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Armidale, NSW - St Peter's Anglican
Year Built: 1871
Address: 122 Rusden Street, , Armidale New South Wales, 2350
The original St Peter's Church, a timber building, was opened in 1850 near the site of the present cathedral. The foundation stone for the cathedral, designed by Canadian Architect, J. Horbury Hunt, was laid in 1873. Hunt's original concept and alternative design, both stone and in the Anglo-French style, were largely in keeping with…
Barcaldine, QLD - St Peter's Anglican
Year Built: 1899
Address: 83 Elm Street, , Barcaldine Queensland, 4725
At first, services at Barcaldine were held in the court house. In 1898 a handsome bequest from England, known as the Marriott bequest, contributed £250 to the cost of a church and a committee was formed to begin the work. Plans were drawn up with input from Archdeacon George Halford. In 1913 the church was completed by extending the nave…
Biggenden, QLD - St Peter's Catholic
Address: Victoria Street, , Biggenden Queensland, 4621
Blackmans Bay, TAS - St Peter's Anglican
Year Built: 1968
Address: Corner Roslyn & Pearsall Avenue, , Blackmans Bay Tasmania, 7052
The Foundation stone was laid on 4 August 1968 by the Archdeacon of Hobart I.J.B. McDonald.
Bower, SA - St Peter's Lutheran
Year Built: 1890
Address: 8461 Thiele Highway, , Bower South Australia, 5374
The land on which the church is located was once owned by Mr F. W. Kaeding. The Foundation stone was laid on 14 September 1890 by Pastor J. Hansen and it was finished by 1899 when a dedication service was held on 24 September. The Sunday School was opened in 1919. The church is 45 feet x 25 feet and cost approximately 120.
Box Hill, VIC - St Peter's Anglican
Address: Whitehorse Road, , Box Hill Victoria, 3128
The first church was erected in 1861 at the corner of Canterbury Road and Bedford Street at a cost of 300.00. By 1883 a new church was erected on the corner of Whitehorse Road and Frankcom Street on land donated by Mr Stewart Sergeant. The foundation stone was laid on 15 May 1883.* The church was to be in the Gothic style constructed…
Bribie Island, QLD - St Peter's Anglican
Address: 10 Banya Street, , Bongaree Queensland, 4507
In April 1927, fifty-nine pounds, five shillings and seven pence was handed to the building committee and on April 21 an announcement was made in the Humpybong Weekly that Bribie residents intended to build a church to be known as St. Peters. By August 1928 with over £200 held by the building committee the Diocesan Council authorised a…
Bridgewater on Loddon, VIC - St Peter's Catholic
Year Built: 1926
Address: 50 Eldon Street, , Bridgewater on Loddon Victoria, 3516
A Foundation stone read, "A.M.D.G. This stone was laid by the Right Rev John McCarthy DD Bishop of Sandhurst on the 17th Jan 1926 Rev J Duggan Pastor".
Brighton Beach, VIC - St Peter's Anglican
Address: 77 Were Street, , Brighton Beach Victoria, 3186
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Brighton Beach’s Anglicans worshipped at St Peter’s Chapel of Ease in Lynch Street, which formed part of the Parish of Saint Andrews in Brighton.
Brighton, QLD - St Peter's Anglican
Year Built: 1959
Address: 44 North Road, , Brighton Queensland, 4017
A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was set by Reginald Archbishop of Brisbane 14th November 1959 J.L. Farrell and J.G. Taylor Church Wardens J.C. Thomson Rector".
