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)
Contexto geográfico y cultural
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.
Mandatos/Fuentes de autoridad
Officer in charge: The Registrar
Administración de registros y políticas de recolección
Collection of official and personal records of the Diocese and Bishops of Rockhampton from 1892. (90% in-house).
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.