St. Thomas Church - Cundletown, NSW
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie
S 31° 54.080 E 152° 31.297
56J E 454765 N 6470401
Quick Description: At the site where there had been the historic St Thomas Anglican Church is a Historical Marker plaque.
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 12/11/2017 2:57:07 AM
Waymark Code: WMX854
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
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Long Description:
The bronze plaque reads:

St. Thomas Church
"Rt. Reverend William Tyrrell, Lord Bishop of Newcastle, commenced negotiations October 1856 for one acre of land for the erection of a "Church Chapel for the United Church of England and Ireland".
"Land transferred 18 January 1861 fir the sum of 10/- "of Lawful British Money".
"First Church constructed of Slab.
"Second Church built 1870.
"Existing Church built 1916 [It had already been moved off of the property when I took the photos.]
"Donated by parishioners of St Thomas Anglican Church.
"A project of the Cundletown Historical Society 1999."

The Church has been moved to a neighbouring property, so that the local Coptic congregation could start with the building of their church, which was Opened in 2017.

Photo taken: 1525, Tuesday, 6 September, 2016
Age/Event Date: 1861; 1876; 1916 [1999]

Type of Historic Marker: Plaque only

Historic Resources.:
Cundletown Historical Society


Type of Historic Marker if other: Not listed

Related Website: Not listed

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