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Footscray Community Uniting Church
Footscray Community Uniting Church 26-11-2014 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
Footscray Community Uniting Church 26-11-2014 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

Footscray Community Uniting Church

Footscray, VIC 3011

Church Information

Church Name: Footscray Community Uniting Church
Church Previous Name: St Andrews Presbyterian Church
Denomination: Uniting
Street Address: 302 Barkly St, Footscray VIC 3011, Australia
Suburb: Footscray
State: VIC
Postcode: 3011
Foundation Stone Laid: 29-08-1885
Foundation Stone Notes: 

Foundation stone records: This stone was laid - by the - Hon James MacNain, MLC - August 29th - 1885.

Numerous other plaques and stones on the church and the various halls record:

(1) To the memory of - Peter Fraser - Elder & Superintendent - This stone was laid by - Sir Harry Lawson - KCMG - 19th October 1935.

(2) Excelsior - Senior Y M B C Hall - This stone was laid - 19th October 1935 by - Rev W J Harris - Minister - J C Miller - Leader - J Kranz Hon Sec - A J H Scovell - J Stone - B C R McArthur Trus..Y M Bldg Fund.

(3) This stone was set by - The Rt Rev A C Watson MA DD - Moderator General - on Sunday 19th November 1961 - to commemorate - The building of the church in Footscray - 19th November 1861 - Minister Rev James PcPhail.

(4) In memory of - those who fell - in the Great War - Laid by - Peter Fraser Esq - 18th February 1922.

(5) In honour of - those who served - in the Great War - Laid By - John Robertson Esq - 18th February 1922.

(6) This stone - was laid by - James Cuming Esq JP - Feb 19th 1910.

(7) This stone - was laid by - Mrs William Mitchell - Assisted by - Mrs John Box - Feb 19th 1910.

(8) The Fence and gates - are the gift of - Miss Florence Gibbs - in loving memory of her father - Samuel Sydney Gibbs (Elder) - her mother - Sarah Susan Gibbs - and her sister - Bessie - all devoted church workers - Dedicated 24th July 1960.

 

Date Opened: unknown
Date Closed: unknown
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No other details are known about the Footscray Community Uniting Church. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 30/1/2015.
Last Updated: Friday 2nd February, 2018
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