Free Presbyterian Church
Free Presbyterian Church 17-08-2018 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane
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Free Presbyterian Church

MacLean, NSW 2463

Church Information

Church Name: Free Presbyterian Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Presbyterian (Reformed and Other)
Street Address: 8 Wharf St, MacLean NSW 2463, Australia
Suburb: MacLean
State: NSW
Postcode: 2463
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No Foundation Stone or Memorial Plaque details are known. Information/photographs are invited.

An historic plaque records: Presbyterian Church of Eastern Australia - This building erected in 1864, was the first building in town, and is the oldest church in the Clarence Valley still in continuous use. Services were conducted by a visiting minister until a call was made to the Reverend Duncan McInnes who was inducted into the church on July 30th 1868. He remained until his death in 1908. Reverend McInnes was born in Argyleshire, and for many years conducted two services each Sunday, one in Gaelic the other in English. In the early years of his ministry, he was the only Protestant minister on the Lower Clarence, and therefore called on to conduct marriage, baptismal and funeral services whenever needed. A manse was built for Reverend McInnes shortly after his arrival, but some time after his death it was, demolished and the present manse built...

Date Opened: unknown
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org

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No other details are known about the Free Presbyterian Church, Maclean. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 26/11/2018.
Last Updated: Monday 26th November, 2018
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