Footscray, VIC - Baptist

Year Built: 1904

Denomination: Baptist

Address: 60 Paisley Street, Footscray, Victoria, 3011

Architect: Unknown

Traditional Owners: Wurundjeri people

Last Updated: 30/04/2023

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History and Architecture:

A Foundation stone reads, " This memorial stone was laid by Rev S Pearce Carey M.A.. President of the Baptist Union of Victoria Aug 6th 1904". Another Foundation stone reads, " This memorial stone was laid by Mrs Westmore G Stephens Aug 6th 1904 -  McKellar Architect - A Parker Contractor".


This list may not contain every serving cleric, past or present, for this church.
Further submissions welcomed.

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1895 - 1932 Rev Joseph Goble 1863 1932
1903 - Rev T Keith Ewen 1942
1920 - Rev C. W. Collard
1985 - 1989 Rev Ian Carmichael
2021 ? - Rev Cheryl Williams


The Organ was built in 1948 by Hill, Norman & Beard. It has 2 manuals, 15 speaking stops, 8 couplers, electro-pneumatic action
A full description and photos can be seen here.


1. Trove.
2. Organ Historical Trust of Australia with permission.