Bundoora, VIC - St Peter's Anglican
Address: Corner Grimshaw Street & Alma Road, , Bundoora Victoria, 3083
The first recorded meeting of the parish was held on the 27th of June 1962 and the first service was held in the Bundoora Hall on August 19th 1962. The first church building was a small rectangular building, attached to the parish hall, with a capacity of 60 people. On the 16th of December 1967 the corner stone for the Hall/Chapel…
Candelo, NSW - St Peter's Anglican
Address: 10 William Street, , Candelo New South Wales, 2550
A Foundation stone reads, " AD DEI Gloriam - This stone was laid by Christopher George Lord Bishop of Goulburn on Wednesday 14 November 1906 - Frederick W.E. Wilkinson Acting Rector". A plaque reads, " Thanks be to God - In commemoration of the Centenary of the laying of the foundation stone at St Peter's Candelo by Bishop George…
Clinton, QLD - St Peter's Anglican
Address: 50 J Hickey Avenue, , Clinton Queensland, 4680
Coleambally, NSW - St Peter's Catholic
Year Built: 1982
Address: 20 Kingfisher Avenue, , Coleambally New South Wales, 2707
The church was opened on 12 December 1982 by the Most Reverend F.P. Carroll D.D. Bishop of Wagga Wagga.
Coolamon, NSW - St Peter's Uniting
Year Built: 1957
Address: 35 Loughnan Street, , Coolamon New South Wales, 2701
A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was laid by Colin S Dyce 23rd October 1957.
Cowra, NSW - St Peter's Presbyterian
Year Built: 1912
Address: Macquarie Street, , Cowra New South Wales, 2794
The original church was opened in 1861 and built by Mr Pinder. The present church had its foundation stone laid in February 1912 by T.E. Clouston D.D. and was opened in 1913 and built by Henry S Francis. It was opened by Reverend James Barr.
Daylesford, VIC - St Peter's Catholic
Year Built: 1863
Address: 13 Duke Street, , Daylesford Victoria, 3460
A Gothic church designed by Willilam Wardell in 1863 rather in the manner of Charles Hansom, but later degraded by the rebuilding of the west end after the collapse of the west wall and turret, The church is a simple form with a five bay gabled nave containing geometric decorated gothic windows and stepped buttressing. The gable roof…
Dimboola, VIC - St Peter's Anglican
Address: Church Street, , Dimboola Victoria, 3414
In 1858 Bishop Perry first visited this area. The first church was a log cabin built approximately in 1861 but conjecture surrounds where it came from and who supplied it (Presbyterians or a local land holder). The first Minister to reside in Dimboola was Rev George Geer in 1881. Tenders for a new brick church were called in November of…
Doncaster East, VIC - St Peter and Paul's Catholic
Address: 23 Leeds Street, , Doncaster East Victoria, 3109
Fr. Gleeson, the Parish Priest of Box Hill, purchased the present site of St Peter and Paul's in 1948 for 2,500 pounds, adjacent to a large block which had been bought in the post-war years by the government for release as housing sites for returned servicemen.
East Bentleigh, VIC - St Peter's Catholic
Year Built: 1973
Address: 844 Centre Road, , East Bentleigh Victoria, 3165
The present parish of St. Peter's was originally part of Brighton Parish (Est. 1853) and later included in St. Paul's, Bentleigh Parish (Est. 1928). The first Church building in this area was a small wooden school house and hall erected in February, 1865 on Centre Road, opposite the present Moorabbin Hospital. A brick school building…
East Melbourne, VIC - St Peter's Anglican
Year Built: 1843
Address: Corner Albert and Gisborne street, , East Melbourne Victoria, 3002
In September and October 1843 the Bishop of Australia, Dr William Grant Broughton visited Port Phillip and suggested there should be a second Anglican church in Melbourne. The foundation stone was laid on 18 June 1846 by the Superintendent of the settlement, Charles Joseph La Trobe. Dr Broughton had hoped to be present for the occasion…
Elizabeth, SA - St Peter's Lutheran
Year Built: 1965
Address: 521 Main North Road, , Elizabeth South Australia, 5112
The Foundation stone was laid on 5 December 1965. The Hall foundation stone was laid on 8 June 1975.
