St Oswald's Anglican Church Site - Boomahnoomoonah
St Oswald's Anglican Church Site - Boomahnoomoonah 19-04-2018 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
St Oswald's Anglican Church Site - Last Station of the Cross 19-04-2018 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

St Oswald's Anglican Church Site, Boomahnoomoonah

Wilby, VIC 3728

Church Information

Church Name: St Oswald's Anglican Church Site, Boomahnoomoonah
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: Hammons Rd & Keenans Rd, Wilby VIC 3728, Australia
Suburb: Wilby
State: VIC
Postcode: 3728
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No Foundation Stone details are known. Information/photographs are invited.

A plaque records: St Oswald's - Boomahnoomoonah - The site of St Oswald's Anglican Church - Foundation Day ~ 11th May 1890 - Consecrated ~ 23rd February 1913 - De-consecrated ~ 15th April 2012. - Thanks be to God for the witness and - faithfulness in worship of those from the - local region over 121 years of its life -"We loved this place, O God - wherein your honour dwelt"

A plaque records: This plaque commemorates - 100 years of worship - at St Oswald's Boomahnoomoonah and was unveiled on - Sunday 5th August, 1990 - by - The Right Reverend - Robert Beal - The Seventh Bishop of Wangaratta - 1890 ~ 1990.

A plaque records: "We give thanks for a gift from the estate of - Patricia (Pat) Munro, a former teacher at the - Boomahnoomoonah School and parishioner of Yarrawonga - for many years, which has enabled the 'Stations of the Cross' - plaques to be completed" - 1st Sept. 1926 ~ 9th Nov 2013.

Date Opened: 11-05-1890
Date Closed: 15-04-2012


The former St Oswalds's Anglican Church site now contains a cross and the fourteen stations of the cross. The stations record: Jesus is condemned; Jesus takes his cross; Jesus falls for the first time; Jesus meets his mother; Simon helps Jesus; Veronica helps Jesus; Jesus falls for the second time; Jesus consoles the women; Jesus falls for the third time; Jeus is stripped; Jesus is crucified; Jesus dies; Jesus is taken from the cross; Jesus is buried.

No other details are known about the former church. More historical information/photographs of the former church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 24/5/2018.

Last Updated: Thursday 24th May, 2018