Annandale, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1891

Denomination: Uniting

Address: 82 Johnston Street, Annandale, New South Wales, 2038

Previous Denomination: Methodist

Architect: Unknown

Traditional Owners: Gadigal people

Last Updated: 06/02/2024

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History and Architecture:

A wall plaque reads, " National Trust Classified. Annandale Uniting formerly Methodist Church was built in 1891 incorporating the façade of the Bull and Company Warehouse, at 104 – 106 Pitts Street Sydney which was destroyed by fire in 1890. The ornate Victorian stonework was carved by Thomas Wran, the Great Grandfather of Neville Wran a Balmain boy who became Labor Premier of NSW 1978-86 and depicts for the first time Australian Indigenous flora fauna”.

A small Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid by N Melville Esq M.L.A. May 16th 1891".

Style is a Victorian version of Romanesque in dressed sandstone enriched by well carved representations of Australian birds and animals dispersed amongst Classical floral ornamentations. Facade contains two small porches flanked and surmounted by a series of stained glass windows.


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
1900 - Rev M. Reaveley M
1945 - 1952 Rev Alexander W. Bray M
1957 - 1962 Rev Roland J. Cashin M
1962 - Rev Stuart W. Somerville M


No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.