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Cerberus, VIC - Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic

Cerberus, VIC - Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic

Address: Nelson Road HMAS, , Cerberus Victoria, 3920

Our Lady Star of the Sea Memorial Chapel serving the Royal Australian Navy within HMAS CERBERUS, Victoria. Opened in 1948 by Archbishop Daniel Mannix. It features stained glass windows donated by the American singer/actor Bing Crosby on a visit by him in the 1950's.

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Chapel Hill, QLD - Uniting

Chapel Hill, QLD - Uniting

Address: 9 Chapel Hill Road, , Chapel Hill Queensland, 4069

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Charlton, VIC - St Andrew's Presbyterian (Former)

Charlton, VIC - St Andrew's Presbyterian (Former)

Year Built: 1871

In the spring of the year 1871 as inhabitants of stations around Charlton crossed southwards over the recently constructed Avoca bridge they saw the beginnings of the first House of Worship in Charlton. The contractor James Paterson, of Nardoo, Buckrabnayule, a builder who learnt his trade in Scotland was putting the final touches to the…

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Charlton, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Charlton, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1993

Address: 7 Learmouth Street, , Charlton Victoria, 3525

A Foundation stone reads, "St Joseph's Church Charlton was blessed and opened by Most Reverend Ronald Mulkeearns D.D. Bishop of Ballarat Sunday April 4th 1993. Fr Denis Dennehy Parish Priest. On this site stood the former St Joseph's Church blessed and opened by Bishop Joseph Higgins of Ballarat in September 1907 when Father Edward…

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Charlton, VIC - St Martin's Anglican

Charlton, VIC - St Martin's Anglican

Year Built: 1963

Address: 3 Armstrong Street, , Charlton Victoria, 3525

The first Church was built in 1889. A Foundation stone reads, "In Memory of the fallen in Two World Wars the Foundation stone of this Church of St Martin built for the worship of God was set by Allen Second Bishop of St Arnaud on 28 April 1963. G.B. Lucas Rector."

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Charlton, VIC - Uniting

Charlton, VIC - Uniting

Year Built: 1885

Address: 6 Halliday Street, , Charlton Victoria, 3525

Two Foundation stones read, 1. "Wesley Chapel Built in 1876 and later used as a Sunday School. The present church was built for the Methodist Community in 1885. This project was funded by Centenary of Federation Victoria through the Victorian Government's Community Support Fund." 2. Charlton Methodist Sunday School Hall built to the…

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Charters Towers, QLD - Baptist

Charters Towers, QLD - Baptist

Address: 36 Hodgkinson Street, , Charters Towers Queensland, 4820

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Charters Towers, QLD - Church of Christ

Charters Towers, QLD - Church of Christ

Year Built: 1885

Address: 25 Anne Street, , Charters Towers Queensland, 4820

The Church was formerly St Johanne's Lutheran Church and Bell Tower. A Foundation stone reads 1885.

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Charters Towers, QLD - St Columba's Catholic

Charters Towers, QLD - St Columba's Catholic

Year Built: 1972

Address: Church Street, , Charters Towers Queensland, 4820

A plaque reads, " This stone was blessed by The Most Rev L. Faulkiner Bishop of Townsville on 3rd September 1972 in the Centenary year of St Columba's Parish 1872 - 1972".

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Charters Towers, QLD - St Paul's Anglican

Charters Towers, QLD - St Paul's Anglican

Address: 182 Gill Street, , Charters Towers Queensland, 4820

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Charters Towers, QLD - Uniting

Charters Towers, QLD - Uniting

Year Built: 1966

Address: 101 Gills Street, , Charters Towers Queensland, 4820

The first church, Central Methodist Church, was built on the site and opened on the 19th October 1879. It was replaced by an impressive wooden building in September 1890. It was demolished in February 1966 to make way for the present octagonal structure. The new church building was completed in June 1966.

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Charters Towers, QLD - Unknown

Charters Towers, QLD - Unknown

Address: Ryan Street, , Charters Towers Queensland, 4820

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Chatswood, NSW - Baptist

Chatswood, NSW - Baptist

Address: Albert Avenue, , Chatswood New South Wales, 2057

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Chatswood, NSW - Church of Christ

Chatswood, NSW - Church of Christ

Year Built: 1983

Address: 365 Victoria Avenue, , Chatswood New South Wales, 2067

A Foundation stone reads, " This building was opened to the Glory of God on Saturday 26th March 1983 replacing the original Chapel built on this site". A further Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid 25th November 1922 to commemorate the erection of this building for the worship of god".

