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Tingalpa Pioneers' Chapel
Tingalpa Pioneers' Chapel  19-08-2017 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane
Tingalpa Pioneers' Chapel  19-08-2017 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane

Tingalpa Pioneers' Chapel

Tingalpa, QLD 4173

Church Information

Church Name: Tingalpa Pioneers' Chapel
Church Previous Name: Christ Church Anglican Church
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 1339 Wynnum Rd, Tingalpa QLD 4173, Australia
Suburb: Tingalpa
State: QLD
Postcode: 4173
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No Foundation Stone or Memorial Plaque details are known. Information/photographs are invited.

A plaque setting out a brief history records:

  • The Anglicans founded Christ Church in 1868. It was
    •  demolished by cyclone in 1885 and rebuilt using the original timbers
    • decommissioned and stripped for demolition in 1996 but saved when chapel and cemetery were Heritage Listed
    • restored by the Friends of Tingalpa Cemetery Heritage Group Inc with permission of the Anglican Diocese of Brisbane
  • The chapel is now available for civil and religious weddings.


Date Opened: 00-00-1868
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The Tingalpa Pioneers' Chapel building is owned by The Diocese of Brisbane, although it is now only used for private ceremonies. The chapel is no longer consecrated. However, on Saturday 27/10/2018, the 150th anniversary of the consecration of the Christ Church Anglican Church building by Bishop Edward Tufnell was celebrated.  No other details are known about the former church. More historical information/photographs of the former church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 16/10/2017.
Last Updated: Wednesday 20th May, 2020