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St. Thomas' Anglican Church

Location: Hay Street, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444

Constructed: 1823-1827


During your visit to Port Macquarie you will be drawn to St Thomas' Anglican Church, which is one of the earliest examples of its type in Australia. Built by convict labour by 1827, this church demonstrates the longevity of the Anglican faith in the Port Macquaries area and Hastings Valley region since the area was established as a secondary convict settlement in 1821.


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Name of item: St. Thomas' Anglican Church
Type of item: Built
Collection: Religion
Category: Church
Location: Hay Street, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444
Local Govt: Port Macquarie-Hastings
Designer: Lieutenant T.H. Owen (Acting Engineer & Supervisor)
Builder: Convict labour under military supervision
Constructed: 1823-1827
Current use: Religious, Museum
Former use: Religious, School