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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

In 1924 the ELSA congregation church building was moved to become St John church hall. The Built of brick, the current 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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Lismore, VIC - St John's Catholic

Lismore, VIC - St John's Catholic

Year Built: 1950

Address: High Street, , Lismore Victoria, 3324

The Foundation stone was laid by W.H Johnson Bishop of Ballarat 18 August 1950.

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Lucknow, NSW - St John the Evangelist

Lucknow, NSW - St John the Evangelist

Address: 5 Newman Street, , Lucknow New South Wales, 2800

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Lyndoch, SA - St John's Lutheran

Lyndoch, SA - St John's Lutheran

Address: 3 Margaret Street, , Lyndoch South Australia, 5351

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Maitland, SA - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Maitland, SA - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Year Built: 1873

Address: Caroline Street, , Maitland South Australia, 5573

From 1873 church services were held at Ynoo at the Government well, in local homes and huts. The following year saw the church foundation stone laid on 8 December by Mrs S Rogers. The Church was opened on 4 April 1875 on land given by Samuel Rogers. The interior dimensions were to be 20 feet by 82 feet in the clear, walls 14 feet high,…

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Malmsbury, VIC - St John's Anglican

Malmsbury, VIC - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1861 - 1866

Address: Brodie Street, , Malmsbury Victoria, 3446

The first church service in Malmsbury was held in what was Mr French's store when the Rev'd James Sullivan was then Rector of Kyneton. The Church was designed by Purchas & Swyer in the Later Gothic style. A wall plaque reads, "St John the Evangelist Church 1861. Bishop Perry laid the foundation stone watched by 300 people in Nov 1861.…

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Mansfield, VIC - St John's Anglican

Mansfield, VIC - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1940

Address: Corner Highett & Victoria Streets, , Mansfield Victoria, 3722

The Foundation stone for the original Church was laid on 5 September 1865 by Mr Alfred Chenery J.P. The first service was held in May of 1866. Consecration of the Church took place on 9 November 1887 and was performed by the Right Rev Bishop Filed Flowers Geo. The Parish Hall was approved for construction in 1906 and was to be of…

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Maroubra, NSW - St John's Anglican

Maroubra, NSW - St John's Anglican

Address: 339A Maroubra Road, , Maroubra New South Wales, 2035

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Meningie, SA - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Meningie, SA - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Year Built: 1953

Address: Princes Highway, , Meningie South Australia, 5264

The Church was built in memory of Margaret H. Bowman (1953).

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Metung, VIC - St John's Anglican

Metung, VIC - St John's Anglican

Address: 39 Stirling Road, , Metung Victoria, 3904

A plaque on the Church wall reads, " St John's Metung first dedicated 1891 Consecrated for divine worship on this site by the Bishop of Melbourne Bishop Field Flowers Goe 11 November 1897. This plaque commemorates 100 years of service to the community. 16 November 1997".

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Minyip, VIC - St John's Lutheran

Minyip, VIC - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1889

Address: Corner Carroll & Church Street, , Minyip Victoria, 3392

The first church services were held in 1874 in Mr A. Prices home. A wooden church was erected the following year on land donated by Mr C Petering at Kirchham. The Church was originally located at Kirchheim and erected in 1889. In 1935 the church was moved to Minyip. Made of rectangular plan timber and weatherboard with pointed lancet…

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Molong, NSW - St John's Anglican

Molong, NSW - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1905

Address: 42 Edward Street, , Molong New South Wales, 2866

A Foundation stone reads in part, " This stone was laid A.M.D.G. by Mrs James Lee of Lappas ??? October ??? 1905".

