St. Mary's Church, Edinburgh of the Seven Seas

St. Mary's Church is a religious building belonging to the Church of England in the town of Edinburgh of the Seven Seas on the island of Tristan da Cunha, one of those that make up the British overseas territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha in the Southern Atlantic Ocean.[1]

St. Mary Church
LocationEdinburgh of the Seven Seas
Country Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
 United Kingdom
DenominationChurch of England

The church is one of two churches on the island, the other being the St. Joseph's Catholic Church,[2]

HistoryEdit

The church was built in 1923, under the direction of Rev. Martin Rogers. It was opened in July of that year. In 1990 the church was renovated and extended.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Askinasi, Rachel. "Beautiful photos show what life is like in the world's most isolated settlement, which sits at the foot of an active volcano in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean". Insider. Retrieved 2020-05-04.
  2. ^ "Tristan da Cunha". www.scottishdiasporatapestry.org. Retrieved 2020-05-04.
  3. ^ "Tristan da Cunha Churches". www.tristandc.com. Retrieved 2020-05-04.

Coordinates: 37°04′02″S 12°18′36″W / 37.06715°S 12.3100°W / -37.06715; -12.3100