Wolseley Methodist Church - Former

Wolseley Methodist Church - Former

Wolseley, SA 5269

Church Information

Church Name: Wolseley Methodist Church - Former
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Methodist (Wesleyan and Other)
Street Address: Garnet Ave, Wolseley SA 5269, Australia
Suburb: Wolseley
State: SA
Postcode: 5269
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

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

A heritage plaque records: Churches -

  • 1884 ~ Methodist Church built Wesleyan schoolroom on allotment 99.
  • 1884 ~ St Patrick's Church of England opened (south side railway line).
  • 1901 ~ A new Methodist Church built Garrett Avenue, main (northern) part of town.
  • 1928 ~ St George's Church of England opened allotment 4. 
  • 1934 ~ Church of Christ built as Wolseley Chapel allotment  256.
  • 1959 ~ Catholic congregation purchased Railway Institute Social Club building in Railway Terrace.
    • St Andrew's Catholic Church 1959 ~ 1982.

All Churches sold & removed except for Church of Christ Church purchased by Methodist Church 1967 for Sunday School.

Date Opened: 00-00-1901
Date Closed: 00-00-1988
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The former Wolseley Methodist Church was built in 1901. The Heritage Plaque (see above) states it was built in Garrett Ave., but only able to find a Garnet Ave. in Wolseley. After the church closed (date unknown), the building was relocated in 1988 to Old Tailem Town Pioneer Village, 8552 Princes Hwy, Tailem Bend 5260. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the former church/congregation are invited. Photograph uploaded 1/1/2023.

Note: Photograph attribution/source - https://collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/resource/B+71395/3
Last Updated: Sunday 1st January, 2023