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Eden, NSW - St John's Anglican

Eden, NSW - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1885

Address: 98 Calle Calle Street, , Eden New South Wales, 2551

A plaque on the Church wall reads, The church was built in 1885 for a cost of £205 all of which was raised by donations. It was dedicated on the 27th September 1885 by Bishop Mesac Thomas. Apart from replacing some of the sub floor stumps and the iron roof and reinforcing the eastern wall, the building remains in its original state.

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Elsternwick, VIC - St John's Uniting

Elsternwick, VIC - St John's Uniting

Year Built: 1915

Address: 567 Glen Huntly Road, , Elsternwick Victoria, 3188

The first service was conducted by the Rev George Faulds in the Court House (31 October). He is to become the first permanent minister at the Caulfield Presbyterian Church. In 1915 Architects are requested to invite fresh tenders for a new church. The tender for the new church was accepted for £2,787. A Foundation stone reads, " This…

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Enoggera, QLD - St John the Baptist Catholic

Enoggera, QLD - St John the Baptist Catholic

Address: 137 South Pine Road, , Enoggera Queensland, 4051

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

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Epping, VIC - St John's Anglican

Epping, VIC - St John's Anglican

Address: 789 High Street, , Epping Victoria, 3076

The earliest recorded Anglican service in Epping was held in September 1863. The Anglican community, anxious to erect their own permanent church but unhappy with the low-lying site allocated to them near the Darebin Creek, applied to the Government for an alternative one, and the present two acre site in High Street was gazetted on 5 May…

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Esperence, WA - St John's Lutheran

Esperence, WA - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1958

Address: 15 Backland Street, , Esperence Western Australia, 6450

The Church was opened in 1958. The Lutheran presence was first established in the Esperance region when South Australian farmers Walter and Grace Schultz took up land on Bows Road in Gibson in 1958.

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Essendon, VIC - St John's Uniting

Essendon, VIC - St John's Uniting

Address: Corner Buckley Street & Mount Alexander Road, , Essendon Victoria, 3040

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Eudunda, SA - St John's Lutheran

Eudunda, SA - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1979

Address: Corner Hanna & Kapunda Streets, , Eudunda South Australia, 5374

A congregation was formed at Emmaus in 1870 by Pastor E.D. Appelt of the Nain-Gnadenberg Parish. The first service was held in the home of Mr. C. Ziersch. A church was built in 1872 at Emmaus during the ministry of Pastor R. Ey and an adjoining school was also built. Eudunda, which had originated with a wine store on busy cross roads…

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Eugowra, NSW - St John the Baptist Catholic

Eugowra, NSW - St John the Baptist Catholic

Address: Pye Street, , Eugowra New South Wales, 2806

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Euroa, VIC - St John's Catholic

Euroa, VIC - St John's Catholic

Year Built: 1887

Address: Corner Brock & Kirkland Avenue West, , Euroa Victoria, 3666

Bishop Gould recorded in his diary that he blessed and opened on 8 May 1866 a small church in Euroa named in honour of St Michael the Archangel. This was the first church building in Euroa. On 6 March 1887 the new church was blessed and opened by Bishop Reville Coadjutor. In 1915 the interior of St Johns Church was completely…

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Flinders, VIC - St John's the Evangelist Anglican

Flinders, VIC - St John's the Evangelist Anglican

Address: 23 King Street, , Flinders Victoria, 3929

After St Peter's Mornington opened, there were more frequent visits to Flinders, and 26 services were held in the School house in 1867 and by 1881 fortnightly services were being conducted in the Mechanics Hall or in private homes by the Vicar of St Peter's, The Rev T Quinton (1875-1888) or one of the Lay Readers, and a Flinders Sabbath…

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Forbes, NSW - St John's Anglican

Forbes, NSW - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1861

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

The first church was a wooden structure built in 1861 in the northwest corner of the church grounds and cost £150.00. St John's Church of England at Forbes was designed by B Backhouse and constructed between 1874 and 1877. It was built on land donated by Josiah Strickland who also gave £500 to the church building fund. The original…

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Forbes, NSW - St John's Lutheran

Forbes, NSW - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1954

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

The first services in the Forbes area were held at Bareenong. In 1931 it was canvassed to move services to Forbes. The first services were held in the CWA Hall. The foundation stone was laid on 5 August 1934 vy Pastor W Lehmann.

