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Queanbeyan, NSW - St Stephen's Presbyterian

Queanbeyan, NSW - St Stephen's Presbyterian

Address: Corner Morrisset & Lowe Streets, , Queanbeyan New South Wales, 2620

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Reservoir, VIC - St Andrews Presbyterian

Reservoir, VIC - St Andrews Presbyterian

Year Built: 1958

Address: Corner Edwardes & Compton Streets, , Reservoir Victoria, 3073

In 1919 the land was purchased and three trustees were appointed. By the middle of 1922 a loan of £200 had been approved and by November work commenced on a weatherboard church in Ashley Street. The Builders were Messrs Mathieson, Fyfe, Irwin along with many volunteers. In 1958 a building fund was established for a new church.

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Rochester, VIC - Presbyterian

Rochester, VIC - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1912

Address: 2 Jeffrey Street, , Rochester Victoria, 3561

In 1873 the first services were conducted in Rochester in a building near the old cemetery in Rochester east. 12 months later a brick church was constructed in Gillies Street. (Live and Prosper in Rochester, Rochester 1954) The church in Gillies Street was a regular meeting place for 37 years when a new and larger church…

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Rockhampton, QLD St Andrew's Presbyterian (Former)

Rockhampton, QLD St Andrew's Presbyterian (Former)

Year Built: 1894

Address: 278 Bolsover Street, , Rockhampton Queensland, 4700

The Church was designed by Voller & Graham built from 1893 to 1926. The erection of the Church was funded by a donation of £1000 from the Mount Morgan millionaire William Pattison which was accepted by the Presbytery on 7 June 1893. The building was originally constructed in tuck-pointed face brickwork with either stone or rendered…

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Roma, QLD - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Roma, QLD - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Address: 35 Street, , Roma Queensland, 4455

The initial Church site was in Quintin Street (in tine vicinity of the present Bungil Shire Council Chambers) and was the gift of one Joseph McGhee. The building contractor was Mr. Joseph Stringfellow, who constructed the building for just over £300. (Presbyterians had been using the Town Hall for services). The Church was opened and…

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Rooty Hill, NSW - Hope at the Hill Presbyterian

Rooty Hill, NSW - Hope at the Hill Presbyterian

Address: 121 Rooty Hill Road S, , Rooty Hill New South Wales, 2766

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Rose Bay, NSW - St Andrews Presbyterian

Rose Bay, NSW - St Andrews Presbyterian

Year Built: 1913

Address: Corner Dover Road and Carlisle Street, , Rose Bay New South Wales, 2029

The first Church was erected in 1834 and sold in 1910. The last service was held on 5 November 1911 and the building was demolished soon after. A new block was purchased in Ian Street but was later discarded as un suitable and sold. Plans for the new church were submitted and approved in November 1912 and the current Church was…

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Rozelle, NSW - Chapel Hill

Rozelle, NSW - Chapel Hill

Year Built: 1904

Address: 665A Darling Road, , Rozelle New South Wales, 2039

A Former Presbyterian Church now closed. A Federation free Medieval style church. Brick walls with stone dressings, twin porches at front linked by a low lean to narthex stone front fence with wrought iron gates and railings. Slate roof. A Foundation stone reads, "This Stone was laid by Right Rev R H Waugh MA Moderator Presbyterian…

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Rushworth, VIC - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Rushworth, VIC - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Address: Moora Road, , Rushworth Victoria, 3612

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Ryde, NSW - Presbyterian

Ryde, NSW - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1924

Address: 74a Bowden Street, , Ryde New South Wales, 2112

A Foundation stone reads, "This stone was laid by The Right Reverend the Moderator of the State General Assembly of New South Wales Rev A. Thain Anderson MA Minister of this Church 27th October 1923".

