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St Peter's Anglican Church
St Peter's Anglican Church 12-11-2018 - Peter Liebeskind

St Peter's Anglican Church

Swansea, NSW 2281

Church Information

Church Name: St Peter's Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 28 Josephson St, Swansea NSW 2281, Australia
Suburb: Swansea
State: NSW
Postcode: 2281
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: No Foundation Stone or Memorial Plaque details are known. Information/photographs are invited.
Date Opened: 05-04-1884
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The first St Peter's Anglican Church (Church of England) building was dedicated by the Right Rev Josiah B Pearson, Bishop of Newcastle on 5/4/1884. It was a wooden structure.

The cornerstone of the present church building was dedicated by the Right Rev Francis de Witt Batty, Bishop of Newcastle. It was opened and dedicated on 14/12/1958 by the Right Rev James Housden, Bishop of Newcastle and consecrated on 21/4/1974 by Bishop Ian Shevill. [see below].

More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 19/9/2019.


For more of the St Peter's Anglican Church, Swansea story see - http://stpetersswansea.org.au/home/parish-history/
Last Updated: Thursday 19th September, 2019