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HISTORY

130 years after the first worship services in the original St Thomas' Church at Curlew Street, special Consecration Anniversary service and celebrations were held.

These web pages celebrate over 100 years of Anglican ministry in the area of Toowong at St Thomas' the Apostle Anglican Church. They include a photo gallery of some of the major events in the life and witness of the parish, a short history of St Thomas', and oral histories of memorable experiences.

•    Clergy of the parish

St Thomas' members (past and present) and others are invited to forward appropriate photographs and other memorabilia for inclusion in these history web pages. Please contact the Office.


Sites of Historic Interest to St Thomas'

Queensland History
Founded in 1913 as a cultural organisation which exists for the benefit of its members and the community, the objects of the Society are to promote interest in and advance the study of Queensland history; broaden opportunities for the practice and writing of history; preserve documents and manuscripts relating to Queensland history; and preserve and display artefacts illustrating Queensland colonial history.

The Brisbane General Cemetery at Toowong, established in 1866 and formally opened in 1875, is Queensland's largest cemetery. It is important in demonstrating the evolution of Queensland history, as it provides evidence, through the division of its portions and the headstones and memorials they contain, of the history and the demography of Brisbane and the diversity of its cultural, religious and ethnic groups and districts.


Brisbane City Council maintains a Heritage Register here.

The Brisbane History Group
was formed in February 1981 to encourage and promote the study of Brisbane's history.


The links above are to external sites. St Thomas' is not responsible for the contents of the linked sites.

 

 


WORSHIP

Each Sunday8.30am Eucharist
Each Wednesday5.30pm Eucharist

These are our main regular services. For more details on these and other services during the week, please go to our Worship page.


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