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Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria Malvern East, Victoria

The Archives has extensive material (Methodist, Presbyterian, Congregational and Uniting Church) stored off site and a Reference Library which is on site. The Archives are financed by the Synod of Victoria and Tasmania and staffed by an Archivist and volunteers. The Archives are part of the Uniting Church's national network of archives and linked with UCA Historical Society (VIC) in Lectures and displays. Research is undertaken for a fee.

Contact Information

location
54 Serrell Street Malvern East VIC 3145 (map)
phone
+61 (03) 9571 5476

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Opening Hours

Thursdays 9.00am - 4.00pm. Fridays by appointment.

Location

54 Serrell Street Malvern East Victoria

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We have a fairly complete Methodist collection with significant holdings of Congregational and Presbyterian material. We also have a collection of Uniting Church Archives at State and local level.

Jean woods 17 September 2018 5:45 PM

Is it possible to see all things and photos of the Rev PUl Mallalieu? I have a large amount of things and photo of his.

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1424 items with images

1424 items with images

Acceptance card

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Award badge - Methodist Sunday School Windsor

Key words

williams, eva
snow, eva
methodist sunday school windsor
don, anne

B066 Star shaped with wreath behind award.

Historical information

Awarded to Mrs Eva Snow. Mrs Snow was born Eva Williams, on 5 August 1901, in Octavia Street, St Kilda. As a girl she attended the Windsor Methodist Church in Upton St with her parents, her sisters and brother. She also went to the sunday school there. Her grandfather, Mr Kingham, was the Superintendent. If a student attended Sunday School for a full year without missing once, they were awarded a silver star. For 4 years perfect attendance the gold star with laurel wreath was awarded. Eva was awarded hers when she was about 11 years old. Eva moved to Murrumbeena with her family and joined the Methodist Church, then a small wooden building in Dandenong Road. In 1998 she was a member of St Giles Uniting Church, Murrembeena.

Inscriptions & Markings

"METHODIST SUNDAY SCHOOL WINDSOR"

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Award badge - Gareth Award

Key words

methodist order of knights

3 x purple ribbon award badges with white embroidered text and knight's helmet..

Historical information

Junior Court, Pages (ages 8 - 11 years) Gareth Award worn above the left pocket of shirt.

Inscriptions & Markings

"GARETH AWARD"

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Award badges - Methodist Girls Comradeship

Key words

methodist girls' comradeship

Three Methodist Girls Comradeship Junior Grades Achievement Award badge samples stapled to an information sheet. Embroidered outline of ivy leaf (standing for friendship) badges are blue (symbolising fellowship), white (symbolising purity) and gold (symbolising true happiness". They are not worn on regalia.

Inscriptions & Markings

On paper: "Achievement Badge Sample Awards"

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge

Key words

presbyterian fellowship association

B007.1, B007.2 - Round fabric badge mounted on card. The badge is black with blue white and grey detail. It has a St Andrew's cross in the centre beneath the letters PFA. Because of the materials and colours B007.1 appears to be the older badge. Both badges are probably blazer pocket badges.

Inscriptions & Markings

"PFA"

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge

Round blue and gold enamel lapel badge with text around its edge and the Burning Bush at its centre.

Inscriptions & Markings

"P.Y.M.B.C. Union of Victoria"

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge

Key words

pwmu
presbyterian women's missionary union

Three Presbyterian Women's Missionary Union oval blue and white enameled badges. The badge has a white St Andrew's cross on a blue background.

Historical information

The PMWU began in Victoria in 1890. It had 2 badges up until 1980.

Inscriptions & Markings

"P.M.W.U."

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge - Methodist Girls Comradeship Rays' Section

Key words

methodist girls' comradship rays section

White, blue and gold round MGC Rays' badge.

Inscriptions & Markings

"R"

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge - Carlton Methodist Mission

Key words

carlton mehodist mission
batts, a. j.

4 Round white enamel lapel badge with blue border and red flag in the centre. B019.1 has engraving on the back.

Historical information

Presented to A. J. Batts during the 70th Anniversary of the Palmerston Street Carlton Methodist Church.

