Pyrmont Methodist Church - Former

Pyrmont Methodist Church - Former

Pyrmont, NSW 2009

Church Information

Church Name: Pyrmont Methodist Church - Former
Church Previous Name: Pyrmont Primitive Methodist Chapel
Denomination: Methodist (Wesleyan and Other)
Street Address: 99 Harris St, Pyrmont NSW 2009, Australia
Suburb: Pyrmont
State: NSW
Postcode: 2009
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No Foundation Stone or Memorial Plaque details are known. Information/photographs are invited.

A plaque records: Maybanke Kindergarten - This building was originally a Methodist Chapel built in the 1870s on land belonging to quarry master Charles Saunders. In the 1920s Maybanke Free Kindergarten, one of the first of its kind in NSW, opened here. It was named for the feminist and kindergarten pioneer, Maybanke Anderson

Date Opened: 00-00-1877
Date Closed: 00-00-1922


The former Pyrmont Methodist Church closed about 1922. It was built for the Primitive Methodist's about 1877, and is considered to be the first Methodist Church erected in Pyrmont. More historical information/photographs of the former church/congregation are invited. Photograph uploaded 28/11/2020.
Last Updated: Saturday 28th November, 2020