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Camberwell, VIC - St John's Anglican

Camberwell, VIC - St John's Anglican

Address: 552 Burke Road, , Camberwell Victoria,

The first church opened on 8 February 1863, but Anglican worship in Camberwell began in 1856 in the home of Mr. James Price in what is now Burke Road. Mr. Price, who was later known in family memory as a lay reader at St John's, possibly conducted the first worship himself. The following year, the first church, then known simply as the…

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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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Camberwell, VIC - Trinity Presbyterian

Camberwell, VIC - Trinity Presbyterian

Year Built: 1905

Address: 581 Riversdale Road, , Camberwell Victoria, 3124

The first Presbyterian service in Camberwell was held in the old Shire Hall on 6 September 1885. The site on which the present Church stands was purchased for £375, and almost immediately the first building was erected, at a cost of £566. It was a very plain, weatherboard structure, and seated about 200 persons. This first church was…

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Cambrai, SA - St John's Lutheran

Cambrai, SA - St John's Lutheran

Address: Corner Marne & Skinner Streets, , Cambrai South Australia, 5353

The original church was built of stone in 1904. The separate hall was erected in 1963.

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Camden, NSW - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Camden, NSW - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1938

Address: 42 John Street, , Camden New South Wales, 2570

An article in the 23rd June 1938 edition of the Camden News states in part, " The building which will contain nave, porch and vestry, with dais in chancel. The church will provide seating accommodation for 110. Mr. R. G. Vale, of Maroubra, is the (building contractor. The structure will be of dark brick facings externally, with…

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Camden, NSW - St Paul's Catholic

Camden, NSW - St Paul's Catholic

Address: 33 John Street, , Camden New South Wales, 2570

The Church was established in 1859 when the great Archbishop Polding was still in office as Archbishop of Sydney and the indomitable pioneer priest of the Australian Church, Father John Joseph Therry, who had certainly proclaimed the Word of God in the Camden area, was approaching the end of his days as Parish Priest of Balmain. Early…

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Campania, TAS - St George's Anglican

Campania, TAS - St George's Anglican

Year Built: 1894

Address: 6 Lee Street, Campania, Campania Tasmania, 7026

The church was consecrated in 1894. It was built and furnished at a cost of £450. Mr and Mrs H.J. Brock donated £300 towards the completion of the church. It was consecrated in November 1894 and was renovated in 1920. The Rt. Rev. H. H. Montgomery, Bishop of Tasmania (father of Field Marshal Montgomery of El Alamein fame) would have…

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Campbell Town, TAS - Brickhill Memorial

Campbell Town, TAS - Brickhill Memorial

Year Built: 1880

Address: 105 High Street, , Campbell Town Tasmania, 7210

The Church was built by funds left by Joseph Brickhill a successful local Businessman. His shop which used to be on High Street was built in 1859at a cost of £6,000 and was said to be the finest country store in Tasmania. Brickhill died in 1865 at the age of 65 after being attcked by his Alsatian dog. £1,400 was left in his estate to…

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Campbell Town, TAS - St Andrew's Presbyterian (Former)

Campbell Town, TAS - St Andrew's Presbyterian (Former)

Year Built: 1858

Address: 55 High Street, , Campbell Town Tasmania, 7210

The Church opened for worship on 30 May 1858. The Church was sold in 2018 and is now a cafe and function venue.

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Campbell Town, TAS - St Luke's Anglican

Campbell Town, TAS - St Luke's Anglican

Year Built: 1835

Address: 70 National Highway, , Campbell Town Tasmania, 7210

From a plaque at the front of the church reads, "John Lee Archer the Civil Engineer under Governor Arthur had the plans drawn up for this church and the foundation stone was laid in 1835. It was then discovered that part of the base had been laid down with no foundations and a new contractor was called to complete the building which was…

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Campbell Town, TAS - St Michael's Catholic

