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A BRIEF HISTORY OF PIPE ORGANS AND PIPE ORGANBUILDING IN VICTORIA




Some of George Fincham's Victorian organs

Melbourne was the home of the

organbuilder George Fincham

(1828 - 1910)
Melbourne - City
Freemasons Hall, Collins Street
Fincham & Hobday, 1888
Installed at the Lyceum Hall, Sydney in 1905 and removed in c.1929.
3 manuals, 42 speaking stops, tubular-pneumatic action
St Patrick's Cathedral, Macarthur Street
George Fincham & Sons 1964 (later additions)
4 manuals, 77 speaking stops (plus some later addtions), electro-pneumatic action
West Melbourne

St Mary Star-of-the-sea

St Mary Star-of-the-Sea Catholic Church
George Fincham, 1898-1900
3 manuals, 38 speaking stops, tubular-pneumatic action
Restored 1992-1993 South Island Organ Company, Timaru, New Zealand
This is the largest colonial built organ to survive intact
Brighton

Trinity Uniting Church
George Fincham, 1884
2 manuals, 15 speaking stops, mechanical action
Restored 1995-1996 South Island Organ Company, Timaru, New Zealand
Carlton

Exhibition Building 1880

Grand Organ, Exhibition Building
George Fincham 1880
4 manuals, 70 speaking stops, barker lever action
Destroyed 1948/1965
Fincham's magnum opus, the instrument incorporated a 32ft facade and detached terraced console
Queenscliff
St George's Anglican Church
George Fincham 1871; built for St Philip's Church, Collingwood
1 manual, 6 speaking stops, mechanical action
Restored & installed 1999 Australian Pipe Organs; pipe decorations and casework restored by Marc Nobel & Christine Holmes [JM]
Richmond

St Ignatius, Richmond

St Ignatius' Catholic Church
George Fincham; 1874
2 manuals, 20 speaking stops, mechanical action
Organ exhibited in 1875 Victorian Intercolonial Exhibition
St Kilda

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
George Fincham & Son 1910
2 manuals, 11 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action.

St Kilda Town Hall
Fincham & Hobday, 1892
3 manuals, 37 speaking stops, tubular-pneumatic action
rebuilt 1961 George Fincham & Sons
3 manuals, 49 speaking stops, electro-pneumatic action
Destroyed by fire 7 April 1991
Warrnambool
St Joseph's Catholic Church
Fincham & Hobday 1892-93
3 manuals, 34 speaking stops, 7 couplers and tubular-pneumatic action.




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Melbourne - City
Hamer Hall (formerly Melbourne Concert Hall), Southbank
B. 1979-81 Casavant Freres (opus 3434);
opened 1982. 4 manuals, 60 speaking stops, 4 couplers, tracker action
Removed from Hall during renovations and placed in storage 2011

Melbourne Town Hall, 1870

Melbourne Town Hall
Hill & Son, London, 1870-1872
4 manuals, 66 speaking stops, barker lever & mechanical action
Rebuilt 1904-1906, Ingram & Co, England.
Destroyed by fire, 1925
William Hill's final magnum opus
Melbourne Town Hall
Hill, Norman & Beard, London & Melbourne, 1927-1929
4 manuals, 110 speaking stops, electro-pneumatic action
The largest new concert organ built in the British Empire during the interwar period
Greatly enlarged and altered by Schantz 1999-2000
Presbyterian Assembly Hall
B 1905 Geo.Fincham & Son for residence of W.G. Sharp, Albert Park;
enlarged 1905; rebuilt & enlarged 1910; installed 1920 present location.
3 manuals, 19 speaking stops, 13 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.2. Sw: 16.8.8.8.4.4.8. Ch: 8.8.8.8.8. Ped: 16.16.







Scots' Church (Presbyterian)
First organ, built 1874 Mackenzie, Lee & Kaye.
3 manuals, 37 speaking stops, 8 couplers, barker lever & mechanical action.
Three reed stops supplied 1883 by Hill & Son, London.
Rebuilt & enlarged 1910 George Fincham & Son.
4 manuals, 49 speaking stops, 8 couplers, tubular-pneumatic
and electro-pneumatic action to Echo Organ.
Rebuilt & enlarged 1959 George Fincham & Sons Pty Ltd.
4 manuals, 61 speaking stops, 19 couplers, electro-pneumatic action.
Removed to storage February 1999 at premises of
Wakeley Pipe Organs, Lilydale and now stored at Bayswater.
Present organ, built 1998-1999 Rieger Orgelbau, Schwarzach, Austria.
4 manuals, 68 speaking stops, 9 couplers, tracker & electric action.
Chamber organ, B 2012 Henk Klop, Garderen, Netherlands.
1 manual, 3½ speaking stops, tracker action.


