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Wahroonga
Knox Grammar School Chapel, Pacific Highway
Ronald Sharp 1965
St John's Uniting Church (formerly Presbyterian), cnr Stuart and Coonanbarra Streets
Pels & Son, Alkmaar, Holland 1961 (3/29 electro-pneumatic)

St Andrew's Anglican Church, cnr Water and Cleveland Streets
J W Walker 1983 from previous parts, (2/23 electric)

Abbotsleigh Girls' School, Pacific Highway,
West & Pemmer 1992 (2/28 mechanical)
ST PAUL'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, Pacific Highway
B. unknown Reb. c.1901 W.G. Rendall Reb. 1956 S.T. Noad & Son 2m., 15 sp.st., 8c., el. pn.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.4. Sw: 16.8.8.8.4.2-2/3.2.8. Ped: 16.16.
Organ removed (details unknown)
Seventh Day Adventist Church, Fox Valley Road
B. c.1928 Hill, Norman & Beard ("Christie") London
Inst. 1932 Palatial Cinema, Burwood, from previous location in Germany
Inst. c.1958 present location 3m., 10 rks. ext., el. pn.
Enl. Frank Baldwin 2008 4m., 36rks.ext, el. pn.
Holy Name Church (formerly Priory)
B. Geoffrey Kendall (early 1980s) 3m., 36 sp. stops (with extension), electric
Waitara
All Saints' Anglican Church, cnr. Burdett Street & Palmerston Road
B. unknown (late 19th Century English)
Inst. from Emmanuel Church, Cheltenham, England 1965 A.Gee (church organist)
Some later tonal alterations 2m., 11 sp.st., 2c., tr.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.4. Sw: [16.] 8.8.4.[4.] 2.8. Ped: 16.
 
Warrawee
Former residence of Alyson Broadfoot, Brentwood Avenue
see: Residence of Graham Fisher, Kingston, Vic.
Warriewood
Residence of Rev. Alan Dougan, Conyule Place
B: Peter Lawson Rem. 1974 to present location from previous residence an Newtown
lm., 3 sp.st., no pedals, tr. Man: 8.4.2. (all pipework wooden).
Organ removed (details unknown)
Waterloo (also known as South Sydney)
South Sydney Uniting Church, (formerly Waterloo Uniting Church)
56A Raglan Street, Waterloo
J.W. Walker & Sons 1877 (1/9 mechanical)
St Silas' Anglican Church, cnr. Botany Road & McEvoy Street
B. 1870 J.W. Walker, London (job no. 932)
Rem. c. 1970 and broken up; parts purchased by Roger H. Pogson
1m., 6 sp.st., pedal pulldowns, 1c., tr. Man: 16 divided.8.8.4.4.8.
Watsons Bay
St Peter's Anglican Church, Old South Head Road
Gray (London) 1796 (1/7 mechanical)
Church of our Lady, Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Old South Head Road.
B. 1887 E. F. Walker & Cie., installed 1979, rem. 1986
see: Sydney Lutheran Church
Waverley
Mary Immaculate & St Charles Borromeo Catholic Church,
Victoria Street
George Fincham & Sons 1979 (2/23 mechanical)
St Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, Birrell Street (near Carrington Road)
August Gern 1888, rebuilt and enlarged Peter D.G Jewkes 1995 (2/24 electro-pneumatic)
Methodist Church, Oxford Street
Alfred Hunter & Son 1888, (3/24 tubular-pneumatic)
Church demolished 1971, organ rem. and reb. at Somerville House Girls School, South Brisbane
Whitehouse Bros. 1986.
St Barnabas' Anglican Church, Mill Hill Road
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
reb. John W Parker 2007.
Grahame Memorial Uniting (formerly Presbyterian) Church, Victoria Street

FIRST ORGAN: Unknown builder, c.1880; purchased before 1893
Removed 1904 to St Mark's Anglican Church, Granville, and subsequently broken up
2 manuals, c.9 stops, mechanical action

