St James Anglican Church - Former
St James Anglican Church - Former 00-01-2023 -
St James Anglican Church - Former 00-01-2023 -

St James Anglican Church - Former

Stockinbingal, NSW 2725

Church Information

Church Name: St James Anglican Church - Former
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 9 Dudauman St, Stockinbingal NSW 2725, Australia
Suburb: Stockinbingal
State: NSW
Postcode: 2725
Foundation Stone Laid: 25-05-1910
Foundation Stone Notes: 

Foundation stone records: In the Faith of Christ - this Foundation Stone - was laid by - the Rt Rev C.C. Barlow. D.D. - Bishop of Goulburn. - 25th May 1910.

Heritage plaque records: St James Anglican Church - 1911 - ... 1910: May 25th, laying of Foundation Stone by Dr Barlow, Bishop of Goulburn. - 1911: March 15th Church opened. Officially dedicated on November 21st 1911. Archbishop Pike was an early minister and drove his grey horse and single buggy from Cootamundra on one Sunday of each month. - 1928-1960: A tennis court situated in the grounds. - 1930: Electricity replaced kerosene lamps.- 1961: Golden Jubilee of St James Church saw the return of early Rectors and parishioners for the occasion. - 1973: Following the destruction of the Methodist Church in a violent storm, the parishioners were invited to conduct their services in St James.

Date Opened: 15-03-1911
Date Closed: 00-00-2019


The former St James Anglican Church, Stockinbingal held its last regular service in 2019, after over 100 years of serving in the community. The property is now listed for sale (2023). The church had been part of the Parish of Cootamundra and the Diocese of Canberra & Goulburn. Before the present church bulding was opened in 1911, services were held in a small building in Grogan Street, which was also used by other denominations. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 19/7/2021 & 23/1/2023.
Last Updated: Monday 23rd January, 2023