St Thomas' Anglican Church
St Thomas' Anglican Church 12-07-2002 - Alan Patterson

St Thomas' Anglican Church

Enfield, NSW 2136

Church Information

Church Name: St Thomas' Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 60A Coronation Parade, Enfield NSW 2136, Australia
Suburb: Enfield
State: NSW
Postcode: 2136
Foundation Stone Laid: 01-02-1848
Foundation Stone Notes: 

(Sydney Morning Herald - 4 February1848)   "NEW CHURCH AT ENFIELD.-The foundation stone of a church at Enfield, near the Punch Bowl Road, was laid on Tuesday last. About eleven o'clock the Bishop of Sydney arrived on the ground, and was met at the entrance by the Rev. Messrs. Wilkinson, Vincent, Bobart, and Cameron, and Messrs. Norton and Thomas Hyndes, who preceded him to the spot chosen for the erection of the church - seventy children attending the Adelaide Park Free School forming an avenue. Mr. Thomas Hyndes then presented the Bishop with a conveyance of two acres of land, which he gave as a site for the church and burial ground."

The text of the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

Date Opened: 09-01-1849
Date Closed: unknown


The St Thomas' Angican Church, Enfield was erected in 1848 on land donated by Thomas Hyndes, who also funded the construction of the church. The land for the cemetery was also donated by Hyndes, and contains the graves of many pioneers. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 6/6/2018 & 3/9/2020.
Last Updated: Thursday 3rd September, 2020