Elmore, VIC - St Peter's Anglican
Address: 44 Mitchie Street, , Elmore Victoria, 3558
The Church is of GGothic style. Consecreation of the church took place on December 31 1922 when the Lord Bishop of the Diocese the Right Reverend Dr Baker declared the new parish.
Epping, VIC - St Peter's Catholic
Year Built: 1865
Address: 13 Davisson Street, , Epping Victoria, 3076
Mass had first been celebrated in the district, then known as Darebin Creek, as early as 1849. It had been held in the home of Alexander McKillop, whose daughter, Mother Mary McKillop, founded the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart. In about 1852 a Catholic Denominational School, No. 238, was established. A new wooden building was…
Fingal, TAS - St Peter's Anglican (Former)
Year Built: 1868
Address: 2 Talbot Street, , Fingal Tasmania, 7214
On March 7th, 1867, Archdeacon Reibey of Entally laid the foundation stone of this beautiful little Church. The building was expected to cost £1,300, and there were eleven acres of land attached to it as a reserve, as well as five acres for a cemetery. The clergyman of the parish was the Revd. John Chambers of Cullenswood, who used to…
Frankston, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran
Address: 86 Karingal Drive, , Frankston Victoria, 3199
In the 1960s a Lutheran Church was built in Frankston. More recently the Lutheran congregation has amalgamated with the Uniting Church congregation and moved to the Uniting Church building where they share the same pastor.
Gladstone, SA - St Peter's Catholic
Year Built: 1928
Address: 7 West Terrace, , Gladstone South Australia, 5473
The Foundation stone was laid on 22 April 1928 by Reverend A Killian D.D.
Glenelg, SA - St Peter's Anglican
Year Built: 1961
Address: 1 Torrens Square, , Glenelg South Australia, 5045
The first church was built in 1852, designed by Edmund Wright and built by Henry Moseley. In 1881 it was announced that the old church was to be demolished. The replacement, again to the design of Wright, was to be built in sections commencing with nave and chancel. The western porch (1924) is the last structural addition. Squared…
Greenock, SA - St Peter's Lutheran
Year Built: 1897
Address: Frederick Street, , Greenock South Australia, 5360
The first meeting was held on 31 March 1897 to consider forming a congregation. The first services were held in the Daveyston School from 1897 to 1898 and then in the Wesleyan Church on a monthly basis. By 1899 land was purchased and tenders were called to build a church. The tender of Mr E Graetz of Keyneton was accepted. The cost of the…
Hamilton, TAS - St Peter's Anglican
Address: 15 Ponsonby Street, , Hamilton Tasmania, 7140
The pamphlet in part reads, The construction of a church at Hamilton came as the direct result of concern felt by those who had settled within a wide area, namely from Gretna to Ousebridge. The first meeting was arranged for 26th September 1831, and the formation of a Building Committee was instituted, with David Burn, the dramatist…
Hopetoun, WA - Church of Peter the Fisherman Catholic
Address: The Esplanade, , Hopetoun Western Australia , 6348
Hurstbridge, VIC - St Peter's Catholic
Address: Heidelberg Kinglake Road, , Hurstbridge Victoria, 3099
Injune, QLD - St Peter's Anglican
Address: 21 Hutton Street, , Injune Queensland, 4454
The Church caters for Uniting, Anglican and Catholic congregations.
Keilor East, VIC - St Peter the Apostle Catholic
Address: 2A Parkside Ave, , Keilor East Victoria, 3033
Kewell, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran
In 1905 the Kewell Zion Lutheran church was opened, four years after a three-roomed Lutheran school was built. The church was enlarged in 1938 and a hall was built in 1965. Both the school and the church have closed (1959, 1992).
Lavington, NSW - St Peter's Lutheran
Year Built: 1960
Address: 367 Urana Road, , Lavington New South Wales, 2641
A Foundation stone reads, " St Peter's EV Lutheran Church Thy Kingdom Come Matth 6 : 10 Laid to the Glory of God by Rev B.E. Bartholomaeus August 21st 1960".