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The Garrison Church
The Garrison Church 15-04-2009 - Peter Liebeskind
The Garrison Church 27-01-2014 - Peter Liebeskind

The Garrison Church

Millers Point, NSW 2000

Church Information

Church Name: The Garrison Church
Church Previous Name: Holy Trinity Anglican Church
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 60 Lower Fort St, Millers Point NSW 2000, Australia
Suburb: Millers Point
State: NSW
Postcode: 2000
Foundation Stone Laid: 23-06-1840
Foundation Stone Notes: 

(The Sydney Gazette - 25 June 1840)   "Church of the Holy Trinity Parish of St. Phillip's. On Tuesday, 23rd June, the interesting ceremony, of laying the corner, or foundation-stone, of a new Temple, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was performed by The Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Australia; attended, by the, Rev. the Senior Chaplain of New South Wales (Mr. Cowper), Incumbent of St. Phillip's, and several other Clergymen."

The foundation stone was laid by Rev W G Broughton DD, First and only Bishop of Australia.

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

Notice Board records: The Garrison Church - Holy Trinity Millers Point, Sydney - This is the first Garrison Church in Australia. The foundation stone was laid - on 23rd June 1840, by the Rev W G Broughton DD first and only Bishop - of Australia. Henry Ginn and Edmund Blacket were the Architects. - The Red Coats of the 50th Queens Own Regiment at Dawes Point Battery - (demolished in 1932) attended Morning Prayer regularly from 1840 to 1880. - Sir Edmund Barton, First Prime Minister of the Commonwealth had his - primary education at the Parish Hall in the school which existed from 1846 - to 1901. The East window in the church was given in 1860 by Dr James Mitchell - whose son David Scott Mitchell gave the Mitchell Library to NSW - Rector...Rev Brian Seers.

Date Opened: unknown
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


No other details are known about The Garrison Church - Holy Trinity Millers Point. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 22/10/2020.
Last Updated: Tuesday 27th October, 2020