Yass Uniting Church - Former
Yass Uniting Church - Former 02-05-2017 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane.
Yass Uniting Church - Former 02-05-2017 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane.

Yass Uniting Church - Former

Yass, NSW 2582

Church Information

Church Name: Yass Uniting Church - Former
Church Previous Name: Yass Methodist Church
Denomination: Uniting Church in Australia
Street Address: 110 Rossi St, Yass NSW 2582, Australia
Suburb: Yass
State: NSW
Postcode: 2582
Foundation Stone Laid: 00-00-1871
Foundation Stone Notes: 

Foundation stone records: Methodist Church - 1871.

No Memorial Plaque details are known. Information/photographs are invited.

19/10/2020 - Information received subsequent to this entry. A baptismal font was presented to the church inscribed as follows: 'In Loving Memory of - Mary Ann Cowden - The first child christened in this church - who died at Bulawayo South Africa - on 1st November 1918, Aged 47 years - Presented by her Loving Husband & Children 1942? [Date not clear on photograph]

 The location of the font is not known. Mary Ann Cowden (nee Jones) had married James Cowden in this church. She died in the 1918 flu epidemic, after giving birth to a daughter, who also died. [Information provided by her great-grandson - Gary van Wyk - USA]

Date Opened: unknown
Date Closed: unknown
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This former Yass Uniting Church building is now privately owned. No details are known. The adjoining Church Hall was opened by Rev R H Doust on 28/3/1953 and named the 'Yass Methodist Memorial Hall'. More historical information/photographs of the former church/congregaton are invited. Photographs uploaded 17/9/2017.
Last Updated: Monday 19th October, 2020