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Bathurst, NSW - All Saints Anglican

Bathurst, NSW - All Saints 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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Bathurst, NSW - St Barnabas Anglican (Former)

Bathurst, NSW - St Barnabas Anglican (Former)

Year Built: 1881

Address: 36A Bant Street, , Bathurst New South Wales, 2795

The present Church was built in 1881 to replace an earlier weather-board church building dating from 1875. This weatherboard building was afterwards used as the Parish Hall until it was replaced in 1918 by the present brick Parish Hall, the foundation of which was laid by the Primate, the Most Revd, J. C. Wright, D.D., on 21st September…

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Bathurst, NSW - Uniting

Bathurst, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1885

Address: 140A William Street, , Bathurst , 2795

In 1857, the foundations of the present church were laid by William Thomas Senior. The work was completed in 1860 and officially opened on Thursday 31st May of that year, the Reverend Joseph Oram conducting the service. The internal measurements were 78 feet by 52 feet, with a seating capacity of 700, and the cost was £7,040.

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Battery Point, TAS - St George's Anglican

Battery Point, TAS - St George's Anglican

Year Built: 1847

Address: 30 Cromwell Street, Hobart, Battery Point Tasmania, 7004

Located on the highest point of Battery Point, once known as Kermode's Hill the Church was designed by two of Hobart's earliest and best known architects. The land was in fact purchased from William Kermode for 250.00. It was designed in the Neo-Classical style by the Government architect, John Lee Archer, designing the body of the…

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Baulkham Hills, NSW - Baptist

Baulkham Hills, NSW - Baptist

Address: 39 Sarah Crescent, , Baulkham Hills New South Wales, 2153

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Baulkham Hills, NSW - Norwest Anglican

Baulkham Hills, NSW - Norwest Anglican

Address: 19 Chapel Lane, , Baulkham Hills New South Wales, 2153

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Baulkham Hills, NSW - St Matthew's Uniting

Baulkham Hills, NSW - St Matthew's Uniting

Year Built: 1975

Address: Cnr Charles & Edgar Streets, , Baulkham Hills New South Wales, 2153

A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was unveiled by Mrs Gwen Stephens a Trustee of the Church 20th April 1975".

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Baulkham Hills, NSW - St Michael's Catholic

Baulkham Hills, NSW - St Michael's Catholic

Year Built: 1980

Address: 1 Chapel Lane, , Baulkham Hills New South Wales, 2153

A Foundation stone reads, " St Michael's Church Baulkham Hills dedicated by His Eminence Sir James Cardinal Freeman Archbishop of Sydney assisted by His Lordship Bishop Bede Heather Sunday 27th July 1980 Rev P.J. Bryne P.P.".

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Baulkham Hills, NSW - St Michael's Catholic (Former)

Baulkham Hills, NSW - St Michael's Catholic (Former)

Year Built: 1849

Address: St Michael's Place, , Baulkham Hills New South Wales, 2153

The Sydney Morning Herald of 8 February 1849 reported that the '...foundation stone of a new Church was laid at Baulkham Hills on Friday afternoon by Archbishop Polding [and] Reverend Messrs Brennan and Halloran, the resident ministers of the district. The edifice, which will be of stone, will be 40ft in length by 30ft in breadth and is…

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Bayswater, VIC - Church of Christ

Bayswater, VIC - Church of Christ

Address: 643 Mountain Highway, , Bayswater Victoria, 3153

Church of Christ services commenced among the settlers around 1872 and the Church of Christ was one of the first. Meetings were held in 1871 in Ambrose Lischke's bark hut, which was on Schultz's land on the South Western corner of Mountain Highway and Stud Rd. For two years the services were conducted by a Mr Ball who baptised Mr and Mrs…

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Bayswater, VIC - Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic

Bayswater, VIC - Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic

Year Built: 1977

Address: 25 Orange Grove, , Bayswater Victoria, 3153

The first significant mention of Catholic activity in Bayswater was in 1917 when Fr. John O'Brien,3 second parish priest of the new Parish of St. John's, arrived on horseback to celebrate the first Mass in Bayswater at "The Grange"— the Scoresby Road home of Albert and Myrtle Piergrosse. Mass was held in their large hall-like dining room…

