Perth Baptist Church
Perth Baptist Church 07-01-2014 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane
Perth Baptist Church 00-00-1925 - S J Jones - cg002264:391015 - See Note.

Perth Baptist Church

Perth, TAS 7300

Church Information

Church Name: Perth Baptist Church
Church Previous Name: Perth Baptist Tabernacle
Denomination: Baptist
Street Address: Clarence St & Talisker St, Perth TAS 7300, Australia
Suburb: Perth
State: TAS
Postcode: 7300
Foundation Stone Laid: 08-08-1888
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The foundation stone for the current building was laid by Mrs W Gibson, Snr on 8/8/1888.

"A bottle containing copies of the Launceston Daily Telegraph and Examiner of August 8, the Day Star, coins of the realm, and the following address (read by Pasdtor Walton) were placed in the brickwork beneath the memorial stone...'On Wednesday, the 8th day of August, in the year of Our Lord 1888, and in the 51st year of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, this stone was laid as the foundation stone of a building to be devoted to the purpose of religious worship and the proclamation of the Gospel of Our Lord Jesus Christ'..." 'The Colonist', 11 August 1888 - https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/201176881?searchTerm=Perth%20Tabernacle&searchLimits=#

The foundation stone of an earlier Baptist Church building, at the same site had also been laid by Mrs W Gibson on 8 May,1862.

 

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

Comments

The present Perth Baptist Church building replaced the earlier 1862 building to cater for the increasing congregation. 

More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 10/11/2018



Note: Photograph atttribution/source - http://digital.slv.vic.gov.au/view/action/nmets.do?DOCCHOICE=390668.xml&dvs=1541063876449~39&locale=en_GB&search_terms=&adjacency=&VIEWER_URL=/view/action/nmets.do?&DELIVERY_RULE_ID=4&divType=&usePid1=true&usePid2=true

 

 

 

 

 

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