Adelaide, SA - Scots Uniting

Year Built: 1851

Denomination: Uniting

Address: 237 North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000

Previous Denomination: Presbyterian

Architect: Unknown

Traditional Owners: Kaurna people

Last Updated: 18/02/2021

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History and Architecture:

Scots Church Adelaide was originally called Chalmers Free Church. It was built by a group of Presbyterians who supported the Free Church of Scotland. They called Reverend John Gardner from Scotland to establish a church in South Australia. He arrived in Adelaide in March 1850 and immediately set about purchasing the land on the corner of North Terrace and Pulteney Street .

The first worship service in the building and its Official opening was held on 6 July 1851.

The tower which was added in 1858.


This list may not contain every serving cleric, past or present, for this church.
Further submissions welcomed.

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1870 - 1877 Rev J. Davidson


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