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Aberdeen, TAS - Methodist (Former)

Aberdeen, TAS - Methodist (Former)

Year Built: 1914

Address: 160 Melrose Road, , Aberdeen Tasmania, 7310

The foundation stone was laid on the 2nd July 1914 by Mrs John Denney relict of Mr John Denney who was one of the Pioneer Methodists of the North West Coast. Today the church is in private hands and called Aberdeen Abbey.

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Adelaide, SA - St Patrick's Catholic

Adelaide, SA - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1912

Address: 261 Grote Street, , Adelaide South Australia, 5000

After the original church, that was located in West Terrace became too small it was decided to build a new one in Grote St. St Patrick’s Church was the principal place of Catholic worship in Adelaide until St Francis Xavier Cathedral opened on Wakefield Street in 1858. Alterations to the simple stone building of St Patrick’s Church…

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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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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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Baan Baa - NSW - St Clement's Anglican (Former)

Baan Baa - NSW - St Clement's Anglican (Former)

Year Built: 1919

Address: 38 Baan Baa Road, , Bann Baa New South Wales, 2390

The foundation stone was laid in August 1919, and the church was deconsecrated in May 2022.

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Ballan, VIC, St Brigid's Catholic

Ballan, VIC, St Brigid's Catholic

Year Built: 1911

Address: 98 Inglis Street, , Ballan Victoria, 3342

The Church was blessed and opened by Archbishop Carr of Melbourne 2nd June 1912. The original tender was forfeited and the Church committee decided to alter the original plan reducing the length of the church by five feet, and discarding suggested bluestone foundations and to call fresh tenders. On January 15, 1912, Rev. Father Cusack…

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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 - 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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Bangalow, NSW - Uniting

Bangalow, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1916

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

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Bardon, QLD - Pilgrim Congregational

Bardon, QLD - Pilgrim Congregational

Year Built: 1914

Address: Corner Simpson & Boundary Roads, , Bardon Queensland, 4065

The land on which this church stands is part of a 38 acre block originally purchased from the Crown in 1862 by Francis Lyon. A year later the whole parcel of land was transferred to Joshua Jeays. Jeays was a notable colonial architect, Brisbane councillor, and eventually, Mayor of Brisbane.. Believed to have been originally constructed…

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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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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
Belmont, WA - St Anne's Catholic

Belmont, WA - St Anne's Catholic

Year Built: 1914

Address: 11 Hehir Street, , Belmont Western Australia, 6104

The Church was built in 1914 by local builder Mr W Blacklock. Mr P Love and Mr Charles Courtland went guarantors for the church building. It was officially opened and consecrated on 6 December 1914 by His Grace Archbishop Clune. Features of the church are the lovely lead light windows. Before this church was built, Mass was celebrated…

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Berserker, QLD - St John's Anglican

Berserker, QLD - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1912

Address: 278 Ford Street, , Berserker Queensland, 4701

The Church is a small Gothic style timber building and is heritage-listed. It was built in 1912. It was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 5 August 2003. The site of St John's Mission Church was purchased in 1891 by Edward Costello.

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Binalong, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Binalong, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1913

Address: Monteagle Street, , Binalong New South Wales, 2584

The first church was located on Church Hill and was called the Church of St Peter's and Paul. The foundation stone of that church was laid in March 1859. It was later demolished. The Foundation stone of the existing Federation style church was laid on 17 September 1911 by the Catholic Bishop of Goulburn Dr Gallagher. Built of local…

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Booval, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Booval, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1915

Address: 19 Cothill Road, , Booval Queensland, 4304

The Church was established in 1912. By 1914, the foundation stone for a church was laid on 4.5 acres of land, generously donated by Dean Andrew Horan of St Mary's Parish Ipswich. A Heritage plaque reads, " Sacred Heart Church was constructed and opened by Archbishop Duhig in 1915 and from 1931 to 1997 Booval House opposite was used as…

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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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Brunswick North, VIC - St Margaret Mary's Catholic

Brunswick North, VIC - St Margaret Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1920

Address: 51 Mitchell Street, , Brunswick North Victoria, 3056

St Margaret Mary's was originally part of the parish of St Ambrose in Brunswick. It was first known as St Matthew's and was established in 1913. The original St Matthew's church, built the previous year, served as a church, school and hall. A Foundation stone reads, " A.O.D.G. To the worship of God under the invocation of Saint…

