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Portland Presbyterian Church

Portland Presbyterian Church

Portland, NSW 2847

Church Information

Church Name: Portland Presbyterian Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Presbyterian Church of Australia
Street Address: 2 Vale St, Portland NSW 2847, Australia
Suburb: Portland
State: NSW
Postcode: 2847
Foundation Stone Laid: 03-07-1915
Foundation Stone Notes: 

(Lithgow Mercury - 7 July 1915)  "PORTLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. LAYING THE FOUNDATION STONE. INTERESTING DETAILS OF CHURCH PROGRESS. (From our own Correspondent.) The foundation stone of the new Presbyterian Church was laid on Saturday afternoon, by the Rev. J. T. Thorburn, B.A., of Lithgow, in tlhe presence of a large gathering of members of the congregation and their friends."

The formal text of the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

Date Opened: 17-10-1915
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org

Comments

(National Advocate - 16 October 1915)  "New Presbyterian Church at Portland. A new Presbyterian Church is to be opened tomorrow at Portland. The opening ceremonies will be performed by the State Moderator, the Rt. Rev. R. Scott West, assisted by the Moderator of the Bathurst Presbytery, the Rev. J. H. Robertson, of Bathurst. Some time ago it will be remembered that the Portland Church was totally, destroyed by fire, but in spite of the war the Portland people have succeeded in erecting a new building, much better than that which they lost."

No other details are known about the Portland Presbyterian Church. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photograph uploaded 14/5/2018.

Last Updated: Monday 14th May, 2018
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