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St Ives
Baptist Church, Memorial Avenue
B. 1894 George Fincham for Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Stawell, Victoria
Reb. & inst. Baptist Church, St Ives 1969 S.I. Sakacs, Melbourne
Reb. & inst. East Lindfield Baptist Church 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.
Residence of Graeme Rawson, Robina Street
B. G. Rawson using 2nd hand pipework.
1m., 1 sp.st., tr. Man: 8
St Peters (also listed as Cooks River)
St. Peter's Anglican Church, 187 Princes Highway, St Peters (Cooks River)
Brindley & Foster 1880 (2/12 mechanical)
Sans Souci
St Andrew's Anglican Church, Rocky Point Road
B. 1962 J.P. Eagles incorporating some pipework from a 2m. tr. built by an amateur
organbuilder and purchased early 1950's from his estate
2m., 5 rks. ext., el. mag.
Moved to the Church of the Good Shepherd, Chisholm, ACT, c. 1992
ST FINBAR'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, The Promenade
B. 1961 Ronald Sharp 5 sp.st., no pedals, tr. Man: 8.4.2.1-1/3.1.
Seaforth
St Paul's Anglican Church, 1 Frenchs Forest Road
J.W. Walker & Son 1964 (2/3 plus Mixture, electro-magnetic)
Seven Hills
St Andrew's Anglican Church, Seven Hills Road North
re-sited 1979 Seven Hills, St Peter's Anglican Church above
see: Benedict XVI Retreat Centre, Grose Vale

St Peter's Anglican Church, Best Road
see: Benedict XVI Retreat Centre, Grose Vale

Smithfield
St Benedict's Catholic Church, cnr Neville and Justin Streets
Pinchi 1984 (2/16 mechanical)
South Hurstville
St Mark's Anglican Church, cnr Grosvenor Street and The Mall
E.F. Walcker & Cie., Germany 1960 (2/12 mechanical)
UNITING (METHODIST) CHURCH, cnr. King George's Road & Culwulla Street
1954 S.T. Noad & Son 2m., 13 sp.st., 8c., el.pn.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.8. Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.8.
Res. John Parker 2002
 
