Anglican Diocese of Rockhampton, Queensland

Identity area

Identifier

daa/233

Authorized form of name

Anglican Diocese of Rockhampton, Queensland

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Religious

Contact area

 

Administrative Archdeacon

Type

Address

Street address

89 William Street, Rockhampton
Postal address: PO Box 710, Rockhampton 4700

Locality

Rockhampton

Region

Queensland

Country name

Postal code

4700

Telephone

07 4927 3188

Fax

Note

Description area

History

The Diocese was formed in 1892. For a history of the first 50 years, see “Steel all Through” The Church of England in Central Queensland Transplantation and Adaptation 1892-1942 by Robert Henry Haldon Philp, BA, Litt.M., Th.L. (http://anglicanchurchcq.org.au/pdf/Steel_All_Through.pdf)

Geographical and cultural context

The Rockhampton Diocese is included in the Province of Queensland and is one of the 23 dioceses making up the Anglican Church of Australia. The diocese covers an area of approx 57million hectares, and contains nearly the whole central division of Queensland. The population of the Diocese is 216,000 of whom approximately 48,000 indicate that they are Anglicans.

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Officer in charge: The Registrar

Records management and collecting policies

Collection of official and personal records of the Diocese and Bishops of Rockhampton from 1892. (90% in-house).

Buildings

Holdings


  • Baptismal, marriage, burial, service and confirmation registers, 1892- present
  • Church Gazette (under various titles), 1892- present
  • Minutes and records of proceedings of All Diocesan Synods, Committees, Boards and entities from 1892, including St George’s Homes, St Faith’s School Yeppoon, St Peter’s School Barcaldine, The Bush Brotherhood of St Andrew, The Youth and Conference Centre at Lammermoor Beach, The Youth and Conference Centre at Tannum Sands and the Anglican Far West Aerial Mission.
  • Year books
  • Clergy records
  • Records of land holdings
  • Bishops’ correspondence and official acts
  • Registrars’ correspondence
  • Parish correspondence and miscellaneous records
  • Maps and plans and scrapbooks

For further information, see http://anglicanchurchcq.org.au/pdf/A_Select_List_of_Holdings.pdf

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10am-3pm: Thursday 12-3pm.
By appointment only.

Access conditions and requirements

Minimum age 18 years. Proof of identity required. Access to records not normally available for research can be gained by permission from the Registrar.

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Referral to paid researchers is available.

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

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Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Education (Thematic area)
  • Religion (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

89 William Street, Rockhampton Postal address: PO Box 710, Rockhampton 4700
Rockhampton, Queensland 4700