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St Chad's Anglican Church
St Chad's Anglican Church 05-04-2019 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane
St Chad's Anglican Church 05-04-2019 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane

St Chad's Anglican Church

Mendooran, NSW 2842

Church Information

Church Name: St Chad's Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: Yalcogran St, Mendooran NSW 2842, Australia
Suburb: Mendooran
State: NSW
Postcode: 2842
Foundation Stone Laid: 25-11-1914
Foundation Stone Notes: 

Foundation stone for the first brick church records: This stone was laid by - The Lord Bishop of Bathurst - (Dr Long) - on 25 November 1914.

A plaque on the present church records: To the Greater Glory of God - This Church of St Chad, - built to replace the former church - which was destroyed by tempest, - was dedicated by - Kenneth, Lord Bishop of Bathurst - 16th July, 1959.

An historic plaque records:

  • St Chad's Anglican Church - The first reqular church services in Mendooran were held in the old village hall near the chinese market garden situated on the southern side of the Merrygoen Creek.
  • About 1886 the first St Chad's Anglican Church was built on this site from timber, pit sawn by Samuel Hatton.
  • A larger fire brick church was built and dedicated by the Bishop of Bathurst, Dr Long on 25th November 1914.
  • In November 1950 a freak storm reduced the church to a pile of rubble laving only the porch and the vestibule standing. The furniture, altar and various fittings were almost unharmed and were used in the new St Chad's Church.
  • In 1957/58 the present church was completed costing 6000 pounds. The people of Mendooran and all denominations raised 4000 pounds towards the cost. The remaining 2000 pounds was clearded from the parishioners donations of stock and cash.

 

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

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No other details are known about the St Chad's Anglican Church, Mendooran. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 27/8/2019.
Last Updated: Tuesday 27th August, 2019
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