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Christ Church St Laurence
Christ Church St Laurence - Rear View 03-09-2010 - Peter Liebeskind
Christ Church St Laurence 18-12-2014 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

Christ Church St Laurence

Haymarket, NSW 2000

Church Information

Church Name: Christ Church St Laurence
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 812 George St, Haymarket NSW 2000, Australia
Suburb: Haymarket
State: NSW
Postcode: 2000
Foundation Stone Laid: 01-01-1840
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The formal text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

A plaque records: This church was consecrated by William Grant Broughton DD First Bishop of Australia on 10th September 1845. This tablet was unveiled 100 years later by the Most Reverend H W K Mowll DD Archbishop of Sydney. A S Herrod, W C Hemery, E E Bond - Church Wardens. John Hope Rector.

Date Opened: 10-09-1845
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The Christ Church St Laurence building was consecrated on 10/9/1845 by The Bishop of Australia, William Grant Broughton.

"The first Anglican service for the Parish of St Lawrence in the southern portion of the township of Sydney was held on 28 October 1838 in a storeroom in the Albion Brewry near the corner of Elizabeth and Abion Streets, Surry Hills. This store served as a temporary place of worship before the construction of Christ Church" 1.

More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 8/8/2020.


Note 1: For more of the church story see - https://ccsl.org.au/archives-history/
Last Updated: Saturday 8th August, 2020