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St Mary Magdalene's Anglican Church
St Mary Magdalene's Anglican Church 17-08-2016 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane
St Mary Magdalene's Anglican Church 17-08-2016 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane

St Mary Magdalene's Anglican Church

Coraki, NSW 2471

Church Information

Church Name: St Mary Magdalene's Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: Queen Elizabeth Dr, Coraki NSW 2471, Australia
Suburb: Coraki
State: NSW
Postcode: 2471
Foundation Stone Laid: 29-05-1912
Foundation Stone Notes: Foundation stone records: To the glory of God - This stone was laid by - The Right Reverend - Henry Edward Cooper DD - Lord Bishop of Grafton and Armidale - 29 May 1912.
Date Opened: 28-02-1913
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org

Comments

The first Anglican church building at Coraki was dedicated on 12/10/1878 by the Bishop of Grafton and Armidale, Rt Rev Dr Turner. It was of wooden construction, to which additions were made over the years. It was destroyed in a gale in January, 1931.

The present church building was dedicated on 28/2/1913 by the Coadjutor Bishop of Grafton and Armidale, the Right Rev Cecil Druitt..

The building was consecrated on 7/5/1919 by Bishop Druitt.

More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs upoaded 8/5/2017



Two long and detailed accounts of the 21st Anniversary of Dedication of Present Church are contained in the Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser (NSW:1886-1942, Tuesday 8 May 1934, page 4 f), and the Northern Star (Lismore, NSW:1876-1954, Tuesday 8 May 1934, page 11 f).
Last Updated: Monday 19th November, 2018
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