Newcastle Central Methodist Mission - Former

Newcastle Central Methodist Mission - Former

Newcastle, NSW 2300

Church Information

Church Name: Newcastle Central Methodist Mission - Former
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Methodist (Wesleyan and Other)
Street Address: 145 King St, Newcastle NSW 2300, Australia
Suburb: Newcastle
State: NSW
Postcode: 2300
Foundation Stone Laid: 00-11-1902
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The foundation stone was laid by His Excellency, Sir Harry Rawson, in November 1902. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

Masonary high up on the front of the building records: 1903 - Central Hall.

Date Opened: unknown
Date Closed: 00-00-1987


The former Newcastle Central Methodist Mission property is now privately owned.
(The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW: 1842~1954) Mon 25 Jan 1904, p8.) "METHODIST MISSION HALL. OPENING OF NEW BUILDING. INAUGURATION OF THE MISSION. The Methodist Mission Hall in King Street, the foundation stone of which was laid by his Excellency Sir Harry Rawson in November 1902 has just been completed, and with it the inauguration of what is now known as the Newcastle Central Methodist Mission, took place to-day, in the form of a public dedicatory service, which was held in the new hall this morning, the service being conducted by the Rev Gainsford Bavin, President of the Conference, to whose untiring energy the success of the mission is due..."
The Mission closed in 1987. More historical information/photographs of the former church/congregation are invited. Photograph uploaded 16/9/2019.
Last Updated: Monday 16th September, 2019