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St David's Presbyterian Church - Former
St David's Presbyterian Church - Former 04-04-2021 - Derek Flannery
St David's Presbyterian Church - Former 04-04-2021 - Derek Flannery

St David's Presbyterian Church - Former

Carrathool, NSW 2711

Church Information

Church Name: St David's Presbyterian Church - Former
Church Previous Name: Presbyterian Church
Denomination: Presbyterian Church of Australia
Street Address: 16 Cambridge St, Carrathool NSW 2711, Australia
Suburb: Carrathool
State: NSW
Postcode: 2711
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

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

A heritage plaque records: St David's Carrathool. - Hay Presbyterian Church Minister Rev Samuel Alexander Hamilton purchased allotment 5, section 7, of Carrathool West at auction in 1884 for the purpose of erecting a Church. - The local community raised funds for the weatherboard church building, which opened for Divine Service on Sunday 22nd, February 1885. The 12.00 pm service was conducted by Rev S A Hamilton. All Protestant denominations took turns to share the church...The Presbytery of the Murrumbidgee officially named the church 'St David's' at a special service conducted by Rev F J Burke on 30th August 1959, which marked 75 years since the original opening and dedication by the Rev Hamilton. The church had up till then been referred to mostly as the Presbyterian Church...St David's celebrated its centenary on 5th August 1884. During the 1990s the congregation dwindled and St David's was sold in 2001. The bell and bell tower, a gift from the Boyd family of Gum Creek, were presented to St George's Church.

Date Opened: 22-02-1885
Date Closed: 00-00-2001
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The former St David's Presbyterian Church, Carrathool is now closed, and the property sold in 2001. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the former church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 27/6/2021.
Last Updated: Sunday 27th June, 2021