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St John's Anglican Church
St John's Anglican Church 19-04-2018 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
St John's Anglican Church 19-04-2018 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

St John's Anglican Church

Corowa, NSW 2646

Church Information

Church Name: St John's Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 185 Federation Ave, Corowa NSW 2646, Australia
Suburb: Corowa
State: NSW
Postcode: 2646
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No Foundation Stone details are known. Information/photographs are invited.

A stone tablet records: St John's - this church - dedicated to the Glory of God - was erected - by the widow and friends - in memory of - John Martin Bladen Neill - Colonel - and Deputy Adjutant General - of H M Forces - in the Australian Colonies - who died at Melbourne - July 19th 1859 - Aged 45 years.

A plaque below the above tablet records: This plaque was resurrected from the original - timber church built on this site in 1863. - The present brick church was commenced in 1880 - and completed in 1911 - The Soldiers Memorial Chapel was dedicated - in 1960.

A renewed memorial plaque on a cairn records: A M D G - Hubert Leopold Middleton Charles - Vivian Tarrington Byng - Born 3.6.1869 - Died 30.10.1869 - infant son of - The Rev'd Charles James Byng - and Mary Byng nee Middleton.

A plaque on the gate pillar records: A M D G - In memorium - John Chivell - a faithful Churchman - and Townsman - 1863 ~ 1938.

A foundation stone on St John's Parish Hall across the avenue from the church records: A M D G - This stone was blessed by - + Reginald...( unable to read the remainder as it is obscured by a metal building support bar). '1929' recorded in the masonry on the front of the building.

 

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

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No other details are known about St John's Anglican Church, Corowa. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 15/5/2018.
Last Updated: Tuesday 15th May, 2018
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