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Church Hill Anglican
Church Hill Anglican 18-12-2014 - John Conn
Church Hill Anglican 18-12-2014 - John Conn

Church Hill Anglican

Sydney, NSW 2000

Church Information

Church Name: Church Hill Anglican
Church Previous Name: St Philip's Anglican Church
Denomination: Anglican
Street Address: 3 York Street
Suburb: Sydney
State: NSW
Postcode: 2000
Foundation Stone Laid: 00-00-1856
Foundation Stone Notes: -
Date Opened: unknown
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org

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A wattle and daub church built by Rev Richard Johnson (Chaplain of the First Fleet) in 1793 was burned down in 1798. A new stone church, named St Philip's, was opened in 1810. This was replaced by the current building in 1856. Rev Johnson also conducted the first Christian service in Australia on 3 February, 1788 A plaque in Lang Park, across York Street from the present church records: "The church of Saint Phillip named after Governor Phillip stood on this site - 1798 1856.- R.A.H.S. 1942"..
Last Updated: Tuesday 12th July, 2016
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