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Moonta, SA - Salvation Army

Moonta, SA - Salvation Army

Year Built: 1901

Address: Robert Street, , Moonta South Australia, 5558

Two foundation stones were laid on 30 March 1901. The first was by Thomas H Cook Mayor of Moonta and the second was by Brigadier Birkenshaw S.C. O.

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Mortdale, NSW - Uniting

Mortdale, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1910

Address: 18 Morts Road, , Mortdale New South Wales, 2223

A Memorial stone reads, " This Memorial stone was laid by T Carter Esq 29th October 1910". A further Memorial stone reads, " This Memorial stone was laid by E Knight Esq 29th October 1910".

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Mosman, NSW - Mosman Village Church

Mosman, NSW - Mosman Village Church

Year Built: 1903

Address: 144 Raglin Street, , Mossman New South Wales, 2088

The foundation stone of St Clement’s Church was laid on 13 December 1902, and the building dedicated on 16 December 1903. Today the Church is known as Mosman Village Church. The church building is an example of Gothic Revival architecture. The church's architecture is characterized by its high, vaulted ceilings, pointed arches, and…

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Mullumbimby, NSW - Presbyterian

Mullumbimby, NSW - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1903

Address: 104 Stuart Street, , Mullumbimby New South Wales, 2482

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Murray Bridge, SA - Holy Cross Lutheran

Murray Bridge, SA - Holy Cross Lutheran

Year Built: 1909

Address: Corner Florence & Charles Streets, , Murray Bridge South Australia, 5254

The first services were held in a local schoolhouse and then for two years in one of the local halls. The first Holy Cross church was erected in 1909 at the corner of Clara and McHenry Streets and was used up until 1925. The foundation stone was laid in May by Pastor Appelt and the church was dedicated on 31 October 1909. The…

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Murray Bridge, SA - Holy Redemmer Catholic

Murray Bridge, SA - Holy Redemmer Catholic

Year Built: 1910

Address: 2 Park Terrace, , Murray Bridge South Australia, 5254

The builder of the Church was Mr F. Fricker of Adelaide. The contract was signed on 15 July 1910 for a cost of 1230.00 not including furnishings. The Foundation stone was laid on 4 September 1910. Built form Murray Bridge freestone the nave was to be 25ft wide while its length was to be 45ft with seating for 250 people. Mr T Bartlett…

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Naracoorte, SA - Church of Christ (Former)

Naracoorte, SA - Church of Christ (Former)

Year Built: 1906

Address: 10 Robertson Street, , Naracoorte South Australia, 5271

The Church was erected in 1906 and is now the local Historical Museum.

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Narrandera, NSW - St John's Uniting

Narrandera, NSW - St John's Uniting

Year Built: 1907

Address: Douglas Street, , Narrandera New South Wales, 2700

Formerly a Presbyterian church the foundation stone was laid on 4 April 1907. A donation of £3,000 guineas was made by Sir Samuel McCaughey MLC towards the construction of the church. The church was opened on 28 February 1908. The Church was designed by Melbourne architects, Campbell and Kernot, and built between 1907 and 1908 by W and…

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Narrandera, NSW - St Mel's Catholic

Narrandera, NSW - St Mel's Catholic

Year Built: 1908

Address: Audley Street, , Narrandera New South Wales, 2700

The Foundation stone was laid on 22 November 1908 by the Most Reverend J. Gallagher Bishop of Goulburn. The Architects were Kempson and Connelly of Melbourne.

