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Adelaide, SA - St Mary Magdalene Anglican

Adelaide, SA - St Mary Magdalene Anglican

Year Built: 1841

Address: 26 Moore Street, , Adelaide South Australia, 5000

1841 - 1846 One of the oldest buildings in South Australia, the church was originally built in 1841 on the site on which St John's, Halifax Street now stands where it was commonly known as "St John's in the Wilderness" for its remoteness from the busier northern part of Adelaide. The church was poorly built, for it was condemned and…

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Alexandra, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Alexandra, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1970

Address: 36 Nihil Street, , Alexandra Victoria, 3714

The Foundation stone was laid by his Grace the Most Reverend J.R. Knox D.D. J.C.D. 1 November 1970.

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Altona, VIC - St Mary help of Christians Catholic

Altona, VIC - St Mary help of Christians Catholic

Address: Railway Street North, , Altona Victoria, 3018

The first Mass was held on 14 August 1922 by the Very Reverend John Barry the Cathedral Administrator. The venue for the early Masses was the Progress hall which eventually became a Baptist venue. The first Church was an historic timer building which serves as a church, primary school and entertainment centre. It was first located on…

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Armidale, NSW - St Mary and Joseph Catholic

Armidale, NSW - St Mary and Joseph Catholic

Year Built: 1911

Address: 136 Dangar Street, , Armidale New South Wales, 2350

Mr Joseph Daly donated £300 to purchase suitable land for the first Cathedral closer to the centre of town and a decision was made to purchase land from Thomas Bryan Fitzgerald on the north-western corner of Dangar and Barney Streets, Armidale. The cathedral, of brick construction and a shingled roof, was duly opened on the Feast of the…

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Ascot Vale, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Ascot Vale, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1938

Address: 123 St Leonard's Road, , Ascot Vale Victoria, 3032

The Foundation stone of a new church was laid by Archbishop Mannix on 1 July 1934. The church was completed, and opened by Archbishop Mannix on 15 May 1938. It was constructed in the neo-Romanesque architectural style, a revival of the Romanesque style common in Europe between the years 900 and 1200. A full description can be reads…

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Avenel, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Avenel, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Address: Corner Queen & Plummer Streets, , Avenel Victoria, 3664

The Church was moved from the Sydney Road area to Queen Street.

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Axedale, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Axedale, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1902

Address: 15 Raglan Place East, , Axedale Victoria, 3551

The original St Mary’s church was blessed and opened for worship on Sunday 9th February, 1862. It was a bluestone building, plain and unpretentious, on the hill, maybe 100 or so yards east of the present Church. The current Church consists of a nave 48’ x 26’, sanctuary 17’ x 16’, vestry 14’ x 11’, and a porchway at the entrance 8’ x…

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Bairnsdale, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Bairnsdale, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1936

Address: 268 Main Street, , Bairnsdale Victoria, 3875

The History of St Mary's Catholic parish started in 1861 when a reservation of an area from the Lands Department of Victoria was made on the corner of Pyke and Nicholson streets with a frontage to Main street. By 1869 a suitable wooden building had been erected and was valued at £169. A new brick church was built in 1883. The current…

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Ballina, NSW - St Mary's Anglican

Ballina, NSW - St Mary's Anglican

Year Built: 1998

Address: 38 Norton Street, , Ballina New South Wales, 2478

A small church was completed in 1876. The Parish of Ballina was created in the 1890's with Canon W A Dalton as the first Vicar. The Parish included Alstonville and Dalwood, Tintenbar and North Creek (now Lennox Head). The church building on the present site of St Mary’s Ballina served almost thirty years. The replacement church…

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Balmain, NSW - St Mary's Anglican

Balmain, NSW - St Mary's Anglican

Year Built: 1858

Address: 85 Darling Street East, , Balmain New South Wales, 2041

The first settlements in Balmain took place around 1840 in the viciinity of Peacocks Point. The first Anglican services at Balmain were conducted by the Rev Frederick Wilkinson, MA, in 1841, in a small slab and bark building at Waterview Bay, in the vicinity of Mort's Dock. It was soon realized that Waterview Bay was too remote from…

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Birchip, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Birchip, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Address: 2 Corack Road, , Birchip Victoria, 3483

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Bombala, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Bombala, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1941

Address: 30 Queen Street, , Bombala New South Wales, 2632

The first St Mary's was built in 1867. Father Patrick Newman was the first resident priest in 1864. Prior to this, priests travelled from Queanbeyan and Cooma.

