Clifton Hill, VIC - St John the Baptist Catholic

Year Built: 1876

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Saint: John the Baptist

Address: 61 Queens Parade, Clifton Hill, Victoria, 3068

Architect: J. B. Denny

Traditional Owners: Wurundjeri people

Last Updated: 24/04/2023

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History and Architecture:

Construction commenced in 1876 and by July the walls were being erected. The Foundation stone was laid in 1876. The Architect was J.B. Denny. The spire was added in 1907.


There are currently no clergy recorded for this church. Submissions are welcomed.


The Organ was built in 1924 by George Fincham & Sons. It had 2 manuals, 24 speaking stops, 8 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action. Reeds by Alfred Palmer & Son. It has Gt: Sw: Ped:
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1. Organ Historical Trust of Australia with permission.