St David's Welsh Calvinistic Church, La Trobe Street
Built 1923 Frederick Taylor
Rebuilt 1878 George Fincham & Sons Pty Ltd
2 manuals, 19 speaking stops, 6 couplers, electro-pneumatic action
St Francis' Catholic Church
Casavant Frères Op. 3800, (2000), Gallery and Sanctuary organs
3 manuals, 37 speaking stops, 47 ranks, electric action
St Michael's Church (formerly The Independent Church)
Hill & Son 1866, reb. Geo. Fincham & Sons 1923, 1958
3 manuals, 44 speaking stops, 16 couplers, elecetro-pneumatic action
St Patrick's Cathedral
George Fincham & Sons 1964 (later additions)
4 manuals, 77 speaking stops (plus some later addtions), electro-pneumatic action

Melbourne, St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Anglican Cathedral
T.C. Lewis, Brixton, London, 1891
4 manuals, 53 speaking stops, electro-pneumatic action (originally tubular-pneumatic)
Restored 1989-1990 Harrison & Harrison, Durham, England
Facade pipe decoration by Marc Nobel after a design by Lyon, Wells, Cottier & Company
St Peter’s Anglican Church, Eastern Hill
First organ: B John Smith & Son, Bristol; inst 1855;
1912 Sold to
St Paul's Anglican Church, Geelong
Second organ, B 1912 Norman & Beard, Norwich; broken up 1969-72;
parts to All Saints' Cathedral, Bathurst, NSW, St John's Church, Hobart and elsewhere.
3m, 27spst, 7c, tubpn.
Gt: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2.8. Sw: 16.8.8.8.8.4.4.2.III.8.8. Ch: 8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.16.8.16.
Present organ, B 1974 Geo Fincham & Sons. 2m, 27spst, 3c, tr.
Gt: 8.8.4.4.2- 2/3.2.2.1-3/5.IV.8.4. RP: 8.8.4.2.1-1/3.III.II.16.8. Ped: 16.8.4.III.16.8.4.
The Australian Church
B 1890 Fincham & Hobday; organ reb & re-erected 1922 at Russell Street church;
reb & inst Wilson Hall, University of Melbourne, Parkville, 1956 George Fincham & Sons
4m, 74spst, 19c, elpn.
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Aberfeldie

St Andrew's Anglican Church, 27 St Kinnord Street
Built c.1905 Positive Organ Co, London for Church of the Holy Redeemer, Levuka Fiji; opus 289
Renovated and installed present location 1963 Hill, Norman & Beard (Australia) Pty Ltd (o/n V603)
1 manual, 5 speaking stops, mechanical & tubular pneumatic action

 
Albert Park
Methodist Church, Bridport Street
Built by Fincham & Hobday 1891.
2 manuals, 14 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
Removed 1970 and parts used in new organ at Uniting Church, Kyabram, Victoria
 
Armadale
Armadale Baptist Church, Kooyong Road
B 1877 George Fincham for Baptist Church, Albert Street, Eastern Hill, Melbourne;
installed present location 1904. Restored 1971 Laurie Pipe Organs.
2 manuals, 22 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tracker & electro-pneumatic action.

St Verena's & St Bishoy's Coptic Orthodox Church, Orrong Road
(formerly St Alban's Anglican Church)
Built by William Anderson; installed 1880 Presbyterian Church, St Kilda
Installed earlier church at Armadale 1892 and present church 1899
Rebuilt 1959 S.I. Sakacs
Renovated S.J. Laurie
2 manuals, 16 speaking stops, electro-pneumatic action

Uniting (Methodist) Church, Kooyong Road
B 1912-14 Frederick Taylor. 2m 22spst, 6c, tubpn.
Reb 1974 Geo Fincham & Sons.
Great Mixture III added 1990 Geo Fincham & Sons in place of Taylor Viol Sourdine.
2m, 31spst, 9c, elpn. Gt: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2.II.V.III.8.8. Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.1.8.8. Ped: 16.16.8.8.4.16.8.4.
Ascot Vale
Uniting (formerly Presbyterian) Church, Ascot Vale Road
B 1904 Geo Fincham & Son;
restored with tonal additions 1984-85 Geo Fincham & Sons.
2 manuls, 16 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action
Gt: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2. Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.III.8.8. Ped: 16.
Organ destroyed by fire (arson attack) 29 August 2004.
 
Ashburton
St Matthew's Anglican Church, High Street, Ashburton
Built 1869 George Fincham for Henry Kemmis, Warrnambool
Installed 1876 St Barnabas' Anglican Church, Balwyn
Installed present location c.1960 Harry Marriner
Tonal alteration 1970 Laurie Pipe Organs (Fifteenth in place of Keraulophon)
Renovated 1976 Laurie Pipe Organs
1 manual, 6 speaking stops, 1 coupler, tracker action
 
Auburn

Chalmers Presbyterian Church, Rathmines Road, Auburn
Built 1911 Geo Fincham & Son. Action electrified c.1990 by members of congregation
2 manuals, 15 speaking stops, 5 couplers, electric action

Balaclava
Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Brighton Road
First organ, rem to Brunswick Methodist Church, Sydney Road.
Present organ B 1883 George Fincham. 3m, 25spst (2 prep.for), 4c, tr.
Reb 1960 Geo Fincham & Sons. 3m, 26spst, 13c, elpn.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.2-2/3.2. [III.8. prep.for] Sw: 16.8.8.8.4.2.III.8.8.
Ch: 8.8.8.4.2. Ped: 16.16.8.8.5-1/3.4.