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Boompa, QLD - St Mary's Anglican

Boompa, QLD - St Mary's Anglican

Address: Maryborough Biggenden Road, , Boompa Queensland, 4621

Opening services for the church were held on 26 October 1919. The church was built by Matthew Edmund Rooney of Maryborough.

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Bordertown, SA - St Mary's Catholic

Bordertown, SA - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1969

Address: Victoria Parade, , Bordertown South Australia, 5268

The Foundation stone was laid on 16 February 1969 by the Archbishop of Adelaide the most Reverend J.W. Gleeson D.D.

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Bridgewater, TAS, St Mary's Anglican

Bridgewater, TAS, St Mary's Anglican

Address: 19 Old Main Road, , Bridgewater Tasmania, 7140

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Bridport, TAS - St Mary's Catholic

Bridport, TAS - St Mary's Catholic

Address: 15 Westwood Street, , Bridport Tasmania, 7262

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Buchan, VIC - St Mary's Anglican

Buchan, VIC - St Mary's Anglican

Address: Main Road, , Buchan Victoria, 3885

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Bulla, VIC - St Mary's Anglican

Bulla, VIC - St Mary's Anglican

Year Built: 1850

Address: Bulla Road, , Bulla Victoria, 3428

The land was donated by Anne Greene of Woodlands Homestead. The foundation stone was laid by Bishop Perry on 15 January 1850 but has never been found. A Gothic church of random coursed squared bluestone rubble designed by Thomas M Taylor and opened in 1858. The church was originally situated on the corner of Oaklands and Bulla Roads.…

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Bungendore, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Bungendore, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Address: Turallo Terrace, , Bungendore New South Wales, 2621

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Burra, SA - St Mary the Virgin Anglican

Burra, SA - St Mary the Virgin Anglican

Year Built: 1879

Address: Market Street, , Burra South Australia, 5417

The original church of St Mary’s was located at the junction of Ware and Church Streets in 1849. The land for the present church was donated by the South Australian Mining Association. It was built in the Gothic style and by the local firm of Sara & Dunstan to the design by G.F. McLagan, who came to live in Kooringa from Melbourne. The…

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Calwell, ACT - St Mary of the Valley Anglican

Calwell, ACT - St Mary of the Valley Anglican

Address: 17 Webber Crescent, , Calwell Australian Capital Territory, 2905

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Camberwell South, VIC - St Mary's Anglican

Camberwell South, VIC - St Mary's Anglican

Year Built: 1957

Address: Corner Toorak & Bowen Street, , Camberwell South Victoria, 3124

The establishment of a Church in South Camberwell was mooted in July, 1916, when the Vicar of our Mother Church, St. John's, Camberwell, the Rev. A. Roscoe Wilson, suggested to the Archbishop the purchase of land in the district for that purpose. It was recorded that the erection of a Church Hall in this area, to be known as St. Mary's,…

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Casino, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Casino, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1940

Address: 126 Canterbury Street, , Casino New South Wales, 2470

The first Catholic Church was erected in 1876. The current Church was built of local red bricks in 1940. A late Art Deco church with rectangular lines and heavy scale and bulk. Romanesque elements on facade. The Church was consecrated in May, 1940 by the Bishop of Lismore. The bricks came from Coombell, south of Casino.

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Castlemaine, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Castlemaine, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Address: 78 Hargraves Street, , Castlemaine Victoria, 3450

The first temporary chapel was built in 1853. The wooden church remained in service until 1857 when plans for "a magnificent cathedral in the Elizabethan style" were announced. Frederick Poepel was chosen as the architect, and the first stone laid on September 13th 1857..

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Caulfield, VIC - St Mary's Anglican

Caulfield, VIC - St Mary's Anglican

Year Built: 1871

Address: 281 Glen Ira Road, , Caulfield Victoria, 3162

The first Anglican service held in Caulfield was conducted by the Reverend Samuel Taylor (from St Andrew's Brighton) and Reverend David Seddon (of Christ Church St Kilda) in Park Street. In 1859 steps were taken to build a Church, which for some years was known as '"All Saints." Sir George Stephen gave a quarter of an acre of land, on…

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Chiltern, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Chiltern, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Address: 144 North Road, , Chiltern Victoria, 3683

A Church was opened in March 1872 with dimentions of 60 x 25 feet excluding the outer and inner sanctuary. It cost £1,200. The current Church building appears to have been built in 1966. Smith and Tracey of Melbourne were the architects of the current Church and N. & M. O'Neil of Wodonga the building contractor. The church cost $54,000…

