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Blackburn, VIC - The Avenue Uniting

Blackburn, VIC - The Avenue Uniting

Year Built: 1960

Address: Corner The Avenue & Blackburn Road, , Blackburn Victoria, 3130

The first Presbyterian Church was erected in 1926. In the 1950's there was already a small brick Presbyterian Church , but with post war expansion this proved inadequate. The worshipping community worked hard to give expression to an expanded vision for the area and the "new" Presbyterian church. The foundation stone of the current…

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Blckburn North, VIC - St Alfred's Anglican

Blckburn North, VIC - St Alfred's Anglican

Address: 17 Springfield Road, , Blackburn North Victoria, 3130

In 1883 a building had been constructed on the corner of Whitehorse road and Francom Street. This became the main centre for nglican worship but in 1889 it was moved to Box Hill and was later burnt down. With the steady growth in population in Blackburn, by the end of the 1880s it was apparent that Blackburn would need a more…

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Boort, VIC - Baptist

Boort, VIC - Baptist

Address: 21 Armstrong Street, , Boort Victoria, 3537

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Boort, VIC - Church of Christ

Boort, VIC - Church of Christ

Address: 5 Victoria Street, , Boort Victoria, 3537

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Boort, VIC - Presbyterian, (Former)

Boort, VIC - Presbyterian, (Former)

Year Built: 1876

Address: 24 Godfrey Street, , Boort Victoria, 3537

Church sign now removed and appears to be a private residence

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Boort, VIC - St Andrews Anglican

Boort, VIC - St Andrews Anglican

Address: 51 Lakewview Street, , Boort Victoria, 3537

A Foundation stone read's, " A.M.D.C. In memory of the fallen in two world wars the fondation stone of this church of St Andrew built for the worship of God and the teaching of the Catholic faith was laid by Allen second Bishop of St Arnaud on 30th November 1958. C.T. Hollaway Rector, Earl Bunbury Architects, D.K. Koch Builder."

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Boort, VIC - St Patrick's Catholic

Boort, VIC - St Patrick's Catholic

Address: 110 Lake View Street, , Boort Victoria, 3537

A Foundation stone reads, "This Church was blessed and opened by the Most Reverend D. Foley D.D. Bishop of Ballarat January 1st 1928 Rev C.J. Kelly P.P."

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Boort, VIC - Uniting

Boort, VIC - Uniting

Address: 8 King Street, , Boort Victoria, 3537

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Borona, VIC - Baptist

Borona, VIC - Baptist

Address: 17 Falconer Road, , Boronia Victoria, 3155

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Boronia, VIC - Church of Christ

Boronia, VIC - Church of Christ

Year Built: 1977

Address: 59 Boronia Road, , Boronia Victoria, 3155

The church was first established in 1921 at the first building was opened on October 30 of the same year. The current building was erected in 1977 and opened on 8 October. A fire in 1991 damaged the building and it was reopened 1 September 1991.*

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Boronia, VIC - Community Baptist

Boronia, VIC - Community Baptist

Address: 17 Falconer Street, , Boronia Victoria, 3155

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Boronia, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Boronia, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 212 Boronia Road, , Boronia Victoria, 3155

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Boronia, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Boronia, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Year Built: 1971

Address: Corner Dorset Road & William Street, , Boronia Victoria, 3155

In 1923 the Boronia parish was part of the Ferntree Gully District. By 1937 the Ferntree Gully district was split into two. St Paul's remained part of this District.* In 1938 services were held in the Progress Hall by Reverend Brown. It seems they held services in a hall in Whitehorse Raod Ringwood which they later purchased for 25.00…

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Boronia, VIC - Uniting

Boronia, VIC - Uniting

Address: Corner Boronia Road & Zeising Street, , Boronia Victoria, 3155

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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 South, VIC - St Aidan's Anglican

Box Hill South, VIC - St Aidan's Anglican

Year Built: 1970

Address: 10 Surrey Street, , Box Hill South Victoria, 3128

The Foundation stone was laid by the Right Reverend R.W. Dann on 24 May 1970. The Architect was John Roseenthal and the Vicar was C.N. Thomas.

