Presbyterian/Uniting Church, Fingal


Opened 1881.
Cnr Seymour & Grant Streets, Fingal. Google maps

Tourist information boards says: A small wooden structure, constructed on a stone base. There is a bell-cote on the iron gabled roof. Services were first conducted in Fingal in October 1876. The foundation stone was laid in 1881. The first Sunday School was held in 1885 under the guidance of Owen Holder and Mrs Harkness. A Mr McKercher rang the church bell to announce to the townspeople that the Boer War had finished.

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St Peter’s Anglican Church, Fingal

Opened 1869.
2 Talbot St, FingalĀ  (accessed from Gleadow St). Google maps

The tourist information panel in the main street says:
The church was built from locally quarried limestone and designed by Michael Lattin. The foundation stone was laid on 7 March 1886. The Government of the day gave a grant of 11 acres, including 5 acres for the cemetery. A feature of the church are the magnificent stained glass windows.

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At Fingal the members of the Church of England have determined upon the erection of a new church, according to plans and specifications prepared by Mr. Hunter.
The Mercury, 22 August 1865
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