St Paul's Anglican Church - Former
St Paul's Anglican Church - Former 07-04-2021 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
St Paul's Anglican Church - Former 07-04-2021 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

St Paul's Anglican Church - Former

Axedale, VIC 3551

Church Information

Church Name: St Paul's Anglican Church - Former
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 10 Drake St, Axedale VIC 3551, Australia
Suburb: Axedale
State: VIC
Postcode: 3551
Foundation Stone Laid: 27-06-1913
Foundation Stone Notes: 

A heritage plaque at the St Mary's Catholic Church records: St Paul's Anglican Church - Church of England services were held in private homes, St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, or the Raglan Hotel until 1912 when the local community constructed a church...The foundation stone was laid by Lord Bishop of Bendigo, Bishop John Douse Langley, DD., on 27 June 1913. Most of the cost of the church was raised from fundraising events including subscriptions, picnic meetings, and concerts. - St Paul's was officially opened for services in 1914 by the Rev Clifton P Brown, Canon George Watson and Mr W A Hilliard. - St Paul's Anglican Church at 10 Drake Street, Axedale, continues to offer services today {The church ceased holding services about 2015]

A plaque on the bell tower records: To the Glory of God - in memory of - Mary Elizabeth Hulls - Died 12th May 1960 Aged 19 years - Let all who hear this bell search their - soul and give thanks to Almighty God for - His grace and everlasting mercy and 'Lay up - for yourselves treasure in heaven where - neither rust nor moth doth corrupt'.

Date Opened: 00-00-1914
Date Closed: 00-00-2015


The former St Paul's Anglican Church, Axedale was part of the Diocese of Bendigo, and has now closed. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the former  church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 29/4/2021.
Last Updated: Tuesday 23rd November, 2021