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St Paul's Lutheran Church - Former
St Paul's Lutheran Church - Former 23-09-2014 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane

St Paul's Lutheran Church - Former

Haigslea, QLD 4306

Church Information

Church Name: St Paul's Lutheran Church - Former
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Lutheran
Street Address: Haigslea Cemetery Rd, Haigslea QLD 4306, Australia
Suburb: Haigslea
State: QLD
Postcode: 4306
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

A tablet records: St Paul's Lutheran Church - Haigslea/Kirchheim/Walloon Scrub - A Lutheran Church, to serve the early German settlers, was built on the corner of the present Warrego Highway and Haigslea Lawn Cemetery Road (where the trees now stand). - It was dedicated as St Paul's by Pastor C Gaustadt on 9 July 1872. - A manse was erected beside the church in 1874. A new manse was built in in 1895 which was subsequently moved to Marburg in 1904. - The church building was destroyed in a storm on 17 November 1923. A replacement church was built at Haigslea (formerly Kirchheim) and re-dedicated on 13 April 1924.- Pasrors who served St Paul's were:

  • Pastor E Heiner (from Ipswich)              1866 to1869
  • Pastor C Gaustadt                                  1869 to1879
  • Pastor J Goessling                                  1879 to1886
  • Pastor J Frank                                         1888 to1912
  • Pastor Kock                                             1914 to1915
  • Pastor M Reuther                                     1915 to 1971

This plaque, funded by St Matthew's Rosewood, commemorates 150 years of Lutheran Worship in the Ipswich area.  1860 ~ 2010.

A public sign in part records: Haigslea Lawn Cemetery - 1862 - Also known as 'Walloon Cemetery', 'Kircheim Cemetery'. 'Kirchheiner Cemetery' and 'Walloon Cemetery', the land was donated to the adjoining Lutheran Church by Mr W H Loose. The cemetery remained under control of the Lutheran Church until a Cemetery Trust was formed in 1913.- The earliest burial recorded was Andrew Hawley, died 30 July 1871, aged 11 years...

Date Opened: unknown
Date Closed: unknown
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No other details are known about the former St Paul's Lutheran Church, Haigslea. More historical information/photographs of the former church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 25/10/2019.
Last Updated: Friday 25th October, 2019