brighton VIC 3186, Australia
Suburb: Brighton
State: VIC
Postcode: 3186
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

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

The foundation stone on the hall records: St Peter's Memorial Hall - To the Glory of God - Sacred to the memory of those who gave their lives - in the World Wars of 1914~18, 1939~45 and in Korea 1950~53 - this stone was set by - The Lord Archbishop of Melbourne - Most Rev Dr J J Booth CMG MC ED DD - 22nd September 1956 - Kenneth H Roberts Th L, Vicar.

A plaque on the fence wall records: To the Glory of God - and in grateful remembrance of - Charles Lamond Forrest - a generous benefactor of this church - these gates & walls were erected - 31-10-37.

A plaque on a seat records: In memory of - Kath Ferguson - (Dr Kath Taylor) - donated by her family - and work friends.

A memorial garden with memorial plaques attached to the church wall is located in the church grounds.

Date Opened: 00-00-1908
Date Closed: unknown


The St Peter's Anglican Church, Brighton was opened in 1908, consecrated in 1909, and erected on land donated by Mr Neil MacGlashan. Prior to the erection of the church building worship was held at the St Peter's Chapel of Ease in Lynch Street, which formed part of the Parish of St Andrew's Brighton [Sourced from:]. More historcal information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 28/1/2021.

For some more information see - St Peter's Church windows & memorials /photographed and compiled by Graeme Kitne. (2004) Bib No 3079838 Not sighted.

Last Updated: Thursday 28th January, 2021