St Peter's Anglican Church
St Peter's Anglican Church 12-11-2018 - Peter Liebeskind
St Peter's Anglican Church 00-00-2023 - Photograph supplied by John Barratt

St Peter's Anglican Church

Swansea, NSW 2281

Church Information

Church Name: St Peter's Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 28 Josephson St, Swansea NSW 2281, Australia
Suburb: Swansea
State: NSW
Postcode: 2281
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: No Foundation Stone or Memorial Plaque details are known. Information/photographs are invited.
Date Opened: 14-12-1958
Date Closed: unknown


The St Peter's Anglican Church, Swansea is part of the Parish of East Lake Macquarie and the Diocese of Newcastle. The first St Peter's Anglican Church (Church of England) building was dedicated by the Right Rev Josiah B Pearson, Bishop of Newcastle on 5/4/1884. It was a wooden structure.

The cornerstone of the present church building was dedicated by the Right Rev Francis de Witt Batty, Bishop of Newcastle. It was opened and dedicated on 14/12/1958 by the Right Rev James Housden, Bishop of Newcastle and consecrated on 21/4/1974 by Bishop Ian Shevill. [see below].

More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 19/9/2019.


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Last Updated: Tuesday 7th November, 2023