This essay first appeared in the Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia no. 17, 1989, pp.62-77 and is republished here with minor alterations.
This essay is one of a number on evangelical Anglicans in South Australia the author has published. See the programmatic ‘The Evangelical Tradition in South Australia’, in Robert S.M. Withycombe (ed), Australia and New Zealand religious History 1788-1988: a collection of papers and addresses, ANZSTS/ATS, Canberra, 1988, pp.157-174.