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Ascot Vale, VIC Methodist (Former)

Ascot Vale, VIC Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1926

Address: 43 The Parade, , Ascot Vale Vicotira, 3032

In 1926 the Church building fund allowed for a tender to go out for a church to be built to seat 300 to 350 people at a cost of £4,000 including furnishings and fittings. A Foundation stone was laid on 18 September 1926 bt Mr .J. Cato who also gave a donation of £100 towards the funds. During the same year a block of land was purchased at…

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Balwyn, VIC, Wesleyan Methodist

Balwyn, VIC, Wesleyan Methodist

Address: 184 Balwyn Rd, , Balwyn Victoria,

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Barrington, TAS - Methodist (Former)

Barrington, TAS - Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1885

Address: 48 Barrington Road, , Barrington Tasmania,

Barrington is regarded as the birthplace of Methodism in the Sheffield district. The first settlers were led by John and Charles Coleman and were later joined by Alexander Smith, John Harmon, Benjamin Green, John Reeves, Charles Packett and William Smith, all members of the Methodist Church.

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Beechworth, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Beechworth, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Address: 26 Ford Street, , Beeckworth Victoria, 3747

A new Church building was opened in 1878.

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Boonah, QLD - Methodist

Boonah, QLD - Methodist

Address: 9 Church Street, , Boonah Queensland, 4310

A Mr Fuller visited the region in 1880. In September. 1881, Fassifern and Dugandan were appointed preaching places and in November Mr. Powell conducted devotions at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. Betts, Boonah, in the afternoon, and afterwards at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. Horton, Kalbar. Services continued at quarterly Intervals. At…

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Boronia, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist

Boronia, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist

Address: 36 Pine Crescent, , Boronia Victoria, 3155

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Burra, SA - Redruth Methodist (former)

Burra, SA - Redruth Methodist (former)

Year Built: 1874

Address: Ludgvan Street, , Burra South Australia, 5417

Redruth first appeared in the quarterly minute book on 24 June 1851. No members are listed and the income was 5/4. Three months later there were 4 members and the circuit income was 1-6-6. In February 1851 the Kooringa trustees had begun to build a church opposite the police station and 1-17-10 was collected at the laying of the corner…

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Campbell Town, TAS - Brickhill Memorial

Campbell Town, TAS - Brickhill Memorial

Year Built: 1880

Address: 105 High Street, , Campbell Town Tasmania, 7210

The Church was built by funds left by Joseph Brickhill a successful local Businessman. His shop which used to be on High Street was built in 1859at a cost of £6,000 and was said to be the finest country store in Tasmania. Brickhill died in 1865 at the age of 65 after being attcked by his Alsatian dog. £1,400 was left in his estate to…

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Donald, VIC Methodist (Former)

Donald, VIC Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1914

Address: 20 McCulloch Street, , Donald Victoria, 3480

The first services were held in the home of Mr Thomas Bath at Swanwater West prior to 1873 and were services conducted by Ministers from St Arnaud. There were local Methodist churches in Swanwater, Jeffcott and Avon. A Church for Donald was also under consideration but an effort to raise subscriptions in November 1876 was not…

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Dungog, NSW - Methodist

Dungog, NSW - Methodist

A Foundation stone was laid on 23 March 1910. No further information currently available. Contributions welcombed.

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Elmore, VIC - Methodist

Elmore, VIC - Methodist

Address: 68 Mitchie Street, , Elmore Victoria, 3558

Formerly a Methodist Church the building is now the home of Elmore Scouts.

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Everton Hills, QLD - Wesleyan Methodist

Everton Hills, QLD - Wesleyan Methodist

Year Built: 1991

Address: 79 Queens Road, , Everton Hills Queensland, 4053

The Foundation stone of the current church was laid in 1991.

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Footscray, VIC - Methodist
Goombungee, QLD - Wesleyan Methodist

Goombungee, QLD - Wesleyan Methodist

Year Built: 1900

Address: Albert Street, , Goombungee Queensland, 4354

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Invermay, TAS - Praise Methodist

Invermay, TAS - Praise Methodist

Year Built: 1925

Address: 100 Invermay Road, , Invermay Tasmania, 7248

Formerly an Anglican Church. A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was laid by Mrs Charles Kent June 20th 1925".

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Kalorama, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Kalorama, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Address: 6 - 8 Ridge Road, , Kalorama Victoria, 3766

The Church was built in 1909 by volunteer labour. Mainly through the efforts of the daughters of Eliza Hand and their families - the Jeeves, Walkers and Badenhops.

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Kanumbra, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Kanumbra, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1898

Address: Minterns Road, , Kanumbra Victoria, 3719

The Church was built in 1898 at the cost of £100. A Mr William McGuigan donated the land to the Methodists. He also donated a piece of land to the Church of England. The Minister of the day would travel from Alexandra. The final service was conducted in 1988.

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Katanning, WA - Methodist (Former)

Katanning, WA - Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1905

Address: 23 Taylor Street, , Katanning Western Australia, 6317

The building is in Gothic style with a gabled rood, pier buttresses and lancet arched windows. The exterior walls are tuck-pointed, red brick, cement rendered on the lower half and the roof is of corrugated iron. There are two additions to the rear, dating from 1919 and cl930. The interior fixtures such as the pews, altar and pulpit, were…

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Lawitta, TAS - Unknown

Lawitta, TAS - Unknown

Address: 49 Larwitta Road, , Larwitta Tasmania, 7140

Ten First Fleeters are buried in the Chapel.

