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Dalton Uniting Church
Dalton Uniting Church + Old Slab Building 00-00-1909 - See Note 1, p9

Dalton Uniting Church

Dalton, NSW 2581

Church Information

Church Name: Dalton Uniting Church
Church Previous Name: Wesley Vale Methodist Church/Dalton Methodist Church
Denomination: Uniting Church in Australia
Street Address: Chapel St, Dalton NSW 2581, Australia
Suburb: Dalton
State: NSW
Postcode: 2581
Foundation Stone Laid: 10-02-1858
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The foundation stone of the present church building was laid on 29/8/1858, by Thomas Brown in the presence of 300 people. The foundation stone can not now be located, and it is surmised that it was not engraved.

Date Opened: 29-08-1860
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The first Dalton Unting Church building, a slab structure, was opened in 1854, on land donated by Stephen Robinson. By 1857 it had become too small, and the present church building was erected and opened on 29/8/1860, by the Chairman of the District, the Rev Benjamin Chapman1. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 29/3/2021.


Note 1: illuminate (27th Jun 2019). Dalton Methodist Church, originally known as 'Wesley Vale': centenary celebrations Saturday and Sunday, 27th and 28th August, 1960. In Website illuminate. Retrieved 29th Mar 2021 20:46, from https://illuminate.recollect.net.au/nodes/view/1258.

Note: Photograph attribution/source - https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e3/Dalton_NSW_Methodist.jpg

For more of the Dalton Uniting Church story see - Dalton Uniting Church, 125th anniversary celebrations 1985 by Cyril J Holgate. Bib ID 280124. Not sighted.

Last Updated: Monday 29th March, 2021