St John's Anglican Church
St John's Anglican Church 11-10-2009 - Toby Hudson - See Note.
St John's Anglican Church 05-09-2006 - Tony Hudson

St John's Anglican Church

Ashfield, NSW 2131

Church Information

Church Name: St John's Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: St John the Baptist Anglican Church
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 81 Alt St, Ashfield NSW 2131, Australia
Suburb: Ashfield
State: NSW
Postcode: 2131
Foundation Stone Laid: 09-09-1840
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The foundation stone was laid by the Right Rev W G Broughton, Bishop of Australia on 9/9/1840. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

A foundation stone for some additions was laid by the Bishop of Sydney, Rev Frederic Barker on 24/10/1874.

Date Opened: 01-10-1843
Date Closed: unknown


The St John the Baptist Anglican Church, Ashfield was licensed on 1/10/1843 and consecrated on 19/8/1845. It has been extended and improved over the years. It was built on land donated by Elizabeth Underwood. A cemetery adjoins the church and was the first Anglican cemetery between Sydney and Parramatta. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 21/6/2020.

Note: Photograph attribution/source - By Toby Hudson - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Last Updated: Sunday 21st June, 2020