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Box Hill, VIC - Baptist

Box Hill, VIC - Baptist

Year Built: 1926

Address: Corner Ellingworth & Station Street, , Box Hill Victoria, 3128

The Church was established in 1901. The Foundation stone was laid by R.A. Sutton Esq J.P. on 14 February 1926.

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Box Hill, VIC - Greek Orthodox

Box Hill, VIC - Greek Orthodox

Year Built: 1971

Address: Hopetoun Parade Road, , Box Hill Victoria, 3128

The Foundation stone was laid on 10 October 1971.

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Box Hill, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Box Hill, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Year Built: 1867

Address: Corner Whitehorse Road & Bruce Street, , Box Hill Victoria, 3128

The first Presbyterian Church Service was held on 6 February 1867 by the Rev W Rolland. By 1887 a Theological student by the name of Alex Walker was engaged to run services at both Box Hill and Surrey Hills. The original site for the first church was Court Street and a wooden building was opened in July 1889. A larger weatherboard…

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Box Hill, VIC - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Box Hill, VIC - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Year Built: 1926

Address: Corner Dorking & Whitehorse Roads, , Box Hill Victoria, 3128

The Foundation stone was laid by the most Reverend D Mannix D.D. Archbishop of Melbourne on 11 July 1926.

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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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Box Hill, VIC - Wesley Uniting

Box Hill, VIC - Wesley Uniting

Year Built: 1925

Address: Corner Oxford & Station Streets, , Box Hill Victoria, 3128

The first Wesleyan Methodist service was held in the Box Hill centre in the Barkly Hall, on 13th May 1883. Tenders were called for what is now known as Oxford Hall (formerly known as the The Methodist Church in Station Street and later The Station Street Church ) on 17th November 1885, and the foundation stone was laid on 11th February…

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Bridgewater on London, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican

Bridgewater on London, VIC - Holy Trinity Anglican

Address: 44 Calder Highway, , Bridgewater on London Victoria, 3516

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Bright, VIC - All Saints Anglican

Bright, VIC - All Saints Anglican

Address: 1 Church Street, , Bright Victoria, 3741

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Bright, VIC - Uniting

Bright, VIC - Uniting

Address: Ireland Street, , Bright Victoria, 3741

The first Church was built of wood with a shingle roof situated behind the present day Outdoor and Disposals. The Church current was built in 1884 and a foundation stone was laid on 10 March by Mrs Worth. Minsters for Bright were stationed in Wandilligong until 1877 then Bright from 1918.

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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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Brighton, VIC - Baptist

Brighton, VIC - Baptist

Year Built: 1851

Address: 164 Bay Road, , Brighton Victoria, 3186

The Church was formed in September of 1851.

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Brighton, VIC - Church of Christ

Brighton, VIC - Church of Christ

Year Built: 1859

Address: Corner Male & Wilson Streets, , Brighton Victoria, 3186

A Brighton Church of Christ was first established in 1859. The Architect of the current church was A.J. Curzon.

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Brighton, VIC - John Knox Presbyterian (Former)

Brighton, VIC - John Knox Presbyterian (Former)

Year Built: 1896

Address: Corner North & New Streets, , Brighton Victoria, 3186

The Foundation stone to the first church was laid on 29 October 1892 by the Brighton Mayor M.J.S. Carr Esq. John Knox church (built 1876) Original Architect - Charles Webb

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Brighton, VIC - St Andrew's Anglican

Brighton, VIC - St Andrew's Anglican

Year Built: 1850

Address: Corner Church & New Streets, , Brighton Victoria, 3186

The first church was built in 1842 with a second Church having been built in 1850-51 by the architect Charles Lang. The third is comprised of bluestone with seven bays to the design of architect Charles Webb in 1856-57. A more modern section at the rear has been added after a fire totally destroyed the complex in 1961.

