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Agency:
Anglican Parish of Bruny North
Agency Number:
Start Date:
05 Apr 1931
End Date:
31 Dec 1992
Description:
Churches were at St Peter's - Barnes Bay and St Mark's - Dennes Point.

St Peters was consecrated in August 1850 after Richard and Hannah Pybus gave the land at Missionary Cove, Barnes Bay, and the church was built with a grant from the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (SPG). This church, the first Anglican church built south of Hobart, suffered fires in 1920 and 1967. It was deconsecrated 9 March 2014.

St Marks was erected on land given by William Young and was dedicated on 1 March 1940. It was builit with both voluntary and paid labour. The altar came from Campania. 

See Council of Anglican Churches of Bruny Island - Minutes of meetings (NS5481)
Information Sources:
"Our Heritage of Anglican Churches in Tasmania" by Dorothea I. Henslowe and Isa Hurburgh
Controlling Agencies:
Anglican Diocese of Tasmania (NG373)01 Jan 1809