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Balgowlah
All Saints Anglican Church, cnr Sydney Road & Boyle Street
Bought 1950 from Mosman Baptist Church
Reb. Arthur Lord with mostly new parts and pipework
2 man, 23 sp. st, electric action (Rushworth Supplement)
Uniting (Methodist) Church, Condamine Street
B. 1954 Arthur Lord [using 2nd hand parts?] Since removed
2m, 25 sp. st., 6c., el.mag.
Gt: 16.8.8.8.8.4.4.2. Sw: 8.8.8.8.8.4.4.4.2.16.8.4. Ped: 16.16.8.8.4.
Residence of R. Harrison
B. unknown. English barrel organ c. 1815
4 ranks, two 10-tune barrels. 16 note compass
Balmain
St Andrew's Congregational Church, *
cnr Darling Street & Curtis Road
JW Walker 1867 (2/16 mechanical)
Campbell Street Presbyterian Church, * Campbell Street
Charles Richardson 1893 (2/17 mechanical and tubular-pneumatic)
St Augustine of Hippo Catholic Church, * Eaton Street
Hill & Son 1886 (3/21 mechanical)
St Mary's Anglican Church, cnr Darling and Stack Streets
Hill & Son 1871 (2/11 mechanical)
WESTSIDE UNITING (METHODIST) MISSION CHURCH, Montague Street
B. 1926 W.L. Roberts. 2m., 12sp.st., 5c., tub.pn. Gt: 8.8.8.4.4. Sw: 8.8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.8.
Baulkham Hills
Residence of S. Kelton
B 1955 J.P. Eagles incorporating older pipework. Purchased 1974 from St Mark's Anglican Church, Granville
[less Bourdon and Fifteenth]
 
Beauty Point
Beauty Point Catholic Church, 210 Spit Road
B. 1882 J.W. Walker & Sons, London (job no.1162)
1m., 3 sp.st., pedal pulldowns, tr.

Originally installed 1882 St Andrew's Anglican Church, Seven Hills Rd North, Seven Hills
re-sited 1979 St Peter's Anglican Church, Best Road, Seven Hills
2008 sold and installed by Mark Fisher
St Thérèse of the Child Jesus Catholic Church, 210 Spit Road, Beauty Point
2014 relocated to Benedecit XVI Retreat Centre, Grose Wold Rd, Grose Vale, Peter DG Jewkes Pty Ltd

Beecroft
St John's Anglican Church, cnr Chapman Avenue and Beecroft Road
Griffin & Leggo 1913 (2/14 mechanical)
Beecroft Uniting (Methodist) Church, Beecroft Road, near Hannah Street
S.T. Noad & Son 1968 (2/6 extension, electro-pneumatic)
Brotchie Memorial Presbyterian Church, Mary Street
Hill, Norman & Beard 1937, restored Pitchford & Garside 1980
(2/3 ranks extended, electro-pneumatic)
Residence of H.W. Bellhouse, 54 Albert Road
Sold 1977 to residence of C & C Newberry, Babin Place, Cooma.
B. 1845 W.J. Johnson for Mr Aldis.
Previously inst. at residence of H.W. Bellhouse, Beecroft.
Purchased 1977 from John Bellhouse, Canberra.
1m. 3 sp.st., no pedals, tr. 'Gothicke' case. Man: 8 divided.8.4.
Bellevue Hill

St Stephen's Anglican Church, Bellevue Park Road
S.T. Noad 1939 (using parts from another organ), (2/13 electro-pneumatic)

The Scots College Chapel, Victoria Road
George Fincham & Sons 1956 (2/8 extended + mixture, electro-pneumatic)
Belmore
ST ALBAN'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, Canterbury Road
B. unknown. Inst. 1942 T. Edwards from hall of St Paul's Church, Redfern
1m., 4 sp.st., 1c., tr. Man: 16.8 divided.8 divided.4 divided.
Berowra Heights
Residence of Dr Ralph Schureck

(i) Hill (much altered) c. 1847, 2m., 17 sp.st., mech. and el. mag.

(ii) Ronald Sharp Op. 2, 1961 (2/11 direct electric) from Bexley North Church of Christ