St Kilda Parish Mission Uniting (former Methodist) Church, Chapel Street
B 1891 Fincham & Hobday
2 manuals, 9 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tracker action

Blackburn
The Avenue Uniting Church, cnr The Avenue & Blackburn Road
William Stone, Melbourne, 1879, for Congregational Church, St Kilda
Restored & installed in present location 1973 members of the congregation
2 manuals, 13 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
Blackburn North
St Philip's Catholic Church, Junction Road
Built by Alfred Fuller 1897
Installed at Methodist Church, Mackenzie Street, Bendigo 1900
Installed at 'Brightwell', Heathcote, residence of
Howard & Margaret Terrill 1999 Wakeley Pipe Organs
Installed present location 2012 Wakeley Pipe Organs
2 manuals, 9 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
 
Box Hill
Uniting (Methodist) Church
1877 Henry Willis, London; inst.W.L. Roberts 1929 from "Findon", Kew .
Res. 1969 Hill, Norman & Beard, and later by John Parker, Melbourne.
2 manuals, 17 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
Brighton

Residence of William George Percy Wood, 'Woodcliff', 69 Dendy Street
B unknown [19th century Australian]
Removed 1965 by W.S. Glasson and subsequently broken up
2 manuals, 6 speaking stops, 2 couplers, mechanical and tubular-pneumatic action

St Andrew's Anglican Church, cnr New & Church Streets

First organ, B c.1857 Jesse Biggs, later at Wesley Church, Ballarat,
Methodist Church, Pleasant Street, Ballarat,
St Mark's Anglican Church, Camberwell and
St Paul's Anglican Church, Fairfield, broken up.c.1968

Second organ, B. 1858 Hill & Son, installed 1860,
see: St Peter's Lutheran Church, Stawell

Third organ, B 1923 Roberts Ltd;
elec 1930, 1941 W.L. Roberts; destroyed by fire 1961.
3 manuals, 32 speaking stops.

Present organ, B 1962-64 Davis & Laurie;
addtns 1973 Laurie Pipe Organs (great reeds, pedal 32 flue and upperwork);
res & revoiced 1988-89 with addtn (32 reed) S.J. Laurie.
4m, 64spst, 12c, elpn, 2 consoles.

Trinity Uniting Church
George Fincham, 1884
2 manuals, 15 speaking stops, mechanical action
Restored 1995-1996 South Island Organ Company, Timaru, New Zealand
Uniting (Wesleyan) Church, New Street
[later 'Girawheen Community Church' and now part of Brighton Grammar School ]

see: St Brendan's Catholic Church, Flemington

Brunswick
Brunswick Baptist Church, Sydney Road
B 1880 Gray & Davison, London for St Pancras Old Church, London (job no 10423);
rem 1926 Hill, Norman & Beard & exported to Melbourne;
inst present loc 1929 Frederick Taylor; reb 1952 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n V262);
ren 1975 Geo Fincham & Sons. 2m, 19spst, 7c, elpn.
Gt: 16.8.8.8.4.4.2.II. Sw: 8.8.8.4.2.8.8. Ped: 16.16.8.4.
Christ Church Anglican Church
1971 Roger H Pogson, 2 manuals, 15 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
St Ambrose's Catholic Church, Sydney Road
B c1880s William Anderson; res 1982 Knud Smenge.
2 manuals, 15 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tracker action
Gt: 8.8 divided.8.4.4.2-2/3.2. Sw: 16 divided.8.8.4.2.8. Ped: 16.16.
St Andrew’s Uniting (formerly Presbyterian) Church, Sydney Road
First organ B. 1907 Frederick Taylor moved to Trinity Uniting Church, Doncaster Road, Balwyn
Second organ B. 1906 Frederick Taylor for Presbyterian Church, Kew
Reb. 1960 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n V464)
Inst. Brunswick 1996 Vernon Cresswell
Moved 2011 to St Joseph's Catholic Church, Chelsea
2m, 12 spst, 7c, elpn.
Burnley
Residence of Dominic Quaresima.
see: Presbyterian Cemetery Chapel, Liverpool, NSW
 
Burnley
Congregational Church, Burnley Street
George Fincham c1860s; inst 1892 from previous unknown loc.
1 manual, 6 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical action
Man: 8.8 divided.4.4.2. Ped: 16 perm on.
St Bartholomew's Anglican Church, Burnley Street
First organ, there 1905 in previous church; details unknown.
Present organ, B 1887 George Fincham for St Michael's Church, Wagga Wagga, NSW;
inst 1893 Chapel of St Peter, Melbourne Grammar School, South Yarra;
inst present loc 1913; altns 1976 P Burton; res 2002 Australian Pipe Organs.
2m, 10spst, 3c, tr. Gt: 8.8.8.4.2. Sw: 8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.
Camberwell
Basilica of Our Lady of Victories
T.W. Magahy & Son, of Cork, Ireland 1920
3 manuals, 38 speaking stops, el. pn.

