St John's Anglican Church
St John's Anglican Church - Original Building 00-00-1909 - Photograph supplied by John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane - See No
St John's Anglican Church 20-01-2020 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane

St John's Anglican Church

Cessnock, NSW 2325

Church Information

Church Name: St John's Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 3 Westcott St, Cessnock NSW 2325, Australia
Suburb: Cessnock
State: NSW
Postcode: 2325
Foundation Stone Laid: 04-05-1975
Foundation Stone Notes: 

Foundation stone records: To the Glory of God - This stone was blessed - and laid by - Rt Rev Geoffrey Parker - Auxiliary Bishop of - Newcastle - 4th May 1975.

Foundation stone of the original church building records: St John's Church - This stone was laid - by - The Dean of Newcastle - The Very Rev C H Golding-Bird - on 2nd Sept 1909.

A plaque records: To the Glory of God - The construction of this drive was - made possible by the generosity - of - The Mitchell Family - and - The Parishioners of St John's - 1st August 1976.

Sign on fence records: Grace - Mitchell - Memorial Drive

Date Opened: 00-03-1910
Date Closed: unknown


The original St John's Anglican Church, Cessnock building was opened in March 1910, and in September 2019 celebrated 110 years of serving the local community. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 20/3/2020.

Note: Photograph attribution/source -

Last Updated: Friday 20th March, 2020