Greenough district, WA


Address: Gregory Rd Greenough, Greenough Hamlet, off Brand Hwy. (West side)
Opened: 1867

Wesley Church

Built 1867.
The foundation stone for this gothic style church was laid in 1867. It was built of limestone by ticket-of-leave convict labour and opened for worship in 1870. Many of Greenough's early settlers were members of the strong Wesleyan community led by the Waldecks, who lived at nearby Mt Pleasant.

St Catherine's Greenough Anglican Church

Built 1913. A single storey stone structure in Federation Gothic style.

Saint Peter's Catholic Church

Constructed 1908.

St James Church (Anglican)

South Greenough
Built by Joseph Bolwan in 1872.
Consecrated by Bishop Hale, 27 July 1873
The first resident minister for Greenough was archdeacon Watkins.
It was the first purpose-built Anglican church in the district.
The land was given by William Stokes of South Greenough who with John Milton did all the carpentry. They also made the pews and desks, helped by James Rumble.


More information about
Wikipedia: Greenough
National Trust - Greenough Flats Historic Places EOI
National Trust - wesleyan church
WA state heritage - wesleyan church
WA state heritage - St Catherines
WA state heritage - Saint Peter's Catholic Church
WA State Heritage - Saint Peter's Catholic Church (heritage council)

Photographed: Sep 2009


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