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Annerley, QLD - St John's Presbyterian

Annerley, QLD - St John's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1929

Address: 33 King Street, , Annerley Queensland, 4103

The first church was built in 1886 at a cost of £150 and their second church in 1929 at a cost of £3,500. Brisbane architect, George Trotter, who was also a member of the congregation, designed the second church.

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Ararat, VIC - Church of Immaculate Conception Catholic

Ararat, VIC - Church of Immaculate Conception Catholic

Year Built: 1927

Address: 304 Barkley Street, , Ararat Victoria, 3377

There are three St Mary's in Ararat. The first was dedicated by Fr Goold in 1868. The second was dedicated by Bishop Moore in 1889 while the third was dedicated in 1928 by Bishop Foley. The Immaculate Conception Parish Ararat was established in 1858 by Bishop James Alipius Goold OSA of Melbourne. In 1871 at the request of Fr Hogan a…

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Armadale, VIC - Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic

Armadale, VIC - Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic

Year Built: 1922

Address: 631 High Street, , Prahran Victoria, 3181

A contract for £1,121 was signed in August 1898 for the erection of the present building. This comprised the chancel, nave and aisles although the nave was not completed to its full length, and the tower and spire, located to the south of the chancel, together with a lofty and slender transept, were not built at this time. A Foundation…

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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 - All Hollows Catholic

Balwyn, VIC - All Hollows Catholic

Year Built: 1930

Address: 19 Brenbeal Street, , Balwyn Victoria,

The church was presumably named after the Irish theological college, All Hallows College in Dublin, where the Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne, Dr Daniel Mannix, had studied. The building and site, together with furnishings and ground improvements, cost £3964 in total (Advocate 16 January 1930:22). The Archbishop of Melbourne, Dr…

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Balwyn, VIC - Church of Christ (Former)

Balwyn, VIC - Church of Christ (Former)

Year Built: 1922

Address: 208 Whitehorse Road, , Balwyn Victoria, 3103

The Church was opened on October 8th 1922. A Foundation meeting was held on 16 May 1922 at the present site while on 2 July a special Foundation Service was held at 11.00am The Mission opened that night in the tent on a site on Whitehorse Road near Weir Street. The Church has now been sold and due for demolition in 2021.

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Bangalow, NSW - All Soul's Anglican

Bangalow, NSW - All Soul's Anglican

Year Built: 1928

Address: 1 Ashton Street, , Bangalow New South Wales, 2479

The Church was built in 1928.

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Banyo, QLD - St Oswald's Anglican

Banyo, QLD - St Oswald's Anglican

Year Built: 1929

Address: 9 Froude Street, , Banyo Queensland, 4014

This timber interwar church was opened in 1929, eleven years after the land was purchased for the purpose of providing the Nundah/Banyo parish with a hall. Designed by local architect W.C. Nicholls, the church was extended in 1954 and became a separate parish to Nundah in 1974.

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Barmedman, NSW - St Paul's Presbyterian (Former)

Barmedman, NSW - St Paul's Presbyterian (Former)

Year Built: 1926

Address: 32 - 34 Queen Street, , Barmedman New South Wales, 2668

The first St Paul's Presbyterian Church Barmedman was a timber structure which was used from late 1890. The present brick structure was opened in March 1927. The Foundation stone was laid on 20 October 1926 by John Stewart. The Church is now in private hands.

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Belair, SA - Uniting

Belair, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1928

Address: Sheoak Road, , Belair South Australia, 5052

The foundation stone was laid on 4 February 1928 by Mrs Arthur H. Gault.

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Bemboka, NSW - Christ Church Anglican

Bemboka, NSW - Christ Church Anglican

Year Built: 1929

Address: 51 - 57 Bemboka Street, , Bemboka New South Wales, 2550

A Foundation stone reads, " Christ Church Bemboka To the Glory of God this stone was laid by Mrs J. Wilton Snr and Jonus Alcock Esq June 3rd 1929".

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Bendigo, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Bendigo, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Year Built: 1930

Address: 26 Myers Street, , Bendigo Victoria, 3550

A Foundation stone was laid by Mrs William Hunter on 22 March 1930. The Architects of the current Church were G.D. Garvin and C Eathorne. A stuccoed brick church of 1930, which is quite idiosyncratic in detail and gains its distinctive character from the eclectic and not entirely felicitous low relief cement decoration. This Church is…

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Bentleigh, VIC - St Raphael, Nicholas & Irene Greek Orthodox

Bentleigh, VIC - St Raphael, Nicholas & Irene Greek Orthodox

Year Built: 1928

Address: 531 Centre Road, , Bentleigh Victoria, 3204

The Foundation stone was laid on 23 June 1928.