Campbell Town, TAS - St Michael's Catholic

Year Built: 1857

Address: 4 King Street, , Campbell Town Tasmania, 7210

Bishop Willson rode on horseback from Hobart to Campbell Town to lay the foundation stone of the church on June 25 1856. He was assisted by six priests, the pastor John Fitzgerald and Fathers Butler, Hogan, Bond, Dunne and Keohan. The land was secured in 1857 by Bishop Willson and was consecrated in September of that year. The…

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Campbellfield, VIC - Scots Uniting

Campbellfield, VIC - Scots Uniting

Year Built: 1855

Address: 1702 Sydney Road, , Camperbellfield Victoria, 3061

The stone Church was completed in 1855 and erected through the efforts of Reverend Peter Gun. It was modelled on the church at Tacher Scotland, where Peter Gun preached his first sermon. During the construction, Peter Gunn acted as a foreman of works and majority of the labour used was voluntary.

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Campbelltown City, NSW - Baptist

Campbelltown City, NSW - Baptist

Address: Cnr Lindesay & Chamberlain Streets, , Campbelltown New South Wales, 2560

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Campbelltown, NSW - Presbyterian

Campbelltown, NSW - Presbyterian

Address: 40 Lithgow Street, , Campbelltown New South Wales, 2560

The first Presbyterian service was conducted in Campbelltown by the Rev Hugh Gilchrist in 1837.

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Campbelltown, NSW - S Peter's Anglican

Campbelltown, NSW - S Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1823

Address: 12 Cordeaux Street, , Campbelltown New South Wales, 2560

Built on a site selected by Governor Macquarie to a design of and by Francis Lawless. Completed 1823. A rare Georgian parish Church. A simple well proportioned sandstock brick Georgian Church. The clock by Tolhurst of London was installed 1838.

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Campbelltown, NSW - Samoan Presbyterian

Campbelltown, NSW - Samoan Presbyterian

Address: 105 Lindesay Street, , Campbelltown New South Wales, 2560

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Campbelltown, NSW - St John's Catholic

Campbelltown, NSW - St John's Catholic

Year Built: 1887

Address: 35 Cordeaux Street, , Campbelltown New South Wales, 2560

Father James Dunne took charge of Campbelltown parish in 1886 and one of his first tasks was to look to a new parish church. In March 1886 he signed a contract with Mr Oliver Harley of Darlinghurst for the erection and completion of St John’s Church, Cordeaux Street for a sum of £1686. The architect was Mr J.B. Barlow and Mr Harley was…

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Campbelltown, NSW - St John's Catholic (Former)

Campbelltown, NSW - St John's Catholic (Former)

Address: 13 George Street, , Campbelltown New South Wales, 2560

A stuccoed brick Church of simple Georgian design. The arched window openings and pilasters are marked by projecting render work and quoins represent ashlar work. In 1886 it was converted to a convent school, a mezzanine floor being added at the same time. Church built by Father Therry between 1825 and 1841 an important ecclesiastical…

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Campbelltown, NSW - Uniting

Campbelltown, NSW - Uniting

Address: Cnr Allman Street & Moore - Oxley Bypass, , Campbelltown New South Wales, 2560

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Camperdown, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Camperdown, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1889

Address: 2 Missenden Road, , Camperdown New South Wales, 2050

The Church was erected and established in 1889, it remains one of the oldest and historical Churches in Sydney today. The baptismal font in the Church was designed and erected by renowned Australian sculptor Tom Bass in 1959 and is one of many objects that form the parish’s history.

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Camperdown, NSW - Uniting (Former)

Camperdown, NSW - Uniting (Former)

Address: 84 Cardigan Street, , Camperdown New South Wales, 2048

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Camperdown, VIC - Presbyterian

Camperdown, VIC - Presbyterian

Address: 59 Campbell Street, , Camperdown Victoria, 3260

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Camperdown, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Camperdown, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Year Built: 1863

Address: Corner Church & Fergusson Streets, , Camperdown Victoria, 3260

The building of St Paul's Parish Church commenced in 1863 with substantial contributions from families whose descendants still worship in the parish. With local tradesmen directing the stonework and carpentry, both the church and the vicarage were completed within four months. The Church was built in three stages with chancel and…

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Camperdown, VIC - Uniting

Camperdown, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1901

Address: Corner Barkly & Leura Street, , Camperdown Victoria, 3260

The Foundation stone was laid by Miss J Curdie of Tanderook on 18 April 1901.

