Armadale, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1881

Denomination: Uniting

Address: Corner Kooyong & Clarendon Streets, Armadale, Victoria, 3143

Previous Denomination: Methodist

Architect: Terry & Oakden

Traditional Owners: Wurundjeri people

Last Updated: 11/03/2023

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History and Architecture:

The first service at Kooyong Rd was held on Sunday 20 August 1881.


These names are now in the Database and can be searched individually.

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1946 - 1950 Rev Frederick T. Cleverdon M 1963
1953 - 1960 Rev Alfred E. Waite M
1960 - 1962 Rev Arthur A. Lyons M
1962 - Rev Reginald J. Philp M 1991
2011 - Rev Kylie Crabbe U
2019 - Rev Fiona Winn U


An organ trust was formed in 1910 and fund raising began. Subscriptions to the new organ were solicited.  By July 1911 church members had promised £451. 

Built in 1912-14 by Frederick Taylor. 2m 22spst, 6c, tubpn. Rebuilt in 1974 by George Fincham & Sons. Great Mixture III added in 1990 by George Fincham & Sons in place of Taylor Viol Sourdine. This firm was recommended over George Fincham & Son and J.E. Dodd by the Melbourne City Organist Dr W.G. Price, who considered its work to be more imaginative tonally than its contemporaries.

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1. Methodist Church of Australasia Ministerial Index
2. Organ Historical Trust of Australia with permission.