St George's Presbyterian Church

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Interior view ca. 1926 Interior view ca. 1926 Jubilee Souvenir Book, SKHS collection

St George's Church ca 1878First section as  built ca 1878                                 sk0386Enlarged church in ca. 1930



The Church was designed by the architect Albert Purchas (1825-1909). The contract for the first section was won by Mr R. S. Ekins a a cost of £3,000. Work began in February 1877 and the first stage was completed by October of that year. The church was enlarged in 1880 at a cost of a further £8,700 to finally accommodate 650 persons.

pdfJubilee Souvenir Book (6.9MB).




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Yalukut Weelam clan

The traditional lands of the Yalukut Weelam clan and the continuing relationship of the Boon Worrung people to our local area

City of Port Phillip

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