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Chatswood, NSW - Congregational (Former)

Chatswood, NSW - Congregational (Former)

Year Built: 1933

Address: 42 Anderson Street, , Chatswood New South Wales, 2067

A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was laid by Rev R.B. Reynolds MA BD Chairman of the Congregational Union in its Centenary Year March 18th 1933".

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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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Chatswood, NSW - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Chatswood, NSW - St Andrew's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1898

Address: 28 Anderson Street, , Chatswood New South Wales, 2067

The corner stone was laid in October 1898 and reads, " This corner stone was laid by the Hon Alex Kethel MLC 15th October 1898". Services having been held from 1896 in the local public hall. Designed by the architect Thomas Tidswell, the building was opened on Saturday 17 December 1898.

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Chatswood, NSW - St Paul's Anglican

Chatswood, NSW - St Paul's Anglican

Address: 1 - 5 View Street, , Chatswood New South Wales, 2067

A Foundation stone reads, "To the Glory of God this stone commemorates the dedication of this Church by The Most Rev H.W.K. Mowll CMG DD Archbishop of Sydney and Primate of Australia on 5th November 1955 Church Wardens L.G. de Dear, W. Hood, A.S. Kendell Rector J. Mills Thl Architect R Lindsay Little FRAIA Builders Girvan Bros Pty Ltd".

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Chelsea, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Chelsea, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1941

Address: 362 Station Street, , Chelsea Victoira, 3196

In 1913 Fr. Quinn built a weatherboard church — 60 feet by 30 feet — on the corner of Station Street and Woodbine Grove; by this time the Catholic families numbered 25. This church was Blessed and opened by Dr. Carr, Archbishop of Melbourne, on 27th December, 1914. Before the opening, Fr. Quinn had been transferred to Oakleigh and Fr. T.…

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Chelsea, VIC - Uniting by the Bay

Chelsea, VIC - Uniting by the Bay

Address: 6 Sherwood Avenue, , Chelsea Victoria, 3196

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Cheltenham, NSW - Congregational (Former)

Cheltenham, NSW - Congregational (Former)

Address: 179 Beecroft Road, , Beecroft New South Wales, 2119

A local architect (at that stage records do not say who) was engaged to build a 60ft by 40ft building, ‘outer walls to be completed and a partitioned divide, 14ft by 40ft in the interior ‘ for the Sunday School and vestry’. The foundation stone was laid on April 9th, 1927 by Mrs. Chorley. The ladies guilds of Epping and Pennant Hills…

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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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Cheltenham, VIC - Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic

Cheltenham, VIC - Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic

Address: 9 Centre Dandenong Road, , Cheltenham Victoria, 3192

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Cheltenham, VIC - Pioneer's Presbyterian

Cheltenham, VIC - Pioneer's Presbyterian

Year Built: 1957

Address: 8 Park Road, , Cheltenham Victoria, 3192

From TROVE 3 Sep 1886. The Cheltenham Presbyterian congregation on last Wednesday evening held a conversazione, to show their appreciation of the services ot the late pastor, the Hey. D. H. Ballantyne, who after 17 years' ministration, working in connexion with the Brighton church Cheltenham being a missionary station had resigned the…

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Cheltenham, VIC - Southern Community Church of Christ

Cheltenham, VIC - Southern Community Church of Christ

Address: 2 Chesterville Road, , Cheltenham Victoria, 3192

The original chapel was built in 1878. A Foundation stone attached to the rear Pine Street Hall reads, " This Memorial stone was laid by Mrs R.W. Tuck April 2nd 1902".

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Cheltenham, VIC - St Matthew's Anglican

Cheltenham, VIC - St Matthew's Anglican

Year Built: 1966

Address: 161 Park Road, , Cheltenham Victoria, 3192

At a meeting of the congregation on 1st February, 1865, the Rev. S. Taylor was authorized to apply for a grant of land on which to build a church. Part of the Government Reserve was chosen — the triangular piece of land on which St Matthew's now stands In 1867, a separate Parish of Cheltenham was created, and baptisms (of adults as…

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Chermside, QLD - All Saints Anglican

Chermside, QLD - All Saints Anglican

Address: 501 Hamilton Road, , Chermside Queensland, 4032

About 1906-7 Church services began at Chermside in the Public Hall, later School of Arts, on the corner of Hall St and Gympie Road where the original Council Library was built in 1952. The services were conducted by the Rev Cyril Mahew from St Francis' College at Nundah. The church paid a rent of £1/5/0 ($2.50 or $115 in 2001 values) 8…

