St Andrew's Presbyterian Church
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St Andrew's Presbyterian Church

Dungog, NSW 2420

Church Information

Church Name: St Andrew's Presbyterian Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Presbyterian Church of Australia
Street Address: 66 Dowling St, Dungog NSW 2420, Australia
Suburb: Dungog
State: NSW
Postcode: 2420
Foundation Stone Laid: 23-11-1904
Foundation Stone Notes: 

Foundation stone records: St Andrew's - Presbyterian Church - this stone was laid by - Mrs J K Mackay of 'Cangon', Dungog. - 23rd Nov 1904.

A plaque records: Erected - in memory of - Emily Isabella - Mackay - by relatives - and friends - Thou shalt call thy - walls salvation - and thy gates praise - Isai. LX 18.

A plaque records: In loving memory of - George Alexander - Mackay - of 'Melbee' 1858~1937 - Erected by his wfe and family - 'Great peace have they which love Thy - law, and nothing shall offend them'

An historic plaque records: St Andrews - Presbyterian Church - 1904 - The first Presbyterian Church was built of local stone and timber in 1856 on the site of the present church hall. The foundation stone for the new Church was laid in November 1904 and it was opened in 1905. It was built in the Federation Gothic style by J W Scobie, architect and  W N Noad, builder. The old church was used for Sunday school until it was demolished in 1913 and a new hall was built in 1914. The Presbyterian Church conducted one of the first schools in Dungog and the grounds were the site of the first couthouse and lockup. Dungog Historical Society - 2008.

Date Opened: 00-00-1905
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org

Comments

The foundation stone of the first St Andrew's Presbyterian Church building was laid in 1855. The present church building was erected in 1904, replacing the earlier 1856 building. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 7/9/2017.

Books:

(1) St Andrew's Presbyterian Church: Centenary Celebrations; 1856-1956.

(2) Celebrating 100 years of St Andrew's Presbyterian Church Dungog: 14.4.1905 to 14.4.2005 by John and Daphne Cummings.

Librariaes of Australia ID 27729311

Note: Photograph attribution/source - http://www.standrewsdungog.org.au/

Last Updated: Thursday 10th October, 2019
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