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Lilydale, VIC - Methodist (Former)
Longford, TAS - Wesleyan Chapel

Longford, TAS - Wesleyan Chapel

Year Built: 1887

Address: 107 Wellington Street, , Longford Tasmania, 7301

Opened in 1887 the Longford Methodist Church, or, as it was then known, the Wesleyan Methodist Society, was founded in 1834. Now in private hands.

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Marion, SA - Methodist Wesleyan Chapel

Marion, SA - Methodist Wesleyan Chapel

Year Built: 1867

Address: Township Road, , Marion South Australia, 5043

The first Methodist service was held in the home of Henry and Ann Shearing. Henry donated the land the church is built on. The front 16 feet was added in 1867. The foundation stone was laid on 15 July 1862 and the opening ceremony occurred on 14 December 1862, led by the Reverend Mr Watsford. In 1911 the Church was completely…

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Mount Gambier, SA - Wesleyan Methodist (Former)

Mount Gambier, SA - Wesleyan Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1862

Address: 17 Penola Road, , Mount Gambier South Australia, 5290

A Gothic large church built in 1862 by the Wesleyans. Opened by minister from Portland. Additions made 1877 with new entrance. The old lecture hall and Sunday School was beneath the church. Note the buttress on corners and sides. Became Uniting Church 1977 and closed 1994 when services moved to St Andrews Presbyterian Church. The names…

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North Essendon, VIC - Methodist

North Essendon, VIC - Methodist

Year Built: 1888

Address: 1003 Mount Alexander Road, , North Essendon Victoria, 3040

The area of the church is 57 feet and 37 feet and affords accomadation for about 350 persons. The church was erected using red and white bricks on a bluestone foundation. The total cost was 1,250.00. The memorial stone was laid by Henry Berry Esq of Melbourne and the contractors Messrs Pitt and Henville of Carlton. The Architects were Mr…

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North Ipswich, QLD - Bible Methodist

North Ipswich, QLD - Bible Methodist

Address: 1A Waterworks Road, , North Ipswich Queensland, 4305

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Pinery, SA - Methodist

Pinery, SA - Methodist

Year Built: 1880

Address: Lawrie Road, , Pinery South Australia, 5460

Divine service was first held in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Barker, who were the earliest settlers at Pinery, and later worship was also conducted in the homes of Messrs. Woods and Spargo. On June 23rd., 18S0, the foundation stone of the Church was laid by Mrs. Barker, and on November 7th. the building was opened for public worship…

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Portarlington, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist (Former)

Portarlington, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist (Former)

Address: 27 Harding Street, , Portarlington Victoria, 3223

The church was built prior to 1873 due to the fact that the first Portarlington School opened in the ‘Wesleyan Church’ on 20th October 1873. The Church is now in private hands and has been significantly altered for use as a private residence.

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Silvan, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist

Silvan, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist

Year Built: 1907

Address: 265 Monbulk Road, , Silvan Victoria, 3795

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

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Strathpine, QLD - Wesleyan Methodist

Strathpine, QLD - Wesleyan Methodist

Year Built: 1980

Address: Marshall Street, , Strathpine Queensland, 4500

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Sunbury, VIC - Methodist

Sunbury, VIC - Methodist

Address: Cnr Barkly & Harker Streets, , Sunbury Victoria, 3429

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Toowoomba, QLD - Wesleyan Methodist

Toowoomba, QLD - Wesleyan Methodist

Address: 123 Neil Street, , Toowoomba Queensland, 4350

It was designed by Willoughby Powell and built from 1877 to 1924. In 1901 extensions designed by William Hodgen Jnr were made to the church which completed the building's cruciform plan. The building was the second Wesleyan Methodist Church in Toowoomba and, later, the head church of the Methodist church of the Toowoomba circuit. The…

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Traralgon, VIC - Methodist
Wangaratta, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist

Wangaratta, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist

Address: 40 Parfitt Road, , Wangaratta Vic, 3677

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Wantirna, VIC - Methodist

Wantirna, VIC - Methodist

Address: 1393 High Street Road, , Wantirna Victoria, 3152

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

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Warrnambool, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist

Warrnambool, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist

Address: 89 - 105 Leibig Street, , Warrnambool Victoria, 3280

Construction of a chapel took place betwen 1850 and 1851. The first Wesleyan Church in Warrnambool was constructed in 1850 on a land grant secured on the south western corner of Liebig and Koroit Streets.It was opened on the 4th May 1851 by the first resident minister, William Lightbody. Lightbody, who administered both Warrnambool and…

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Wattle Glen, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Wattle Glen, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Address: 14 Reynolds Road, , Wattle Glen Victoria, 3096

The Church was opened in 1925 and was made possible by the generosity of Mr and Mrs E.E. Pepper who presented the block of land for the church site. The Church was erected by volunteer labour from start to finish under the supervision of Mr W.D. Mealy of Rosanna. The building which is of up to date design is 30ft by 20ft and lined by…

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