SECOND ORGAN: George Fincham & Son, Melbourne, 1904
Additions (Swell Cornopean 8' & Pedal Open Diapason 16') undated
2 manuals, 14 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action
Removed to storage 1990s W.J. Simon Pierce, Brisbane

Wentworthville
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Garfield Street
Builder unknown (W.E. Richardson? c.1890)
(2/22 mechanical and tubular-pneumatic)
Residence of Kevin Clancy, Caloola Road
Wurlitzer 1928 (2/13 theatre organ, electric)
Westmead
St Barnabas' Anglican Church, Hawkesbury Road
B. 1960s J.W.Walker & Sons, Ruislip. Middlesex
2m., 3 rks. + mixture ext., el. mag.
 
West Epping
Uniting (Methodist) Church, Carlingford Road.
B. 1971 S.T. Noad & Son incorporating 2nd hand pipework from
Methodist Church, North Sydney and elsewhere.
2m., 8 rks, + mixture ext., 5c., el. mag.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2. Sw: 8.8.4.4.2.1-1/3.III.8. Ped: 16.8.5-1/3.4.4.8.4.
West Pennant Hills

St Matthew's Anglican Church, 3 New Line Road
Assembled from parts by Douglas Lack 1972-3 (2/5 ranks extension, electric)

West Ryde
BAPTIST CHURCH, Victoria Road
B. 1958 J.P. Eagles 2m., 4 rks.el. mag.
ST COLOMB'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, Bellevue Avenue
B. 1928 Hill, Norman & Beard ("Christie'' o/n 84) for Kings Theatre, Gordon
Later inst. present location. 2m., 8 rks. ext., el.pn.
Organ removed (details unknown)
Willoughby
St Stephen's Anglican Church, 211 Mowbray Road
First organ: B. 1904 Geo. Fincham & Son. Rem. c. 1929 present location unknown
2m., 14 sp. st., 3c., [tr?] Gt: 16.8.8.8.4.4. Sw: 8.8.8.4.2.8.8. Ped: 16.
Present organ: Hill, Norman & Beard 1929, enlarged 1968 (3/24 electro-pneumatic)
Windsor
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Moses Street
Johnson & Kinloch, Sydney, 1840
2 manuals, 10 speaking stops, mechanical action
Restored 1986 Knud Smenge, Melbourne
St Matthew's Catholic Church, Tebbutt Street, opposite McQuade Park
A. Hunter 1879 (2/6 mechanical)
Woodford
Residence of Robert Ampt and Amy Johansen, Appian Way, Woodford (Blue Mountains)
Roger H. Pogson 1982 (2/6 mechanical)
Woollahra
All Saints' Anglican Church, 85 Ocean Street
Forster & Andrews (1882) (3/30 mechanical with Barker lever)
All Saints' Anglican Church, 85 Ocean Street
Chamber organ Anon c.1863, restored Mark Fisher 1995 (1/4 mechanical)
Sold 2006 to St Edmund's Anglican Church, Gunning NSW
St Columba's Uniting (Presbyterian) Church, cnr. Ocean & Forth Street
B. 1891-92 Charles Richardson. Reb. 1929 S.T. Noad
2m., 15 sp.st.,8c., tub.pn. Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2.8. Sw: 16.8.8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.8.
Case designed by Sir John Sulman
Jersey Road Uniting (Congregational) Church, cnr Jersey Road & Moncur Street
B.1876 Forster & Andrews, Hull; 2m., 14 sp. st., 3c., tr.

Church and organ destroyed by fire in 1989.
Congregational Church, Ocean Road
see: Manly Uniting (Methodist) Church
Woolloomooloo
Presbyterian Church, Palmer Street
see: Waterloo Uniting (Methodist) Church
Wesley Church, William Street
B. Henry Jones & Son, South Kensington; Rem. 1955 S.T. Noad & Son

 

 

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