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Nelson, VIC - Presbyterian (Former)

Nelson, VIC - Presbyterian (Former)

Year Built: 1909

Address: 4 Meredith Street, , Nelson Victoria, 3292

The first Church service recorded to have been held in the Nelson Hotel by Reverend R. A. Caldwell in 1875. The former Church buildings' original neat gothic design was built in yellow sandstone from the local area and inspired by appointed architect Mr Thomas Hall, A Scot from Galashiels. The Mason was Mr H. Knight of Mt Gambier. In…

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Newnham, TAS - St Barnabas Anglican

Newnham, TAS - St Barnabas Anglican

Year Built: 1906

Address: 17 George Town Road, , Newnham Tasmania, 7248

Now known as All Saint's or Barney's. The land, was purchased for £25 from Mr. J. C. McMichael. Tenders were called for the building of a structure to serve the purpose of hall and church. It was natural that, from the applicants, the tender of J. and T. Gunn was accepted. The plans for the modest weatherboard St. Barnabas only…

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Newnham, TAS - Uniting

Newnham, TAS - Uniting

Year Built: 1903

Address: 128 George Town Road, , Newnham Tasmania, 7248

The Original Church was built in 1881 but destroyed by fire in 1903. A plaque on the building testifies to its origins.

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Newstead, TAS - Baptist (Former)

Newstead, TAS - Baptist (Former)

Year Built: 1905

Address: 96 Elphin Road, , Newstead Tasmania, 7250

It was in 1905 that a group of dedicated Christian people from the Launceston Baptist Tabernacle in Cimitiere Street saw the need to extend the work of the Church into the suburbs. The fast growing "Elphin Rise" area, with its high proportion of young families, was chosen. A public ceremony was held in June 1905 when the foundation stone…

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Newstead, VIC - Uniting (Former)

Newstead, VIC - Uniting (Former)

Year Built: 1907

Address: 24 Lyons Street, , Newstead Victoria, 3462

The Church was built of solid brick in 1907. The Church was sold in 2022.

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Newtown, QLD - St Alban's Anglican

Newtown, QLD - St Alban's Anglican

Year Built: 1909

Address: Cnr Anzac Avenue & Hill Street, , Newtown Queensland, 4350

The present church was opened in February 1909 on the site of a former Sunday School. It was built to the design of the Toowoomba-born architect, William Hodgen.

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North Albury, NSW - St David's Uniting

North Albury, NSW - St David's Uniting

Year Built: 1905

Address: 593 Olive Street, , North Albury New South Wales, 2640

The Church was designed by Melbourne architects Campell & Kernot who also desired Presbyterian Churches in Camberwell, Kyabram, Narrandera and Germanton (Holbrook). A foundation stone reads, "Presbyterian Church This stone was laid by John Ross Esq J.P. of Kinross 14th June 1905".

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North Bendigo, VIC - St Paul Coptic Christian Orthodox

North Bendigo, VIC - St Paul Coptic Christian Orthodox

Year Built: 1903

Address: Cnr Bayne & Smith Streets, , North Bendigo Victoria, 3550

A Foundation stone reads, "To the Glory of God this stone was laid by Mrs G.F. Hunter August 26 1903".

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North Melbourne, VIC - St Michael's Catholic

North Melbourne, VIC - St Michael's Catholic

Year Built: 1907

Address: Corner Dryburgh & Brougham Streets, , North Melbourne Victoria, 3051

The Church was designed by the Melbourne Architects Grainger, Kennedy and Little. The Architects drawing's show a spire on the corner and mulit coloured brick work across the facade. The spire was never built. The cost of the building was 7,250 and was built by Tom Saunders of Carlton. The Foundation stone was laid in June 1907 and the…

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Numurkah, VIC - St John the Baptist Catholic

Numurkah, VIC - St John the Baptist Catholic

Year Built: 1902

Address: 16 Tocumwal Road, , Numurkah Victoria, 3636

A Foundation stone reads, " St John Bts Church This stone was laid by the Right Revd S Reville O.S.A. Bishop of Sandhurst 23rd March 1902 Jas P.M. Carthy C.C. John A Clarke Architect John C Duncan Contractor".

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Penguin , TAS - Uniting

Penguin , TAS - Uniting

Year Built: 1903

Address: 50 Main Road, , Penguin Tasmania, 7316

The original Primitive Methodist Church opened on 14 January 1866 but was later destroyed by fire. Prominent north-west architect and builder William Henry Morris created the current structure which opened on 10 May 1903.

