Pioneer Chapel - Former
Pioneer Chapel - Former 05-03-2020 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
Pioneer Chapel - Former 05-03-2020 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

Pioneer Chapel - Former

Poowong, VIC 3988

Church Information

Church Name: Pioneer Chapel - Former
Church Previous Name: Wesleyan Church
Denomination: Uniting Church in Australia
Street Address: Bryson St & Nyora Rd, Poowong VIC 3988, Australia
Suburb: Poowong
State: VIC
Postcode: 3988
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

A plaque on the gate records: In loving memory - of - Caleb and Amy Burchett - Founded this Church - 1878.

Notice Borad records: Pioneer Chapel - Methodist Church ~ 1878 ~ 1977 - Uniting Church ~ 1877 ~ 1981 - Poowong Historical Group - 1981 - Erected in Memory of James & Emily Stroud.

A plaque in the ground near the gate records: Holmes Grave Site - The first burials recorded in Poowong - sons of - Emma and Lawrence Carter Holmes - Percy Vere ~ 2 Apr 1875 ~ 17 Aug 1879 - Laurence Carter ~ 7 Sep 1881 ~ 17 Nov 1983. - Arrow points - Approx 200 Metres from Main Road.

Date Opened: 00-00-1878
Date Closed: 00-00-1981
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org

Comments

The former Pioneer Chapel, Poowong is now privately owned. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the former church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 8/3/2020.
Last Updated: Sunday 8th March, 2020
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