An early photograph of the original Christ Church in Waterloo.
Christ Church, Waterloo, 1840, building
The first Christ Church Waterloo was built in 1840 and was extended in 1851 and 1859. Originally the church was built to provide a place of worship for holiday visitors to the area. However, in 1890 it was discovered that ivy had caused structural damage and in 1899 the church was demolished, on December 2nd the same year a new church was built by architects Paley and Austin.