St Kilda East Uniting Church - Former
St Kilda East Uniting Church - Former 00-05-2011 -
St Kilda East Uniting Church - Former 00-05-2011 -

St Kilda East Uniting Church - Former

St Kilda East, VIC 3183

Church Information

Church Name: St Kilda East Uniting Church - Former
Church Previous Name: St Kilda East Congregational Church
Denomination: Uniting Church in Australia
Street Address: 72 Hotham St, St Kilda East VIC 3183, Australia
Suburb: St Kilda East
State: VIC
Postcode: 3183
Foundation Stone Laid: 28-10-1887
Foundation Stone Notes: East St Kilda Congregational Church - This Memorial Stone - was laid by - Mrs Albert Spicer of London - October 28th 1887.  [Mrs Spicer was the wife of a prominent member of the British House of Commons 1].
Date Opened: 10-05-1888
Date Closed: 00-00-1996


The former St Kilda East Uniting Church has closed, with services ending about 1996, and the property sold to the Holy Trinity St Nicholas Russian Catholic Church, in June 2011 [see separate entry - 3183] . The first church building was a wooden chapel in Westbury Street, opened on 15/9/1865. It was erected on land donated by the Hon George Rolfe. The present church site was purchased in August 1885, and the wooden chapel moved to it. The present church building was opened on the 10/5/1888, and the wooden chapel used as a Sunday School until about 19401. More historical information/photographs of the former church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 3/9/2022.

Note: Photograph attribution/source - By Biatch at en.wikipedia - Own workTransferred from en.wikipedia, Public Domain,

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Last Updated: Saturday 3rd September, 2022