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Petersham, NSW - Korean Canaan Presbyterian

Petersham, NSW - Korean Canaan Presbyterian

Year Built: 1904

Address: 2 Gordon Street, , Petersham New South Wales, 2049

The foundation stone was laid on 10 December 1904 by Mrs Robert Miller of Rathlin.

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Petersham, NSW - The Joshua Tree Presbyterian

Petersham, NSW - The Joshua Tree Presbyterian

Year Built: 1906

Address: 2 Gordon Street, , Petersham New South Wales, 2049

The Church was designed by John Reid in Gothic Revival style and built 1904-06. A Foundation stone reads, "This stone was laid by Mrs Robert Miller of Rathlin 10th December 1904". A stone tablet reads, " The Pulpit Light and this Light are installed in Memory of Ada E Mathie". From the Sydney Morning Herald 12 June 1905, "The Rev.…

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Picton, NSW - St Anthony's Catholic

Picton, NSW - St Anthony's Catholic

Year Built: 1901

Address: 69 Menangle Street, , Picton New South Wales, 2571

A Foundation stone reads, " A.M.D.G. St Anthony's Church (Francis Sheil Memorial) blessed and opened by Cardinal Patrick Moran D.D. on September 1st 1901 Rev Edward Hanrahan Pastor".

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Pymble, NSW - Uniting

Pymble, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1907

Address: 1 Livingstone Avenue, , Pymble New South Wales, 2073

The Church was built between 1907 and 1908 and extended in 1956. The building was completed in eight months at a total cost of about £1370. Architectural work was the combined effort of two members of the congregation. Gorrie Blair, an architect in the Colonial Architect’s Department, did the design and detailed draw ings, while…

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Richmond, QLD - St Brigid's Catholic

Richmond, QLD - St Brigid's Catholic

Year Built: 1903

Address: 111 Goldring Street, , Richmond Queensland, 4822

The history of the Richmond Parish as a parish begins in 1923. Until then, it was part of the Parish of Hughenden. In 1903 Father O'Keeffe built the Church under the patron-age of St. Brigid. Father Lane was here at that time for the benefit of his health, but it was Father O'Keeffe who not only built the Church, but also built the "Tin…

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Robertson, NSW - Uniting (Former)

Robertson, NSW - Uniting (Former)

Year Built: 1902

Address: 39 Hoddle Street, , Robertson New South Wales, 2577

In September 1896 a Mr. Stone moved "that a new church be erected at a cost of not more than £200." At a meeting on November 1, 1901, a tender from Thomas E. Bursill for £237, for the erection of a Church , was accepted , work, to be completed by January 31, 1902. The list of clergy include Ministers, Probationers and Home Missionaries…

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Rochester, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Rochester, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1910

Address: 22 Fraser Street, , Rochester Victoria, 3561

The first church Church was blessed and opened on 10th July 1881. A Foundation stone was laid on 16 January 1910. R.E. Symons and Co were the builders and A.A. Feltch were the Architects. The cost of the church was £3,730 and was built by Messrs Moore Bros and Symonds of Echuca. The Church was built of brick with a Romanesque style.…

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Rochester, VIC - Uniting

Rochester, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1910

Address: 91 Hart Street, , Rochester Victoria, 3561

The first Methodist service was held in 1871/72. These were conducted by the Rev S Bryant who was stationed at Elmore. Services were first held in the old school house on the east side of the Campaspe River. In 1873 the Rev A Uglow was appointed to the Rochester circuit (this circuit was originally…

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Rosewood, QLD - St Brigid's Catholic

Rosewood, QLD - St Brigid's Catholic

Year Built: 1909

Address: 11 Railway Street, , Rosewood Queensland, 4340

Initially, Mass in the Rosewood district was celebrated in settlers' homes, and after 1875 in a room at The Rising Sun Hotel. This practice continued until the first St Brigid's Church was built in 1885. The Church was designed by Reverend Andrew Horan and built in 1909 by R J Murphy with alterations in 1935. It was built on the…