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Cherrybrook, NSW - Uniting

Cherrybrook, NSW - Uniting

Year Built: 1888

Address: 134 New Line Road, , Cherrybrook New South Wales, 2126

A Foundation stone reads, " This Foundation stone was laid by Mrs Schofield of Bondi August 22nd 1888". A further stone reads, " This foundation stone was laid by J.E. Carruthers of Ryde August 22nd 1888". A plaque on the hall next door reads, : The stone for this addition came from the home of Thomas Thompson the door was opened…

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Childers, QLD - Christ Church Anglican

Childers, QLD - Christ Church Anglican

Address: 24 Macrossan Street, , Childers Queensland, 4660

It was designed by John Hingeston Buckeridge and built from 1900 to 1958. It is a timber church constructed to the design of Anglican Church architect John H Buckeridge in 1900 is the second church to be built on the site. Initial tenders submitted for Buckeridge's design for Christ Church were considered too high and the plans were…

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Childers, QLD - Grace Lutheran

Childers, QLD - Grace Lutheran

Address: 226 Churchill Street, , Childers Queensland, 4660

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed. Divine service, with Holy Communion, and Children's story every Sunday at 10.30am.

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Childers, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Childers, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1941

Address: 44 Bruce Highway, , Childers Queensland, 4660

The Foundation stone of this Church erected to the Glory of God and in honour of the sacred heart by the people of Childers was blessed and laid by Most Rev James Duhig D.D. Archbishop of Brisbane 28 - 3 - 41. R.W. Lyons P.P.".

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Childers, QLD - Uniting

Childers, QLD - Uniting

Address: 27 Nelson Street, , Childers Queensland, 4660

Formerly a Methodist Church.

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Childers, QLD - Wesleyan Methodist

Childers, QLD - Wesleyan Methodist

Address: 6 Broadhurst Street, , Childers Queensland, 4660

Formerly a Presbyterian Church.

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Chiltern, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Chiltern, VIC - St Andrew's Uniting

Year Built: 1871

Address: High Street, , Chiltern Victoria, 3683

The former Presbyterian church was erected 1871-1875 by Smith and Houston. It replaced a timber and bark structure erected in 1860 some distance west of the site. The present orange-coloured brick structure comprises a buttressed hall with the west front punctuated by a pinnacled octagonal bell-cote on the gable apex and a small…

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Chiltern, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Chiltern, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Address: 144 North Road, , Chiltern Victoria, 3683

A Church was opened in March 1872 with dimentions of 60 x 25 feet excluding the outer and inner sanctuary. It cost £1,200. The current Church building appears to have been built in 1966. Smith and Tracey of Melbourne were the architects of the current Church and N. & M. O'Neil of Wodonga the building contractor. The church cost $54,000…

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Chiltern, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Chiltern, VIC - St Paul's Anglican

Year Built: 1870

Address: Albert Road, , Chiltern Victoria, 3683

During 1869 services were held in the Old Fellows hall. Erected over a period between 1870 and 1875, the design was adapted from a church in Ireland. Construction was by James Fitzpatrick. The Foundation stone was laid on 25 April 1870 by Sir William Foster Stawell Chief Justice of the Colony of Victoria. The architects were…

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Churchill, VIC - Christ Church Anglican

Churchill, VIC - Christ Church Anglican

Address: Williams Avenue, , Churchill Victoria, 3842

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Clare, SA - St Barnabas Anglican

Clare, SA - St Barnabas Anglican

Year Built: 1852

Address: 25 Farrell Flat Road, , Clare South Australia, 5453

Built in 1851, in simple Gothic Revival design, St Barnabas was the outcome of much active lobbying by the founder of Clare, E. B. Gleeson, and other local people of influence. It is one of the earliest surviving rural Anglican churches of its type and reflects the religious aspirations of settlers at the time. Land was granted for a…

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Clare, SA - St Michael's Catholic

Clare, SA - St Michael's Catholic

Address: Victoria Road, , Clare South Australia, 5453

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Clare, SA - St Paul's Lutheran

Clare, SA - St Paul's Lutheran

Year Built: 1947

Address: 5 Sabine Street, , Clare South Australia, 5453

On January 1, 1947 members of the UECLA living in the Clare district met in the home of Mr W.B. Wundke to discuss the formation of a Lutheran Church in Clare A building committee was formed in 1948 and plans for the church were already prepared by August of that year. The first sod was turned on 31 May 1951 with the Foundation stone being…

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