Freemantle, WA - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1898

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Saint: Patrick

Address: 47 Adelaide Street, Freemantle, Western Australia, 2795

Architect: Michael Francis Cavanagh

Traditional Owners: Whadjuk people

Last Updated: 12/03/2023

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History and Architecture:

The building was designed by Michael Francis Cavanagh, the foundation stone was laid on St Patrick’s Day, 17 March 1898 and the nave opened on 3 June 1900.


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


The original two manual organ was by Bishop & Son, of London, supplied in 1895; this was electrified in the 1960s by J.E.Dodd & Sons. The present organ dates from 1988-90 and was built by Bellsham Pipe Organs (Aust.) Pty Ltd and incorporated some of the pipework and chests from the Bishop organ.
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1. Organ Historical Trust of Australia with permission.