St Luke's Anglican Church
St Luke's Anglican Church 14-11-2017 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
St Luke's Anglican Church 14-11-2017 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

St Luke's Anglican Church

Yea, VIC 3717

Church Information

Church Name: St Luke's Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: Lyons St & Pelissier St, Yea VIC 3717, Australia
Suburb: Yea
State: VIC
Postcode: 3717
Foundation Stone Laid: 19-03-1868
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The foundation stone was laid on 19/3/1868. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

A plaque records: Ecclesia Anglicana - For the teaching of - The Catholic Faith - and to the Greater - Glory of God - This Parish Church of St Luke - consecrated 21st October 1984 - Rector ~ The Rev D W McMonigle - BA BD - + Maxwell - Bishop of Wangaratta

A plaque by The National Trust - Victoria records: St Luke's Church - Nave built 1868 - Sanctuary and Vestry Added by 1907 - Architect Albert Purchas - Recorded.

Many memorial plaques and gifts are noted inside the church building including: A M D G - In memory of - Eaton Stannard Purcell - A faithful worker & Regular Worshipper - 1876 - 1933 - Erected by Parishioners & Friends.

A plaque records: In 1942-1943 During the war years, Ivanhoe - Grammar School was evacuated to the Township - of Yea as an attached on Australia was feared. - This plaque was presented to St Luke's Yea on - the 7th Feb 1982 by the Old Boys of the School - who worshipped in the church during those years. - This plaque marks their association with this Parish.

A Roll of Honor for 1914-1918 is located in the church.

Date Opened: 05-07-1868
Date Closed: unknown


The St Luke's Anglican Church, Yea was opened on 5/7/1868. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 17/11/2017.
Last Updated: Monday 13th April, 2020