Second Church of Christ, Scientist, Melbourne, Cookson Street
Built by Hill, Norman & Beard (Australia) Pty Ltd 1936
2 manuals, 12 speaking stops, 8 couplers, electro-pneumatic action

Canterbury
'Hazeldene', Balwyn Road
B 1909 George Fincham & Son for Sir Aaron Danks.
2m, 17 sp st, 5 c, tub pn. Gt: 16.8.8.8.4.4. Sw: 8.8.8.8.8.4.2.8.8. Ped: 16.16.
Carlton
Church of All Nations (formerly Methodist)
George Fincham 1977; Swell added 1886; restored 1991-92 by South Island Organ Company
2 manuals, 15 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
Church of Christ, Lygon Street
Built by Geo. Fincham & Son 1906 as a stock organ
Initially installed Holy Trinity Anglican Church, East Melbourne on hire
Installed present location 1913
2 manuals, 14 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical manual & stop action
Tubular-pneumatic action to pedals

Exhibition Building 1880

Exhibition Building
George Fincham 1880
4 manuals, 70 speaking stops, barker lever action
Destroyed 1948/1965
Fincham's magnum opus, the instrument incorporated a 32ft facade and detached terraced console
Rolland House Chapel, cnr Queensberry & Rathdowne Streets
Built 1947 Hill, Norman & Beard (Australia) Pty Ltd; sold and broken up c.1983
2 manuals, 9 speaking stops, 8 couplers, electro-pneumatic action

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, cnr Rathdowne & Pelham Streets

Gallery Organ:
William Anderson, 1886
Enlarged c. 1920 (addition of Great Trumpet and bass octave to Swell reeds) Frederick Taylor?
Rebuilt & enlarged 1958 Geo. Fincham & Sons Pty Ltd
3 manuals, 30 speaking stops, 18 couplers, electro-pneumatic action

Sanctuary Organ:
Balbiani, Milano 1929 – for Brigidine Convent, Randwick, NSW; opened 1930
Reb 1965 S.T. Noad & Son, Sydney (new electro-pneumatic action)
Installed 1986 Alan Cargill and others St Francis Xavier's Catholic Church, Bowenfels, NSW
Reb & inst present location 2011-12 Wakeley Pipe Organs Pty Ltd
2 manuals, 7 speaking stops, 10 couplers, electro-pneumatic action

St Michael's Anglican Church, McIlwraith Street
B. F.W. Slater, Fitzroy [for his residence?];
completed Frederick Taylor; inst present loc 1912.
Res 1996-97 Stewart Organs.
3m, 12spst, 8c, tr. Gt: 8.8.4. Sw: 8.8.4.2.8. Ch: 8.8.4. Ped: 16.
St Jude's Anglican Church
B 1866 George Fincham for Melbourne Intercolonial Exhibition;
inst. 1868 St John's Anglican Church, Toorak; inst present loc 1872;
res 1989-90 Knud Smenge. 1m, 11spst, 1c, tr.
Man: 8.8 divided.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.II.8. Ped: 16.
Caulfield
St Aloysius' Catholic Church
B 1880 Johann Wolff for Wesleyan Church, Port Adelaide.
Inst 2010 from Seventh Day Adventist Church, College Park, Adelaide
2m, 10spst, 2c, tr. Gt: 8.8.8.4.2. Sw: 8.8.4.2. Ped: 16.

St Mary's Anglican Church
First organ: rem to Christ Church Anglican Church, St Arnaud.
Second organ: rem to Wesley College Chapel, Prahran.
Present organ: B 1933 & elec 1951 George Fincham & Sons. 3m, 13rks ext (54 spst), 6c, elpn.
Altns 1981- W.S. Glasson (new console piston and stop action completed 1991).
Caulfield South
St Mary-the-Virgin Anglican-Catholic Church, Kooyong Road, Caulfield South
Built c.1886 Alfred Crook for his residence in Brunswick;
later installed in his residence at Lockwood and the
Congregational Churches in Forest Street 1893 and Olinda Street, Bendigo 1938.
Renovated & installed St Peter's Anglican Church, Eaglehawk 1971 R.A. Anderson and others.
Restored and installed present location 2014 Wakeley Pipe Organs Pty Ltd.
2 manuals, 10 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tracker action
 
Clayton
Robert Blackwood Hall
Monash University, Wellington Road
Built 1978-80 Jurgen Ahrend, Leer, Germany
4 manuals, 45 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
Clifton Hill

St Andrew's Anglican Church, South Terrace
(church now demolished and organ broken up)
First organ installed 1894, builder unknown (c.1850); sold 1924 to St John's Anglican Church, Sorrento
Second organ, Built 1868 George Fincham for All Saints' Anglican Church, East St Kilda
Enlarged 1871 George Fincham (addition of Choir Organ)
Installed at Clifton Hill 1924
Removed 1975 when church demolished
Parts used in organ at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Eltham 1976
2 manuals, 19 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action

St John-the-Baptist Catholic Church
B 1924 George Fincham & Sons.
2 manuals, 24 speaking stops, 8 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action
Reeds by Alfred Palmer & Son.
Gt: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2.8. Sw: 16.8.8.8.8.4.4.2.8.8.8. Ped: 16.16.16.8.8.
Coburg
Baptist Church.
see: St Patrick's Catholic Church, Albury, NSW.
 