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Mona Vale, NSW - St John's Anglican

Mona Vale, NSW - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1907

Address: 1624 Pittwater Road, , Mona Vale New South Wales, 2103

The Church began its life when the rector from St Matthew’s Manly travelled to Barrenjoey lighthouse to conduct occasional services. He noted the growth of small villages in the area and the need for churches to be located within these new communities. St John’s became the first church to be built in the region and was opened on the 21st…

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Moruya, NSW - St John's Anglican

Moruya, NSW - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1890

Address: 15 Page Street, , Moruya New South Wales, 2537

Since 1862 there have been two St John’s churches in the present grounds. The first was a wooden structure, used as both a church and a church school. By 1886 it had become no longer serviceable and, in 1890, work began on a new brick and stone building alongside the old one. Designed by Arthur Blacket the building was completed in…

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Moss Vale, NSW - St John's Anglican

Moss Vale, NSW - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1930

Address: Browley Street, , Moss Vale New South Wales, 2577

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Mount Alford, QLD - St John's Lutheran

Mount Alford, QLD - St John's Lutheran

Address: 918 Reckumpilla Street, , Mount Alford Queensland, 4310

Established in 1909. The first Lutheran services in Mount Alford were held in the School of Arts by Pastor Christian Wilhelm Seybold. On 23 October 1908, a meeting was held that decided to build a church. Mr Wissemann offered an acre of land. By December 1908, local Lutherans had raised £120 towards a church building. The church was…

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Mount Compass, SA - St John's Lutheran

Mount Compass, SA - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1958

Address: School Road, , Mount Compass South Australia, 5210

The Foundation stone was laid on 14 September 1958.

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Mt Pleasant, SA - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Mt Pleasant, SA - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Year Built: 1860

Address: 3241 Eden Valley Road, , Mount Pleasant South Australia, 5235

On 16th December 1859 the foundation of a new church was laid on a piece of land originally vested for the purpose in the names of the Lord Bishop, Charles James Cook and Henry Giles, both of Mount Pleasant and William Forrest and John Bennett, both of South Rhine. The walls of the building were completed by March 1860 and the church…

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Mudgee, NSW - St John the Baptist Anglican

Mudgee, NSW - St John the Baptist Anglican

Year Built: 1860

Address: 6 Church Street, , Mudgee New South Wales, 2850

Influential men in Mudgee recognised the need for a permanent church to be built and a meeting was called. An amount of six hundred pounds was raised and a building committee was formed. In just over three years the first church of St John the Baptist was designed and built. On 16th May 1841 St John's was consecrated by the Bishop of…

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Murray Bridge, SA - St John the Baptist Anglican

Murray Bridge, SA - St John the Baptist Anglican

Year Built: 1887

Address: Mannum Road, , Murray Bridge South Australia, 5254

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Murtoa, VIC - St John's Lutheran

Murtoa, VIC - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1965

Address: Corner Duncan & Degenhardt Streets, , Murtoa Victoria, 3390

The Murtoa congregation was organized by Pastor Schoknecht in 1874, on Pentecost Monday. The first services were held in the house of Bro. E. Habel. Soon, however, the building of a church was taken in hand. "The Kirchenbote" of 1875, contains a correspondence, dated June 3, 1875, in which the dedication is reported. The church was built…

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Nagambie, VIC - St John's Anglican

Nagambie, VIC - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1883

Address: High Street, , Nagambie Victoria, 3608

St. John's Church was commenced in 1883, opened for worship on the 8th April 1883, and consecreated in 1887. Services had been conducted in Nagambie as early as 1874 in the Mechanics Institute and also in the home of Mrs Way. The Church was built in a red brick with two curious features of the building being the non alignment of the…

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Naracoorte, SA - St John's Lutheran

Naracoorte, SA - St John's Lutheran

Year Built: 1952

Address: 1 Magarey Crescent, , Naracoorte South Australia, 5271

The Foundation stone was laid on 23 November 1952 by Rev J.F. Hansen.

