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The Scots Presbyterian Church
The Scots Presbyterian Church 18-12-2014 - John Conn
The Scots Presbyterian Church 18-12-2014 - John Conn

The Scots Presbyterian Church

Sydney, NSW 2000

Church Information

Church Name: The Scots Presbyterian Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Presbyterian
Street Address: 44 Margaret Street
Suburb: Sydney
State: NSW
Postcode: 2000
Foundation Stone Laid: 01-07-1824
Foundation Stone Notes: Governor Brisbane
Date Opened: 16-07-1826
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org

Comments

A plaque in the entrance hall records: "To the Memory of - Peter Dodds McCormick - Author and Composer of - Advance Australia Fair - in recognition of - his devotion to - and work for - his church".

Stone inscription records: "Scots Church - erected - AD MDCCCXXIV". A plaque below the stone records: "The above is the Original Foundation Stone of the old Scots' Church. Replaced in this position in 1930". A Stone also records: "This stone - was laid - To The Glory of God - by - His Excellency The Rt Hon - Lord Stonehaven PC GCMG DSO - Governor-General of Australia - 30th Nov 1929". Many other memorial plaques are included in the church including one "In memory of John Dunmore Lang DD First Minister of the Presbyterian Church in New South Wales and for fifty five years the Pastor of this congregation...".
Last Updated: Tuesday 12th July, 2016
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