Collingwood
St Joseph's Catholic Church, Otter Street 
B c1880s William Anderson.1m, 6 sp. st, 1c, tr. Man: 8.8 divided.4.4.2. Ped: 16.
Church completely destroyed by fire 2 April, 2007
East Melbourne

Cairns Memorial Uniting (formerly Presbyterian) Church, cnr Hotham & Powlett Streets
(church and organ destroyed by fire August 1988)
Built 1884 Alfred Fuller; opened 5 October 1884
Rebuilt 1949 Hill, Norman & Beard (Australia) Pty Ltd (action electrified and detached console supplied)
Destroyed by fire August 1988
2 manuals, 26 speaking stops, 8 couplers, electro-pneumatic action

Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Clarendon Street
First organ, B c1854 Smith & Co, Bristol for Athenaeum Hall, Melbourne;
inst 1869 East Melbourne. 2m, 15spst, [2?]c, tr.
Gt: 8.8 divided.8.8.4.4.2. Sw: 8.8.4.2-2/3.2.8.8. Ped: 16.
Reb 1900 George Fincham; des by fire 1905. 2m, 17spst.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.2- 2/3.2. Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.2.8.8. Ped: 16.16.
Second organ hired from Geo Fincham & Son 1906: now at Carlton, Church of Christ.
Present organ, B probably Henry M. Boom for his residence, 'Yarradale', Fordholm Road, Hawthorn,
incorporating metal fluework ordered June 1872 from J.W. Walker, London, and with
Gothic casework in fiddleback blackwood possibly by Alfred Fuller.
Purchased 1912 through William Anderson.
Ren 1972 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n V858) (new electric pedal action, swell box removed,
Mixture added to swell in place of Oboe). 2m, 14spst, 3c, tr & elmag.
Gt: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2. Ch: 8.4.2.II. Ped: 16.8.

St John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Victoria Parade

FIRST ORGAN: Installed 1937 George Fincham & Sons, Melbourne,
deriving from the organ built by Robert Mackenzie, Melbourne, 1876-79,
and completed by George Fincham, Melbourne, 1879-96,
for St Patrick's Cathedral, Melbourne
2 manuals, circa 20 speaking stops, tubular pneumatic action
Removed circa 1962;
parts incorporated into the organ at St Patrick's Cathedral, 1964,
George Fincham & Sons, Melbourne

PRESENT ORGAN: George Fincham & Sons, Melbourne, 1962,
incorporating some pipework from the first organ
2 manuals, 6 ranks + mixture extended, electro-pneumatic action

Unitarian Church, Cathedral Place
First organ (in previous church), built by Robert Mackenzie
possibly now at St Monica's Catholic Church, Footscray
Second organ, built 1887 Alfred Fuller, Kew
2 manuals, 13 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
Removed c.1965 and rebuilt at St James' Presbyterian (now Uniting) Church, Wattle Park
   
East St Kilda

All Saints' Anglican Church, Chapel Street

First organ, built by George Fincham 1868/1871
2 manuals, 18 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
Moved to St Andrew's Anglican Church, Clifton Hill 1924
parts later used in a new organ for Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Eltham

Present organ, built by Roberts Ltd 1924
3 manuals, 45 speaking stops, 12 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action
Rebuilt by Australian Pipe Organs Pty Ltd 1981-82
3 manuals, 48 speaking stops, 10 couplers, electro-pneumatic action

Holy Trinity St Nicholas Russian Catholic Church (former Congregational Church),
corner Hotham & Inkerman Streets, East St Kilda
Built c.1865-1870 George Fincham for unknown location (probably private residence)
Installed 1885 previous Congregational Church, East St Kilda and 1888 in present church building
Moved to new location in church 1940 C.W. Andrewartha (Trumpet removed and replaced by Flute 4)
Installed residence of Michael Wu, Healesville 2002 Wakeley Pipe Organs Pty Ltd
Restored & installed present location 2015 Hargraves Pipe Organs Pty Ltd
1 manual, 6 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical action
St George's Uniting (formerly Presbyterian) Church, Chapel Street

FIRST ORGAN: George Fincham, Melbourne, 1880
1 manual, 6 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical action
Listed for 'sale' 1883.

