St Edmund's Anglican Church
St Edmund's Anglican Church 23-09-2023 - Derek Flannery
St Edmund's Anglican Church 23-09-2023 - Derek Flannery

St Edmund's Anglican Church

Gunning, NSW 2581

Church Information

Church Name: St Edmund's Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 28 Biala St, Gunning NSW 2581, Australia
Suburb: Gunning
State: NSW
Postcode: 2581
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No foundation stone details are known for the 1866 construction. Information/photographs are invited.

A foundation stone for major restoration/refurbishment records: To the Glory of God - The Foundation Stone - (of this) - Chancel of St Edmunds - was laid by - The Venerable Archdeacon Bartlett M A - Vicar General Goulburn - A.D. MCMXIL [1932]

A plaque on Belltower/Flagpole records: The Belltower and Flagpole were dedicated by the Bishop of Canberra and Goulburn The Right Reverand Owen Dowling on Advent Sunday 1986 in loving memory of Mona Johnson 1912 - 1986. A faithful member of this church. Erected by her husband and family. Rector Paul Woodhart.

A stone tablet on Gate 1 records: In memory of Private William Gerard McLaughlin who fell in France April 3rd 1917. Aged 19 Years. 'Himself for Me.' Gal 2.20

A plaque on Gate 1 records: Historical Building, Anglican Rectory c1866.

A stone tablet on Gate 2 records: In memory of Driver Rupert Fisher who fell in France May 2nd 1917. Aged 26 Years. 'Faithful unto death.' Rev. 2.10. Erected by his parents and friends.

A plaque on Gate 2 records:: Historical Building, St Edmunds Anglican Church, 1866

Date Opened: 00-00-1866
Date Closed: unknown


The St Edmund's Anglican Church, Gunning is part of the Cartwright Mission District and the Diocese of Canberra & Goulburn. The first church building was erected about 1859, but was blown down and replaced by the current structure, which was opened in 1866 and consecrated on 27/3/1873. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 26/10/2023.


Last Updated: Thursday 26th October, 2023