St George's Anglican Church and Cemetery

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St George's Anglican Church and Cemetery

112 Courtenay Rd
Kirwee, Selwyn District, Canterbury, 7571 New Zealand
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On the 3rd January 1882, at a meeting of local officials, it was decided that “taking into consideration the increasing population of Kirwee, and the liberal offer of Capt. Tosswill of a very suitable site, it is desirable that steps should be taken towards the erection of a Church at Kirwee“.

On the 10th November, 1882, the tender of a Mr. Jamieson was accepted to build the church for the sum of £246 and, as per the newspaper article above, St George’s Church and the burial grounds were consecrated on the 15th May, 1883.

GPS Coordinates: -43.49408, 172.21824

  • Added: 8 Feb 2018
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2659993