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Camden
Uniting Church (formerly Methodist), cnr Mitchell and John Streets
Harrison & Harrison 1888, rebuilt C.W. Leggo 1932, Arthur Jones 1966
S.T.Noad, P.D.G. Jewkes 1987 (2/11 mechanical and tubular-pneumatic)
St John's Anglican Church, Menangle Road
T.P. Bates (London)1861 (1/10 mechanical)
 
Camden Park

Residence of Dr Brett McKern
B.1989 Rodgers Organ Company
Reb. 2014 various.
2m, 16 sp.st, 8c, 2 rks ext, el.mag.
Gt: 16.8.8.4.4.2⅔.2. Sw: 8.4.4.2⅔.2. Ped: 8.5⅓.4.4.
Relocated to present location 2015

Cammeray
All Saints' Anglican Church, Carter Street
B. 1923 T.C. Edwards. Inst. 1965 D.R. Huggins from St Chad's Anglican Church, Cremorne.
Subsequently broken up.
2m., 9 sp. st., 5c., tub. pn.
Gt: 8.8.8.4. Sw: 8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.
Campbelltown

St Peter's Anglican Church, cnr Cordeaux & Howe Streets
First organ: B. Nicholson & Lord, Walsall, England. Present location and details unknown
Second organ: B. 1926 J. Hoyrod & T.C. Edwards. Reb. 1962 S.T.Noad & Son. Rem. c.1980
2m., 13 sp. st., 4c., tr. Gt: 8.8.4.4. Sw: 8.8.8. Ped: 16.8.8.
Present organ: J.W. Walker & Sons 1981 (2/12 mechanical)

Camperdown
University of Sydney College Chapel Organs
St Paul's College (Anglican), University of Sydney
City Road
D.A. Flentrop 1971-72 (2/15 mechanical)
St John's College (Catholic), University of Sydney
Missenden Road
Built 1974 George Fincham & Sons for St Peter's Anglican Church,
Eastern Hill, Melbourne (Michael Wentzell memorial organ).

Inst. present location 2008.
1 manual, 5 speaking stops, no pedals, tracker action.
Man: 8.4.4.2.III.
St Andrew's College (Presbyterian), University of Sydney
Carillon Ave, Newtown
E.F.Walcker & Cie 1958 (1/6 mechanical)
Wesley College (Methodist, now Uniting), University of Sydney
Western Ave
Geo. Fincham & Sons 1954 (2/6 extension, electro-pneumatic)

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road
B. 1865 E.F. Walcker & Cie, Ludwigsburg, Germany.
Rem. and inst. 1950's St Thomas' Anglican Church, Provincial Street, Auburn.
2m, 8 sp. st., 2c., tr.
Gt (upper manual): 8.8.8.4.2. Sw (lower manual): 8.[4].(free reeds) Ped: 16.
Present loc. unknown.
Photo: RPAH Audio-Visual Dept.
Campsie
Orion Function Centre, 155 Beamish Street
WurliTzer 3/17, 1927 Theatre Organ
St John-the-Evangelist Anglican Church, Anglo Road
B. 1931 C.W. Leggo Res. 1972 Ian D. Brown
2m., 11 sp. st., 7c., tub. pn.. Gt: 8.8.8.4. Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.
Canterbury
St Paul's Anglican Church, 17 Church Street
B. 1905 by Frederick Taylor for Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Tabor.
Installed present location 1938 Hill, Norman & Beard.
Res. With tonal alterations 1976 Pitchford & Garside
2m., 7 sp.st., 2c., tr. Gt: 8.8.4.2-2/3. Sw: 8.2. Ped: 16.
 