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Bulahdelah, NSW - St John's Anglican

Bulahdelah, NSW - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1912

Address: 59 Stroud St, , Bulahdelah New South Wales, 2423

The first place of worship in Bulaheldah was the Church of England School building under the umbrella of the Parish of Stroud. The Church was built in 1912

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Camberwell, VIC - Our Lady of Victories Catholic

Camberwell, VIC - Our Lady of Victories Catholic

Year Built: 1918

Address: 548 Burke Road, , Camberwell Victoria, 3124

The church is built of Barrabool stone, from Waurn Ponds, Geelong. The most prominent external feature is the cupola – the rounded copper dome adorning the church roof. The foundation stone was laid on 25 May 1913, replacing an earlier church-school building dedicated to St John Berchman opened in 1887. The cost of the building was…

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Campsie, NSW - St John's Anglican

Campsie, NSW - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1911

Address: Anzac Square, , Campsie New South Wales, 2194

The Foundation stone was laid by Reverend John Charles Wright D.D. Archbishop of Sydney on 22 April 1911.

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Campsie, NSW - St Mels Catholic

Campsie, NSW - St Mels Catholic

Year Built: 1915

Address: 7 Evaline Street, , Campsie New South Wales, 2194

Built around 1915 the Church cost 12,000 according to an article in the Sydney Morning Herald of 25 October 1927. The Church was opened by Archbishop Kelly. Romanesque style red brick Church with slate roof. Arched opening at front, small rose window, pilasters alongside walls are features. It is a typical twentieth century Parish…

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Cardinia, VIC - Pesbyterian (Former)

Cardinia, VIC - Pesbyterian (Former)

Year Built: 1915

Address: 2400 Ballarto Road , , Cardinia Victoria, 3978

Mr Walter Duff donated the land for the church and he and his wife organised garden parties to start a building fund. James Irwin of Ararat was the architect and the builder was a Mr Caulsen, costing £450 to build. A Foundation stone reads, "This stone was laid to the Glory of God by Walter Duff Esq J.P. on the 23rd of October 1915.…

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Chatswood, NSW - Our Lady of Dolours Catholic

Chatswood, NSW - Our Lady of Dolours Catholic

Year Built: 1920

Address: 94 Archer Street, , Chatswood New South Wales, 2067

The Catholic Church acquired property in Archer Street in 1888. The building of first church/school took place in 1895 on a portion of an 1863 cemetery grant of some three and a half acres in Archer/Anderson Streets. The Church was opened in 1921 but not finished until 1961. Architects were Messrs Hennessy and Hennessy.…

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Cobram, VIC - Uniting

Cobram, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1912

Address: 10 Hay Avenue, , Cobram Victoria, 3644

A Foundation stone on the Church reads, " This stone was laid by Rev J. Matthew M.A. B.D. 18th September 1912. Rev B.T. Buntine Minister". a Foundation stone on the hall next door reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was laid by Miss Sarah Irvin 14th May 1958 Minister Rev Neil Scott B.A. Architect Keith Reid Builders J.W. Napier, E.W.…

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Coburg, VIC - St Margaret Mary's Catholic

Coburg, VIC - St Margaret Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1920

Address: Mitchell Street, , Coburg Victoria, 3058

The Foundation stone was laid on 14 March 1920 by the Archbishop of Melbourne the Most Reverend Daniel Mannix.

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Coolamon, NSW - St Michael's Catholic

Coolamon, NSW - St Michael's Catholic

Year Built: 1911

Address: Methul Street, , Coolamon New South Wales, 2701

The first church was built about the year 1888. It was enlarged some years later and served as a church school until the present brick church was built by the Rev Father Griffin in 1911 at a cost of £1,600. The Foundation stone was laid on 18 October 1911. In 1928 the church was added to by the erection of a sanctuary, sacristy and…

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Cootamundra, NSW - Sacred Heart Catholic

Cootamundra, NSW - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1916

Address: Morris Street, , Cootamundra New South Wales, 2590

The first Roman Catholic was built in 1870. The Foundation stone of the current church was laid on 8 February 1916 by 1916 Bishop John Gallagher the Bishop of Goulburn. The church was completed in less than six months and the first mass took place on June 25 in that year. Prior to 1916, the people worshipped at St. Columba’s church…

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Copmanhurst, NSW - Church of the Holy Apostles Anglican

Copmanhurst, NSW - Church of the Holy Apostles Anglican

Year Built: 1915

Address: 26 Sussex Street, , Copmanhurst New South Wales, 2460

The first Anglican church was built in Copmanhurst in 1871, and like the first school, it was situated to the west of the village reserve at what is now known as Upper Copmanhurst. In 1915 it was replaced by the present Church of the Holy Apostles in Copmanhurst village.

