Series 001/35 - Chapel records

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AU AU-MTC 001/35

Title

Chapel records

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  • 1905-1989 (Creation)

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Bound volumes, loose papers and metal keys

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(1856-)

Administrative history

Moore Theological College (M.T.C.), Australia's oldest theological college, began tuition in the home of Thomas Moore (1762-1840) at Liverpool on March 1st, 1856. Moore was a wealthy pastoralist and benefactor of the early Church of England in Australia who bequeathed property and funds for the establishment of a theological training college. The Reverend William A. Hodgson was the first tutor of the new college, which remained at its Liverpool site until 1888. For three years the College was closed, re-opening at its present Newtown site in 1891. The "Moore Theological College Ordinance of 1919" placed the government of the College under the Church of England Synod, and established a committee to administer its various functions. In 1921, a Synod Ordinance was passed empowering the College's Trustees to use the Liverpool assets for the Newtown College's use. In 1933 a Board of Reference was established to assess prospective applicants, and 1937 saw the establishment of the College's Women's Auxiliary.

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Cathedral Psalter and Book of Common Prayer, keys to chapel and chapel cupboard, register of services, financial records and correspondence.

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Chronological

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Physical storage

  • Box: Moore College box 140
  • Shelf: H 21