St Laurence's Anglican Church
St Laurence's Anglican Church 08-04-2021 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane
St Laurence's Anglican Church 00-10-2007 - Richard Ward -

St Laurence's Anglican Church

Barraba, NSW 2347

Church Information

Church Name: St Laurence's Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: Maude St & Fitzroy St, Barraba NSW 2347, Australia
Suburb: Barraba
State: NSW
Postcode: 2347
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

Foundation stone on vestry extension records: To the Glory of God - and in memory of all who served - in World War I and II - This stone was set by - Right Rev J S Moyes MA DD - Bishop of Armidale - August 6th 1950.

A stone tablet records: This Memorial - Family & Youth Centre - dedicated to those who - served in both World Wars - is the gift of - Mrs Marjorie Burdekin - To the Glory of God - was opened by Sir Kenneth Street KCMG - Dedicated by The Lord Bishop of Armidale - on October 1st 1957 - ....

A stone tablet records: This entrance & pathway - was erected - in loving memory of - Mrs Marjorie Burdekin - by the parishioners - 1959.

A plaque on the fence gate post records: To the Glory of God - and in memory of - Henry & Violet White - this memorial gateway - was given by their - children.

A plaque on the other gate post records:  In memory of  Clyde   xxxxxx - White [Unable to read - details invited].

Date Opened: 22-03-1909
Date Closed: unknown


The present St Laurence's Anglican Church, Barraba was consecrated on 22/3/1909. It replaced an earlier church building erected at cnr Alice St & Queens St, and built about 1874/5. Over the years a number of additional buildings and alterations have been carried out to meet the needs of the congregation. These have included a number of war memorial items, including the pipe organ and a stained glass window. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 23/5/2021.
Last Updated: Sunday 23rd May, 2021