Canterbury, VIC - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1927

Denomination: Presbyterian

Address: 137 Canterbury Road, Canterbury, Victoria, 3126

Architect: W.H. Ford

Traditional Owners: Wurundjeri people

Last Updated: 11/03/2023

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History and Architecture:

The foundation stone of the new Presbyterian Church, Canterbury was laid on 19 February 1927. The building was designed by architect W.H. Ford.


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

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1894 - Rev T. A. Darling Trove record
1997 - Rev Grant Lawry
1972 - 1980s Rev Marvin Hagan approx dates


The Organ was built in 1928 by Frederick Taylor. Rebuilt in 1960 by Hill, Norman & Beard (Australia) Pty Ltd. It has 2 manuals, 22 speaking stops, 9 couplers, electro-pneumatic action.

For a complete history click here.


1. Rosie Leslie 2021, Rev Hagan dates.
2. Organ Historical Trust of Australia