Caringbah
 
St Philip's Anglican Church, 402 Port Hacking Road
Originally 1959 James P Eagles 5 rank unit organ ex St Paul's Cooma.
Sometime residence organ for Ian Griggs
Rebuilt and enlarged 2001-2002 Stanley & Richards and installed in Caringbah Anglican.
Enlarged with Annessens/Welby ranks ex St Patrick's Church Hill, and combined with digital ranks.
2 manuals, 37 Stops, 5 Couplers, Direct Electric Action
5 combination pistons to Great
5 combination pistons to Swell
8 general pistons
Swell to Great reverser piston (thumb) Set Piston
General cancel
Compass 61/30
Carlingford
Residence of J.R. Watson, Lynette Avenue.
B. 1970-73 J.R. Watson.
2m., 6 sp, st., 2c., tr. Gt: 8.4. Pos: 8.4.2. Ped: 16 (electronic)
Carlton South
St Cuthbert's Anglican Church, cnr. Park Road & Colvin Avenue
B.1961 J.W. Walker & Sons, Ruislip, Middlesex
2m., 3 rks. + mixture ext., el.mag.
Organ sold and relocated March 2017 by Ian Brown & Associates
to St Paul's Anglican Church, Manuka, ACT
Castle Hill
Castle Hill Baptist Church, 13 Showground Road
Nicholson & Lord 1885 (ex-Glebe Presbyterian),
rebuilt Arthur Jones 1973 (2/23 mechanical and electro-pneumatic)
St Paul's Anglican Church, Old Northern Road.
B. 1883 J.W. Walker & Sons, London (job no. 1173)
1m., 5 sp. st., pedal pulldowns, tr.
Man: 16.8.8. divided. 8.4.
Organ replaced in 1984 by an electronic when new church was constructed.
Residence of B.A. Coxhead, Cynthia Avenue
B. 1971-73 B.A. Coxhead, 2m., 6 rks., el. mag.
Sydney Powerhouse Museum Discovery Centre
Some of the instruments from the Sydney Powerhouse Museum at Ultimo
are now being displayed at the Castle Hill Powerhouse Museum Discovery Centre.
Casula
Residence of Miss Dunmore Lang
see: Liverpool. St Paul's Presbyterian Church
Chatswood
BAPTIST CHURCH, cnr. Albert Avenue & Orchard Road
B. c.1970 Graeme Rawson 3m., 9 rks. ext.: 3c., el.mag.
Church of Christ, 365 Victoria Ave
Whitehouse Bros, Brisbane, 1950
2 manuals, 11 speaking stops, tubular-pneumatic action
Tonal modifications 1965 and 1976 [Pitchford & Garside, Sydney?]
Rebuilt, enlarged and installed in new building 1983 Pitchford & Garside, Sydney
2 manuals, 19 speaking stops, electro-pneumatic action
St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 37 Anderson St
Whitehouse Bros, Brisbane, 1930
2 manuals, 10 speaking stops, tubular-pneumatic action
Additions 1933 S.T. Noad, Sydney
Tonal changes 1974 Ian D. Brown, Sydney
2 manuals, 12 speaking stops, tubular-pneumatic action
Uniting Church (formerly Congregational), cnr Anderson and Daisy Streets
First organ: Builder unknown, opened 1911, 2 mans.
Second organ: J.W.Walker 1865, rebuilt Joseph Massey 1928 from St Andrew's Temporary Cathedral
(2/11 mechanical and tubular-pneumatic)
Willoughby Civic Centre, Victoria Avenue
B. c.1925 Wurlitzer Co., Tonawanda, N.Y.
Reb. & inst. 1971 S.T. Noad & Son from the Arcadia Theatre, Chatswood
2m., 10 rks. ext., el. pn.
Awaiting rebuilding in the new Concourse Concert Hall, Chatswood
Arcadia Theatre
see: Willoughby Civic Centre, Victoria Avenue, Chatswood
Our Lady of Dolour Catholic Church, Archer Street
B. c. 1958 Arthur Lord incorporating pipework from organ previously in St Peter's Catholic Church, Surry Hills
built c. 1810 Flight & Robson, London. Subsequently broken up; case only remains in church.
2m., 5 rks, ext., el. mag.
 

St Barnabas' Anglican Church, cnr. William & Macquarie Streets
see: St Barnabas' Anglican Church, cnr. William & Macquarie Streets, East Roseville

St Paul's Anglican Church, cnr. Fuller's Road & View Street
First organ: see Gunning. St Edmund's Anglican Church
Second organ: B. unknown [c. 1880]. Reb. Matthews & Co. Rem. c. 1975
3m., 18 sp. st., 4c., tr. Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2. Sw: 16.8.8.8.8.4.8. Ch: 8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.
Second Church of Christ Scientist, Victor Street.
Whitehouse Bros. Brisbane 1941-2 (2/17 electric)
see: Wesley Mission, Sydney.

