All Souls Anglican Church
All Souls Anglican Church 12-11-2020 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
All Souls Anglican Church 12-11-2020 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

All Souls Anglican Church

Sandringham, VIC 3191

Church Information

Church Name: All Souls Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 48 Bay Rd, Sandringham VIC 3191, Australia
Suburb: Sandringham
State: VIC
Postcode: 3191
Foundation Stone Laid: 07-09-1918
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No Foundation Stone details are known for the first church building - 1881. Information/photographs are invited.

Foundation stone records: Greater love hath no man than that - a man lay down his life for his friends - Commemorate the sacrifice - The Great War for Righteousness - 1914 ~ 18 - This stone was laid by - The Archbishop of Melbourne - Most Revd Henry Lowther Clarke DD - 7th September 1919 - Vicar: Revd G A Calder Wade.

A plaque on the building next door records: In grateful memory of the - Reverend James Waterman - who founded - All Souls Opportunity Shop - in 1957, knowing how much it - would mean to so many.- Erected by the Executive and Members of - All Souls Opportunity Shop Auxiliary, 1975.

A plaque records: To the Glory of God - and - to mark the Centenary of - ANZAC DAY - 25th April 1915 - This plaque is dedicated to the service and sacrifice - of Australians who served in the First World War - and to commemorate over a century of service - by Australian servicemen and women - Lest We Forget.


Date Opened: 02-11-1881
Date Closed: unknown


The first All Souls Anglican Church, Sandringham was a wooden structure, erected in Queens Square. The first service in it was held on 2/11/1881 - All Souls Day. In 1904 this church building was relocated to the present church site. The foundation stone for the present church building was laid on 7/9/1919 and it was consecrated on 10/12/1921. More hstorical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 12/11/2020.
Last Updated: Thursday 12th November, 2020