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Brighton, VIC - St Cuthbert's Presbyterian

Brighton, VIC - St Cuthbert's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1889

Address: 12 Wilson Street, , Brighton Victoria, 3186

The Church was established as part of the Free Presbyterian Church in Victoria during the 1850’s. The Foundation stone was laid on 26 October 1889 by the Honourable Sir James McBain MLC.

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Brighton, VIC - St Joan of Arch Catholic

Brighton, VIC - St Joan of Arch Catholic

Year Built: 1938

Address: 118 New Street, , Brighton Victoria, 3186

The Foundation stone was laid on 13 November 1938 by the Most Reverend D Mannix D.D. Archbishop of Melbourne. The Architect was P.J. O'Connor.

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Brighton, VIC - St Leonard's Uniting

Brighton, VIC - St Leonard's Uniting

Year Built: 1892

Address: Corner New & Wolseley Streets, , Brighton Victoria, 3186

The Foundation stone to the first church was laid on 29 October 1892 by the Brighton Mayor M.J.S. Carr Esq.

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Brighton, VIC - Trinity Uniting

Brighton, VIC - Trinity Uniting

Address: 17 Black Street, , Brighton Victoria, 3186

In 1853 a Church, the Independents (later Congregational Church) began services in a tent measuring 10ft x 12ft which they erected in Carpenter street. Their Minister was the Reverend Henry Kidgell recently arrived from England. In April that year it was resolved to erect a small wooden chapel on a quarter acre block of land in Male…

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Broadford, VIC - St George's Presbyterian

Broadford, VIC - St George's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1912

Address: Corner High & Hamilton Streets, , Broadford Victoria, 3658

The original church was a small wooden Methodist church built in 1895, opened on 9 June and demolished in 1912. The Builder was Mr McDonald of Broadford. A Foundation stone was laid by M McKenzie MLA on 1 June 1912 when a newer church was erected. The builder was James Sutherland. The foundation stone was laid by MK McKenzie MLA on 1…

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Broadford, VIC - St Matthew's Anglican

Broadford, VIC - St Matthew's Anglican

Year Built: 1874

Address: High Street, , Broadford Victoria, 3658

The (new) Church was opened on 26 April 1874. It was built by a Mr Woods. In 1892 Kilmore and Broadford seperated and on Easter Sunday the Rev H. Braddock was inducted as Broadford's first resident Priest. The Church was consecrated 19 years after it opened by Bishop Goe.

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Broadford, VIC - Uniting

Broadford, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1957

Address: High Street, , Broadford Victoria, 3658

Originally a Methodist church, the Broadford Uniting Church is located next to the Library. Construction of the current building commenced in November of 1956, and the Foundation stone was laid by the President of the Conference, the Rev. Norman Lade MA, BD on 16 February 1957. The dedication of the church took place in September 1957.

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Brunswick, VIC - Christ Church Anglican

Brunswick, VIC - Christ Church Anglican

Year Built: 1857

Address: 6 Glenlyon Road, , Brunswick Victoria, 3056

A stucco rendered brick Church of cruciform plan and detached campanile was erected in four stages between 1857 and 1875. Architects were Purchas and Sawyer who designed the nave in 1857. Smith and Watts completed the transfers, chancel and vestry between 1863 and 1864 and the campanile between 1870 and 1871. Whilst Frederick Wyatt was…

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Brunswick, VIC - Uniting

Brunswick, VIC - Uniting

Address: Corner Sydney Road & Merri Street, , Brunswick Victoria, 3056

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Bruthen, VIC - Anglican

Bruthen, VIC - Anglican

Address: 7 Church Street, , Bruthen Victoria, 3885

The Vicarage was acquired approximately in 1892. The Parish hall was built in 1966. Over 400 people attended the opening.

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