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Albury, NSW - St Andrews Presbyterian

Albury, NSW - St Andrews Presbyterian

Address: 402 Wagga Rd, Albury, Lavington New South Wales, 2641

Reverand Peter Gunn of the Gaelic Church Melbourne first visited Albury and it was he who laid the foundations of the church. He had already visited and baptised at Kilmore, Seymour, Longwood, Benalla, Wangaratta and Albury. The first mention of the Albury - Lavington area was made St David's Kirk Chronicle September 1936 where it says…

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Annandale, NSW - Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian

Annandale, NSW - Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian

Year Built: 1886

Address: Corner Johnson & Collins Streets, Sydney, Annandale New South Wales, 2038

Built between 1886 and 1889 and opened in February 1889 the church was a gift by Mrs Helen Hunter Baillie as a memorial to her husband John Baillie who died in 1854. He was a sub-editor of the Colonial Observer and later the Secretary and Inspector of the Bank of New South Wales. The Architect's were Cyril Arthur Blackett son of the…

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Applecross, WA - Chinese Presbyterian

Applecross, WA - Chinese Presbyterian

Address: 33 Willcock Street, Perth, Applecross Western Australia, 6153

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Balaclava North, VIC - St Margaret's Presbyterian

Balaclava North, VIC - St Margaret's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1953

Address: Corner Hotham & Denman Streets, Melbourne, Balaclava North Victoria, 3183

In 1912, in order to ascertain to what extent the people of the district were desirous of having a Church in their midst, a house to house canvass was made by Rev. C. Stuart Ross, with the result that he was able to make a most encouraging and satisfactory report.* At this stage, Mr. John Maclellan, a member of the Board of Management of…

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Bald Hills, QLD - Presbyterian

Bald Hills, QLD - Presbyterian

Address: 58 Strathpine Road, Brisbane, Bald Hills Queensland, 4036

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Ballarat North, VIC - Scots Presbyterian

Ballarat North, VIC - Scots Presbyterian

Address: 415 Lydiard Street, Ballarat, Ballarat North Victoria, 3350

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Balmattum, VIC - Presbyterian

Balmattum, VIC - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1938

Address: Hume Highway, Balmattum, Victoria, 3666

The Church is part of the the Benalla Presbyterian Parish since its inception, but at the time was knows as duck pond the name derived from a chain of water holes crossing the route of the Sydney Road. The first srvices were held in the school. The wooden church building was erected in 1878 and opeend on 6 October 1878 by Reverend Reid.…

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Barmedman, NSW - St Paul's Presbyterian

Barmedman, NSW - St Paul's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1926

Address: Main Street, Barmedman, New South Wales, 2668

The Foundation stone was laid on 20 October 1926 by John Stewart.

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Barton, ACT - St Andrews Presbyterian

Barton, ACT - St Andrews Presbyterian

Year Built: 1934

Address: Corner State Circle & Canberra Avenue, Canberra, Barton Australian Capital Territory, 2600

A sandstone Church in an adaptation of the Gothic Revival style. The side tower is square with a sandstone spire. The interior fills the usual sanctuary area and has fine joinery, particularly in the pulpit and screens. It contains many memorials of National importance. The Foundation stone was laid on 27 November 1929 by His Excellency…

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Belconnen, ACT - Presbyterian

Belconnen, ACT - Presbyterian

Address: Corner Ross Smith Crescent & Gatty Street, Canberra, Belconnen Australian Capital Territory, 2617

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Benalla, VIC - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Benalla, VIC - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1905

Address: Corner Church & Mitchell Streets, Benalla, Victoria, 3672

The Foundation stone was laid David Maughan Esq on 17 May 1905.

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Bendigo, VIC - St John's Presbyterian

Bendigo, VIC - St John's Presbyterian

Address: 19 McKenzie Street, Bendigo, Victoria, 3550

St. John's Presbyterian Church was opened in 1874 and located in Forest Street near the Barnard Street. By 1885 the Church was destroyed by fire. A new Church building was opened in 1897 on the same site. A Foundation stone was laid in November 1858 by Rev L.D. Bevan. In 1949 plans were preparred for the demolition of the church and the…

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Blackburn, VIC - Presbyterian

Blackburn, VIC - Presbyterian

Address: 53 Gadenia Street, Melbourne, Blackburn Victoria, 3130

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Brighton, VIC - St Cuthbert's Presbyterian

Brighton, VIC - St Cuthbert's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1889

Address: 12 Wilson Street, Melbourne, Brighton Victoria, 3186

The Foundation stone was laid on 26 October 1889 by the Honourable Sir James McBain MLC.

