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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 - St Kilda & Balaclava Presbyterian

St Kilda, VIC - St Kilda & Balaclava Presbyterian

Year Built: 1885

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

The first Presbyterian service in St Kilda was in May 1855 in an iron building with wooden forms and earthen floors at the corner of High Street and Alma Road. Charles Beswicke had toured Britain and the Continent in 1886 armed with a camera and returned to Australia with photographs of what he considered the greatest examples of…

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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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Sutherland, NSW - Presbyterian Reformed

Sutherland, NSW - Presbyterian Reformed

Address: 90 Glencoe Street, , Sutherland New South Wales, 2232

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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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Tallygaroopna, VIC - Presbyterian

Tallygaroopna, VIC - Presbyterian

Address: 47 Victoria Street, , Tallygaroopna Victoria, 3634

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Tamworth, NSW - Presbyterian (Former)

Tamworth, NSW - Presbyterian (Former)

Address: 152 Marius Street, , Tamworth New South Wales, 2340

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Taralga, NSW - St Stephen's Presbyterian

Taralga, NSW - St Stephen's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1953

Address: 72 Bunnaby Street, , Taralga New South Wales, 2580

A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was laid by The Revd V. C. Bell M.A. D.D. 17th October 1953".

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Tarcutta, NSW - St Columba's Presbyterian

Tarcutta, NSW - St Columba's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1932

Address: Argent Street, Tarcutta, New South Wales, 2652

The Foundation stone was laid on 20 February 1932 by Mrs S.S. Whitehead. The Church was sold in 2013.

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Tarrana, TAS - Presbyterian (Former)

Tarrana, TAS - Presbyterian (Former)

Address: 11 South Street, , Tarrana Tasmania, 7180

The Church was built in the early 1880's using funds donated by James MacLanachan. The church was first located in Tunbridge and transported to Tarrana in 1972. The land was donated by Mrs Ioleath Tatnell. The Church was last used in 2004 due to poor attendances. Purchased in 2009 by Laurie Tattnell as a Heritage Museum.

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Tarraville, VIC - Presbyterian

Tarraville, VIC - Presbyterian

Address: Stawell Street, , Tarraville Victoria, 3971

In 1866 a timber Church was built in Stawell Street, on land previously granted. Architecturally the structure had little to commend it. With a porch stuck in front the building was inferior in appearance to Scots Church at Port Albert. Nevertheless it was a vast improvement on the small "Manse Hall". The Tarraville Church was…

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Tatura, VIC - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Tatura, VIC - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1912

Address: 241 Hogan Street, , Tatura Victoria, 3616

The current Church was built in 1912 while the original Church which is now the St Andrews Hall was built in 1882. A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid by George Stewart Esq Gowrie Park 1st May 1912".

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Teesdale, VIC - Presbyterian

Teesdale, VIC - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1858

Address: 42 Pyke Street, , Teesdale Victoria, 3328

The simple, astylar building was constructed in 1858 of bluestone. The Church was the first public building to be erected in the township of Teesdale and one of the first permanent places of worship for the district's Scottish Presbyterian squatters and free settlers. In the 1950's a weatherboard extension at the rear was erected,…

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Temora, NSW - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Temora, NSW - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1930

Address: DeBoos Street, , Temora New South Wales, 2666

The first church of 1881 was the current church hall. The Foundation stone was laid on 11 June 1930 by the Right Reverend C.A. White B.A. Moderator Presbyterian Church in NSW. The Presbyterian Hall was originally the church. It was built in 1881 and dedicated in 1882.

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Templestowe, VIC - Presbyterian

Templestowe, VIC - Presbyterian

Address: Cnr Parker Street and Anderson Street, , Templestowe Victoria, 3106

The Templestowe Presbyterian Church was established in 1895. The Congregation currently uses the local Memorial Hall for Services.

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Terang, VIC - Thomson Memorial Presbyterian

Terang, VIC - Thomson Memorial Presbyterian

Year Built: 1890

Address: High Street, , Terang Victoria, 3264

The Church was designed by Reed, Smart & Tappin as a memorial to John Thomson, of 'Keilambete', who was killed in 1890 after engaging the architects. John Thomson squatted on Lake Keilambete (6 km north-west of Terang) in 1840. He is said to have built the first brick house in the district, was appointed a magistrate in 1840 and was…

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Toongabbie, NSW - Presbyterian

Toongabbie, NSW - Presbyterian

Address: 238 Targo Road, , Toogabbie New South Wales, 2146

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Toowoomba, QLD - St David's Presbyterian

Toowoomba, QLD - St David's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1949

Address: Corner Mary & Alford Street, , Toowoomba Queensland, 4350

The Foundation stone was laid on 12 November 1949 by the Right Reverend W.F. McKenzie.

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Townsville, QLD - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Townsville, QLD - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1974

Address: 119 Wills Street, , Townsville Queensland, 4810

The first meeting of the Committee was held in the Town Hall on 20th March, 1884. Robert Philp presided. (Mr. Philp later on became Premier of Queensland and 'Sir Robert'). At a subsequent meeting held on 22nd April, the Committee decided to proceed with the building of a Church on the land already purchased, cost of same when completed…

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