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State: Victoria, Denomination: Methodist


Arthurs Creek, VIC - Primitive Methodist (Former)

Arthurs Creek, VIC - Primitive Methodist (Former)

Address: 893 Arthurs Creek Road, , Arthurs Creek Victoria, 3099

A wall plaque on the front stone wall reads, " Erected in the memory of the Pioneers of this Church 1873 - 1953:". Inside the church a brass wall plaque reads, " In loving memory of a life long service to this Church Joseph and Annie Murphy". The Church is now a Community Centre and available for hire.

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Ascot Vale, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Ascot Vale, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1926

Address: 43 The Parade, , Ascot Vale Victoria, 3032

In 1926 the Church building fund allowed for a tender to go out for a church to be built to seat 300 to 350 people at a cost of £4,000 including furnishings and fittings. A Foundation stone was laid on 18 September 1926 bt Mr .J. Cato who also gave a donation of £100 towards the funds. During the same year a block of land was purchased at…

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Balwyn, VIC, Wesleyan Methodist

Balwyn, VIC, Wesleyan Methodist

Address: 184 Balwyn Rd, , Balwyn Victoria,

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Beechworth, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Beechworth, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Address: 26 Ford Street, , Beechworth Victoria, 3747

A new Church building was opened in 1878.

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Boronia, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist

Boronia, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist

Address: 36 Pine Crescent, , Boronia Victoria, 3155

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Box Hill North, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist (Former)

Box Hill North, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1856

Address: 147 Woodhouse Grove, , Box Hill North Victoria, 3129

A small rectangular colonial Georgian chapel of local Koonung Creek stone dating from 1856 and displaying a very early use of cream brick in the quoins and voussoirs. The porch, and possibly the parapet, appear to be of later date. The building is significant locally for its association with many of Box Hill's early settlers and the…

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Buninyong, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Buninyong, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1867

Address: 802 Warrenheip Street, , Buninyong Victoria, 3357

A fence plaque reads, " The first Methodist services were held in John Adams' shop from 1855. In 1866-7 this brick church was built by Richard Rennie at a cost of £774. It was designed by J A Doane, a Ballarat architect who designed many district Methodist churches. It operated until 1969, when the decision was taken to join with the…

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Burwood, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Burwood, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1887

Address: 339 Warrigal Road, , Burwood Victoria, 3125

A church site was sought in 1878 and an acre (0.4 hectare) of land in Warrigal Road was purchased for £50,320 however the building of a new church did not commence until 1887. The foundation stone was laid on 24 January 1887 by Hon J Balfour, MLC and G Sweet; construction was undertaken by builders, Hainsworth and Kellam, and the church…

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Carlton, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Carlton, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1878

Address: 357 Rathdowne Street, , Carlton Victoria, 3053

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Carnegie, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Carnegie, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1922

Address: 23 Wattle Avenue, , Carnegie Victoria, 3163

A Private dwelling. A Foundation stone reads, "To the Glory of God this stone was laid by A.W.F. Smith Esq Oct 1922".

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Carrum, VIC - UNiting

Carrum, VIC - UNiting

Address: 12 McLeod Street, , Carrum Victoria, 3197

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Cobram, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Cobram, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Address: 3A William Street , , Cobram Victoria, 3644

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Coburg, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist (former)

Coburg, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist (former)

Year Built: 1857

Address: 512 Sydney Road, , Coburg Victoria, 3058

The oldest Methodist Church in Victoria and the first built of blue stone. On 5th August 1857, a foundation stone for a church was laid, designed by T.J. Crouch. A sealed bottle containing the following record was placed in the stone cavity beneath the corner stone together with a copy of Argus and Herald of the day: "This stone…

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Donald, VIC Methodist (Former)

Donald, VIC Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1914

Address: 20 McCulloch Street, , Donald Victoria, 3480

The first services were held in the home of Mr Thomas Bath at Swanwater West prior to 1873 and were services conducted by Ministers from St Arnaud. There were local Methodist churches in Swanwater, Jeffcott and Avon. A Church for Donald was also under consideration but an effort to raise subscriptions in November 1876 was not…

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Doveton, VIC - Methodist

Doveton, VIC - Methodist

Address: 157 Kidds Road, , Doveton Victoria, 3177

The Church's origins were in 1993. In 1996 the church was located in High Street Road Uniting Church in Glen Waverley. The current Church was purchased in 1998.

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Elmore, VIC - Methodist

Elmore, VIC - Methodist

Address: 68 Michie Street, , Elmore Victoria, 3558

Formerly a Methodist Church the building is now the home of Elmore Scouts.

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Footscray, VIC - Methodist
Franklinford, VIC Methodist (Former)

Franklinford, VIC Methodist (Former)

Address: Hepburn Newstead Road, , Franklinford Victoria, 3461

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Greensborough, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Greensborough, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Address: Main Street, , Greensborough Victoria, 3088

The Wesleyans acquired their own house of worship initially in Hailes Street. This weatherboard church was still being used as a worship centre in 1872, when it was decided to build a new church in Main Street. Construction was completed in 1873. The church was situated on the northern side of Main Street adjacent to the Greensborough…

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Hadfield, VIC - Box Forest Wesleyan

Hadfield, VIC - Box Forest Wesleyan

Address: 19A South Road, , Hadfield Victoria, 3046

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Hawthorn, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Hawthorn, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Address: 314 Barkers Road, , Hawthorn Victoria, 3122

The Church is now a series of private apartments.