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Rye, VIC - St David's Presbyterian

Rye, VIC - St David's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1969

Address: Lyons Street, , Rye Victoria, 3941

Early services were held in the original hall, church and school and may have commenced as early as 1870.* Construction of the first church was commenced in 1904 and built by Mr William Joseph Croad. The first service on the current site was held in 1901. A wooden church was built in 1904 and replaced by the current one in 1969.*…

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Sandgate, QLD - Presbyterian

Sandgate, QLD - Presbyterian

Address: 50 Loudon Street, , Sandgate Queensland, 4017

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Sarina, QLD - Presbyterian

Sarina, QLD - Presbyterian

Address: 23 Sarina Beach Road, , Sarina Queensland, 4737

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Scarness, QLD - Presbyterian

Scarness, QLD - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1960

Address: 5 Denmans Camp Road, , Scarness Queensland, 4655

As far back as 1922, Presbyterian worship was conducted in the Scarness Picture Theatre by ministers travelling from St Stephen's Church, Maryborough. A Foundation stone reads, " To the Greater Glory of God this stone was laid by Rev Professor H.S.R. Innes Dean Faculty of Theology Presbyterian Church of Queensland 19th Day of March…

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Scone, NSW - Presbyterian

Scone, NSW - Presbyterian

Address: 37 Guernsey Street, , Scone New South Wales, 2337

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Scottsdale, TAS - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Scottsdale, TAS - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Address: 35 George Street, , Scottsdale Tasmania, 7260

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Seacliff, SA - Living Water's Presbyterian

Seacliff, SA - Living Water's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1963

Address: 29 Kaurie Parade, , Seacliff South Australia, 5049

The Foundation stone on the current building was laid on 3 February 1963 by the Right Reverend J.D. Bentley B.A. The Church Hall which was the original Church building was erected in 1924. That foundation stone was laid on 9 August 1924.

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Sebestopol, VIC - Carmel Welsh Presbyterian

Sebestopol, VIC - Carmel Welsh Presbyterian

Address: 265 Albert Street, , Sebestopol Victoria, 3356

A plaque on the gate reads, " To the Glory of God These Gates were presented by the family of the late Mr and Mrs Evan Jenkins to their memory".

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Sebestopol, VIC - Grace Presbyterian

Sebestopol, VIC - Grace Presbyterian

Address: 390 Vickers Street, , Sebestopol Victoria, 3356

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Seymour, VIC - Presbyterian

Seymour, VIC - Presbyterian

Address: Corner Anzac Avenue & Guild Street, , Seymour Victoria, 3661

The first Presbyterian church in Seymour was built on Manse Hill in 1870 and was built by J Lyster.

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Shelford, VIC - Presbyterian (Former)

Shelford, VIC - Presbyterian (Former)

Year Built: 1859

Address: Mercer Street, , Shelford Victoria, 3329

Initial services were provided to Shelford from the Geelong circuit of the Primitive Methodists. In September 1865 tenders were called for the construction of a Primitive Methodist church. It appears that the tender was not proceeded with, as tenders were again called on the 15th September 1869. Tenders for a stone church were to be…

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Shepparton, VIC - Presbyterian

Shepparton, VIC - Presbyterian

Address: Corner Hayes & Leithen Streets, , Shepparton Victoria, 3630

No information currently available on early history. The current church was opened and dedicated on the 13 February 1979. For the modern history go to the church web site here.

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Smeaton, VIC - Presbyterian

Smeaton, VIC - Presbyterian

Address: 3377 Creswick-Newstead Road , , Smeaton Victoria, 3364

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Soldiers Hill, VIC - Scots Presbyterian

Soldiers Hill, VIC - Scots Presbyterian

Year Built: 1890

Address: 415 Lydiard Street N, Ballarat, Soldiers Hill Victoria, 3350

Built in 1890 to a Gothic-inspired design by local architects Figgis & Molloy. The foundation stone of Scots Church was laid on 5 July 1890 by Sir James MacBain, Scottish-born businessman and president of the Victorian Legislative Council. The church is on a rectangular plan without transepts. The nave is of six bays, buttressed…

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Somerville, VIC - Presbyterian

Somerville, VIC - Presbyterian

Address: 239 Jones Road, , Somerville Victoria, 3912

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Sorrento, VIC - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Sorrento, VIC - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1888

Address: Kerferd Avenue, , Sorrento Victoria, 3943

The Foundation stone was laid on 17 October 1888 by Hon J Balfour M.L.C. The original section of the church was first built in 1888 and is said to be the current transept, which is the parapet walled section nearest the street and a limestone porch was added in the following year. The current nave, the east wing attached to the hall,…

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South Bowenfels, NSW - Presbyterian

South Bowenfels, NSW - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1842

Address: 12 Mudgee Street, , South Bowenfels New South Wales, 2790

The Church was built in 1842.