Inscriptions & Markings

"CARLTON METHODIST MISSION FOUNDED 1914" "GOD FIRST". B019.1: "To A.J.Batts commemorating 70th Anny Palm St Carlton Meth Ch 5.5.31"

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge

Key words

pilots - congregational church

5 x Pilots badges. Light and white enamel badge with image of a sailing ship. B016.1 B016.2 B016.3 B016.4 B016.5

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge

Key words

christian endeavour

Hexagonal white, blue, red and gold enamel Christian Endeavour lapel badge on a red and white ribbons.

Inscriptions & Markings

"100 CE" "Take my life" "40th Australia C.E. Convention Geelong 6-12 Jan. 1984"

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge

Key words

christian endeavour

B065.1 Gold metal oval badge on oblong bar pin. B065.2 Gold metal oval badge

Inscriptions & Markings

"World Centenary CE 1881-1981" On back: "To commemorate The Australian Celebration of World Centenary of Christian Endeavour Brisbane 7 - 14th Jan. 1982" "Celebrate for Christ and the church"

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge

2 yellow shield shaped card badges with tan satin ribbon.

Inscriptions & Markings

"Methodist Babies' Home HELPER"

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge - 3rd Class Devotional Merit badge

Four round 3rd Class Devotional merit badges. Green background with blue embroidery. New.

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge - 3rd Class Educational Merit badge

Four round 3rd Class Educational merit badges. Green background with blue embroidery. New.

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge - 3rd Class Physical Merit badge

Four round 3rd Class Physical merit badges. Green background with blue embroidery. New.

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge - 3rd Class Social Merit badge

Four round 3rd Class Social merit badges. Green background with blue embroidery. New.

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge - Presbyterian Girls' Association

Key words

presbyterian girls' association

Shield shaped Presbyterian Girls' Association badge, blue, white and red enamel.

Inscriptions & Markings

"PGA"

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge - Christian Endeavour

Key words

christian endeavour

Shield shaped card badge with blue and red print.

Inscriptions & Markings

"STATE CONVENTION BENDIGO, 1939" "CE"

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge

Key words

methodist church

Blue and white enamel badge commemorating the centenary of the Wesleyan church in Fiji

Inscriptions & Markings

"THE WORLD IS MY PARISH" "LOTU WESELE E VITI" "1835-1935"

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge

Oval dark blue enamel badge depicting a gloved hand gripping a sword.

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge

Shield shaped blue and gold enamel lapel badge on a pin.

Historical information

The Methodist Church Sunday School Anniversary Celebration held at Pinnaroo, South Australia in April 1934.

Inscriptions & Markings

"CENTENARY MELBOURNE VICTORIA 1-12-34" "SUNDAY SCHOOL SCHOLARS DEMONSTRATION"

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge

Oval light blue enamel badge depicting a gloved hand gripping a sword.

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge

Key words

enderby, peggy

UCA Lay Preacher's black, white and red enamel badge.

Historical information

The badge belonged to Mrs Peggy Enderby.

Inscriptions & Markings

"Lay Preacher"

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge - Senior Girls Missionary Union

Key words

senior girls missionary union
presbyterian

Senior Girls Presbyterian Missionary Union blue, white and gold round enamel badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge

Key words

pilots - congregational church

5 x blue and white badges with gold border. B017.1 B017.2 B017.3 B017.4 B017.5

Inscriptions & Markings

"C.U. & L.M.S. Acting Able Seaman"

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge - Methodist Order of Knights

Key words

methodist order of knights

3 Shield-shaped Methodist Order of Knights lapel badges. Dark and light blue enamel with crown at the top.

Inscriptions & Markings

"MOK"

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge - Congregational Church

Key words

congregational church

Dark blue, light blue, white and red oblong lapel badge depicting the Mayflower ship.

Inscriptions & Markings

"CENTENARY OF CONGREGATIONALISM" "VICTORIA 1937" "MAYFLOWER"

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Badge

Green and red triangular shaped badge on red, blue and white ribbons.

Inscriptions & Markings

"CE" "20th National Convention 1960" "God has a plan" "Melbourne Jan - 20 - 28"

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East