PRESENT ORGAN: T.C. Lewis, London, 1881
Installed 1882 George Fincham, Melbourne
2 manuals, 15 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
Additions 1908 Frederick Taylor, Melbourne
Rebuilt & enlarged 1935 Frederick Taylor, Melbourne
3 manuals, 19(?) speaking stops, 12 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action
Additions 1941, 1947 Hill, Norman & Beard (Aust.) Pty Ltd
Action electrified 1998 Australian Pipe Organs, Melbourne
3 manuals, 23 speaking stops, 12 couplers, electro-pneumatic action

St James-the-Great Anglican Church
Samuel Joscelyne mid-1860s
1 manual, 8 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical action
   
Elsternwick
Cato Uniting (Methodist) Church
(now Uniting Church Archives), Orrong Road, Elsternwick
B 1870 Merklin-Schutze, Brussels & Paris for St John's Anglican Church, Toorak;
inst 1914 Methodist Church, Elsternwick Geo Fincham & Son;
reb 1919 Meadway & Slatterie (tubular-pneumatic action, new console);

inst 1923 new church; reb 1926 George Fincham & Sons.
3 manuals, 29 speaking stops, 5 couplers, tubular-pneumatic
Rem. 2003 Wakeley Pipe Organs and placed in storage
Fairfield
St Paul's Anglican Church, Station Street
First organ, B c.1857 Jesse Biggs; inst St Andrew's Anglican Church, Brighton.
Inst 1860 Wesley Church, Lydiard Street, Ballarat;
inst 1874 Methodist Church, Pleasant Street, Ballarat;
inst 1921 St Mark's Anglican Church, Camberwell;
inst c1928 Fairfield; rem c1968; parts used elsewhere.
1m, 9 sp st, 1c, tr & tub pn. Man: 8 divided.8 divided.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.III. Ped: 16.
Present organ, B 1920 J.E. Dodd for St Barnabas' Anglican Church, Montague;
inst 1968; res 1992 John Parker (Great Dulciana 8 transposed to 2).
2m, 11 sp st, 4c, tr & tub pn. Gt: 8.8.4.2. Sw: 8.8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.16.
 
Fawkner

Fawkner, St Mark

St Mark's Catholic Church
Alfred Fuller, Kew, 1888 for the Congregational Church, Ballarat
2 manuals, 17 speaking stops, mechanical action
Restored 1985 Marc Nobel, Melbourne
Fitzroy
Methodist Church, Brunswick Street
First organ, built by George Fincham before 1866, sold to Methodist Church. Northcote 1890
Second organ, built by Fincham & Hobday 1890
3 manuals, 30 speaking stops, 4 couplers, mechanical action
Removed 1969 and parts used in new organ at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Horsham
St Brigid's Catholic Church (North Fitzroy)
1886 Alfred Fuller
2 manuals, 16 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action

St Luke's Hungarian Reformed Church, cnr St George's Road & Scotchmer Street, North Fitzroy
(former St Luke's Anglican Church)
Built c.1880 William Anderson
Inst residence of W.R. Bennetts, North Fitzroy
Inst c.1887 Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Kensington
Inst present location c.1888
Renovated 1910 George Fincham & Son
2 manuals, 11 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical and tubular-pneumatic action

St Mark's Anglican Church, George Street
Harrison & Harrison, Durham 1938, for St Luke's Church, Cowley, Oxford, UK
2 manuals, 14 speaking stops, 4 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action
Restored & installed 1999 Peter D.G. Jewkes Pty Ltd, Sydney
Flemington
 
Presbyterian Church, Norwood Street
Builder unknown, c.1900-1920, possibly Frederick Taylor or Meadway & Slatterie
Destroyed by fire 24 April 1970
2 manuals, 9 speaking stops, 4 couplers, mechanical action
St Brendan's Catholic Church, Wellington Street
Alfred Fuller, Kew, 1884, for the Independent (Congregational) Church, Kew
2 manuals, 16 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
Installed 1893 in the Wesleyan Chapel, Brighton
Rebuilt and enlarged 1968 Laurie Pipe Organs, Melbourne
2 manuals, 18 speaking stops, 8 couplers, electro-pneumatic action
Installed in present location 2016 Hargraves Pipe Organs, Mt Evelyn, Vic
 
Footscray
Baptist Church, Paisley Street
B 1948 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n V206).
2 manuals, 15 speaking stops, 8 couplers, electro-pneumatic action
St John's Anglican Church, Paisley Street
B 1887 William Anderson; res 1969 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n V764).
2 manuals, 15 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tracker
Gt: 8.8 divided.4.4.2-2/3.2.1-3/5. Sw: 8.8.8.4.2.8. Ped: 16.16.
St Monica's Catholic Church, Whitehall Street
Built by Robert Mackenzie 1870s (on stylistic evidence) for unknown location,
possibly the Unitarian Church, East Melbourne
Installed after 1900 present location on west gallery
Restored George Fincham & Sons c.1977
Casework altered by Michel Alcouffe
1 manual, 7 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical action
Frankston
St Peter’s Lutheran, Frankston, 84 Karingal Drive (shared building)
B c1885 Daniel Lemke for Immanuel Lutheran Church, Light Pass, SA;
res & inst 1963 Davis & Laurie St Peter's Anglican Church, Murrumbeena;
inst 1971 St Peter's Lutheran Church, Derna Crescent, Frankston, Laurie Pipe Organs.
Inst. present loc 2002 Laurie Pipe Organs.
1 manuals, 4 speaking stops, no pedals, foot-blown, tracker action, Man: 8.4.4.2.
Gardenvale
St James' Catholic Church
Anderson 1902, restored Stewart Organs 2001
2 manuals, 12 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical