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Bexley, NSW - Congregational

Bexley, NSW - Congregational

Year Built: 1927

Address: 625 Forest Road, , Bexley New South Wales, 2207

The Church was designed by Harry Foskett and built in 1927 in the Inter War architectural style.

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Bexley, NSW - Uniting

Bexley, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1925

Address: 25 Gladstone Street, , Bexley New South Wales, 2207

There are two foundation stones laid at the Church. One was by Reverend H Wheen on 3 October 1925 and the second by T. A Johnston Esq also on 3 October 1925.

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Bookham, NSW - Pioneer Memorial Uniting

Bookham, NSW - Pioneer Memorial Uniting

Year Built: 1926

Address: 24 Childowla Road, , Bookham New South Wales, 2582

A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid by Rev A.J. Doig B.A. October 13th 1926 Minister F. W. Gresham".

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Boort, VIC - Church of Christ

Boort, VIC - Church of Christ

Year Built: 1927

Address: 5 Victoria Street, , Boort Victoria, 3537

In 1912 a Mr J.K. Kirk of the Boort Coach Factory sold 50 feet of land adjoining the Factory for a sum of 70 to Mr J. Stanyer as a site for a Church of Christ which it is likely will shortly be erected. Amongst the earliest meetings of the Church of Christ it is recorded that these were held at Mysia and in the home of Stanyers, of…

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Boort, VIC - St Patrick's Catholic

Boort, VIC - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1928

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

Catholic services were held in homes and halls in the district from 1865 by priests visiting from Inglewood, and from 1876, St. Arnaud. The first church, a wooden building, was built in Boort in the 1890s. A new building was erected in the 1920s with funds raised largely through a Queen Competition. The church was designed by J.…

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Bordertown, SA - Trinity Lutheran

Bordertown, SA - Trinity Lutheran

Year Built: 1930

Address: Corner Smith & Patterson Streets, , Bordertown South Australia, 5268

The beginnings of the church fall to the Hausler family who moved into the district in 1930. With no Lutheran church to speak of they encouraged the Victorian district of the UELCA to conduct services on a regular basis. Pastor E Sprengel of Mt Gambier conducted the first three services in the Hauser home which was located about 8 miles…

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Bowral, NSW - Uniting

Bowral, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1925

Address: Bendooley Street, , Bowral New South Wales, 2576

A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid by Mrs E. Boardman 29th August 1925". A further Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid by Mrs A. Morris Yates 29th August 1925".

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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 - 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 - 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 Loddon, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Bridgewater on Loddon, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Year Built: 1926

Address: 50 Eldon Street, , Bridgewater on Loddon Victoria, 3516

A Foundation stone read, "A.M.D.G. This stone was laid by the Right Rev John McCarthy DD Bishop of Sandhurst on the 17th Jan 1926 Rev J Duggan Pastor".

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Bridgewater, SA - Uniting

Bridgewater, SA - Uniting

Year Built: 1929

Address: 407 Mount Barker Road, , Bridgewater South Australia, 5155

Originally a Methodist Church. The foundation stone was laid on 28 January 1929 by Miss Carvosso.

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Brighton, VIC - Church of Christ (Former)

Brighton, VIC - Church of Christ (Former)

Year Built: 1923

Address: 58 Wilson Street, , Brighton Victoria, 3186

A Brighton Church of Christ was first established in 1859. A Foundation stone in part reads, " Church of Christ Est in Brighton 1859 For the Glory of God and the salvation of Men, That they will all be one, just as you and I are one — as you are in me, Father, and I am in you. And may they be in us so that the world will believe you sent…

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Brunswick West, VIC - St John's Anglican

Brunswick West, VIC - St John's Anglican

Year Built: 1930

Address: 494 Victoria Street, , Brunswick West Victoria, 3055

A Foundation stone reads, "To the Glory of God This stone was laid by the Most Reverend Frederick Waldegrave Head B.D. Archbishop of Melbourne 1st February 1930".

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Bundaberg, QLD - Christ Church Anglican

Bundaberg, QLD - Christ Church Anglican

Year Built: 1927

Address: 59 Woongarra Street, , Bundaberg Queensland, 4670

The first Anglican Church in Bundaberg was built in Quay Street in 1876. The building was moved to Woongarra Street, near the present site, in 1899. The foundation stone for the church was laid on August 9, 1920 by Bishop Le Fenu. The Church was constructed in 1927 featuring a gothic style with characteristics including pointed arches…

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Burrumbuttock, NSW - Uniting (Former)

Burrumbuttock, NSW - Uniting (Former)

Year Built: 1922

Address: 46 Uran Road, , Burrumbuttock New South Wales, 2642

The church was opened in 1922 by the Rev Skinner. The Church is now in private hands.

