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Balmain, NSW, St Andrews Congregational

Balmain, NSW, St Andrews Congregational

Year Built: 1854

Address: 217 - 233 Darling Street, , Balmain New South Wales, 2041

The foundation stone was laid on 3 August 1854. The architects were Messrs Goold and Field. The Church building is an example of early sandstone Gothic Revival style constructed in 1854-55. It consists of nave with tower, two vestries. Diagonal buttresses clasp the tower and articulate the nave walls. Windows of two lights under…

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Bardon, QLD - Pilgrim Congregational

Bardon, QLD - Pilgrim Congregational

Year Built: 1914

Address: Corner Simpson & Boundary Roads, , Bardon Queensland, 4065

The land on which this church stands is part of a 38 acre block originally purchased from the Crown in 1862 by Francis Lyon. A year later the whole parcel of land was transferred to Joshua Jeays. Jeays was a notable colonial architect, Brisbane councillor, and eventually, Mayor of Brisbane.. Believed to have been originally constructed…

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Bexley, NSW - Congregational

Bexley, NSW - Congregational

Year Built: 1927

Address: 625 Forest Road, , Bexley New South Wales, 2207

The Church was designed by Harry Foskett and built in 1927 in the Inter War architectural style.

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Chatswood, NSW - Congregational (Former)

Chatswood, NSW - Congregational (Former)

Year Built: 1933

Address: 42 Anderson Street, , Chatswood New South Wales, 2067

A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was laid by Rev R.B. Reynolds MA BD Chairman of the Congregational Union in its Centenary Year March 18th 1933".

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Cheltenham, NSW - Congregational (Former)

Cheltenham, NSW - Congregational (Former)

Address: 179 Beecroft Road, , Beecroft New South Wales, 2119

A local architect (at that stage records do not say who) was engaged to build a 60ft by 40ft building, ‘outer walls to be completed and a partitioned divide, 14ft by 40ft in the interior ‘ for the Sunday School and vestry’. The foundation stone was laid on April 9th, 1927 by Mrs. Chorley. The ladies guilds of Epping and Pennant Hills…

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Cradoc, TAS - Congregational

Cradoc, TAS - Congregational

Address: Channel Highway, , Cradoc Tasmania, 7109

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

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Don, TAS - Congregational (Former)

Don, TAS - Congregational (Former)

The Church was opened n 1862. It is now in private hands.

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Engadine, NSW - Congregational

Engadine, NSW - Congregational

Address: 28 Waratah Road, , Engadine New South Wales, 2233

In 1927 families were meeting each Sunday in the home of Mr & Mrs Grono in Woronora Road. In October 1928 a church hall was opened the first in Engadine. That building was extended to double the size in 1935. The ‘triangle building’ was opened in 1967.

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Hawthorn, VIC - Augustine Congregational (former)

Hawthorn, VIC - Augustine Congregational (former)

Year Built: 1881

Address: 500 Burwood Road, , Hawthorn Victoria, 3122

Built in 1881 the church was opened on 26 February. It was sold around 2003 and is now a Commercial enterprise.

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Hunters Hill, NSW - Life Congregtional

Hunters Hill, NSW - Life Congregtional

Year Built: 1878

Address: 20 Alexander Street, , Hunters Hill New South Wales, 2110

The Church held its first service in November 1876. The building, predominantly of sandstone, was completed in 1878 by builder Antonio Bondietti, an immigrant from Switzerland. Its architect was Albert Bond. A metal plaque on the stone fence reads, " In memorium William C. Howard a Deacon for many years OBIT Jan 26th 1932".

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Jannali, NSW - Congregational

Jannali, NSW - Congregational

Address: 3 Louise Street, , Jannali New South Wales, 2226

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Keith, SA - Congregational (former)

Keith, SA - Congregational (former)

Year Built: 1910

Address: Heritage Street, , Keith South Australia, 5267

The 1910 Church, formerly the Congregational Church was built from local limestone carted in from nearby farms by the Church parishioners.In Gothic style with red brick quoins, and entrance porch and a transverse vestry at the rear. It is operated by the National Trust as a museum. The manse was sold in 1954.

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Keyneton, SA - Congregational Independant (Former)

Keyneton, SA - Congregational Independant (Former)

Year Built: 1865

Address: 905 Keyneton Road, , Keyneton South Australia, 5353

Built in 1865 as an Independent / Congregational Chapel. During 1965 Keyneton and Eden Valley Congregational Churches joined with Mount Pleasant and South Ryan Presbyterian to become Uniting Parish of Keyneton – Mount Pleasant (Uniting Church). It was transferred from the Uniting Church in Australia to private ownership around 2008.