Uniting (formerly Methodist) Church
Cnr Pacific Highway and Help Street, Chatswood

See: Darlinghurst: SCEGGS, Great Hall Organ

Chatswood East
Baptist Church, Macquarie Street
B. 1958 J.P. Eagles (incorporating 4 ranks of pipework from first organ in Baptist Church, Canberra)
Rem. and inst. Baptist Church, Wellington Road, East Lindfield 1969 J.P. Eagles
from Baptist Church, Chatswood East

East Lindfield's present organ, B. 1894 George Fincham for
Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Stawell, Victoria
Reb. & inst. Baptist Church, St Ives 1969 S.I. Sakacs, Melbourne
Reb. & inst. present location 1972 A. Welby incorporating further pipework
from previous Eagles organ 2m., 35 sp.st., 3c., el.mag.
Gt: 16.8.8.8.4.4.2.II.III.16.8.8. Sw: 8.8.8 8.4.4.2.1-1/3.III.16.8.8.4.
Ped: 16.16.16.8.8.4.II.16.8.4.

Chatswood South
Uniting (Methodist) Church, cnr Pacific Highway & Mowbray Road
First organ: bought second hand 1930. Builder unknown.
Possibly from home of Gilbert Baker, Wahroonga (2m, 6 sp. st.)
Organ was unsatisfactory and removed (Rushworth Supplement)
Second organ: B. 1935 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n N38)
2m., 5 rks. ext., 3c., el. pn.
Chester Hill
St John Mark Anglican Church, Proctor Parade
Conacher c. 1896 (2/11 mechanical and pneumatic)
Chippendale
St Alban's Liberal Catholic Cathedral (building formerly Wesley Church), Regent Street
B. 1879 Henry Jones & Son, South Kensington, London
Reb. & enl. c. 1935 S.T. Noad. Church and organ destroyed by fire 1968.
3m., 25 sp. st., 13c., el.pn., Gt: 8.8.8.4.2-2/3.2.III.8. Sw: 16.8.8.8.4.2.8.8.
Ch: 8.8.4.8.8. Ped: 16.16.8.8.
Wesley Church, Regent Street
see: St Alban's Liberal Catholic Church above.
Cobbity
St Paul's Anglican Church, Cobbity Road
William Davidson 1876 (1/8 mechanical)
Macarthur Anglican School
Organ from St Barnabas' Anglican Church, Mill Hill Road, Waverley
B. Positive Organ Co., London Res. A. Jones
1m., 3 ranks, no pedals, tub. pn.
Man: 16 melodic.8.8 divided.8.8 melodic.4 divided.
Church closed 1998. Organ given to Macarthur Anglican School, Cobbity
res. John W Parker 2007.
Collaroy
Pittwater House School, 61 Westmoreland Avenue
TC Lewis 1886, GC Griffin 1927, PDG Jewkes 1989 (3/27 electro-pneumatic)
(Formerly in Newcastle Central Methodist Mission)
Concord
St Luke's Anglican Church, 17 Burton Street
Hill & Son 1883, restored Mark Fisher 1987 (2/15 mechanical)
Sydney Cheil Uniting (formerly Wesley) Church cnr. Concord Road & Sydney Street
B. c.1915 Aeolian Co., New York. Reb. & inst. 1935 S.T. Noad from residence
of Mr Westbrook, Vaucluse
2m., 22 sp.st., 7c., el.pn. Gt: 8.8.8.8.8.4.8.8.8.8. Sw (duplexed): 8.8.8.8.8.4.8.8.8.8. Ped: 16.16.
Seventh Day Adventist Church, Patterson Street
B. from various parts: pipework from 1928 Hill, Norman & Beard ("Christie") organ
ex Empire Theatre, Dunedin, NZ (o/n 9);
console by Wurlitzer Co., Tonawanda, N.Y. [ex Strand Theatre, Hobart?].
Sold 1974 to Theatre Organ Society of Australia ACT Division and subsequently to Queensland.
2m., 3 rks. ext., el. pn.
Ritz Theatre
B. 1930 Hill, Norman & Beard ("Christie") (o/n 101) .
Moved to Melba Theatre, Strathfield 1935 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n N45).
Later sold to Christian Broadcasting Association Studios and subsequently broken up.
2m., 6 rks, ext. el. pn.
Concord North
St Mary's Anglican Church, Brays Road
Built 1961 E.F. Walcker & Cie., Ludwigsburg, Germany
1 manual, 6 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical action
Man: 8.4.4.2.III. Ped: 16.

