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…
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…
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.
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…
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…
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.
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".
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…
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
Year Built: 1925
Address: 1B Falcon Ave,, , Loxton South Australia, 5031
The Church was first set up in 1897 by E.J.P. Kaesler before the town of Loxton was formally planned. It originally met for worship in the houses of John Drabsch of Loxton and A Stanitzki of Bookpurnong. In 1904, a stone church measuring 40ft x 20ft x 14ft (12.2m x 6.1m x 4.27m) at a cost of 180.00 having a seating capacity of 150 was…