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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

Contact

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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1297 items

1297 items

Acceptance card

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Award badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

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"

Award badge - Gareth Award

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

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"

Award badges - Methodist Girls Comradeship

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

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"

Badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Round badge. White with black text and image.

Inscriptions & Markings

"St. David's Terip-Ruffy Uniting Church Centenary 1894 - 1994"

Badge - 3rd Class Devotional Merit badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

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

Badge - 3rd Class Social Merit badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

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

Badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

2 yellow shield shaped card badges with tan satin ribbon.

Inscriptions & Markings

"Methodist Babies' Home HELPER"

Badge - Senior Girls Missionary Union

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Blue, white and gold round enamel badge

Badge - Presbyterian Girls' Association

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

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

Inscriptions & Markings

"PGA"

Badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

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"

Badge - 3rd Class Educational Merit badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

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

Badge - 3rd Class Physical Merit badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

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

Badge - Methodist Order of Knights

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

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

Inscriptions & Markings

"MOK"

Badge - Carlton Methodist Mission

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Round white enamel lapel badge with blue border and red flag in the centre. With 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" "To A.J.Batts commemorating 70th Anny Palm St Carlton Meth Ch 5.5.31"

Badge - Christian Endeavour

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Shield shaped card badge with blue and red print.

Inscriptions & Markings

"STATE CONVENTION BENDIGO, 1939" "CE"

Badge - Congregational Church

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

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

Inscriptions & Markings

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

Badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

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"

Badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

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

Badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

2 x Blue, white and gold enamel lapel Methodist Girls' Comradeship badges. B021.1 B021.2

Inscriptions & Markings

"MGC"

Badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

3 x blue and white tin Pilots Acting Able Seaman badges. B018.1 B018.2 B018.3

Historical information

Pilots was a youth group for children aged from 8 to 12. Congregationalism’s answer to scouts and guides, the club was based on the structure of the navy.

Inscriptions & Markings

"Pilots Acting Able Seaman"

Badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

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."

Badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Gold metal Greek cross Presbyterian Sunday School lapel badge.

Inscriptions & Markings

"Presbyterian SS"

Badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Small round metal and blue and white enamel United Nations Association of Australia badge with a pin fastening. The badge has a laurel wreath around its edge and a symbolic map at its centre.

Inscriptions & Markings

"UNAA"

Badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Gold metal oval bad on oblong bar pin.

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"

Badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

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"

Badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Round blue, white and gold enamel Girls Guild lapel badge.

Historical information

The badge belonged to Deaconess Norma Anguey who attended Wesley Missions Church in Carlton.

Inscriptions & Markings

"GIRLS GUILD" "GG" "Love One Another"

Badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

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

Historical information

The badge belonged to Mrs Peggy Enderby.

Inscriptions & Markings

"Lay Preacher"

Badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

Black, white and gold enamel shield shaped Victorian Local Preacher's badge.

Historical information

The badge belonged to Mr Lindsay Enderby.

Inscriptions & Markings

"LPA"

Badge

Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria, Malvern East

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"