Church and organ destroyed by fire 30 March 2015

St Stephen's Anglican Church, North Road
Built circa 1885 [Wordsworth &] Maskell, Leeds, UK
for unidentified English location – 'Sherborne' marked inside organ
Installed May 1928 St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne as a temporary organ by Hill, Norman & Beard
Installed 1929 present location Hill, Norman & Beard
Renovated with tonal alterations 1980 John S. Parker
2 manuals, 13 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical and electric action

Glen Iris

Private residence, Creswick Street
Builder unknown (mid 19th century English)
1 manual, 3 speaking stops, mechanical action

Sacre Coeur Convent Chapel
Merklin & Cie, Paris & Lyon 1889, built for St Joseph's Convent,
Marseilles, France and installed at Glen Iris in 1905 by George Fincham & Son.
2 manuals, 10 speaking stops, tracker action, reversed console.
St Oswald's Anglican Church, High Street
Built 1989 Knud Smenge
2 manuals, 11 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
Glen Waverley
Former St Paul's Anglican Church, Waverley Road
see: St Mark's Anglican Church, Burnett Street, Buderim, Qld

Performing Arts Studio Wesley College, Glen Waverley Campus
Hill & Son 1879 (job no 1711)
Restored & installed 2002-3 South Island Organ Company
2 manuals, 9 ranks, 3 couplers, mechanical action
See also Clunes Campus

Hawthorn
Christ Church Anglican Church
First organ, B 1855 J.W. Walker, London;
rem c1875; present loc unknown. 1m, 5spst, pedal pulldowns, tr. Man: 8.8 divided.8.4.2.
Present organ, B 1876 Alfred Hunter, London; res 1968 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n V742);
ren. c1983 George Fincham & Sons. 2m, 19spst, 3c, tr.
Gt: 8.8 divided.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.III.8. Sw: 16.8.8.8.4.2.II.8.8. Ped: 16.
Presbyterian Church
1892 Fincham & Hobday, reb. & enl. 1923 Frederick Taylor
Res. 2001 - 2004 Wakeley Pipe Organs Pty Ltd
3m., 26 sp.st., tub. pn.
Scotch College, Assembly Hall
Organ removed from Assembly Hall (Scots Church), Sydney.
Hill, Norman & Beard 1929-30. Restored South Island Organ Co. and Peter D G Jewkes (Sydney) 2004.
3m, 50 speaking stops, 18 couplers, el.pn.
St Columb’s Anglican Church
First organ, see: St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Murwillumbah, NSW
Present organ, B 1923 Roberts Ltd; reb 1954 George Fincham & Sons.
2m, 24spst, 7c, elpn. Gt: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2.8. Sw: 16.8.8.8.8.8.4.4.III.8.8. Ped: 16.16.16.8.8.
Heidelberg

Scots Uniting (formerly Presbyterian) Church, Burgundy Street
Built 1929 Aeolian Company, New York (opus 1743) for residences of William A. Raymond,
Studley Road, 16 and 27 Carn Street, Ivanhoe
Installed present location 1952 George Fincham & Sons Pty Ltd
Restored 2002-3 Australian Pipe Organs Pty Ltd
2 manuals, 16 speaking stops, 7 couplers, electro-pneumatic action

St John's Anglican Church, Burgundy Street
First organ, three-cylinder barrel organ installed 1852
Rebuilt by George Fincham 1873 with a keyboard. 1 manual, 4 speaking stops
Removed 1896 by Alfred Fuller and parts incorporated in organ installed in
1900 at the Methodist Church, Mackenzie Street, Bendigo,
now at St Philip's Catholic Church, Blackburn North
Present organ, built 1896 Alfred Fuller
2 manuals 10 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
Rebuilt 1965 Davis & Laurie Pty Ltd
2 manuals, 16 speaking stops, 9 couplers, electro-pneumatic action
St John's Catholic Church
1890 Alfred Fuller, res. and rem. 2000 Wakeley Pipe Organs Pty Ltd
from St Mary's Redemptorist Monastery, Ballarat
2m., 10 sp. st., 3c., mech. and tub.pn.
Kensington

Christ Church Anglican & Uniting Church
B c.1858 John Courcelle. Inst 1927 from Methodist Church, Fitzroy Street, St Kilda.
1m, 5spst, pedal pulldowns, tr. Man: 8.8 divided.8.4.2.

