City Congregational Church - Wickham Terrace - Former

City Congregational Church - Wickham Terrace - Former

Spring Hill, QLD 4000

Church Information

Church Name: City Congregational Church - Wickham Terrace - Former
Church Previous Name: Wickham Presbyterian Church/St Andrew's Presbyterian Church
Denomination: Congregational (Fellowship and Other)
Street Address: Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill QLD 4000, Australia
Suburb: Spring Hill
State: QLD
Postcode: 4000
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No Foundation Stone details are known. Informaton/photographs are invited.

When the City Congregational Church commenced services in this former church in 1942, it was reopened and dedicated (inscription follows):

  • This building re-opened for the service of God and the uses of the City Congregational Church, Saturday October 19th 1942 - Mrs J Henry Hancock.
Date Opened: 06-11-1887
Date Closed: 26-07-1959


This building, replacing a smaller Presbyterian Church on this site on the corner of Creek Street and Wickham Terrace, was opened by the Rev G D Buchanan BA of the Cairns Memorial Church, Melbourne on 6 November 1887.

The Railway Department resumed the property, including the church, and the Presbyterian moved to St Andrew's on the corner of Creek and Ann Streets, commencing services there on 27/8/1905. The building became a repository for Railway Department records and maps and from 1929 to 1941 was used as a gymnasium.

In 1942 it was leased to City Congregational Church who remained until 1959. Thus this fine Gothic buiulding was used by the Presbyterian for 17 years and by the Congregationalists for a further 17 years. It was demolished to make way for new roads in the area in the 1970s.

 More historical information/photographs of the former church(es)/congregation(s) are invited. Photographs uploaded 4/11/2019.

Note: Photograph attribution/source - view image - 


Last Updated: Monday 15th June, 2020