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Rozelle, NSW - Chapel Hill

Rozelle, NSW - Chapel Hill

Year Built: 1904

Address: 665A Darling Road, , Rozelle New South Wales, 2039

A Former Presbyterian Church now closed. A Federation free Medieval style church. Brick walls with stone dressings, twin porches at front linked by a low lean to narthex stone front fence with wrought iron gates and railings. Slate roof. A Foundation stone reads, "This Stone was laid by Right Rev R H Waugh MA Moderator Presbyterian…

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Saddleworth, SA - Zion Lutheran

Saddleworth, SA - Zion Lutheran

Year Built: 1905

Address: Corner Burra & Michael Streets, , Saddleworth South Australia, 5413

Pastor J. Homann began Lutheran services in the Saddleworth area in 1905. The first of these services was held on 3 March 1905, five families attending on that occasion. They first held services in the Institute or in the adjoining Lodge Room, and later the Baptist Church was hired until their own church was completed in 1925. Progress…

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Sale, VIC - Baptist (Former)

Sale, VIC - Baptist (Former)

Year Built: 1903

Address: 209 Princes Highway, , Sale Victoria, 3850

A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid by Professor Kernot M.A. M.C.E. President of the Baptist Union of Victoria 20th June 1903". Another stone reads, "This stone was laid by John Williams Esq J.P. June 6th 1901". The Church building is now in private hands.

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San Remo, VIC - St Augustine Anglican

San Remo, VIC - St Augustine Anglican

Year Built: 1906

Address: 111 Marine Parade, , San Remo Victoria, 3925

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Sandy Bay, TAS - Uniting

Sandy Bay, TAS - Uniting

Year Built: 1904

Address: 22 Princes Street, , Sandy Bay Tasmania, 7005

The Foundation stone was laid on 3 February 1904 by Chas E. Walch esq. Today the church is known as the Korean Uniting Church.

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Shepparton, VIC - Uniting Wesley

Shepparton, VIC - Uniting Wesley

Year Built: 1908

Address: Maude Street, , Shepparton Victoria, 3630

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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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Snowtown, SA - Uniting

Snowtown, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1909

Address: 15 Railway Terrace West, , Snowtown South Australia, 5520

Formerly a Methodist Church the Architect was C.H. Colhan. The first church foundation stone was laid on New Year's Day, 1880 by Mrs Gavin Freebairn of Condowie. It was completed several months later with many local people assisting the builder Mr W.H. Hall and making donations of materials: The Foundation stone of the current church…

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Somerville, VIC - St Andrew's Anglican

Somerville, VIC - St Andrew's Anglican

Year Built: 1904

Address: 2 Eramosa Road W, , Somerville Victoria, 3912

A Foundation stone was laid on 20 February 1904 by Miss Vera Clarke. The Church was constructed in 1904 using bricks made by the Somerville Brick and Tile Co. The Land was donated by the Somerville Hotel.

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South Townsville, QLD - St John's Anglican

South Townsville, QLD - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1907

Address: 32 Macrossan Street, , South Townsville Queensland, 4810

A historical marker at the front of the Church reads, "The first church in South Townsville was built on this site around 1886. However, it was destroyed by cyclone Sigma in 1896. It was rebuilt, but again demolished by cyclone Leonta in 1903". Church services were held in Mindham's Hall. The present St John's Church, built in 1907,…

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Spreyton, TAS - Baptist

Spreyton, TAS - Baptist

Year Built: 1909

Address: 96 Mersey Main Road, , Spreyton Tasmania, 7310

The church was built entirely out of donated material. Mr J.B. Graves of the Spreyton brickworks agreed to donate 16 000 bricks on condition that the church was established debt free. A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid by Rev F Miles August 4 1909". For a full history visit Churches of Tasmania. Click here.

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