Pleasant Street Uniting Church - Former
Pleasant Street Uniting Church - Former 08-03-2017 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
Pleasant Street Uniting Church - Sunday School Hall - Former 08-03-2017 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

Pleasant Street Uniting Church - Former

Newington, VIC 3350

Church Information

Church Name: Pleasant Street Uniting Church - Former
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Uniting Church in Australia
Street Address: 36A Pleasant St S, Newington VIC 3350, Australia
Suburb: Newington
State: VIC
Postcode: 3350
Foundation Stone Laid: 04-03-1867
Foundation Stone Notes: 

A commemorative stone records: To the glory of God - This tablet unveiled by - W J K Dunstan -  April 1963 - To commemorate the setting of - the foundation stone of this church - by Revs W Brinks & D Strongman - 4th March 1867.

Engraved in cement rendering on front of church: Wesleyan Church 1867.

A plaque records: This tree - was planted by - Rev Lewis E Barnard - Centenary Celebration - April 1963.

A plaque on two seats in front of the church records: Donated by - Constance E Blomeley - July 1988.

A large stone tablet on the front of the hall records: Wesleyan - Sunday School - This Memorial Stone - was laid by the - Hon David Ham MLC - 10th Octr 1890 - "That our sons may be as plants - grown up in their youth;  that our - daughters may be as corner stones, - polished after the similitude of a palace".  Psalm CXLIV 12

Date Opened: unknown
Date Closed: unknown


The former Pleasant Street Uniting Church, Ballarat property is now privately owned. No other details are known about the former church. More historical information/photographs of the former church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 11/3/2017.

Four memorial inscriptions below:

(1) To the glory of God - in - loving memory of - William Ellis - an officer, leader and faithful - worker in this church - for fifty years - died October, 25th 1918 - A man greatly beloved: Daniel X.II

(2)To the glory of God - and - to honour the menory of - Ada May Kennedy - who for 25 years - worshipped God in this church - A life made beautiful by kindly deeds - She gave her best in devoted service - until God called her home on - 12th November 1939 - Erected by her husband, George Kennedy, and family.

(3) To the glory of God - a tribute to - the memory of - Elizabeth Quine - a devoted teacher and worker - in the Sunday School and - church for 70 years - Died August 30th 1941. - "Supreme in Godly service".

(4) In loving memory of - Joseph Wilson - who worshipped here - for 58 years - until his death in 1949 - aged 86 years - also his beloved wife - Mary Elizabeth - called home in 1953 - aged 84 years - at rest.

Last Updated: Thursday 15th November, 2018