Castlemaine Baptist Church
Castlemaine Baptist Church 05-02-2019 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
Castlemaine Baptist Church Hall 05-02-2019 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

Castlemaine Baptist Church

Castlemaine, VIC 3450

Church Information

Church Name: Castlemaine Baptist Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Baptist
Street Address: 20 Templeton St, Castlemaine VIC 3450, Australia
Suburb: Castlemaine
State: VIC
Postcode: 3450
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No Foundation Stone or Memorial Plaque details are known for the church building. Information/photographs are invited.

A stone tablet for the hall records: This stone was laid - by - Mrs Thimbleby - a member of the - Baptist Church - 30th Oct 1937.

Date Opened: 23-06-1861
Date Closed: unknown


The building was opened on 21/11/1858 by Dr Cairns for the Free Presbyterian Church. Following Presbyterian Union its was sold to the Baptist Church and was opened for the Castlemaine Baptist Church on 23/6/1861 by the Rev James Taylor. The Castlemaine Baptist Church celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2011. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Pghotographs uploaded 14/2/2019.

For more of the Castlemaine Baptist Church story see - To God be the glory-: Castlemaine Baptist Church 150th anniversary memorial book: a history - 1861-2011 by Kaye A McArdle.  ISBN 9780987097309. Not sighted.

Last Updated: Thursday 14th February, 2019