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St Paul's Anglican Church Cemetery

Item details

Name of item: St Paul's Anglican Church Cemetery
Other name/s: St. Paul's Church Cemetery
Type of item: Complex / Group
Group/Collection: Cemeteries and Burial Sites
Category: Cemetery/Graveyard/Burial Ground
Primary address: 233 Marsden Road, Carlingford, NSW 2118
Local govt. area: Parramatta
Property description
Lot/Volume CodeLot/Volume NumberSection NumberPlan/Folio CodePlan/Folio Number
LOT1 DP1023389
LOT2 DP1023389
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
233 Marsden RoadCarlingfordParramatta  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

The St Paul's Church Cemetery is of significance for Parramatta for historical, aesthetic, scientific and social reasons. The Cemetery which operated from the 1850s to the 1960s was associated with the local Wesleyan community, and with a number of significant people and events through the decades of interration in its grounds and presents a unique collection of monuments and an unparalleled source of information about the past of the area. Notable pioneers buried here include Mobbs, Cox, Catts, Spurways, Cowells and Hockleys. This cemetery also possesses the potential to contribute to a further understanding of burial customs and religious practices.
Date significance updated: 08 Mar 02
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Construction years: 1850-
Physical description: The Cemetery comprises large open space with headstones and a range of memorials from the 1850s-1960s including upright stelae and tombstones.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Good.
Modifications and dates: National Trust (Parramatta Branch) supplied Year Started.


Historical notes: Land donated by William Mobbs in the late 1840s. Served as the parish cemetery for the nearby Dundas Weslyan Church situated on Marsden Rd. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Land donated by William Mobbs in the late 1840s. Served as parish cemetery for the Dundas Wesleyan Church situated on Marsden Road. | |

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
This item historically significant.
SHR Criteria b)
[Associative significance]
This item has a significant level of association
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This item is aesthetically significant
SHR Criteria d)
[Social significance]
This item is of social significant
SHR Criteria e)
[Research potential]
This item is of research significance
Assessment criteria: Items are assessed against the PDF State Heritage Register (SHR) Criteria to determine the level of significance. Refer to the Listings below for the level of statutory protection.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan 37721 Feb 97 20932

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
City of Parramatta Heritage Study1993377Meredith Walker  Yes
Parramatta Heritage Review2004 National Trust (Parramatta Branch)  No

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2240377

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