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 St Matthews Anglican New Norfolk

The early Church which was erected in 1823 by David Lambe in 1823 was used as a schoolhouse and chapel mainly by the Norfolk Islanders who formed a large part of the congregation.  

When Robert Knopwood retired at Hobart in 1825 he went to live at New Norfolk and it was the inhabitants of New Norfolk who requested that he be appointed to St. Matthews.

He was duly appointed but for some reason had restrictions applied to his duties, he wasn’t allowed to baptize children or perform marriage ceremonies.   

It was left to The Reverend Hugh Robinson to perform these duties.  

Perhaps one of the most well known marriages in early colonial times was performed at St. Matthew’s and that was between Norah Cobben (ex convict) and Jorgen Jorgenson, convict,naval officer, police superintendent, explorer and self styled King of Iceland.  

Today St. Matthew’s with its beautiful stained glass windows would be one of the most well known churches in the Derwent Valley .

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Andrews McDonald James Dand Emma Mary Glover Elwin Lethbridge Ada May Riley George Harry
Andrews Thomas Dand Jeffery Boles Glover Henry Francis Alfred Lethbridge Charles Frederick Riley Myra Rennie
  Dand Leslie Charles Glover Mona Amy Llyod Henry James Roberts Doris Nellie
B Dand Victor Andrew Goodall Fredrick Seddon Llyod Lavinia  F Roberts Thomas Edward
Bailey Edna May Dann Alan Leslie Gowland Heather Joy Lovell Alan David Robertson Thelma Frances
Bailey Edward Henry Dann Donald Keith     Robinson Matthew
Bailey Harry Dann Elizabeth Eliza Green Archie Douglas M  
Balmer Bruce Dann Gwendoline Verna Green Ina Minnie Maddox A S
Balmer May Catherine DeJersey Alfred W Green Laura Maddox Coralie Annie Shadwick Ronald Edward
Balmforth Joyce Helen DeJersey Beatrice Ellen Green Leslie M Mansfield Claire Winsome Sherrin Harold Vivian
Balmforth Percival John Delves Sylvia   Matheson Ella Margaret Sherrin John James
Banner John Edward Denman Jack Henry H Mayne Beverley Alice Shoobridge Anna Dorothea
Banner Olga Eileen Dillon Joan Leanore Hack June Olive McKenzie Gerald Wilfred Shoobridge Charlotte Mabel
Barrow Ivy Dillon Maxwell Patrick Hack Trevor Clarence McKenzie Harriet Etheline Shoobridge Erna Geraldine
Bodell George F Dixon Graham Eric Hammond Flo Marjorie McKeown Bev Shoobridge Frank Sidney Royston
Bond Flora Jane Dixon Trevor Robert Harris Christine Mary Oberlin Miller Herbert Daly Shoobridge Kate Sara
Bond Ronald James Durose Edith Alice Harris Kenneth E G Miller Louisa Piety Siepan Victor Smith
Boyer Cecil Arabin   Harris Lillian Marion Millikin Edward George Smith Elizabeth Mary
Boyer Elsie Churchill E Harris Osric Oberlin Moore Marjorie Josephine Smith Ernest
Boyer Mary Ellen Eccles Marion Shirley Harrisson Eugene Davington Morgan Eleanor Emily Smith Harold
Brain Sally Elizabeth Espie Beecher Harrisson Nathalie Morgan June Speed George Arthur
Bridges John Espie Lavinia Jane Hart Olive Miriam Joyce Morgan William H Speed Lorna Violet
Bridges Maria Estcourt Frederick Henry Hart Robert Clyde Morley Jeanette Dawn Stacey Ada Maria
Bromfield Leslie George Estcout Florence Irene Hay Alan Stanley   Stocks Arthur Roland
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Brown Thomas Frederick Excell Agnes May Hay Rachel Ann Nash Suzanne Marie Stoward Florence Matilda
Bruce Robert John Excell Alan Vincent Hay Thomas Hubert Newton Edith Lucy Swan Minnie
Burdon Phyllis Emily Excell Florence May Heazlewood Emma Louisa Newton Rupert Swann Harry Walter
Bush Ellen Irene Excell Lancelot Sydney Herbert William Robert Niness David Herbert Swann Laura May
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C Farrow Osmond James Hogdon Victor Oakley Linda Francis Tilyard Walter Richard
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Clark Rosina   Jenner Grace Estelle Mary Pegg Linda May V
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Cowburn Leslie Nicholson Geard Verdun Albert Keeler Olive Marjorie Plunkett Noble Keith Walsh Samuel
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Cranswick Rosamund Mary Gittus Joyce May King Bessie Proctor Eva Ruby White Cyril William
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