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St Matthias' Anglican Church (Windermere, Tas)
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Start Date:
03 May 1846
End Date:
30 Jun 1981
St Matthias' Church was the first church consecrated in Northern Tasmania by the first Bishop (Rev F.R. Nixon). It was consecrated on18 April 1845. Construction of the church commenced in 1842, on land donated by Dr Matthias Gaunt, one of the pioneer settlers in Northern Tasmania. Four generations of the Rosevears family were connected with the church.
Information Sources:
Centenary notes of the church in the Minute Book of St Matthias Church Windermere, presented by Frank Rosevear to the church on 7 November 1943.;;Copyright in all records retained by the Anglican Church, Diocese of Tasmania
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Series Created By Agency:
LMSS231 Church Registers and Records03 May 184630 Jun 1981