St Stephen's Presbyterain Church
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St Stephen's Presbyterain Church

Tenterfield, NSW 2372

Church Information

Church Name: St Stephen's Presbyterain Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Presbyterian Church of Australia
Street Address: 117 Logan St, Tenterfield NSW 2372, Australia
Suburb: Tenterfield
State: NSW
Postcode: 2372
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

An historic plaque records:

St Stephen's Presbyterian Church

Famous Australian author and poet A B 'Banjo" Patterson was married here in 1903.

St Stephen's Presbyterian Church was intended only as a temporary church when it was opened on 2nd November 1884.

Mr W H Walker of Tenterfield Station, a devout Presbyterian, donated the land for the church and manse and also paid half the minister's stipend. The congregation paid the other half.

His daughter, Alice "Bessie" married A B "Banjo" Paterson in the church in 1903.

The wedding party travelled by horsedrawn coach from Tenterfield Station...the wedding was considered the social event of the year.

Date Opened: 02-11-1884
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org

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No other details are known about the St Stephen's Presbyterian Church, Tenterfield. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 24/9/2017.
Last Updated: Saturday 15th September, 2018
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