The Anglican Historical Society was founded in 1955 to preserve and publicise the history of the Anglican Church of Australia, particularly in Victoria and Melbourne, and membership is open to all who are interested in the rich history of the Anglican Church in Melbourne.

Lectures and occasional excursions are held and, at the final meeting of the year, the Annual Sydney Smith Lecture is delivered.

The Society meets monthly from February-November (except July and August), at 6.30pm on the third Wednesday of the month, at Holy Trinity, East Melbourne. New members are welcome at any meeting.

Upcoming speakers and topics include:

20 April     Fr Walter McEntee

                  The Dublin Easter Rising: Before and After

18 May      Dr Doris Le Roy

                   The Battle of the Somme: Prelude to the first Conscription Referendum 

15 June     The Very Rev’d Canon David Richardson

                  The Genesis of the Anglican Centre, Rome  

For further information, please contact the Secretary, Roger Meyer, on 9818 4950.