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.