South Sydney  - see Waterloo
Stanmore
Methodist Church, Stanmore Road (demolished 1974)
B. William Davidson; opened 1/12/1875.
Enl. Charles Richardson; re-opened 11/11/1889. Tonal and mechanical alterations c. 1940 Lancelot Smith.
2m., 16 sp. st., 3c., tr & tub. pn. Gt: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2. Sw: 16.8.8.8.4.8.8. Ped: 16.8.
Rem. c.1974; parts used in a new organ for Newington College Hall, Stanmore.
Rem. and inst. St Pius V Catholic Church, Enmore Ian Brown & Assoc.
Newington College Chapel, Stanmore Road
Knud Smenge 1985, (2/17 mechanical)
Continuo organ
Franz Heissler, Bad Mergentheim, Germanay 2000
1m., 5 sp.st., mech. Man: 8.4.2.I-III (1-1/3 or Mixture).
Seventh Day Adventist Church, Cannon Street
B. unknown, Res. Pipe Organ Reconstructions Pty Ltd 2006
1m., 7 sp.st., pedal pulldowns, tr.
Man: 8.8.8.4.4.2. Ped: 16. perm. on.
Strathfield
Carrington Avenue Uniting Church (formerly Methodist), Carrington Avenue
J.W Walker & Sons 1979-80 (2/29 mechanical)
Melba Theatre
B. 1930 Hill, Norman & Beard ("Christie") (o/n 101) for Ritz Theatre, Concord.
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.
Santa Sabina College Chapel, The Boulevarde
B. 1962 S.T. Noad & Son 2m., 5 rks. ext. plus Mixture, el.mag.
St Andrew's Anglican Church, cnr Parramatta Road and Swan St
Charles Leggo 1926 (2/12 tubular pneumatic)
St Anne's Anglican Church, cnr Homebush and Albert Roads
Charles Richardson 1895, rebuilt Arthur Jones 1970 (2/25 electro-pneumatic)
Strathfield-Homebush Uniting (Congregational) Church, cnr Albert & Hombush Roads.
B. 1897 A. Hunter & Son, Clapham, London. Mechanical alterations c. 1951 S.T. Noad & Son
(pressure tub. pn. so Swell). Rem. 1978 and broken up;
3m., 22 sp. st., 7c., tub. pn., Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2. Sw: 16.8.8.8.8.4.2.III.8.8. Ch: 8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.16.
pipework to Uniting (Methodist) Church, Carrington Ave, Strathfield
Trinity Uniting Church (formerly Congregational), cnr The Boulevarde and Morwick Street
Norman & Beard 1909 (2/18 tubular-pneumatic)
Uniting (Presbyterian) Church, Homebush Road
First organ, B. 1928-29 C.W. Leggo
Present organ, B. 1966 J.P. Eagles incorporating pipework from previous organ
2m., 18 sp.st., 5c., el.mag.
Gt: 8.8.8.4. Sw: 16.8.8.4.2-2/3.2.1-1/3.1.8. Ped: 16.8.8.4.4.
Summer Hill
Congregational Church, Prospect Road (now Croation Church)
First organ: bought 1894 and sold 1909, prob. only 1 man.
Second organ: B. 1907 Geo. Fincham & Son.
2m., 12 sp. st., 4c., tub. pn. Gt: 8.8.8.8.4.4. Sw: 8.8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.
Organ removed. Details unknown
Methodist Church, cnr. Moobie & Lorne Streets
B. 1925 C.W. Leggo Rem. c. 1977 and broken up
2m., 9 sp. st., 3c., tr. Gt: 8.8.8.4. Sw: 8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.
St Andrew's Anglican Church, cnr Henson and Smith Streets
A. Hunter & Son (London) 1898 (3/23 tubular-pneumatic)
Trinity Grammar School Chapel, 119 Prospect Road
J W Walker & Sons 1965, restored Peter D G Jewkes 1986 (2/27 electro-pneumatic)
Surry Hills
Chinese Presbyterian Church (formerly Fullerton Memorial Presbyterian Church)
cnr Crown and Albion Streets, Surry Hills
Hill & Son 1904, rebuilt and enlarged A. Welby 1979-80 (2/17 electro-magnetic)
Fullerton Memorial Presbyterian Church, Crown Street
see: Surry Hills Chinese Presbyterian Church above
St David's Anglican Church, Arthur Street (now demolished)
B. 1880 J.W. Walker & Sons, London (job no.1136).
Res. & inst. St Mark's Anglican Church, Wollongong 1972 A. Jones.
1m., 7 sp.st., 1c., tr. Man: 8.8 divided.8.4.4.2. Ped: 16.
ST FRANCIS DE SALES CATHOLIC CHURCH, Albion Street
B. C.J. Jackson c. 1868-70, reb. and enl. Jackson 1886. 2m., 12 sp.st, 3c., tr.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2. Sw: 16.8.8.4.8. Ped: l6.
Reb. 1980s and broken up 1999.
St Michael's Anglican Church, cnr. Flinders & Albion Streets
B. 1865 J.W. Walker, London (job no.826) 1m., 5 sp.st., pedal pulldowns, tr.
Man: 16 divided.8.8.4.4.(2 spare slides)
Reb. (& enl.) 1904 W.G. Rendall 2m., 15 sp. st., 3c., tr. & tub. pn. swell action.
Gt: 16.8.8 divided.8.8.4.2. Sw: 16.8.8.4.2.8. Tremulant Ped: 16. spare slide.
St Peter's Catholic Church, 235 Devonshire Street

FIRST ORGAN: Flight & Robson, London, c.1810
1 manual, 4 speaking stops, mechanical action
Broken up c.1958.
Pipework used in new organ by Arthur Lord, Sydney,
for Our Lady of Dolours Catholic Church, Chatswood

PRESENT ORGAN: George Fincham & Sons, Melbourne, 1967,
for St Mary's Anglican Church, South Camberwell, Vic.,
incorporating some pre-existing pipework
2 manuals, 25 speaking stops, 8 couplers, electro-pneumatic action.
Rebuilt and enlarged 2018 by Hargraves Pipes Organs, Mt Evelyn, Vic.
2 manuals, 24 speaking stops, 9 couplers, electro-pneumatic action.

Sutherland
St Patrick's Catholic Church, 136 Flora Street
Roger Pogson 1984 (2/17 mechanical)
Sylvania Heights
ST JOHN'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, cnr. Sylvan Street & Holt Road
B. 1875 J.W. Walker & Sons, London (job no.1050)
Res. & inst. new church building 1971 A. Jones
1m., 3 sp.st., pedal pulldowns, tr. Man: 8 divided.8.4.

 

 

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Sydney suburbs are arranged in alphabetical order - please click on the blue letter of the suburb below
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S Sydney City T U V W X Y Z

Click below for other organs in New South Wales
Maitland Wollongong
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Tasmania Northern Terr.