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Franklin, TAS - St John's Anglican

Franklin, TAS - St John's Anglican

Address: Huon Highway, Franklin, Tasmania, 7113

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Freemantle, WA - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Freemantle, WA - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Address: Adelaide Street, , Freemantle Western Australia, 2795

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Geelong, VIC - St John's Lutheran

Geelong, VIC - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1837

Address: 165 Yarra Street, , Geelong Victoria, 3220

In October 1837, the first Presbyterian service to be held in Victoria was held in Dr. Alexander Thomson's home by the Rev. James Clow. On the 2nd October 1837, a meeting was called to form a congregation in Geelong. Tenders for the church, designed by Alexander J. Skene, were approved and the foundation stone was laid on the 22nd March…

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Gilgandra, NSW - St John's Lutheran

Gilgandra, NSW - St John's Lutheran

Address: 1A Castlereigh Street, , Gilgandra New South Wales, 2827

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Glebe, NSW - St John's Bishopthorp Anglican

Glebe, NSW - St John's Bishopthorp Anglican

Year Built: 1868

Address: Corner St Johns & Glebe Point Road, , Glebe New South Wales, 2037

Built of Sandstone in Norman Romanesque style the church was designed Edmund Blackett, and was opened in 1857. It was opened by Bishop Barker on 21 December 1870. The church was built in 1868-70 to the design of prominent architects Edmund Blacket and John Horbury Hunt, with the vestry and tower, both designed by Cyril Blacket,…

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Glen Huntly, VIC - St John's Uniting

Glen Huntly, VIC - St John's Uniting

Year Built: 1915

Address: Corner Foster & Glen Huntly Roads, , Glen Huntly Victoria, 3163

The Foundation stone was laid on 14 August 1915 by A.P. Gardiner Esq.

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Glenorchy, TAS - St John's Catholic

Glenorchy, TAS - St John's Catholic

Address: 62 Bowden Street, , Glenorchy Tasmania, 7010

On 25th May 1858, four years after Glenorchy was declared a Municipality, the foundation stone of a church to be dedicated to St John the Baptist, was blessed. In March of the following year, the small sandstone, Pugin style church, designed by architect, Henry Hunter, and situated on the corner of the Main Road and what is now Grove…

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Goolgowi, NSW - St John Vianney Catholic

Goolgowi, NSW - St John Vianney Catholic

Address: Stipa Street, , Goolgowi New South Wales, 2652

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Goolwa, SA - St John the Apostle Catholic

Goolwa, SA - St John the Apostle Catholic

Year Built: 1967

Address: Partridge Street, , Goolwa South Australia, 5214

The Foundation stone was laid on 22 November 1967 by Rev Thomas Horgan P.A.

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Goolwa, SA - St John the Apostle Lutheran

Goolwa, SA - St John the Apostle Lutheran

Year Built: 1967

Address: Partridge Street, , Goolwa South Australia, 5214

The Foundation stone was laid on 22 November 1967 by Rev Thomas Horgan P.A. The Lutheran's share this Catholic Church for services.

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Gulgong, NSW - St John the Baptist Catholic

Gulgong, NSW - St John the Baptist Catholic

Year Built: 1885

Address: Bayly Street, , Gulgong New South Wales, 2853

The Church was built in 1885 at a cost of £2250. The design is Flemish bonding on red brickwork. It replaced an earlier Catholic Church which was built during the town's first goldrush.

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Gundagai, NSW - St John's Anglican

Gundagai, NSW - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1986

Address: Otway Street, , Gundagai New South Wales, 2722

The Foundation stone of the church was laid on 19 September 1861 by Right Reverend Barker Lord Bishop of Sydney. Mr George Hart a local resident designed the church. The Church is built of local slate and the roof was originally battered and shingled and lined inside the raftters with colonial pine". The Church was opened on 5 June…

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Healesville, VIC - St John's Anglican

Healesville, VIC - St John's Anglican

Address: Symons Street, , Healesville Victoria, 3777

The first denominational building in Healesville was the Church of England. In the late 1860's on a plot of land ( CAll, ( CA 11, Section F ) donated in perpetuity by John Chandler, chandler and John Carter built a small paling and shingle church with timber cut from nearby trees; this is where the vicarage now stands. This building was…

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Heathcote, VIC - St John's Anglican

Heathcote, VIC - St John's Anglican

Address: Northern Highway, , Heathcote Victoria, 3523

The Church was constructed by local builders Flee and Bell to the design of Bendigo based architects Vahland & Getzschmann. The foundation stone was laid by Bishop Charles Perry on the afternoon of Monday the 11th May 1868 and officially opened for services on the 3rd October 1869. The bell was a gift by Messrs Christie and Spinks.…

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Heidelberg, VIC - St John's Anglican

Heidelberg, VIC - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1849

Address: 1 Burgundy Street, , Heidelberg Victoria, 3084

One of Melbourne's earliest churches it was built between 1849 and 1851 in Gothic style to a design by John Gill. The architect was Mr G. R. Cox who had designed an early English Gothic church of brick with a square tower. Heidelberg was originally called Warrigal and the first Anglican clergyman to be stationed there was the Rev. Dr…

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Heidelberg, VIC - St John's Catholic

Heidelberg, VIC - St John's Catholic

Year Built: 1909

Address: Corner Cape & Yarra Streets, , Heidelberg Victoria, 3084

The Foundation stone was laid on 5 September 1909 by the Most Reverend Dr Carr Archbishop of Melbourne.