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Broadford, VIC - St George's Presbyterian

Broadford, VIC - St George's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1895

Address: Corner High & Hamilton Streets, Broadford, Victoria, 3658

The original church was a small wooden Methodist church built in 1895, opened on 9 June and demolished in 1912. The Builder was Mr McDonald of Broadford. A Foundation stone was laid by M McKenzie MLA on 1 June 1912 when a newer church was erected. The builder was James Sutherland. The foundation stone was laid by MK McKenzie MLA on 1…

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Camberwell, VIC - Trinity Presbyterian

Camberwell, VIC - Trinity Presbyterian

Year Built: 1885

Address: 581 Riversdale Road, Melbourne, Camberwell Victoria, 3124

The first Presbyterian service in Camberwell was held in the old Shire Hall on 6 September 1885. The site on which the present Church stands was purchased for 375, and almost immediately the first building was erected, at a cost of 566. It was a very plain, weatherboard structure, and seated about 200 persons. This first church was…

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Canterbury, VIC - Presbyterian

Canterbury, VIC - Presbyterian

Address: 137 Canterbury Road, Melbourne, Canterbury Victoria, 3126

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Castlemaine, VIC - Presbyterian

Castlemaine, VIC - Presbyterian

Address: Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine, Victoria, 3450

The Church was opened on 21 November 1858 by Rev Dr Cairns. The church was constructed in the Continential Gothic style consisting of a central naive and two side asiles. The symmetrical front facade is divided into three bays, with the central nave section featuring a triple lancet window of strongly coloured glass. Two flanking…

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Clifton Hill, VIC - Presbyterian

Clifton Hill, VIC - Presbyterian

Address: Corner Michael & McKeans Streets, Melbourne, Clifton Hill Victoria, 3068

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Clifton, QLD - St Andrews Presbyterian

Clifton, QLD - St Andrews Presbyterian

Address: John Street, Clifton, Queensland, 4361

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Colac, VIC - Presbyterian

Colac, VIC - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1982

Address: 90 Armstrong Street, Colac, Victoria, 3250

The Foundation stone was laid by the Right Reverend C.A. Harrison Moderator of the Presbyterian Church on 20 February 1982.

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Cootamundra, NSW - Scots Presbyterian

Cootamundra, NSW - Scots Presbyterian

Year Built: 1983

Address: Corner Parker & Francis Streets, Cootamundra, New South Wales, 2590

The Presbyterians in Cootamundra needed a minister, and the first settled minister to be appointed was a Scotsman, the Rev. J. Dykes Paterson, a minister of the Established Church of Scotland. He was inducted to the charge of Temora-Cootamundra in July 1882. A newspaper report of the day when describing Rev. J. Dykes-Paterson's induction…

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Cowra, NSW - St Peter's Presbyterian

Cowra, NSW - St Peter's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1861

Address: Macquarie Street, Cowra, New South Wales, 2794

The original church was opened in 1861 and built by Mr Pinder. The present church had its foundation stone laid in February 1912 by T.E. Clouston D.D. and was opened in 1913 and built by Henry S Francis. It was opened by Reverend James Barr.

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Cranbourne, VIC - Scot's Presbyterian

Cranbourne, VIC - Scot's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1951

Address: Corner Sladen & Russell Streets, Melbourne, Cranbourne Victoria, 3977

The Church was built in 1951.

