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Mulgoa Church 125 years old

The Governor of NSW Sir Eric Woodward, will attend Mulgoa for the 125th anniversary celebrations of St Thomas Church of England at Mulgoa. Many past rectors have been invited. Seating for 400 persons will be provided. The foundation stone of St Thomas Church was laid on 22 August 1886 by Miss Jamison, daughter of Sir John Jamison, of Regentville. This year was also marked by the consecration of Archdeacon William Grant Broughton, DD as first Bishop of Australia. Two years later he consecrated St Thomas' at its first service. The first rector of the parish was Thomas Hassal, who commencedd his ministry 11 years before the church was consecrated. The church contains memorial windows to George Cox of Winbourne, who gave 40 acres of glebe land on which Mr Hassal used to run horses. Further description of the church is given in this article.
Penrith Press 18 September 1963 pages 6 & 25.
Penrith Press (microfilm) Penrith Press, 18 September 1963, pages 6 & 25.
St Thomas Church Mulgoa - Church History - St Thomas Church History - 125th Anniversaries - Church Ministers - Anglican Church History - Church of England Bishops
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