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Blackmans Bay, TAS - St Peter's Anglican

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.

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Bower, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

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.

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Box Hill, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Box Hill, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1861

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…

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Brighton Beach, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

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.

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Bundoora, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

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. On the 16th of December 1967 the corner stone for the Hall/Chapel building was laid.

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Coleambally, NSW - St Peter's Catholic

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.

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Coolamon, NSW - St Peter's Uniting

Coolamon, NSW - St Peter's Uniting

Address: 35 Loughnan Street, , Coolamon New South Wales, 2701

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Cowra, NSW - St Peter's Presbyterian

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.

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Dimboola, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

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…

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East Bentleigh, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

East Bentleigh, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Address: 844 Centre Road, , East Bentleigh Victoria, 3165

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East Melbourne, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

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…

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Elizabeth, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

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.

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Elmore, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

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.

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Epping, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

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…

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Fingal, TAS - St Peter's Anglican (Former)

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…

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Frankston, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran

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.

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Gladstone, SA - St Peter's Catholic

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.

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Glenelg, SA - St Peter's Anglican

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.2 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…

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Greenock, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

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…

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Hurstbridge, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Hurstbridge, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Address: Heidelberg Kinglake Road, , Hurstbridge Victoria, 3099

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Largs Bay, SA - St Peter's Lutheran
Leeton, NSW - St Peter's Anglican

Leeton, NSW - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1973

Address: Corner Church & Oak Streets, , Leeton New South Wales, 2705

The first Church was opened in 1915. Its foundation stone was laid in 1913 and was constructed of sun dired mud bricks. The Foundation stone of the next Church was laid on 3 March 1973 by the Right Reverend B.R. Hunter Bishop of Riverena.

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Leongatha, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Leongatha, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Address: Corner Bruce & McCartin Streets, , Leongatha Victoria, 3953

It seems that the town of Leongatha had its beginnings just before the south Gippsland railway line reached that area in 1892. The first Church of England service in Leongatha was held in the home of Miss Shingler on 25 February 1890. It was conducted by Archdeacon Henry Langley and the Reverend C.J. Chambers from Foster.

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Leongatha, VIC - St Peter's Uniting

Leongatha, VIC - St Peter's Uniting

Address: 16 Peart Street, , Leongatha Victoria, 3953

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Linton, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Linton, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Address: Cumberland Street, , Linton Victoria, 3360

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Moorook, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Moorook, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Address: Gogel Road, , Moorook South Australia, 5332

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Morgan, SA - St Peter's Anglican

Morgan, SA - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1894

Address: Fourth Street, , Morgan South Australia, 5320

The Church was founded in 1894 and was dedicated on June 15 of the same year.

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Mornington, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Mornington, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1861

Address: Queen Street, , Mornington Victoria, 3931

St Peter's Church of England, (Anglican) Queen Street, Mornington, is a brick Church designed by architect Leonard Terry and built in stages commencing in 1861. The Church was opened on 19 May 1861. Later extensions include remainder of the nave, chancel, sanctuary and distinctive porch, which may have been built 1863 and much altered or…

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Murrayville, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran

Murrayville, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran

Address: 9 Murrayville - Nhill Road , , Murrayville Victoria, 3512

The Church was erected in 1923 and constructed of limestone with brick quoins. Initially the Lutherans worshipped in a local house as early as 1910 or they journeyed to the Lutheran Church in Pinnaroo.

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Normanville, SA - St Peter's Catholic

Normanville, SA - St Peter's Catholic

Year Built: 1858

Address: Willis Drive, , Normanville South Australia, 5204

Established in 1858. The Bishop of Adelaide, Bishop Murphy, in 1856 he and the other trustee priests Frs Ryan, Smyth and Fallon, purchased from Richard Connor, 'two acres more or less', being part of Section 1007, for £5 for the purposes of building a church. The church was dedicated on 1 January 1858 by Father Peter Hughes.

