St Paul's Anglican Church
St Paul's Anglican Church 11-08-2004 - Alan Patterson
St Paul's Anglican Church 11-08-2004 - Alan Patterson

St Paul's Anglican Church

Cobar, NSW 2835

Church Information

Church Name: St Paul's Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: St Paul's Church of England
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 25 Barton St, Cobar NSW 2835, Australia
Suburb: Cobar
State: NSW
Postcode: 2835
Foundation Stone Laid: 24-06-1903
Foundation Stone Notes: 

(Western Champion - 3 July 1903) "An important event in the history of the Church of England in Cobar took place on the church grounds, Barton Street, on Wednesday afternoon last, when the foundation stone of the new St. Paul's Church - which is being erected in place of the one destroyed by fire some time ago - was set in position by His Lordship the Bishop of Bathurst".

Foundation stone records:  A M D G - This stone was laid by - The Right Rev - Lord Bishop of Bathurst - on 24th June 1903.

A plaque on the gate pilar records: These Gates are dedicated - to the Glory of God in - loving memory of - Thelma Flanagan - who passed to her rest - 28th July, 1959. - By her husband and daughter - Jack and Jacqueline Flanagan.

A plaque records: To the Glory of God - St Paul's Church - Memorial Garden - Established 2004.

Date Opened: 09-01-1904
Date Closed: unknown


The St Paul's Anglican Church, Cobar is in the Parish of Cobar and the Diocese of Bathurst, and was opened on 9/1/1904.

(Sydney Morning Herald - 12 January 1904) "COBAR, Monday. The Anglican Bishop of Bathurst arrived on Saturday night, and afterwards dedicated the new Church of St Paul's. He preached both morning and evening, and administered the Sacrament after the evening service".

More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 30/3/2018 & 11/8/2021.

Last Updated: Wednesday 11th August, 2021