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Reverend Samuel Leigh (Leigh Memorial Uniting Church)Print Page Print this page

The Leigh Memorial Uniting Church stands on one of the most important national sites for the Methodist Church of Australasia and is named in memory of the first Methodist minister, the Reverend Samuel Leigh (1785-1852) who arrived in 1815. Leigh Memorial Church was opened in 1885, with worship and community services having commenced from an original chapel on the site in 1821.

Reverend Leigh was for a while acting superintendent of the Sydney circuit and later was appointed to Parramatta. After his wife died in 1831, he returned to England. 

 

Location

Address:119 Macquarie Street, Leigh Memorial Uniting Church, Parramatta, 2150
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.815519
Long: 151.004444
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Religion
Link:http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonli…

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1885
Source: ADB
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