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Cobargo, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Cobargo, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1896

Address: 58 Wandella Road, , Cobargo New South Wales, 2550

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Cobden, VIC - St Mary's Anglican

Cobden, VIC - St Mary's Anglican

Year Built: 1910

Address: Curdie Street, , Cobden Victoria, 3266

Saint Mary’s Anglican Church was established in about 1866, and is part of the Mission District of Saint Francis of Assisi which encompasses Cobden, Terang, Timboon, Peterborough, Simpson and Camperdown. A Foundation stone was laid by John Murray on 25 August 1910.

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Coburg, VIC - St Margaret Mary's Catholic

Coburg, VIC - St Margaret Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1920

Address: Mitchell Street, , Coburg Victoria, 3058

The Foundation stone was laid on 14 March 1920 by the Archbishop of Melbourne the Most Reverend Daniel Mannix.

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Cohuna, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Cohuna, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1953

Address: Mead Street, , Cohuna Victoria, 3568

A Foundation stone reads, " This Foundation stone was laid and blessed by Most Rev B.D. Stewart DD BA LLD Bishop of Sandhurst on 29th November 1953 Rev J.F. Egan Pastor T.A. Power Architect W.A. O'Donnell Builder". A plaque reads, " The Church of Immaculate Conception was erected in 1904. Architect was Mr A. Bode and contractor was Mr…

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Colac, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Colac, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1980

Address: Corner Calvert & Gellibrand Streets, , Colac Victoria, 3250

On February 7 1850 Reverend Nicholas Coffey applied for two acres of land in Colac for the purposes of a Church, Scholl and a clergy residence. By March of the same year approval had been given by the Colonial Secretaries office in Sydney. The population in the Colac region in 1851 was 1,199 residents. 1980. Architect was Brian Dowling.*

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Corowa, NSW - St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic

Corowa, NSW - St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic

Year Built: 1920

Address: 23 Parade Place, , Corowa New South Wales, 2646

The current church was erected on the site of the first church which was built in 1875. While it was being built, Mass was celebrated in the school. It cost £9,000 to construct and built of brick with an imposing front elevation. Almost at the summit is a canopied niche, containing a magnificent statue of the Sacred heart in white Carara…

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Cowes, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Cowes, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Address: 6 Cowes - Rhyll Road, , Cowes Victoria, 3922

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Cowper, NSW - Mary Immaculate Catholic

Cowper, NSW - Mary Immaculate Catholic

Year Built: 1965

Address: 52 Clarence Street, , Cowper New South Wales, 2460

A Foundation stone reads, "Mary Immaculate Church Bishop P J Farrelly DD solemnly blessed and laid the foundation stone on Sunday 13-12-1964". A stone reads, "A M D G Bishop P J Farrelly DD solemnly blessed and dedicated this church as a memorial to the members of the armed services who lost their lives in World Wars I & II 23-5-1965".

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Crookwell, NSW - St Mar's Catholic

Crookwell, NSW - St Mar's Catholic

Address: 44 Wade Street, , Crookwell New South Wales, 2583

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Croydon Park, SA - St Margaret Mary's Catholic

Croydon Park, SA - St Margaret Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1959

Address: 286 Torrens Road, , Croydon Park South Australia, 5008

The Foundation stone was laid on 16 May 1959 by Mrs J.H. Stunell.

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Dandenong, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Dandenong, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Address: 160 Foster Street, , Dandenong Victoria, 3175

The present site was obtained in 1855 and the First Mass was said there in December 1864 by the same Archbishop in a tent. The next day, he laid the first stone for the first St. Mary’s Church, which was completed in 1866.

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Donald, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Donald, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Address: Corner Wood & Campbell Streets, , Donald Victoria, 3480

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Dookie, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Dookie, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1898

Address: 93 Saddleback Road, , Dookie Victoria, 3646

The Church name was changed to St Mary's around 1890. The current Church was designed by Messrs Kempson and Connolly with a cost of £2,000. Of Gothic style it was to have a length of 72 feet a depth of 25 feet with a depth across the transepts of 51 feet. The brick walls were to have cement dado to a height of 4 feet 6ins running around…

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Dover, TAS - St Mary our Hope Catholic

Dover, TAS - St Mary our Hope Catholic

Address: 19 Chapman Avenue, , Dover Tasmania, 7117

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