Organ advertised for sale March 2016

Concord West
HOLY TRINITY ANGLICAN CHURCH, Concord Road
B.1930 W.L. Roberts. 2m., 12 sp.st., 9c., el.pn.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.4. Sw: 8.8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.8.
Coogee
St Nicolas's Anglican Church, cnr Brook and Carr Streets
George Fincham 1885 (2/15 mechanical)
St Brigid's Catholic Church, Brook Street
B. 1929 J.E. Dodd, Adelaide
2m., 12 sp. st., 7c., tub. pn.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.4. Sw: 8.8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.8
Removed John Larner, mid 1990s. In storage Yarloop, WA, condition unknown.
 
Cooks River (also listed as St Peters)
St. Peter's Anglican Church, 187 Princes Highway, St Peters (Cooks River)
Brindley & Foster 1880 (2/12 mechanical)
Cremorne
Hayden Orpheum Theatre, Military Road
WurliTzer 3/13, 1925 Theatre Organ

St Peter's Anglican Church, cnr Belgrave and Winnie Streets
Tony Welby 1981 from varous parts (Hill, Palmer, Richardson), 3/37 electro-pneumatic)

St Chad's Anglican Church, Cremorne Road
B. 1923 T.C. Edwards.
Rem. and inst. All Saints' Anglican Church, Carter Street, Cammeray 1965 D.R. Huggins
Subsequently broken up
2m., 9 sp. st., 5c., tub. pn. Gt: 8.8.8.4. Sw: 8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.
Crows Nest
Shirley Road Uniting (Presbyterian) Church,
cnr Shirley Road and Nicholson Street, Crows Nest
Original builder unknown (2/16 mechanical)
UNITING (METHODIST) CHURCH, Holtermann Street
B. 1912 W.E. Richardson & Sons, Manchester
Reb. 1970 A. Welby. 2m., 11 sp.st., 3c., el.pn.
Man I: 8.8.4.2-2/3. Man II: 8.4.2.8. Ped: 16.8.4.
Baptist Church, cnr. Willoughby Road & Ernest Street
see: Sydney, Lutheran Church, Stanley Street
Bruce Maurer Funeral Parlour, Miller Street
B. 1957 S.T. Noad & Son. 2m., 5 rks., 3c., el. pn.
Croydon
St James' Anglican Church, Edwin Street
James Conacher & Sons 1889 (2/15 mechanical)
Presbyterian Ladies' College School Hall, Meta Street
William Davidson 1901, restored Pogson 1986 (3/19 mechanical)
Residence of Edward Grantham, Irrara Street
B. 1897 Henry Jones & Son, South Kensington, London
Inst. 1979 E. Grantham from Burston Parish Church, Norfolk, England
3m., 16 sp.st., 5c., tr.
North Croydon Uniting (Methodist) Church, cnr. Bay & Byron Streets
B. 1950 S.T. Noad, 1m., 5 sp.st., 2c., el. pn. Man: 8.8.8.4.8 (prepared). Ped: 16.
Removed 1992, rebuilt/enlarged Ian D Bown & Assoc,
for St John's Anglican Church, Burleigh Heads, Queensland
ST CHRISTOPHORUS GERMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
(building formerly Mathison Congregational Church), Edwin Street.
B. 1903 Charles Richardson. Rest. 1972 Michael O'Dea.
2m., 12 sp. st., 4c., tr. Gt: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2. Sw: 8.8 divided.4.8. Ped: 16.
Organ has been removed (details unknown).
Mathison Congregational Church, Edwin Street
see: Croydon. St Christophorus German Catholic Church above
Croydon Park
UNITING (METHODIST) CHURCH, cnr. George's River Road & Brighton Avenue
B. 1950 S.T. Noad, Res. 1978 Brown & Arkley (new electrical components and tonal alterations)
2m., 7 sp.st., 5c., el.pn. Gt: 8.8.4. Sw: 8.4.8. Ped: 16.

 

 

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