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Camberwell South, VIC - Anglican

Camberwell South, VIC - Anglican

Year Built: 1930

Address: Corner Toorak & Park Roads, , Camberwell South Victoria,

The Foundation stone was laid on 2 June 1930 by F.J. Cato Esq.

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Camberwell, VIC - St Mark's Anglican

Camberwell, VIC - St Mark's Anglican

Year Built: 1927

Address: 1 Canterbury Road, , Camberwell Victoria, 3124

A site at the corner of Stanhope Grove and Canterbury Road was contemplated initially. The current site was purchased at auction in 1912. The first service was conducted at 11am on Sunday 27 April 1913 when 29 people attended. At the 7pm service 55 people attended. Rev Brooksbanks conviend a public meeting in Adam's assembly hall…

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Canowindra, NSW - All Saints Anglican

Canowindra, NSW - All Saints Anglican

Year Built: 1928

Address: Lola Street, , Canowindra New South Wales, 2804

A wall plaque reads, " A.M.D.G. The Cross on the tower of this church was erected in loving memory of Hilton Robinson who died 8th February 1963 The gift of his mother Emma Robinson". The church also has a notable aggregation of 20th Century stained glass windows including makers such as Montgomery and the Wallers. It was partially…

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Canterbury, VIC - Presbyterian

Canterbury, VIC - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1927

Address: 137 Canterbury Road, , Canterbury Victoria, 3126

The foundation stone of the new Presbyterian Church, Canterbury was laid on 19 February 1927. The building was designed by architect W.H. Ford.

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Canterbury, VIC - Tongan Uniting

Canterbury, VIC - Tongan Uniting

Year Built: 1928

Address: 15A Balwyn Road, , Canterbury Victoria, 3126

In 1890, a Methodist Church was built on the site with funding supplied by local residents. The current church was built in 1928. The Architect was Louis Williams and the Builder was A Richardson. The walls are of clinker brick with bands of grilles in the brickwork to the gable ends. The steeply pitched roof is clad in glazed tiles…

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Canterbury, VIC - Uniting

Canterbury, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1925

Address: 72 Highfield Road, , Canterbury Victoria, 3126

A Foundation stone reads, " Robert Beckettt Memorial Church This Memorial stone was unveiled 7th March 1925 By Nettie Daughter of the late Hon Robert Beckett M.L.C.".

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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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Carnegie, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Carnegie, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1924

Address: 371 Neerim Road, , Carnegie Victoria, 3163

A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this Foundation stone of the Parish Church of St Peter's built for the worship of God and the teaching of the Catholic faith was laid by Harrington Clare Archbishop of Melbourne on Whitsun Eve A.D. 1924. Pasce Oves Meas. Louis R Williams Architect, R,J, Werner Builder".

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Caulfield South, VIC - St Catherine's Anglican

Caulfield South, VIC - St Catherine's Anglican

Year Built: 1921

Address: 406 Kooyong Road, , Caulfield South Victoria, 3162

The Revd H.B. Macartney purchased a small weatherboard former Methodist Church, known as St Peter's Mission Church, Camden Town, in 1875, on the corner of Glen Huntly Road and Cedar Street. After this, Messrs. R.W. B. Mackenzie, and I..J. Davies and J.H. Davies officiating as lay readers from St Mary's, were among the first people to take…

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Caulfield, VIC - Presbyterian

Caulfield, VIC - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1929

Address: 1 Neerim Road, , Caulfield Victoria, 3162

Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Monday 13 August 1928, page 12, CHURCH NEWS. Efforts to organise a Presbyterian Church in Caulfield are meeting with success. The Sunday evening services are held in the Courtroom, Caulfield Town Hall, and are conducted by the Rev. A. Hardie. Tenders have been called for the building of a church…

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Cheltenham, VIC - Charman Uniting

Cheltenham, VIC - Charman Uniting

Year Built: 1921

Address: 313 Charman Road, , Cheltenham Victoria, 3192

A Foundation stone on the original church reads, " This stone was laid by Mrs F. Woff for 56 years a member of the Cheltenham Methodist Church Oct 22 1921. W.H. Orchill Architect L.H. Buttersworth Contractor". A Foundation stone on the newer Hall reads, " Dedicated to the worship of God March 6th 1965 by Rev C.H. Gallagher M.A. B.D.…

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