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Katoomba
Katoomba Uniting Church (formerly Methodist),
68 Katoomba Street, Katoomba (Blue Mountains)
Charles Richardson 1915, rebuilt S.T. Noad & Son 1972,
J.W. Walker 1980, Peter D.G. Jewkes 1997 (2/10 mechanical and electro-pneumatic)
St Hilda's Anglican Church
223 Katoomba Street, Katoomba (Blue Mountains)
Charles Leggo 1926 (2/13 electro-pneumatic)
Kensington
University of NSW Music Department, High Street
B. 1973 George Fincham & Sons l m., 4 sp.st., no pedals, tr. Man: 8.4.2.1-1/3.
St Martin's Anglican Church, cnr., Todman Avenue & Balfour Road
B. c.1870's A. Hunter & Son, Clapham, London. inst. c. 1933
(imported from England 2nd hand by Hill, Norman & Beard).
Res. 1966 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n N686).
2m., 10 sp st., 3c., tr. Gt: 8.8.8.4.2. (four spare slides) Sw: 8.8.8.4. Ped: 16.
Organ, church interior and contents destroyed by fire 9th October 1984
Killara
Residence of Neil Cameron, Killara
Létourneau Op.3, 1981 (2/7 mechanical)
Killara Uniting Church (formerly Congregational), cnr Karanga Avenue and Arnold Street, Five Ways
Ronald Sharp 1961, restored and enlarged Peter D.G. Jewkes 2001 (2/23 electro-pneumatic)
Residence of Late Arthur Lord, Karanga Avenue
B.c.1936-47 A. Lord using largely 2nd hand parts from theatre organs;
console by Wurlitzer - duplicate console from State Theatre, Sydney
Rem. 1950's and broken up.
4m., 40 rks. ext. (195 stopkeys), 3 percussions, 32c., el. mag.
St Martin's Anglican Church, Arnold Street
B. 1914 J.E. Dodd, Adelaide. Reb. and enl. 1960 S.T. Noad & Son.
3m., 31 sp. st., 12c., el. pn., Gt: 8.4.2-2/3.2. Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2.III.16.8.4. Ch: 16.8.8.4.1-1/3.8.4.
Ped: 16.16.16.8.8.8.16.8.4.
Replaced by electronic in early 1990's.
Redundant UK organ res. and installed 2007 Peter Wood & Son of Harrogate UK
1908 Wilkinson of Kendal. Re-built by Church & Co. 1987.
2 manuals, 19 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action plus reed unit el. pn.
Kirrawee
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Bath Road.
Charles Dirksen, Brisbane, 1958, reb. 1987 Brown & Arkley. 2 rks., ext. el.mag.
Residence of the Late D. MacDonald, Bligh Street.
Eagles organ ex St Mark’s Granville and Stan Kelton residence.
(Present location unknown as house in Kirrawee presumably demolished)
Kings Cross
Kings Cross Theatre
B. Wurlitzer Co., Tonawanda. NY,
Inst. Burwood Uniting (Congregational) Church 1958 from Savoy Theatre, Hurstville.
Rem. and replaced by Gray & Davison organ in 1992
2m., 10 rks. etx., el.pn.
Kingsford
Holy Trinity Anglican Church, cnr Anzac Parade and Sturt Street
Gray & Davison 1876, restored Pitchford & Garside 1990 (2/8 mechanical)
Kingsgrove
Uniting (Methodist) Church, cnr. Kingsgrove Road & Moreton Avenue
B. 1962 S.T. Noad & Son. 2m., 4 rks. + mixture ext., el.pn.
St Thomas' Anglican Church, Morgan Street
B: (c.1880-1890 George Fincham?).
Inst. St George's Anglican Church cnr. St George's Parade & Minnamurra Avenue, Earlwood
2m., 8 sp.st., 3c., tr. Gt: 8.8.4.2. Sw: 8.8.4. Ped: 16.
Kirribilli
Loreto Convent Chapel, Carabella Street
First organ, moved to St Kevin's Catholic Church, Eastwood (since removed)
Second organ: B. 1969 J.P. Eagles. 2m., 3 rks. ext. el. mag.
STAR-OF-THE-SEA CATHOLIC CHURCH, Willoughby St.
B. 1970 J.P. Eagles 1m., 2 rks.ext.. pedals, autobass, el.mag.
Kogarah
MARIST BROTHERS CATHOLIC SCHOOL, Wolseley Street. Chapel
B. 1961 Ronald Sharp 1m., 6 sp.st., pedal pulldowns, tr. Man: 8.4.4.2.1-1/3.II.
Mecca Theatre (previously known as Victory Theatre), Station Street
First organ: B. Seeburg: America. Present location and details of specification unknown
Second organ, B. 1928 Hill, Norman & Beard ("Christie") (o/n 28). Rem. c.1970 sold to
Alan Tranter, Esq. 2m., 6 rks. ext., el.pn.
Present organ, B. Wurlitzer Co., Tonawanda, N.Y. for an English cinema.
Inst. 1979. Rem. 1990s by Alan Tranter.
St Paul's Anglican Church, Princes Highway
First organ, details unavailable. Rem.c.1970 and broken up; some pipework sold to
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Pennant Hills West
Present organ, B. 1904 Peter Conacher & Co., Huddersfield. Inst. present location 1970
Pitchford & Garside from General Sunday School, Holthead, England
2m., 9 sp.st.: 3c., tr. & tub. pn. Gt: 8.8.8.4. Sw: 8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.
SOLDIERS' MEMORIAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, cnr. Derby & Kensington Streets
B. 1950 S.T. Noad & Son 2m., 12 sp.st., 7c., el. pn.
Gt: 8.8.8.4. Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.8.
Reb. 1980 Peter Jewkes (addition of Principal/Fifteenth unit to Great; solid-state action, etc.)
Moved into storage by Peter Jewkes about a day before the interior of the building was gutted.
The 1950 S.T. Noad instrument is going to SS Peter & Paul's Church, South Melbourne
in its entirety, overhauled only (not a full rebuild) with a new case and a Pedal Principal rank
which incorporates the stencilled façade pipes from the old South Melbourne instrument.
It will not be a full restoration or a new instrument.

Photo of church
Uniting (Congregational) Church, Gray Street
B. 1902 Charles Richardson. 2m., 8 sp.st., 3c., tr.
Gt: 8.8 divided.8.4. Sw: 8 divided.8.4. Ped: 16.
Additions 1922 C.W. Leggo (great Principal, swell Ged. flute)
Organ moved by Peter Jewkes (unrestored) into the church's new centre "The Old Storehouse"in 1991.
Advertised for sale April 2000

 

 

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Maitland Wollongong
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