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Narrandera, NSW - St John's Uniting

Narrandera, NSW - St John's Uniting

Year Built: 1907

Address: Douglas Street, , Narrandera New South Wales, 2700

Formerly a Presbyterian church the foundation stone was laid on 4 April 1907. A donation of £3,000 guineas was made by Sir Samuel McCaughey MLC towards the construction of the church. The church was opened on 28 February 1908. The Church was designed by Melbourne architects, Campbell and Kernot, and built between 1907 and 1908 by W and…

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Narraweena, NSW - St John the Apostle Catholic

Narraweena, NSW - St John the Apostle Catholic

Address: 57 Waratah Road, , Narraweena New South Wales, 2099

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Natimuk, VIC - St John's Catholic (former)

Natimuk, VIC - St John's Catholic (former)

Year Built: 1915

Address: Main Street, , Natimuk Victoria, 3409

Church now closed. The first mass was held in Ryan's home and later at the local Hotel, Mechanics Institute and State School. A church was opened in 1889 and this church was built in 1915.

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Neerim South, VIC - St John's Anglican

Neerim South, VIC - St John's Anglican

Address: 192 Main Neerim Road, , Neerim South Victoria, 3831

The Church was opened on 16 October 1892. The church was built by the enterprise of Mr Edwards (the Reader)

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New Town, TAS - St John's Anglican

New Town, TAS - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1834

Address: St John's Avenue, , New Town Tasmania, 7008

The initiative for the erection of St John's Church, the oldest church still in use for worship at Hobart, was taken by the Lieutenant - Governor, Colonel George Arthur. He stated that he and other gentlemen would subscribe towards the cost of the building. Built between 1834 and 1835 this neo Gothic church was designed by Colonial…

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Newbridge, VIC - St John's Anglican

Newbridge, VIC - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1864

Address: 2102 Wimmera Highway, , Newbridge Victoria, 3551

The Church was dedicated in 1864 and the building cost £567.

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North Geelong, VIC - St John the Evangelist Catholic

North Geelong, VIC - St John the Evangelist Catholic

Year Built: 1935

Address: 19 St David Street, , North Geelong Victoria, 3215

The land had cost £1080 in 1920; the building £3,700, furniture and fencing £800 in 1935. Much of the latter money had been raised by Ashby parishioners by Queen Competitions, Parish Balls and lesser functions, so that they developed a proprietary interest in the project. The architect Mr C. Kelly designed a Romanesque building which…

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North Motton, TAS - St John's Anglican

North Motton, TAS - St John's Anglican

The first Church services held at North Motton were conducted in a barn, on the property of Mr. Barrett, and later in the residence of a Mr. Cox, by the Rev. E. Champion. Some time after, steps were taken to erect a Church building, and having secured a suitable piece of land, many of the pioneer settlers cleared it by means of…

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Northgate, QLD - St John's Catholic

Northgate, QLD - St John's Catholic

Year Built: 1962

Address: 688 Nudgee Road , , Northgate Queensland, 4013

The Church was built in 1962, eleven years after it was proposed for construction with the adjacent St. Jon’s Convent School. This church is the only non-military place of worship that was built specifically as a Royal Australian Navy War Memorial. The design architect was Frank Leo Cullen. He was born c1909 in Brisbane and was the…

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Numurkah, VIC - St John the Baptist Catholic

Numurkah, VIC - St John the Baptist Catholic

Year Built: 1902

Address: 16 Tocumwal Road, , Numurkah Victoria, 3636

A Foundation stone reads, " St John Bts Church This stone was laid by the Right Revd S Reville O.S.A. Bishop of Sandhurst 23rd March 1902 Jas P.M. Carthy C.C. John A Clarke Architect John C Duncan Contractor".

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Orange, NSW - St John's Uniting

Orange, NSW - St John's Uniting

Address: 19 Sale Street, , Orange New South Wales, 2800

A Foundation stone on the Church Hall reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was laid by the Rev John C. McDonald M.A. 29th Sept 1923".

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Parramatta, NSW - St John's Anglican

Parramatta, NSW - St John's Anglican

Address: 195 Church Street, , Parramatta New South Wales, 2150

The original chapel was built 1799-1803, replacing a temporary place of worship opened in 1796.

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Penshurst, NSW - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Penshurst, NSW - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Address: 2 Carrington Street, , Penshurst New South Wales, 2222

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