Dunkeld, VIC - Uniting (Former)

Year Built: 1913

Denomination: Uniting

Address: 78 Willis Street, Dunkeld, Victoria, 3294

Previous Denomination: Methodist

Architect: Clegg, Miller & Cain

Last Updated: 19/04/2023

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History and Architecture:

The foundation stone of the Methodist Church, Dunkeld was laid on 16 August 1913 by Mrs G. Taylor. The architects were Clegg, Miller & Cain, of Hamilton, and the builder E.B. Patterson. The building was opened on 17 January 1914 however it is now closed and in privae hands.


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

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1928 - 1929 Rev Lewis E. Barnard M
1934 - 1937 Rev Horace W. Laity M
1937 - 1940 Rev George C. Harris M
1940 - 1943 Rev Charles H. Plummer M
1946 - 1947 Rev Robert J. Chadwick M
1950 - 1955 Rev Keith C. Shuey M
1955 - 1958 Rev Robert J. Anderson M
1958 - 1962 Rev Graham A. Silverwood M
1962 - Rev Bruce E. Wright


The Organ was built c.1873 by George Fincham & Sons for unknown private client. Installed in 1875 in Wesleyan Church, Coburg. Installed in 1925 J.E. Dodd at St Joseph's Catholic Church, Port Melbourne. Restored and installed in 2017 in present location by Australian Pipe Organs Pty Ltd. It had 1 manual, 8 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical and tubular-pneumatic action.
A full description and photos can be seen here.


1. 2023 Rosie Leslie photo


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