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Beaconsfield, TAS - St Francis Xaviers Catholic

Beaconsfield, TAS - St Francis Xaviers Catholic

Address: 188 Weld Street, , Beaconsfield Tasmania, 7270

Catholic families began moving into the mining town of Beaconsfield during the 1880s. Within a decade, they had built a solid timber Church dedicated to St Francis Xavier. On May 11, 1890, Monsignor Daniels Beechinor of Launceston accompanied his uncle, Archbishop Daniei Murphy, to the West Tamar town for the laying of the foundation…

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Beaconsfield, TAS - Uniting

Beaconsfield, TAS - Uniting

Year Built: 1909

Address: 125 Weld Street, , Beaconsfield Tasmania, 7270

Gold mining attracted many Methodist Cornishmen to settle in this district. In 1861 services were held at Supply River with preachers provided from Launceston. In 1878 the Primitive Methodists came to Beaconsfield and by 1880 the Rev C.R. Rice took up ministry there as part of the Launceston Mission. By 1891 Beaconsfield was created a…

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Beagle Bay, WA - Sacred Heart Catholic

Beagle Bay, WA - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1917

Address: Bishop Place, , Beagle Bay Western Australia, 6725

The community was established by Trappist Monks around 1890. In 1884, the first ever priest arrived to serve the Catholics in the Kimberley to try and convert the Aboriginal people. Bishop Matthew Gibney founded the Beagle Bay mission, developed in the land of the Nyul Nyul people. The Pallottine fathers and brothers took charge of the…

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Bears Laggon, VIC - St John's Anglican
Beaudesert, QLD - Baptist

Beaudesert, QLD - Baptist

Year Built: 1949

Address: 13 Eaglesfield Street, , Beaudesert Queensland, 4285

The Foundation of one of the churches was laid on 8 October 1949 by Mr G.C. Sweetman President of the Queensland Baptist Union.

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Beaudesert, QLD - St Thomas' Anglican

Beaudesert, QLD - St Thomas' Anglican

Year Built: 1965

Address: 7 Albert Street, , Beaudesert Queensland, 4285

The Foundation stone to commemorate the consecration of the church took place on 4 July 1965. It was conducted by the Most Reverend P.N. W. Strong Archbishop of Brisbane.

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Beaudesert, QLD - Uniting

Beaudesert, QLD - Uniting

Address: 1 Duckett Street, , Beaudesert Queensland, 4285

Ministry of the Methodist/Uniting Church has operated in Beaudesert since regular church services commenced in January 1908. A Mr. Moorhouse conducted services occasionally in the town of Beaudesert. Those services were held in the home of Mr. & Mrs. S.R. LeGrand. In 1907 there were three names on the Methodist Members Roll for…

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Beaufort, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Beaufort, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Address: Livingstone Street, , Beaufort Victoria, 3373

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Beaufort, VIC - St John the Baptist Anglican

Beaufort, VIC - St John the Baptist Anglican

Year Built: 1957

Address: Hill Street, , Beaufort Victoria, 3373

An earlier church was opened in November 1868 to the design of the Ballarat architect H.R. Caselli, costing more than £900.00. The foundation stone of the present church, designed by Ballarat diocesan architect G.S. Richards, was laid in April 1957. It was constructed in cream brick in a refined Gothic style: there is a small tower at…

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Beaufort, VIC - St John the Baptist Catholic

Beaufort, VIC - St John the Baptist Catholic

Address: Leichardt Street, , Beaufort Victoria, 3373

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Beaumaris, VIC - Baptist

Beaumaris, VIC - Baptist

Year Built: 1960

Address: 223 Balcombe Road, , Beaumaris Victoria, 3193

Around 1955 two blocks of land in the central Beaumaris area had been purchased, but under new uniform building regulations, they proved too small for the erection of a Church building. Members were then led to a large block of land (100ft. by 400ft.) in Balcombe Road which was available for purchase at £3500. Following approval of…

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Beebo, QLD - Lutheran

Beebo, QLD - Lutheran

Address: Glenarbon Church Road, , Beebo Queensland, 4385

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Beechworth, VIC - Baptist (Former)

Beechworth, VIC - Baptist (Former)

Year Built: 1873

Address: 14 Ford Street, , Beechworth Victoria, 3747

The former Baptist Church, 1873 [later Assemblies of God] was built of red brick with only the front elevation stuccoed and scored to resemble ashlar. This church also served followers of the Church of Christ. Now in Private Hands. Now in Private Hands.

