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Aberdeen, NSW - St Mark's Anglican

Aberdeen, NSW - St Mark's Anglican

Address: Moray Street, , Aberdeen New South Wales, 2336

The Churches centenary was held in 2013.

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Albury, NSW - Baptist

Albury, NSW - Baptist

Address: Corner Crisp & Macavley Streets, , Albury New South Wales, 2640

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Albury, NSW - St Luke's Lutheran

Albury, NSW - St Luke's Lutheran

Address: 436 Guinea Street, , Albury New South Wales, 2640

A Foundation stone for a new Church was laid on 28 September 1938.

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Albury, NSW - St Matthew's Anglican

Albury, NSW - St Matthew's Anglican

Year Built: 1859

Address: 4518 Kiewa Street, , Albury New South Wales,

The Albury Anglican Parish was established in February 1850 and by 1851 the first rector Henry Elliott had arrived. By 1856 a plan by Sydney architect Edmund Blacket was accepted and work began in 1857. The first portion: nave, south porch and tower base, was opened on March 13 1859. The external walls were of local Monument Hill…

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Albury, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Albury, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1843

Address: Corner Olive & Smolett Streets, , Albury New South Wales, 2640

Father Charles Lovat, a pioneer priest from Yass, celebrated Albury's first Catholic mass on November 25, 1843 in a much smaller building at a different location. The present Church was opened on November 24, 1872. The priest who planned its construction was buried behind the altar. He was Dr. Michael McAlroy, Albury's parish priest from…

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Alstonville, NSW - Baptist

Alstonville, NSW - Baptist

Address: 108 Wardell Road, , Alstonville New South Wales, 2477

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Annandale, NSW - Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian

Annandale, NSW - Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian

Year Built: 1886

Address: Corner Johnson & Collins Streets, , Annandale New South Wales, 2038

Built between 1886 and 1889 and opened in February 1889 the church was a gift by Mrs Helen Hunter Baillie as a memorial to her husband John Baillie who died in 1854. He was a sub-editor of the Colonial Observer and later the Secretary and Inspector of the Bank of New South Wales. The Architect's were Cyril Arthur Blackett son of the…

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Annandale, NSW - St Aidan's Anglican

Annandale, NSW - St Aidan's Anglican

Year Built: 1892

Address: 120 Johnston Street, , Annandale New South Wales, 2038

A commitment on 2 October 1891 was made to purchase as block of land at the corner of Booth and Johnston Streets for a price of £9 per square foot. A quote was accepted from Archibald Graham. The Foundation stone was to be laid 18 June 1892 however this was delayed due to building delays and a mistake by the builder who said he made a…

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Annandale, NSW - St Brendan's Catholic

Annandale, NSW - St Brendan's Catholic

Year Built: 1912

Address: Corner Johnson & Collins Streets, , Annandale New South Wales, 2038

The first congregation of the newly established parish met for Mass in the Council Chambers on Sunday 6 March 1898. There were about fifty people present.* A block of land at the corner of Trafalgar and Johnson Streets was purchased and it was proposed to build a church school and convent. The Architect was Joseph Sheerin. The Church…

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Arding, NSW - Uniting

Arding, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1883

Address: Hawthorne Drive, , Arding New South Wales, 2358

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Armidale, NSW - Baptist

Armidale, NSW - Baptist

Address: 187 Chapel Street, , Armidale New South Wales, 2350

Plans for a church in Armidale were drawn up by Mr R. Hickson according to the Armidale Express 26 April 1918. On December 14, 1918 the Church building was formally opened. On February 20, 1920 a church meeting of the New England Baptist Church resolved that the name be changed to Armidale District Baptist Church and that the 'centre of…

