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Agency:
Anglican Parish of Dorset
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Jan 1997
Description:
The Anglican Parish of Dorset (2016) has congregations at St Barnabas' Church - Scottsdale, St Mark's Church - Bridport and St John's Church - Branxholm.

Dorset Mission mission included Ringarooma, Gladstone, Branxholm, Brothers Home Mine (Bros Home/Derby), Boobyalla, Moorina and Scottsdale.

The Ringaroom/Derby Parish (see NG1397) and the Scottsdale Parish (see NG1703) were merged to form the Anglican Parish of Dorset. Outcentres included Christ Church - Ringarooma (1884-6 July 1997), All Saints' Church - Gladstone (~1906-20 July 1997), St Paul's Church - Derby (1893-13 July 1997), Church of the Ascension - Winnaleah (1924-27 July 1997), Boobyalla and Moorina.

Derby was previously known as Brothers Home Mine.
Information Sources:
"Our Heritage of Anglican Churches in Tasmania" by Dorothea I. Henslowe and Isa Hurburgh
Functions Performed:
Religion
Controlling Agencies:
Anglican Diocese of Tasmania (NG373)01 Jan 1809