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Beechworth, VIC - Christ Church Anglican

Beechworth, VIC - Christ Church Anglican

Year Built: 1858

Address: Corner Ford & Church Streets, , Beechworth Victoria, 3747

The first Rector was The Reverend Cooper Searle and a rectory was built for him in 1855. At the time the present church hall was the first church building. The Victorian Government provided two-thirds of the building costs for the current church. The Church was erected in two stages. The foundation stone for the first stage, comprising…

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Beechworth, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Beechworth, VIC - Methodist (Former)

Address: 26 Ford Street, , Beeckworth Victoria, 3747

A new Church building was opened in 1878.

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Beechworth, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Beechworth, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Year Built: 1857

Address: Corner Ford & Williams Streets, , Beechworth Victoria, 3747

The foundation stone of the Beechworth Presbyterian Church was laid by the Rev. James Nish, of Sandhurst, on 6th July, 1857. St Andrew's Church was built by the Scottish and Ulster Presbyterians who settled in north-east Victoria in the mid-nineteenth century. The church is a five-bay Gothic Revival design of cement stucco, built in 1857.…

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Beechworth, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Beechworth, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: Church Street, , Beechworth Victoria, 3747

A reference in the Argus Newspaper intimates that a weatherboard chapel was being erected in 1855. The Church was dedicated on Saturday March 2 1872.

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Beecrift, NSW - Presbyterian

Beecrift, NSW - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1908

Address: 1A Mary Street, , Beecroft New South Wales, 2119

On 17 December 1903 a congregational meeting agreed to purchase the land upon which the church was subsequently built. The building for the Church was commenced on 19 September 1908 and was opened on 13 February 1909. The sandstone for the foundations was locally quarried and donated by George Frederick Willis, the father of David John…

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Beecroft, NSW - St John's Anglican

Beecroft, NSW - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1907

Initially a site on the southern corner of Beecroft Road and Hannah Street was purchased, architectural plans of William Coward were accepted and building by Hart & Sons of Parramatta of a small timber church was completed. Later due to the growth of the Church it was decided to purchase a new site, and the larger present site was…

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Beecroft, NSW - Uniting

Beecroft, NSW - Uniting

Address: 82 Beecroft Road, , Beecroft New South Wales, 2119

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Beenleigh, QLD - Baptist

Beenleigh, QLD - Baptist

Address: 87 Pheasant Avenue, , Beenleigh Queensland, 4207

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Beenleigh, QLD - Bethesda Lutheran

Beenleigh, QLD - Bethesda Lutheran

Its first congregation was formed in 1880. In the beginning of the year 1884, the congregation joined the Bethania Parish and later in the year £230 was raised to build the new church. On September 14, 1884, the church was dedicated, Pastor Sueltmann conducting the ceremony. The Beenleigh Lutheran congregation seceded from an earlier…

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Beenleigh, QLD - St George's Anglican

Beenleigh, QLD - St George's Anglican

Address: 10 Tansey Street, , Beenleigh Queensland, 4207

The land on which the church was built was donated by Michael Tansey after whom Tansey Street was named. The original St George’s Anglican Church was officially opened on the 16th September 1875 at 10 Tansey Street Beenleigh. The original building was moved in 1981 to the Beenleigh Historical Village.

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Beenleigh, QLD - St George's Anglican (Former)

Beenleigh, QLD - St George's Anglican (Former)

Originally situated in Tansey Street, the Church has the distinction of being the first church to be built in the town. The land on which it was built was donated by Michael Tansey, an early Beenleigh settler and businessman. The church was designed by Queensland Colonial Architect, Francis Drummond Greville Stanley, and built at a…

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Beenleigh, QLD - St Patrick's Catholic

Beenleigh, QLD - St Patrick's Catholic

Address: 24 Tobruk Street, , Beenleigh Queensland, 4207

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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: 1874

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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