History

A Brief History of the Anglican Churches in the Parish of Mooi River

Largely due to the numerous wars that have been fought within and around its borders and the fact that it has always straddled South Africa’s most important trade route between the Rand and the vital coastal port of Durban, Mooi River has always been a geographical focal point of Natal’s colourful past. To discover this dramatic history, all you have to do is read the fascinating accounts of the establishment of the various Anglican churches in the parish which is woven indelibly into the tapestry of the Midlands evolution.