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Henty, NSW - St John's Presbyterian

Henty, NSW - St John's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1935

Address: Corner Ivor & Hay's Streets, , Henty New South Wales, 2658

The Foundation stone was laid by H.W. Taylor Esq on 5 June 1935.

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Highton, VIC - St John's Anglican

Highton, VIC - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1866

Address: Corner Roslyn & South Valley Road, , Highton Victoria, 3216

The first recorded services in Highton were held in 1858 in the Church of England Day school opposite the cemetery in Barrabool Road. The Foundation stone for St John's was laid on 22 November 1866 by The Very Venerable H.B. Mccartney and was opened 1 January 1867. On 22 July 1926 a tornado struck the church, unroofed it and demolished…

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Hobart, TAS - St John the Baptist Anglican (former)

Hobart, TAS - St John the Baptist Anglican (former)

Year Built: 1852

Address: Corner Goulburn & Forest Road, , Hobart Tasmania, 7000

This former church is now a set of private residences. A modest stone church in Gothic-Revival style set on irregular corner site, the major aspect of the building reveals an unusual occurrence in Gothic design - the building is visually very heavy, the result of a naturally steep site and creating a level across the contours. The…

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Hobart, TAS - St John's Presbyterian

Hobart, TAS - St John's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1843

Address: 188 Macquarie Street, , Hobart Tasmania, 7000

A stone church in non-conformist neo-classical style. THE first service in Hobart was conducted by an ordained Presbyterian minister was in 1823 at the corner of Macquarie and Murray streets, and the first Presbyterian church was built at Bathurst Street. In 1840 a building committee was formed with ex-convict, architect James Thomson…

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Horsham, VIC - St John the Divine Anglican

Horsham, VIC - St John the Divine Anglican

Year Built: 1957

Address: Baillie Street, , Horsham Victoria, 3400

The first resident Priest was the Rev J.M. Watson who began his services in the Mechanics Institute.Within a year of his arrival a vicarage was built and ready for occupation in February 1877. The original St Johns was opened and dedicated on April 29 1877 by Bishop Samuel Thornton of the newly established Ballarat Diocese. The…

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Ipswich, QLD - St John's Lutheran

Ipswich, QLD - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1960

Address: Corner Nicholas & Roderwick Streets, , Ipswich Queensland, 4305

The first public gathering of Lutherans in the District was held on Reformation day 1858 in the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. The land on which the church currently stands was granted to the Lutherans on 17 November 1862. A small brick church was erected and dedicated 26 June 1864. The current church was erected in 1960 and dedicated on…

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Jugiong, NSW - St John the Evangelist Catholic

Jugiong, NSW - St John the Evangelist Catholic

Address: Old Hume Highway, , Jugiong New South Wales, 2726

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Kapunda, SA - St John's (Trinity) Lutheran

Kapunda, SA - St John's (Trinity) Lutheran

Year Built: 1880

Address: South Terrace, , Kapunda South Australia, 5373

Regular services commenced as early as 1880 at Bagot Well, mainly in the homes of various members including those of J.H. Schultz and Mr and Mrs Rudolf Hoffmann. In 1900, Pastor J. J. Stolz came to Light Pass and the services at Bagot Well ceased. In 1905, members of Immanuel Synod settled near Kapunda, and desired a church of their…

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Kingaroy, QLD - St John's Lutheran

Kingaroy, QLD - St John's Lutheran

Address: 36 Markwell Street, , Kingaroy Queensland, 4610

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Kingston SE, SA - St John's Lutheran

Kingston SE, SA - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1963

Address: Cameron Street, , Kingston SE South Australia, 5275

The Foundation stone was laid on 27 October 1963 by Rev K.E. Thamm.

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Koo Wee Rup, VIC - St John the Baptist

Koo Wee Rup, VIC - St John the Baptist

Year Built: 1962

Address: 190 Station Street, , Koo Wee Rup Victoria, 3981

The Foundation stone was laid on 23 December 1962 by the Most Reverend Patrick Lyons D.D. Bishop of Sale.

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Koolunga, SA - St John's Anglican

Koolunga, SA - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1894

Services were first held in the Schoolroom. The old Millhouse was aquired in 1879 and this was used as the Church from that year to 1894. The Church was dedicated 2nd September 1894. The Foundation stone of the Rectory was laid on 7 November 1882 by Miss Rose Maslin of Bundaleer.

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