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Corowa, NSW - St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic

Corowa, NSW - St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic

Year Built: 1920

Address: 23 Parade Place, , Corowa New South Wales, 2646

The current church was erected on the site of the first church which was built in 1875. While it was being built, Mass was celebrated in the school. It cost £9,000 to construct and built of brick with an imposing front elevation. Almost at the summit is a canopied niche, containing a magnificent statue of the Sacred heart in white Carara…

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Corrimal, NSW - St Columbkille's Catholic

Corrimal, NSW - St Columbkille's Catholic

Year Built: 1913

The St Columbkille's Church was blessed and opened by the Rt Rev Monsignor O'Brien, President of St John's College Sydney, on Sunday 28 September 1902 at 11am. The original contract price of the new Church was £413 but with improvements and additions the final cost was £565 16s 6d. It was completed and opened on 26 October 1913. A…

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Cowra, NSW - St Peter's Presbyterian

Cowra, NSW - St Peter's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1912

Address: Macquarie Street, , Cowra New South Wales, 2794

The original church was opened in 1861 and built by Mr Pinder. The present church had its foundation stone laid in February 1912 by T.E. Clouston D.D. and was opened in 1913 and built by Henry S Francis. It was opened by Reverend James Barr.

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Cressy, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Cressy, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Year Built: 1912

Address: Cressy Road, , Cressy Victoria, 3322

The foundation stone was laid in 1911 by Mrs John Nelson of Kilernie and the building opened in 1913, together with a new manse that has since been destroyed. The boarded decoration in the gable of the faade and porch has since been removed. The interior includes several stained glass windows and its original pulpit and pews.

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Croydon, NSW - Malvern Hill Uniting

Croydon, NSW - Malvern Hill Uniting

Year Built: 1912

Address: 3A Malvern Avenue, , Croydon New South Wales, 2132

The Church was built in 1912. The Architect was Mr. Alfred G. Newman, and the Builders were Kirk & Co. On September 11th, 1911, Mrs. F. Davis turned the first sod on the new. site. The foundation stone was laid by Mrs. F. Cull 4th November, 1911, The official opening took place on Saturday, 16th March, 1912. A Foundation stone reads,…

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Crystal Brook, SA - St Silas Anglican

Crystal Brook, SA - St Silas Anglican

Year Built: 1911

Address: 58 Brandis Street, , Crystal Brook South Australia, 5523

The Foundation stone was laid on 11 April 1885 by Bishop Kennion and Reverend Mr Corvan and dedicated on 31 August 1885 according to the Adelaide Observer. Another The Foundation stone was laid on 29 March 1911 by Reverend Arch Deacon Samwell.

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Crystal Brook, SA - Uniting

Crystal Brook, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1912

Address: Adelaide Square, , Crystal Brook South Australia, 5523

Several foundation stones appear to have been laid on 6 June 1912. They include one by Si Day H Bosanquet Governor of South Australia. The others include one by Mr J.C. Symons, Mr F.J Johnson and Reverend Henry Howard. The adjacent Hall was opened in 1967.

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Culcairn, NSW - St Paul's Anglican

Culcairn, NSW - St Paul's Anglican

Year Built: 1914

Address: Corner Balfour & Fraser Streets, , Culcairn New South Wales, 2660

The Foundation stone was laid by the right Reverend E.A. Anderson D.D. Bishop of the Riverina on 27 September 1914.

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Curramulka, SA - Uniting

Curramulka, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1911

Address: Fourth Street, , Curramulka South Australia, 5580

Formerly a Methodist Church the Foundation stone was laid on 5 September 1911 by Mrs C Lovelock.

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