The Scots Presbyterian Church
The Scots Presbyterian Church 18-12-2014 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
The Scots Presbyterian Church 18-12-2014 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

The Scots Presbyterian Church

Sydney, NSW 2000

Church Information

Church Name: The Scots Presbyterian Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Presbyterian Church of Australia
Street Address: 44 Margaret St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Suburb: Sydney
State: NSW
Postcode: 2000
Foundation Stone Laid: 01-07-1824
Foundation Stone Notes: 

Foundation stone laid by Governor Brisbane. The text of the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

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 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...".

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.

Date Opened: 16-07-1826
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org

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No other details are known about The Scots Presbyterian Church, Sydney. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 1/6/2018.
Last Updated: Friday 1st June, 2018
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