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Minto Anglican Church
St James Anglican Church - Former 11-12-2017 - Peter Liebeskind

Minto Anglican Church

Minto, NSW 2566

Church Information

Church Name: Minto Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: St James' Anglican Church
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 2 Redfern Rd, Minto NSW 2566, Australia
Suburb: Minto
State: NSW
Postcode: 2566
Foundation Stone Laid: 13-09-1897
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The foundation stone for the original St James Anglican Church was laid by the Bishop of Bathurst, Rt Rev Dr C E Camidge on 13/9/1897. It records: St James - Church - September 13 1897 - MDCCCXCVH

The foundation stone for the relocated/rebuilt St James Anglican Church was laid by the Archbishop of Sydney, John Charles Wright on 24/8/1918. It records: These stones were laid by - The Right - Rev J C Wright DD - Archbishop of Sydney - 24th Aug 1918 - when the church - was removed to this site.

The foundation stone for the present church building was laid on 1/12/1984. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

Date Opened: 05-02-1898
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The present Minto Anglican Church building was opened on 25/5/1985.

The original St James Anglican Church was built at the corner of Minto Road and Cumberland Road and was opened on 5/2/1898. It was dismantled after a final service on 21/7/2018 and rebuilt at its present site. A dedication service for the rebuilt church was held on 19/11/1918 and conducted by the Dean and Archdean of Sydney, Albert Edward Talbot. It was consecrated on 14/10/1934 by the Archbishop of Sydney, Howard K W Mowll.

More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. hotographs uploaded 9/11/2020

For more photographs and of the story of St James see - Heritage Report for the Old St James Anglican Church. 2 Kent Street, Minto. Report undertaken by Heritage 21.



Last Updated: Monday 9th November, 2020