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Kalorama, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Kalorama, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Address: 6 - 8 Ridge Road, , Kalorama Victoria, 3766

The Church was built in 1909 by volunteer labour. Mainly through the efforts of the daughters of Eliza Hand and their families - the Jeeves, Walkers and Badenhops.

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Kanumbra, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Kanumbra, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1898

Address: Minterns Road, , Kanumbra Victoria, 3719

The Church was built in 1898 at the cost of £100. A Mr William McGuigan donated the land to the Methodists. He also donated a piece of land to the Church of England. The Minister of the day would travel from Alexandra. The final service was conducted in 1988.

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Kilmore, VIC - Primitive Methodist (Former)

Kilmore, VIC - Primitive Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1856 - 60

Address: Bourke Street, , Kilmore Victoria, 3764

The Church was the second Primitive Methodist Chapel in Kilmore; the first being a timber structure erected in 1855. When the congregation was admitted to the Melbourne Circuit, and upon the arrival of the Rev. G. Grey, the original structure was sold and this chapel constructed, for the sum of £963. In 1898 the Kilmore Masonic Lodge…

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Lilydale, VIC - Methodist (Former)
Maffra, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Maffra, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1912

Address: 9 Pearson Street, , Maffra Victoria, 3860

A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid by The Rev Samuel Adamson President of the Conference 6th June 1912". The building is now the Maffra Senior Citizens Club".

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Malmsbury, VIC - Wesleyan (Former)

Malmsbury, VIC - Wesleyan (Former)

Year Built: 1865

Address: 90 Mollison Street, , Malmsbury Victoria, 3446

A former Wesleyan Chapel which was built in 1865. It was subsequently used by the local community as the Albert Hall and is now a private building.

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Maryborough, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Maryborough, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Address: Cnr Argyle Road and Gillies Street, , Maryborough Victoria, 3465

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Mooroopna, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Mooroopna, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1879

Address: 14 Alexander Street, , Maroopna Victoria, 3629

Land for the Methodist church building was purchased on 29 August 1878. The bricks were fired locally by a Mr Clarkson. The church was constructed in 1879 by the local United Free Methodist congregation. The new church was opened by its first minister, Rev. Isaacs. Other early ministers were Revs Richards, RJ Garde, F Clemens, D Porteus,…

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Newstead, VIC - Primitive Methodist (Former)

Newstead, VIC - Primitive Methodist (Former)

Address: 12 Lyons Street, , Newstead Victoria, 3462

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North Essendon, VIC - Methodist

North Essendon, VIC - Methodist

Year Built: 1888

Address: 1003 Mount Alexander Road, , North Essendon Victoria, 3040

The area of the church is 57 feet and 37 feet and affords accomadation for about 350 persons. The church was erected using red and white bricks on a bluestone foundation. The total cost was 1,250.00. The memorial stone was laid by Henry Berry Esq of Melbourne and the contractors Messrs Pitt and Henville of Carlton. The Architects were Mr…

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Portarlington, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist (Former)

Portarlington, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1866

Address: 27 Harding Street, , Portarlington Victoria, 3223

Prior to 1857 Wesleyan services were held in private homes and then in the Portarlington Mill by visit clergy and local preachers. On 19th March 1866 the foundation stone was laid by the Rev William Jennings Superintendent of the Drysdale circuit. The Church was designed by J.P. Hope of Mt Duneed. The first service in the new Church was…

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Rutherglen, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Rutherglen, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Address: 11 Hamilton Street, , Rutherglen Victoria, 3685

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Silvan, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist

Silvan, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist

Year Built: 1907

Address: 265 Monbulk Road, , Silvan Victoria, 3795

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

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Sunbury, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Sunbury, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1878

Address: Cnr Barkly & Harker Streets, , Sunbury Victoria, 3429

The church was built between 1878-9. Distinguished by its unusual combination of Early English pointed Gothic windows, pilasters, and a more classically pitched roof and pseudo-pediment with picturesque domestic Gothic barge boards.

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Sunshine, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist

Sunshine, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist

Address: 139 Devonshire Road, , Sunshine Victoria, 3020

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Traralgon, VIC - Methodist
Wantirna, VIC - Methodist

Wantirna, VIC - Methodist

Address: 1393 High Street Road, , Wantirna Victoria, 3152

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

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Warragul, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist (Former)

Warragul, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist (Former)

Address: 64 Victoria Street, , Warragul Victoria, 3820

A plaque on the church wall reads, The Church was designed by noted 19th century architect TJ Crouch, and completed in 1889. It was Warragul's first church built in brick and the two towers are its outstanding feature. The external walls were rendered in 1938. The restoration of the main building in 2004-5 included an extended service…

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Warrnambool, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist

Warrnambool, VIC - Wesleyan Methodist

Address: 89 - 105 Leibig Street, , Warrnambool Victoria, 3280

Construction of a chapel took place betwen 1850 and 1851. The first Wesleyan Church in Warrnambool was constructed in 1850 on a land grant secured on the south western corner of Liebig and Koroit Streets.It was opened on the 4th May 1851 by the first resident minister, William Lightbody. Lightbody, who administered both Warrnambool and…

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