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All Saints Anglican Church
All Saints Anglican Church 17-01-2020 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane
All Saints Anglican Church 17-01-2020 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane

All Saints Anglican Church

Kempsey, NSW 2440

Church Information

Church Name: All Saints Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 5 Kemp St, Kempsey NSW 2440, Australia
Suburb: Kempsey
State: NSW
Postcode: 2440
Foundation Stone Laid: 11-10-1883
Foundation Stone Notes: 

A plaque records: This plaque commemorates 100 years - since the original foundation stone - was set by Mrs Elizabeth Verge on - Thursday 11th October 1883. - 11th October 1983 - Rector: Canon R A Dyson.

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

Foundation stone for the church hall records: To the Glory of God - This stone was set by the - Right Reverend K J Clements - Bishop of Grafton - 27th September, 1959 - Canon C H S Egerton ~ Rector.

Date Opened: 29-07-1913
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The All Saints Anglican Church, Kempsey began about 1857 with the appointment of a the Rev F R Kemp as rector to the Parish of Kempsey. As there was no church building a temporay wooden structure was commenced in April 1885 and opened 19/7/1885. In the meantime services were held in the Court House and other halls,

While the foundation stone of the present church on 11/10/1883, it was not until 29/7/1913, with the erection of the spire, that the present  building was completed and opened, by the Right Rev. H E Cooper, Bishop of Grafton.

More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 2/4/2020.

For more of the All Saints Anglican Church story see - http://kempseyanglican.com/home/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Church-History.pdf
Last Updated: Thursday 2nd April, 2020