St Mark's Anglican Church
St Mark's Anglican Church 05-10-2017 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane.
St Mark's Anglican Church 05-10-2017 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane.

St Mark's Anglican Church

Ashford, NSW 2361

Church Information

Church Name: St Mark's Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: St Mark's Church of England
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 7 Jubilee St, Ashford NSW 2361, Australia
Suburb: Ashford
State: NSW
Postcode: 2361
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No Foundation Stone or Memorial Plaque details are known. Information/photographs are invited.

A plaque records: The materials for this porch - were supplied in memory of the late - Annie Eliza (1895~1957) & Leonard Rhodes Merry (1890~1970). - The porch was built by- voluntary labour - dedicated by - Rt Rev Peter Chiswell - Bishop of Armidale - 24.6.79.

A plaque on the War Memorial Bell records: A M D G - in memory of all from this parsih who served in the 1939-45 war especially the Fallen. Dedicated 21.12.1948 by the Right Rev J S Moyes DD

Date Opened: 23-03-1924
Date Closed: unknown


St Mark's Anglican Church, Ashford is part of the Parish of Inverell and the Diocese of Armidale. The church building was dedicated on 23/3/1924 by the Bishop of Armidale, the Right Rev Wentworth Wentworth-Shields. The porch was added in 1979. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 24/11/2017.

Information: Have recently been advised about a history of St Mark's Anglican Church: Onward and Upward - A history of the Ashford Anglican Church - A Bush Church in the Diocese of Armidale by David Wiedemann - Centennial Edition 1914-2013 ISBN 9 78-0-646-91108-3. Copies available from the author: I have not seen the book.

Last Updated: Sunday 2nd April, 2023