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Anglican Parish of St Johns, New Town
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Jan 1835
St. John's New Town was designed by John Lee Archer. The foundation stone was laid in 1834 and the church consecrated by Bishop Broughton in 1838. The gate houses on New Town Road were designed by James Blackburn. An orphanage and buildings for convicts adjoined the church.
Information Sources:
Dorothea Henslowe, Our heritage of Anglican churches in Tasmania (Moonah, Tas: Henslowe, 1978), pp.34-35
Functions Performed:
Controlling Agencies:
Anglican Diocese of Tasmania (NG373)01 Jan 1809
Series Created By Agency:
NS656 Administrative Records and Baptism, Marriage and Burial Registers01 Jan 1835

NS5737 Ledgers01 Mar 187201 Mar 1885