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North Adelaide, SA - St Peter's Cathedral Anglican

North Adelaide, SA - St Peter's Cathedral Anglican

Year Built: 1869

Address: King William Street, , North Adelaide South Australia, 5006

The first bishop of Adelaide, Augustus Short, brought with him in 1848, plans for a Cathedral. The plans had been drawn up by English architect William Butterfield and is in the Gothic Revival style. The Foundation stone was laid on 13 July 1869 by Bishop Short, the first Bishop of Adelaide. Designed by Butterfield but plans modified…

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Ocean Grove, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Ocean Grove, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1896

Address: Draper Street, , Ocean Grove Victoria, 3226

The Foundation stone was laid on 8 May 1960 by General, the Honourable Sir Edmund Herring Governor and Chief Justice of Victoria. The first Church of St. Peter's was opened on 12 January 1896.

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Palmyra, WA - St Peter's Anglican

Palmyra, WA - St Peter's Anglican

Address: 2 Hammad Street, , Palmyra Western Australia, 6157

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Pearcedale, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Pearcedale, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Address: Corner Pearcedale & Baxter Tooradin Roads, , Pearcedale Victoria, 3912

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Sandy Bay, TAS - St Peter's Anglican

Sandy Bay, TAS - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1918

Address: Corner Lord & Grosvenor Streets, , Sandy Bay Tasmania, 7005

Services were first held in a school room and in St Mattias' Church (now a Baptist church). In 1917 the old Mariners Church of 1862 on the wharfwas pulled down. The stone and bricks costing 50 were brough by Mr ans Mrs Edward Pearce and were given for St Peter's which was erected in 1918 in memory of their son Clyde who was killed in…

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South Hobart, TAS - St Peter's Lutheran

South Hobart, TAS - St Peter's Lutheran

Year Built: 1870

Address: 207 Davey Street, , Hobart Tasmania, 7000

Formerly a Wesleyan Methodist Church. St. Peter's Lutheran Church (SPLC) is now located in Warrane, Tasmania. The church stands on the site of an 1838 Wesleyan Methodist Sunday School, one of about eight Methodist Sunday Schools in Hobart alone. Construction was by John Anderson. The Superintendent of Works was former convict Edward…

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Southport-QLD, St Peter's Anglican

Southport-QLD, St Peter's Anglican

Address: 83 Nerang Street, , Southport , 4215

The Parish of St Peter’s, Southport had its formal beginnings as a new parish in 1886. The Church was built in 1959 and dedicated on 26 June 1960. Built as a Memorial Church to the fallen in World War II and all those who had gone before as pioneers in earlier generations. A Foundation stone reads, " A.M.D.C. This stone was laid on the…

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St Leonards, TAS - St Peter's Anglican

St Leonards, TAS - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1869

Address: 313 St Leaonards Road , , St Leonards Tasmania, 7250

The first parish church, dedicated to St. Peter, was opened for service on April 18, 1847. The foundation stone having been laid by Archdeacon Marriott on December 9, 1846. The site was then in the middle of the sprawling "Mount Esk Estate (now Nazareth House). This advertisement appeared in "The Examiner" the following week: "Saint…

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Stawell, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran

Stawell, VIC - St Peter's Lutheran

Year Built: 1874

Address: 32 Scallon Street, , Stawell Victoria, 3380

This Church was built as the Congregational Church in 1874 to the design of the Reverend J.G. Wilson. Two groups of Congregational Church were in Stawell in the 1860's the English and the Welsh Independents. They came together a few years after, and on 13 September 1874 this substantial Church was opened. It accommodated 250 people…

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Surry Hills, NSW - St Peter's Catholic

Surry Hills, NSW - St Peter's Catholic

Address: 235 Devonshire Street, , Surry Hills New South Wales, 2010

The Catholic Church and parish of St Peter’s Surry Hills was established in 1880. It arose out of the need to serve a very densely settled and highly Catholic Surry Hills, which had a strong Irish population. On the 19th of September 1880, Archbishop Vaughan laid the foundation stone.

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