(iii) John Avery? c. 1800, 1m., 3 sp.st., tr.
Bexley
CHRIST CHURCH ANGLICAN, cnr. Albyn & Dunmore Streets
B. 1858 J.W. Walker, London (job no. 606). Inst. 1887 from All Saints' Cathedral, Bathurst
Enl. 1924 C.W. Leggo (addition of 2nd manual). Later alterations 1970 S.T. Noad & Son
(addition of swell Piccolo and Mixture in place of Leggo string & reed),
1972 Ian D. Brown (electrification of stop and pedal action).
2m., 13 sp. st., 2c., tr. & el.mag. . Gt: 8.8.4.2. Sw: 8.8.4.2.III. Ped: 16.8.5-1/3.4.
Uniting (Methodist) Church, Gladstone Street
B. 1950 S.T. Noad 2m., 7 sp.st., 8c., el.pn. Gt: 8.8.4. Sw: 8.8.8. Ped: 16.
Bexley North
Church of Christ, 9a New Illawarra Road
Ronald Sharp Op. 2, 1961 (2/11 direct electric)
Rem. and inst. Dr Ralph Schureck Early Keyboard Collection, Berowra Heights.
Birchgrove
St John's Anglican Church, cnr Birchgrove Road and Spring Street
Griffin & Leggo 1913 (2/12 mechanical and pnuematic)
Blackheath
St Aidan's Anglican Church,
cnr Hat Hill Road and Great Western Highway, Blackheath (Blue Mountains)
Charles Richardson 1902, repaired Pitchford & Garside 1972 (1/5 mechanical)
Blakehurst
St Martin's Anglican Church, cnr. Stuart & Gold Streets
Built 1968 Roger H. Pogson, 2 manuals, 6 ranks extension, electro-magnetic action
Uniting (Methodist) Church, cnr. King George's Road & Princes Highway
B.1970 S.T. Noad & Son 2m., 4 rks. + mixture ext., el.mag.
Bondi
St Matthew's Anglican Church, 34 Ocean Street
Original builder unknown, rebuilt C. Leggo 1921,
restored 1976-7 Pitchford & Garside (2/10 mechanical and tubular-pneumatic)
St Patrick's Catholic Church, Wellington Street
B. 1936 Hill, Norman & Beard ("Christie") for Astra Theatre, Parramatta (o/n N6l)
Later moved to St Patrick's R.C. Church, Bondi
Reb. & inst. c.1970 Holy Family Catholic Church, Luxford Road, Emerton (Mount Druitt)
S.T.Noad & Son 2m. 5rks. ext., el.pn.
Organ removed (details unknown).
Methodist Church, Wellington Street
See: Bondi Beach below The Wayside Chapel Bondi (formerly Chapel-by-the-Sea Uniting Church)
Bondi Beach
The Wayside Chapel Bondi (formerly Chapel-by-the-Sea Uniting Church), Roscoe Street
Whitehouse Bros, Brisbane, 1927, for the Methodist Church, Wellington Street, Bondi
2 manuals, 11 speaking stops, 8 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action
Additions 1952 Whitehouse Bros, Brisbane
2 manuals, 13 speaking stops, 8 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action
Rebuilt, reduced in size and installed in present location 1971 S.T. Noad & Son, Sydney
2 manuals, 9 speaking stops, 6 couplers, electro-pneumatic action
Bondi North
UNITING (METHODIST) CHURCH, cnr. Warner's Avenue & Niblick Street
B. 1967 S.T. Noad & Son. 1m., 3 rks. ext., el. mag.
Bonnyrigg Heights
St John-the-Baptist Catholic Church, cnr Cowpasture Road and Mount Street
1879 Bevington organ from St John the Baptist Anglican Church, Hobart
2m., 16 sp.st., tr.
Botany
St Matthew's Anglican Church, cnr Botany Road and Lord Street
Joseph Massey 1917 (2/10 mechanical and tubular-pneumatic)
Burwood
St Paul's Anglican Church, * 207 Burwood Road
William Davidson 1891 (3/28 mechanical and tubular-pneumatic)

Second organ (located in transept)
B. 1887 E.F. Walcker & Cie, Ludwigsburg, Germany for "Presbyterian Church, Sydney"
1 manual, 2 speaking stops, 1 coupler, pedal pulldowns, tracker & tubular pneumatic Man: 8.8.
Purchased c. 1968 from Misson to Seamen, George Street, Sydney
inst. 1968 Burwood residence, moved 2000 to Glenorie residence
1 manual, 4 speaking stops, 1 coupler, tracker & electric
Man: 8.8. Pedal: 16.8
2015 relocated in transept of St Paul's, Burwood, with additions by Mark Fisher
Given to the church in 2015 by the late Peter McMillan, from his former Glenorie residence
2 manuals, 12 speaking stops, 3 couplers, electric action

St James' Presbyterian Church, 48 Belmore Street
A. Hunter & Son 1897 (2/19 tubular-pneumatic action)
Uniting Church (formerly Congregational), 134 Burwood Road
1st organ: J.W. Walker & Sons of London 1880. It was removed and broken up in 1958
2nd organ: B. Wurlitzer Co., Tonawanda. NY for Kings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross.,
Inst. 1958 from Savoy Theatre, Hurstville. 2m., 10 rks. etx., el.pn.
Present organ: Gray & Davison 1887, inst 1992 Pitchford & Garside from Wales
(2/21 mechanical and tubular-pneumatic)
Methodist Ladies' College (MLC) Chapel, Rowley Street
W.E. Richardson c.1883 (2/8 mechanical)
Res. 1994 Mark Fisher

Continuo organ
H Klop Garderen Nederland 2011 (1/4 mechanical)
8.4.2.1-1/3 (treble only)
transposing A392/A415/A440/A465

Methodist Church (now Greek Orthodox Church), Station Street,
A. Hunter & Son, Clapham, London, 1893
Removed 1970; parts to Wesley Church, Canberra.
(3/29 tubular-pneumatic)
Baptist Church, Condor Street
See: Burwood. Methodist Ladies' College (MLC)
Palatial Cinema
see: Wahroonga. Seventh Day Adventist Church
Residence of Mr McKern
see: Burwood. Methodist Ladies' College (MLC)
Residence of Peter McMillan
Moved to new residence at Glenorie
B. 1887 E.F. Walcker & Cie, Ludwigsburg, Germany for "Presbyterian Church, Sydney"
Purchased c. 1968 from Misson to Seamen, George Street, Sydney
1m., 2 sp. st., 1c., pedal pulldowns, tr. & tub. pn. Man: 8.8.
Burwood East
St Peter's Anglican Church, cnr Acton & Queen Streets
see: Gunning. St Edmund's Anglican Church

 

 

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