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Armidale, NSW - Baptist

Armidale, NSW - Baptist

Year Built: 1918

Address: 124 Jessie Street, , Armidale New South Wales, 2350

The first Baptist Church in Armidale was built in 1882 on the corner of Brown and Allingham Streets. The current Armidale property, on corner Rusden and Jessie Streets, was purchased by members of the Black Mountain congregation in 1918, and the current Armidale building was opened in December that year. It cost £2,500. A Foundation…

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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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Armidale, NSW - St Peter's Anglican

Armidale, NSW - St Peter's Anglican

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…

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Armidale, NSW - Uniting

Armidale, NSW - Uniting

Address: 114 Rusden Street, , Armidale New South Wales, 2350

The original church was built in 1864 and is the oldest surviving Church building in Armidale. The Architect was Mr Thomas Rowe. It is now Wesley Hall. A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid by Rev W.H. Beale November 30 1892". A plaque reads, " This plaque was unveiled on 14th February 1988 to commemorate the restoration of the…

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Baldry, NSW - All Saints Anglican

Baldry, NSW - All Saints Anglican

Address: Renshaw McGivor Highway, , Baldry New South Wales,

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Ballimore, NSW - Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic

Ballimore, NSW - Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic

Address: 42 Federation Street, , Ballimore New South Wales, 2830

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Ballimore, NSW - Uniting

Ballimore, NSW - Uniting

Address: Zealand Street, , Ballimore New South Wales, 2830

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Ballina, NSW - Baptist

Ballina, NSW - Baptist

Address: 94 Bentick Street, , Ballina New South Wales, 2478

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Ballina, NSW - Presbyterian

Ballina, NSW - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1914

A small timber church was built facing Cherry Street and opened on 12th April 1885. This building was moved to face Crane Street before the present church was erected. A Foundation stone reads, " St Stephens Presbyterian Church Ballina This stone was laid by Hugh Gibson Esq Mayor Sept 16th 1914 John Haddon Bates Minister.

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Ballina, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Ballina, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Address: Corner Crane & Cherry Streets, , Ballina New South Wales, 2478

The Parish of Ballina was established in 1890 and in 1901 the first St Francis Xavier Church was opened.

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Ballina, NSW - St Mary's Anglican

Ballina, NSW - St Mary's Anglican

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

The Church was built in the late 1990s.

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Ballina, NSW - Uniting

Ballina, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1920

Address: 54 Cherry treet, , Ballina New South Wales, 2478

A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid by W.J. Towner Esq 14.2.1920"

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Balmain, NSW - Presbyterian

Balmain, NSW - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1868

Address: 7 Campbell Street, , Balmain New South Wales, 2041

The first church was erected in 1842 at a cost of £25.00 and was the first church to be built in Balmain. An early stone Victorian Free Gothic style Church constructed in 1867-1868. The Church significantly retains its original form, scale and details particularly the stone façades and roof and associated details and prominent tower…

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Balmain, NSW - St Augustine's Catholic

Balmain, NSW - St Augustine's Catholic

Year Built: 1906

Address: 6 Eaton Street, , Balmain New South Wales, 2041

The first St Augustine's was built in 1848 and designed by Augustus Pugin England's most influential early Victorian architect. In 1848 the Archbishop of Sydney put up a bond of 150 which would be voided unless part of a church or materials worth 400 were on site within 18 months. The "magnificent plot of land [was] beautifully…

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Balmain, NSW - St Mary's Anglican

Balmain, NSW - St Mary's Anglican

Year Built: 1848

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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Balmain, NSW, St Andrews Congregational

Balmain, NSW, St Andrews Congregational

Year Built: 1854

Address: 217 - 233 Darling Street, , Balmain New South Wales, 2041

The foundation stone was laid on 3 August 1854. The architects were Messrs Goold and Field. The Church building is an example of early stone Victorian Free Gothic style constructed in 1854-55. The Church and associated Halls retain their original form, scale and details particularly the stone façade. The dimensions were quoted as…

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Bangalow, NSW - All Soul's Anglican

Bangalow, NSW - All Soul's Anglican

Year Built: 1928

Address: 1 Ashton Street, , Bangalow New South Wales, 2479

The Church was built in 1928.