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Donvale, VIC - Presbyterian

Donvale, VIC - Presbyterian

Address: McGowans Street, Melbourne, Donvale Victoria, 3111

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Drouin, VIC - Presbyterian

Drouin, VIC - Presbyterian

Address: 1 Church Street, Drouin, Victoria, 3818

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East Melbourne, VIC - Presbyterian former

East Melbourne, VIC - Presbyterian former

Year Built: 1883

Address: Corner Powlett & Hotham Streets, Melbourne, East Melbourne Victoria, 3002

An article in the Melbourne Argus newspaper of 10 October 1881 reads, "A section of the congregation of Chalmera' Church having been granted permission by the Presbetry of Melbourne to form themselves into a separate congregation, they met for the first time yesterday morning, at the Orderly room, corner of Powlett-street and…

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Elwood, VIC - Presbyterian

Elwood, VIC - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1938

Address: Corner Scot & Tennyson Streets, Melbourne, Elwood Victoria, 3184

The Foundation stone was laid on 10 December 1938 by the Lord Mayor of Melbourne Councillor Arthur W. Coles J.P.

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Epping, VIC - Presbyterian

Epping, VIC - Presbyterian

Address: 771 High Street, Melbourne, Epping Victoria, 3076

The land upon which the church stands was first reserved for the Presbyterian Church on 27 February 1865, although it was not until 1870 that the land was formally granted by the Lands Department. The foundation stone was laid by Mr Brock, J P, on 4 November 1867 following a tea meeting at 4 pm. Thomas Mitchell, who erect the adjacent…

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Finley, NSW - Presbyterian

Finley, NSW - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1919

Address: Corner Denison & Wollamai Streets, Finley, New South Wales, 2713

The Foundation stone was laid by Mrs C McAlister 29 October 1919.

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Forbes, NSW - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Forbes, NSW - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1862

Address: Harold Street, Forbes, New South Wales, 2871

A wooden church was erected at the corner of Cross and Clear Streets in 1862 but was destroyed by a storm and replaced by another. St Andrew's Presbyterian Church was erected in 1877 at a cost of 1,300 pounds. Reverend Arthur Aspinall was the first resident Presbyterian clergyman in Forbes (1874-87) and he established the present church;…

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Frankston, VIC - Presbyterian (former)

Frankston, VIC - Presbyterian (former)

Address: 6 Davey Street, Melbourne, Frankston Victoria, 3199

A former Presbyterian Church it was re located to High Street Frankston and later became an Uniting Church. The Frankston Standard Newspaper of June 1947 reported that a building fund had been set up for a new Manse. It was to be located at 4 Nolan Street Frankston. The Rev Louis Humphery MA was instrumental in obtaining the funds for…

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Freemantle, WA - Scot's Presbyterian

Freemantle, WA - Scot's Presbyterian

Address: Corner Norfolk & South Tce, Perth, Freemantle Western Australia, 2795

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Gardenvale East, VIC - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Gardenvale East, VIC - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1933

Address: North Road, Melbourne, Gardenvale East Victoria, 3185

The Foundation stone was laid 16 December 1933 by Miss L.A. Nicoll a foundation member of the church.

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Geelong, VIC - St George's Presbyterian

Geelong, VIC - St George's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1861

Address: Corner La Trobe Tce & Ryrie Streets, Geelong, Victoria, 3220

St George's Presbyterian Church was formed in 1861 by a breakaway group from the St Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Yarra Street. The large and finely constructed Church reflects the wealth of many of the Church's foundation patrons, which included Francis Ormond and other western district squatters. The Church is a significant and intact…

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Gisborne, VIC - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Gisborne, VIC - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1871

Address: Fisher Street, Gisborne, Victoria, 3437

The church was built in 1871. The Manse was build in 1908 and sold in around 1970.*

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Goulburn, NSW - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Goulburn, NSW - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1924

Address: 25 Clifford Street, Goulburn, New South Wales, 2580

The Foundation stone was laid on 3 June 1924 by his Excellency the State Governor Sir Dudley De Chair K.C.B.

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Grenfell, NSW - Presbyterian

Grenfell, NSW - Presbyterian

Address: Weddin Street, Grenfell, New South Wales, 2810

The Foundation stone was laid on 7th December 1870 by Miss Kilpatrick.

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Griffith, NSW - Presbyterian

Griffith, NSW - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1982

Address: Blumer Road, Griffith, New South Wales, 2680

The Foundation stone was laid on 12 June 1982 by The Right Reverend James Mullan Moderator General of the Presbyterian Church.

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Heidelberg, VIC - Presbyterian

Heidelberg, VIC - Presbyterian

Address: 110 Hawdon Street, Melbourne, Heidelberg Victoria, 3084

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