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South Grafton, NSW - Connect Presbyterian

South Grafton, NSW - Connect Presbyterian

Address: 69 Wharf Street, , South Grafton New South Wales, 2460

The Presbyterian denomination in Grafton was divided from an early date, and a second church was established, aligned with the synod of Eastern Australia (the Free Presbyterian Church) rather than with the synod of New South Wales. A timber church was erected in Villiers Street, and this was replaced in 1871 by the present brick structure…

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South Yarra, VIC Presbyterian

South Yarra, VIC Presbyterian

Address: 621 Punt Road, , South Yarra Victoria, 3141

The Church was established on this site in 1854. The foundation stone was laid on 14 November 1865. The Architect was Lloyd Tayler. Opening services took place on 28 December 1866.2 The building was constructed from bluestone. Opening services took place on 28 December 1866. The building was constructed from bluestone. A further…

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Southport, QLD - St Andrews Presbyterian (Former)

Southport, QLD - St Andrews Presbyterian (Former)

The Church closed in 1974. After its closure the Church was used for Church business meetings. The Italian Assemblies of God have held i services in the Church. Earlier it had served the Salvation Army for a short time when they left their Young Street building before moving into thier Citadel in Nerang Street. Much of the furniture and…

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Springsure, QLD - Presbyterian

Springsure, QLD - Presbyterian

Address: 57 Charles Street, , Springsure Queensland, 4722

A plaque reads "Springsure Presbyterian Church To the Glory of God this stone commemorates the establishment of the first consecrated Christian Church in Springsure in 1866 by Scottish and Irish settlers under the ministry of the Reverend John McAra (1866 ~ 1871). For Lord is good His mercy is everlasting, and his truth endures to all…

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St George, QLD - St David's Presbyterian

St George, QLD - St David's Presbyterian

Address: 45 Grey Street, , St George Queensland, 4487

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St Ives, NSW - Presbyterian

St Ives, NSW - Presbyterian

Address: 258 Mona Vale Road, , St Ives New South Wales, 2075

A Foundation stone reads, "To the Glory of God this stone was set by Rev C.F. Gribble MA OBE President of the Conference March 3rd 1963".

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St Kilda, VIC - Presbyterian

St Kilda, VIC - Presbyterian

Address: 2 Alma Road, , St Kilda Victoria, 3182

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Stanley, TAS - St James Presbyterian

Stanley, TAS - St James Presbyterian

Year Built: 1855

Address: 3 Fletcher Street, , Stanley Tasmania, 7331

The Church sits on land granted by the Van Diemen's Land Company. The building was bought in London in 1855 the first pre fabricated church to be brought to Tasmania and transported to Stanley at a total cost of £400. On anniversary days the church would overflow while the hall next door was frequently booked for wedding breakfasts and…

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Stanley, VIC - Presbyterian (Former)

Stanley, VIC - Presbyterian (Former)

Address: 19 Beechworth Stanley Road, , Stanley Victoria, 3747

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Sunshine, VIC - Presbyterian

Sunshine, VIC - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1926

Address: 120 Anderson Road, , Sunshine Victoria, 3020

Of traditional English design a foundation stone reads, "To the Glory of God this stone was laid by H.V. McKay Esq GBL FRGS 15th May 1926. ?? Robinson Architect".

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Surrey Hills, VIC - St Stephens Presbyterian

Surrey Hills, VIC - St Stephens Presbyterian

Year Built: 1910

Address: Corner Canterbury & Warrigal Roads, , Surrey Hills Victoria, 3127

The first divine worship at Surrey Hills 6 February 1887 took place in a Recreation Hall in Windsor Crescent. These services continued until a wooden church was built in Boundary Road (now Warrigal Road) and opened for use in March 1889.* In September, 1909, the committee reported that tenders had been called for, ( a new church) and…

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Sydney, NSW - Scot's Presbyterian

Sydney, NSW - Scot's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1824

Address: 44 Margaret Street, , Sydney New South Wales, 2000

The Church was founded in the 1820's by the Reverend John Dunmore Lang and is the oldest Presbyterian Church in Australia. The foundation stone for the original church was laid by Governor Brisbane on 1st July 1824. A stone church, with a plain tower, seating 1000 people, was opened on 16th July 1826. The actual cost was 3000 and it…

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Tahmoor, NSW - Presbyterian

Tahmoor, NSW - Presbyterian

Address: 32 Abelia Street, , Tahmoor New South Wales, 2573

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