St John the Baptist Anglican Church
St John the Baptist Anglican Church 02-05-2017 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane.
St John the Baptist Anglican Church - Remembrance Lamp 02-05-2017 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane.

St John the Baptist Anglican Church

Boorowa, NSW 2586

Church Information

Church Name: St John the Baptist Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 38 Queen St, Boorowa NSW 2586, Australia
Suburb: Boorowa
State: NSW
Postcode: 2586
Foundation Stone Laid: 13-09-1861
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No Foundation Stone details are known. Information/photographs are invited.

A plaque records: This plaque commemorates - the centenary of - the laying of the foundation stone - of - St John's Church Boorowa - on 13th September 1861 - by - The Right Reverend Frederic Barker DD - Bishop of Sydney and Metropolitan.

A plaque records: - 29 - Church of England - 1862.

A plaque records: In memory of the - Soldier Sons - of the church in the parish - who gave their lives in - The Great War 1914~1918 - Their names are inscribed on the lamp - of remembrance, given by their comrades.

Names inscribed on light: T Gibbons, J Harding, J Howard, A Howes, E Jones, A Keefe, R Mewburn, R Morgan, A Mewburn, W Malone, J McCann, A Noakes, S Poole, W Roberts, F Scott, J Silk.

Foundation stone in the church hall records: This stone was laid by - The Rt Rev Gordon Arthur - Assistant Bishop of Canberra and Goulburn - on 22nd December 1957 - Rector, The Rev E M Cutcliffe

A plaque records: This memorial wall given by - The Family of J M (Jake) Thomas - in recognition of his many years - of service to The Parish of Boorowa.

Date Opened: 00-00-1862
Date Closed: unknown


The St John the Baptist Anglican Church, Boorowa is part of the Parish of Boorowa and the Diocese of Canberra & Goulburn. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 30/8/2017 & 22/6/2021.
Last Updated: Tuesday 22nd June, 2021