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Bangalow, NSW - Presbyterian

Bangalow, NSW - Presbyterian

Address: 73 Byron Street, , Bangalow New South Wales, 2479

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Bangalow, NSW - Uniting

Bangalow, NSW - Uniting

Address: 17 Station Street, , Bangalow New South Wales, 2479

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Barmedman, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Barmedman, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1916

Address: Main Street, , Barmedman New South Wales, 2668

The fine brick building was blessed upon its completion by Rev. John Gallagher, Bishop of Goulburn on 19th March 1916, and dedicated to God under the patronage of Saint Joseph. It is not known when Barmedman was connected to the Parish of Temora. The first Mass for the township on record took place in 1882. In the absence of the church…

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Barmedman, NSW - St Paul's Presbyterian (Former)

Barmedman, NSW - St Paul's Presbyterian (Former)

Year Built: 1926

Address: 32 - 34 Queen Street, , Barmedman New South Wales, 2668

The first St Paul's Presbyterian Church Barmedman was a timber structure which was used from late 1890. The present brick structure was opened in March 1927. The Foundation stone was laid on 20 October 1926 by John Stewart. The Church is now in private hands.

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Bathurst, NSW - All Saint's Anglican

Bathurst, NSW - All Saint's Anglican

Address: 3 Church Street, , Bathurst New South Wales, 2795

The cathedral building was originally designed by Edmund Blacket in 1845 as a parish church, but became a cathedral in 1870 with the creation of the Diocese of Bathurst. An organ was installed in 1886 and bells were hung in 1855. In the 1890s, however, the bell tower was found to be unstable, so the bells could not be "rung full circle"…

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Bathurst, NSW - Presbyterian

Bathurst, NSW - Presbyterian

Address: 72 George Steet, , Bathurst New South Wales, 2795

The Architect was Thomas Rowe.

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Bega, NSW - Baptist

Bega, NSW - Baptist

Address: 17 Meringo Street, , Bega New South Wales, 2550

The Church was established in 1970.

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Bega, NSW - Presbyterian (Former)

Bega, NSW - Presbyterian (Former)

Address: 116 Gipps Street, , Bega New South Wales, 2550

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Bega, NSW - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Bega, NSW - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Year Built: 1878

Address: 12 Church Street, , Bega New South Wales, 2550

The first ministrations of the Church on the South Coast, were rendered by the Rev. William George Nott, in 1842, who worked for some months in the "District of Maneroo, beyond the limits of location." When in 1843 the Rev. E. G. Pryce was appointed, his charge comprised the whole of the Monaro and South Coast, and beyond, too, for there…

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Bega, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Bega, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Address: 136 Gipps Street, , Bega New South Wales, 2550

In 1865 St Patrick's parish begins in Bega as a separate parish from Pambula. The Original church was consecrated in 1882. In 1884 The Sisters of Charity established their first school near St Patrick's Church.

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Bega, NSW - Uniting

Bega, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1869

Address: 125 Gipps Street, , Bega New South Wales, 2550

Formerly a Wesleyan Methodist Church. The present brick church in Bega was opened in 1924. The foundation stone was laid on July 8th. At the ceremony were Mrs. Boardman and Mrs. Rogers who were present at the laying of the foundation stone of the original church in 1868. Mrs. Emma Rogers, wife of one of the original trustees, laid the…

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Bemboka, NSW - St Columba's Catholic

Bemboka, NSW - St Columba's Catholic

Address: 121 Loftus Street, , Bemboka New South Wales, 2550

On Sunday last, April 27th, (1884) the second Sunday after Easter, the Catholic residents at and around the township of Colombo had the proud satisfaction of meeting in their new church, and of witnessing the ceremony by which the church was solemnly opened for Divine service. The very Rev. Dean Healy officiated with the Rev. Father…

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