An Outline History of St Ternan’s, Banchory (1851 – 2018)
These notes are based on a booklet available from the church:
St Ternan’s Episcopal Church Banchory 1851 -2001
An Historical Profile by John Hargreaves
1851 St Ternan’s dedicated.
1874 Rosebank in Watson Street purchased as the Rectory.
1877 Sir Robert Burnett appointed one of four trustees.
1894 Cross gifted to St Ternan’s by the Irvines of Drum.
1900 Lecturn and pulpit gifted by the Irvines of Drum.
1902 Committee of Lay Managers elected.
1903 Rosebank sold.
1904 Organ Installed.
1909 Ellangowan, Corsee Road bought as Rectory.
1924 New constitution adopted, Vestry formed.
1976 New Rectory opened in the grounds of the church.
1978 St Ternan’s linked with Christ Church, Kincardine O’Neil.
1982 Building of the Church Hall mooted.
1985 Church Hall built.
2001 Repairs to the roof and east end of the church.
2014 Lisa Eunson made a Canon of St Andrews Cathedral, Aberdeen.
2014 David Greenwood appointed Curate at St Ternan’s and Christ Church.
2017 David Greenwood appointed Priest in Charge, Kincardine O’Neil.
2017 Lisa Eunson died 17 June.
Clergy (Rectors unless otherwise indicated)
1848-1850 Robert Bruce (priest-in-charge).
1850-1858 Willian Thomas Grieve.
1858-1859 James Annand Sellar, MA, Aberdeen.
1859-1861 William Thomas Barry, BA, Cambridge.
1861-1865 George Sutherland, MA, Aberdeen.
1866-1867 William Boycott, MA, Oxford (priest-in-charge).
1868-1871 Christopher Tweddle, MA, Cambridge.
1871-1872 Edward Birch Field, LIB, Cambridge.
1872-1875 Henry Anthony Noel, BA, Durham.
1875-1902 James Charles Dean Fraser.
1903-1925 William Watson Hawden, BA Durham.
1926-1941 Edwin Augustus Ferguson, BA, Oxford.
1941-1943 Arthur Travis Faber, BA, Oxford (priest-in-charge).
1943-1945 Lionel Arthur Templeman Speer.
1945-1959 Percival Montague Buchanan, MA, BD, Glasgow.
1959-1964 Harold Bembridge.
1964-1981 Stuart Jeffries Bonney.
1981-1992 Gerald Clarence Mungavin.
1993-2000 Ross Eric Royden, BA. MTh, Nottingham.
2001-2005 William Arthur David Berryman, BD, London.
2006-2017 Lisa Kei Eunson, BA, San Francisco.
2018 – Lynsay Downs, BA, Hull, BTh, Oxford