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Winninowie Presbyterian Church
Title : Winninowie Presbyterian Church Winninowie Presbyterian Church
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Date of creation : ca. 1905
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In 1887 Presbyterians first began meeting in a barn at Limestone Wells (Winninowie), 15 miles from Port Augusta. In 1890 a weatherboard church was opened in the presence of 70 local people. Services were held fortnightly, and there were active Christian Endeavour, Sunday school, and youth groups. A new building was erected in 1938, but this closed in 1960. By this time the district, like many, was experiencing the agricultural decline which saw the rise of many ghost towns in the mid-north affecting, amongst other things, the viability of country churches.
Pictured from left to right, George Barrett, Ruby Barrett, Susan Willoughby, Emily Barrett, Pearl Barrett, Olive Bartlett, Mr. Holdsworth, May Barrett, Alice Bartlett, Sergia Watts
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Winninowie Presbyterian Church

Period : 1884-1913
Place : Winninowie (S. Aust.)
Region : Flinders Ranges and Far North - Outback
Further reading :
'Presbytery of Belalie', Adelaide observer, 12 July 1890, p. 29
Winninowie Presbyterian Church. Communicants roll, 1894-1950, SRG 123/180-181



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