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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

In 1887 twelve Caulfield Presbyterians meet in the new Shire Hall to consider providing Presbyterian services for Caulfield and part of Balaclava. The Rev George Faulds conducted the first service in the Court House on 31 October of the same year. The Foundation stone was laid on 14 August 1915 by A.P. Gardiner Esq.

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Glenlyon, VIC - St John's Anglican (Former)

Glenlyon, VIC - St John's Anglican (Former)

Address: 10 Dysart Street, , Glenlyon Victoria, 3461

The Church was sold in 2017.

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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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Goovigen, QLD - St John's Anglican

Goovigen, QLD - St John's Anglican

Address: 30 Warren Street, , Goovigen Queensland, 4702

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Gordon, NSW - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Gordon, NSW - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Year Built: 1872

Address: 754 Pacific Highway, , Gordon New South Wales, 2072

The foundation stone was laid on 26 October 26 1872. A wall plaque reads, " St John's Historical Precinct This site is the religious and educational centre of Ku-ring-gal. Significant dates are: 1816 First church/school established 1867 First burials in cemetery 1872 Dedication of the original Church of St John the Evangelist, designed…

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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 earliest ministry in the Gundagai area came from Rev C.F. Brigstoke from Yass 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…

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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

Year Built: 1868

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 Church was designed by William W Wardell and commenced in 1860 under the supervision of J B Denny. It was completed in 1909 largely to Wardell's design, under Kempson and Conolly. The Foundation stone was laid on 5 September 1909 by the Most Reverend Dr Carr Archbishop of Melbourne.

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Hendra, QLD - St John's Anglican

Hendra, QLD - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1953

Address: 12 Barilda Street, , Hendra Queensland, 4011

A Foundation stone reads, " To the glory of God This stone was laid on Sunday 10th May 1953 by The Right Rev H H Dixon MA Th D Bishop Coadjutor of Brisbane".

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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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Holt, ACT - St John the Apostle Catholic

Holt, ACT - St John the Apostle Catholic

Address: 25 Blackham Street, , Holt Australian Capital Territory, 2615

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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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Jindera, NSW - St John's Lutheran

Jindera, NSW - St John's Lutheran

Address: 150 Adams Street, , Jindera New South Wales, 2642

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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

‘An early settler John Phillip Sheahan donated land for a church, which opened in 1861, and named St John’s Church in appreciation. A resident priest came in 1956. The parish is now cared for by the pastor of Murrumburrah parish.’

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Kalkallo, VIC - St John's Presbyterian

Kalkallo, VIC - St John's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1860

Address: 3 Cameron Street, , Kalkallo Victoria, 3064

The church was dedicated on 9 December 1860, having been erected earlier that year by William Brown of Darraweit Guim. It was designed by the architect Thomas Taylor, whose previous designs included two churches at nearby Bulla and the Melbourne Grammar School. The total cost of St John's church was £1,271 15s Od, paid for by local…

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

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

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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Kerang, VIC - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Kerang, VIC - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Address: 60 Wyndham Street, , Kerang Victoria, 3579

The current Church was officially opened on 10 September 1954 by the Archbishop of St Arnaud. He was assisted by the Ven Archdeacon E Webber Registrar of St Arnaud.

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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 Catholic

Koo Wee Rup, VIC - St John the Baptist Catholic

Year Built: 1962

Address: 170 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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Lake Tyers, VIC - St Johns Anglican

Lake Tyers, VIC - St Johns Anglican

Lake Tyers was an Aboriginal mission station established in 1861 when John Bulmer persuaded the Government to set aside 4,000 acres of land as a reserve for aboriginals. St Johns was dedicated by Canon Chase in 1870.

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Lang Lang, VIC - St John's Anglican

Lang Lang, VIC - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1959

Address: 6 Whitstable Street, , Lang Lang Victoria, 3984

The old church was transported from another site. A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was laid by The Rt Rev David Arthur Garnsey M.A. Th. D. Fifth Bishop of Gippsland on 28th February 1959. Louis R Williams F.R.A.I.A. Architect - H.B. Kirby B.A. Thl Rector".

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Launceston, TAS - St John's Anglican

Launceston, TAS - St John's Anglican

Address: 157 St John Street, , Launceston Tasmania, 7250

The first foundation stone was laid on the 28th of December 1824 by the Governor of Van Dieman's Land, Sir George Arthur, on land consecrated by the Reverend Samuel Marsden of New South Wales. Construction of the first church was carried out by convict labour. The bricks were made from clay dug n the area opposite the church. The tower…

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Laura, SA - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Laura, SA - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Year Built: 1875

Address: 4 North Terrace, , Laura South Australia, 5480

The town of Laura was surveyed in 1871 and in August 1873, the church acquired Blocks 1 and 3 at £17 Ten Shillings each; portion of Block I is still retained, thereon being erected the Church of St. John and the Parish Hall. The first known church of England service in Laura was conducted by the Rev. Hartley Williams, a missionary from…

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Leeton, NSW - St John's Lutheran

Leeton, NSW - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1962

Address: Maiden Street, , Leeton New South Wales, 2705

Built of brick the church was opened on 8 July 1962.

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Lennox Head, NSW - St John the Baptist Anglican

Lennox Head, NSW - St John the Baptist Anglican

Year Built: 2002

Address: Corner Fern and Byron Street, , Lennox Head New South Wales, 2478

A Foundation stone reads, "This foundation stone of The Church of St John the Baptist was laid by Bishop Philip Huggins on 7th December 2002 We acknowledge past care of this land by - The Bundjalung Nation". A plaque reads, "The Church of St John the Baptist Lennox Head was dedicated and consecrated by The Right Rev'd Keith Slater…

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Lilydale, VIC - St John the Baptist Anglican

Lilydale, VIC - St John the Baptist Anglican

Year Built: 1886

Address: Corner Jones & Castella Streets, , Lilydale Victoria, 3140

Land for an Anglican church was purchased in February 1867 and construction commenced the following year. The first service in the completed building was held in October 1868. The memorial stone was laid by Baroness De Pury on 25 September 1886.

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