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Campsie, NSW - Baptist

Campsie, NSW - Baptist

Address: 11 Claremont Street, , Campsie New South Wales, 2194

Mrs Annie White donated the site for the present Church.

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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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Candelo, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Candelo, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1875

Address: 16 Kamaroka Street, , Candelo New South Wales, 2550

This is the oldest Catholic Church in the Bega Parish. Designed by Father Patrick Slattery the first Parish Priest of the district. It was opened by Archbishop Roger Bede Vaughan on January 31st 1875.

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Candelo, NSW - St Peter's Anglican

Candelo, NSW - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1906

Address: 373 Slaters Lane, , Candelo New South Wales, 2550

A Foundation stone reads, " AD DEI Glorium This stone was laid by Christopher George Lord Bishop of Goulburn On Wednesday 14 Nov 1906 Frederick W. E. Wilkinson Acting Rector". A plaque reads, " Thanks be to God In commemoration of the laying of the Foundation stone at St Peter's Candelo by Bishop George Browning Canberra Goulburn Rector…

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Cann River, VIC - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Cann River, VIC - St John the Evangelist Anglican

Address: 22 Princess Highway, , Cann River Victoria, 3890

The Church was licenced and dedicated on 29 February 1928.

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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 first church was a wooden weatherboard building also used as a school-room for a short period and was built in 1878. In 1891 the weatherboard…

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Canowindra, NSW - St Edwards Catholic

Canowindra, NSW - St Edwards Catholic

Year Built: 1902

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

A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid by the Right Rev J. Dunne D.D. Bishop of Bathurst 11th May 1902". A further Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid by the Right Rev J. Dunne D.D. Bishop of Bathurst July 27 1913".

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

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

Year Built: 1901

Address: 21 Rodd Street, , Canowindra New South Wales, 2804

The foundation stone was laid in 1901 and the church was opened on 8th November 1902. The building together with the later dwelling that served as accommodation for the rector was sold off in circa 1990s.

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Canowindra, NSW - Uniting

Canowindra, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1969

Address: 42 Blachford Street, , Conowindra New South Wales, 2804

A Memorial plaque reads, " Canowindra Methodist Peace Memorial Church - This Church was Officially opened and dedicated to the Glory of God on October 5th 1969.

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Canterbury, NSW - St Paul's Anglican

Canterbury, NSW - St Paul's Anglican

Year Built: 1858

Address: Church Street, , Canterbury New South Wales, 2193

Built on part of Robert Campbell's Canterbury estate on land donated by his daughter Sophia Ives Campbell. The Church was designed by Edmund Blacket. Built from local sandstone it was completed between 1858 and 1859 and consecrated on 12 April 1860. Of Gothic Revival Church style with steeply pitched roof which was originally covered…

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Canterbury, VIC - Baptist

Canterbury, VIC - Baptist

Year Built: 1962

Address: 1A Balwyn Road, , Canterbury Victoria, 3126

The first public meeting was held, on February 12th, 1891. Twenty-five were present and unanimously approved the proposal that "we commence as a Baptist Mission. To hold services every Thursday evening at 8.00pm, and every Sunday evening at 7.15pm. Mr H.J. Smith was elected Secretary and a committee was appointed, comprising Messrs.…

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Canterbury, VIC - Habitat Uniting

Canterbury, VIC - Habitat Uniting

Address: 706 Warrenheip St, , Canterbury Victoria, 3357

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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 - St David's Habitat Uniting

Canterbury, VIC - St David's Habitat Uniting

Address: 3 Mont Albert Road, , Canterbury Victoria, 3126

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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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