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Kyneton, VIC - Congregational (Former)

Kyneton, VIC - Congregational (Former)

Year Built: 1860

Address: 28 Hutton Street, , Kyneton Victoria, 3444

The Church was constructed in bluestone as a Congregational Church in 1859-60 to the design of local architect William Douglas, and subsequently extended in 1871 to the design of Crouch & Wilson. The facade includes a central bellcote, crocketed pinnacles with Georgian style windows along the sides. The front includes an elaborate iron…

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Leichhardt, NSW - Congregational

Leichhardt, NSW - Congregational

Year Built: 1891

Address: Corner Allen & Elswick Streets, , Leichhardt New South Wales, 3516

The Church was formed 1st January 1885. Ministry started initially through the support of Petersham Congregational Church in 1881 with a mission group working in the area and the formation of a Sunday School. In 1985 Leichhardt became independent of Petersham using a mission building until the main church building, which stands on the…

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Lugarno, NSW - Congregational Christian Samoa

Lugarno, NSW - Congregational Christian Samoa

Address: 977 Forest Road, , Lugarno New South Wales, 2210

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Manly, NSW - Congregational

Manly, NSW - Congregational

Year Built: 1862

Address: 50 Sydney Road, , Manly New South Wales, 2095

The Church is the oldest ecclesiastical building on the northern beaches of Sydney. The Church was opened in December 1863. In 1859 Manly’s founder, Henry Gilbert Smith, sold a parcel of land in Raglan St for £100 to John Fairfax, who was co-owner of the Sydney Morning Herald, and David Jones, the founder of the up-market department…

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McLaren Vale, SA - Congregational (Former)

McLaren Vale, SA - Congregational (Former)

Year Built: 1860

The laying of the Foundation stone took place on 27 July 1860 and the church opened on 20 February 1861. It was once a a unique performance space for acoustic music now The Sabella Cellar Door opened in 2019.

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Miranda, NSW - Congregational

Miranda, NSW - Congregational

Address: 99 Kiora Road, , Miranda New South Wales, 2228

The St George Call (Kogarah, NSW : 1904 - 1957) Sat 7 Sep 1918 reads, " Last Saturday afternoon the Congre-gationalists of Miranda witnessed the laying of the foundation stone of what promises to be a fine church for the locality. The stones were laid by Mrs. N. J. Cocks, M.A., Rev. N. S. Robinson (the present pastor), Mr. W. G. Judd, and…

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Panania, NSW - Georges River Congregational

Panania, NSW - Georges River Congregational

Address: 2 Eddie Avenue, , Panania New South Wales, 2213

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Raceview, QLD - Congregational

Raceview, QLD - Congregational

Year Built: 1959

Address: 117 Wildey Street, , Raceview Queensland, 4305

A Foundation stone reads, " n Dedication to the Glory of God this stone was unveiled by Mrs J. Marsh Senr on Nov 7 1959. In the Presence of Rev T. Rees Thomas MABD President Queensland Congregational Union Hon Lay Pastor Ald R. T. Edwards".

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Revesby, NSW - Congregational

Revesby, NSW - Congregational

Address: 82 The River Road, , Revesby New South Wales, 2212

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Richmond, TAS - Congregational

Richmond, TAS - Congregational

Year Built: 1875

Address: 25 Bridge Street, , Richmond Tasmania, 7025

The first services were held in the local courthouse. In 1843 the Rev Moses Parker arrived and made Richmond the centre of his circuit. A chapel was located in Torrens Street on a parcel of land donated by John Kestall Buscombe, a successful local businessman. The chapel was opened on Wednesday 3 December 1845 and a collection was…

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Rutherglen, VIC - Congregational (Former)

Rutherglen, VIC - Congregational (Former)

Address: 107 High Street, , Rutherglen Victoria, 3695

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Southport, QLD - Congregtional (Former)

Southport, QLD - Congregtional (Former)

Address: White Street, , Southport Queensland, 4215

The Building of a new Church was discussed and tenders were called for and closed on the 23/9/1887. Five tenders were recieved ranging from £501 pounds to £730. A ballot was necessary and Hugh Rowlands tender of £530 was accepted, completion time 4 months. £550 was placed on the old site and it was sold to Mr Lightbody. He was paid a…

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Warrnambool, VIC - Congregational

Warrnambool, VIC - Congregational

Year Built: 1909

The Church began as the result of the meeting in a Timor Street Chemist's shop of two men of our Congregational persuasion, who discussed the possibility of forming a Church of the Independent order. They were Mr Robert Winton and Mr. Thomas Nayler, who decided to call a meeting on 10th April, 1862, (as minutes of the meeting relate).…

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Waterloo, NSW - Congregational

Waterloo, NSW - Congregational

Year Built: 1865

Address: 103 Botany Road, , Waterloo New South Wales, 2017

The church was established in 1858 and the currrent building was erected in 1884.

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Williamstown, VIC - Congregational (Former)

Williamstown, VIC - Congregational (Former)

Year Built: 1870

Address: 60 Stevedore Street, , Williamstown Victoria, 3016

The church was built in 1870 - 1871 in the Gothic style to the design of Joseph Schneider. The building was sold in 2006.

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Wollongong, NSW - Congregational

Wollongong, NSW - Congregational

Year Built: 1857

Address: 33 Market Street, , Wollongong New South Wales, 2500

A notice board at the fron of the Church reads, The church building was opened on 6th August, 1857. Before this, the Congregational fellowship, which had been established in 1855, held services in a small wooden chapel around the corner in Kembla (Camla) St. The shop owner, David Jones (to whom a window is dedicated), and the owner of…

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Woolloongabba, QLD - Congregational (Former)

Woolloongabba, QLD - Congregational (Former)

Address: 49 Broadway Street, , Woolloongabba Queensland, 4102

The Church is now a privately run Wedding chapel.

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