 
Knoxfield
Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Burwood Highway
Builder unknown (English, first half of 19th century)
Installed c.1858 at St Patrick's Church (later Cathedral), Melbourne from previous unknown location
Installed 1868 at St Patrick's Cathedral, Melbourne
Installed 1882 George Fincham at St Brigid's Catholic Church, Fitzroy
Renovated & installed 1886 Alfred Fuller at Congregational Church, Castlemaine
Installed present location 1985-86 by church members
Renovated 1997 Australian Pipe Organs Pty Ltd
2manuals, 11speaking stops, 3couplers, mechanical action
Malvern

Congregational Church, Glenferrie Road
Built by J.E. Dodd, Adelaide, 1915-16
Organ sold to Caulfield Grammar School 1967 and destroyed by fire 2000
2 manuals, 19 speaking stops, 4 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action

Slavic Evangelical Baptist Church (former Baptist Church)
B c. 1860 John Courcelle, London for private chapel of 'Rose Hill',
residence of William Philpott, Mayfield Avenue, Malvern;
later inst 'Noorilim', residence of the Hon W.I. Winter-Irving, Murchison until c.1905
and then stored at Fincham factory;
inst present loc 1917 Geo Fincham & Son; res 1976 Laurie Pipe Organs.
1m, 6spst, 1c, tr. Man: 8.8 divided.8.4.2. Ped: 16 perm on.
St George's Anglican Church, Glenferrie Road
First organ, rem. Lutheran Church, Mount Gambier.
Present organ, B 1885 George Fincham. 2m, 12spst, 3c, tr.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2. Sw:  8.8.4.III.8. Ped: 16.
Reb 1959 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n V432);
addtn 1980 (great Tromba) Laurie Pipe  Organs;
reb 1985 S.J. Laurie.
Pedal Open Diapason 16 added from
Littlejohn Memorial Chapel, Scotch  College, Hawthorn.
2m, 24spst, 6c, elpn. Gt: 16.8.8.8.4.4.2.III.8.
Sw: 8.8.4.2-2/3.2.III.8. Ped: 32.16.16.16.8.8.4.4.

St Joseph's Catholic Church, Stanhope Street

First organ, built 1917 J.E. Dodd (broken up 1970s)
2 manuals, 23 speaking stops, 7 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action

 

Present organ, built 1967 Hill, Norman & Beard (Australia) Pty Ltd
2 manuals, 2 ranks + Mixture extension, electro-magnetic action

Mentone
St Patrick's Catholic Church
Frederick W. Nicholson, Bradford, 1862; built for Independent Church, Prahran, Victoria
Rebuilt & installed 1999 Pipe Organ Reconstructions with second duplicate case and new console
2 manuals, 24 speaking stops, 5 couplers, electro-pneumatic action [JM]
Merlynston

Merlynston, St Linus

St Linus' Anglican Church
James Moyle, Prahran, ca.1855
1 manual, 4 speaking stops, mechanical action
Restored 1985 George Fincham & Sons, Melbourne
The first organ built in Victoria to survive
Middle Park

Catholic Church of our Lady of Mount Carmel, Richardson Street
Built 1907-8 Frederick Taylor
Rebuilt & enlarged 1929 Frederick Taylor
3 manuals, 27 speaking stops, 8 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action
Rebuilt & enlarged 1986-87 S.J. Laurie
3 manuals, 38 speaking stops, 8 couplers, electro-pneumatic action, two consoles
Enlarged 2011-12 Pipe Organs WA
(addition of Positive division and new four-manual nave console and main cases moved forwards)
4 manuals, 48 speaking stops, 19 couplers, electro-pneumatic action, two consoles

 
Moreland
St Fidelis’ Catholic Church
Fincham & Hobday 1891,
1 manual, 10 speaking stops, mechanical action.
   
Murrumbeena

St Peter's Anglican Church, Neerim Road
Built c.1900-1910 Andreas Svensson, Melbourne,
probably for his home in Kent Street, Richmond, Victoria
Inst Holy Trinity Anglican Cathedral, Wangaratta 1926
Inst St Peter's Anglican Church, Murrumbeena 1970 David Hudd for J.W. Walker & Sons Ltd
2 manuals, 14 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical key and stop action

Northcote
All Saints' Anglican Church, High Street
William Anderson, Melbourne, c.1866
Installed 1867 at Prahran Town Hall
Installed 1870 at Wesleyan Church, South Yarra
Installed in present location 1883
1 manual, 6 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical action
Church of the Epiphany (Anglican), cnr High Street and Bayview Street
Built 1931 by George Fincham & Sons Pty Ltd
Enlarged 1940 (addition of Pedal Open Diapason metal 16 from St Patrick's Cathedral
Removed 1969 George Fincham & Sons; parts used elsewhere
2 manuals, 18 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action
 
North Melbourne
St Alban's Anglican Church, Melrose Street
Builder unknown (mid 19th century English)
Earliest known location 1886-1910 Beechworth Town Hall
Installed St James's Anglican Church, Dandenong after 1910
Installed present location c.1931
Restored 1988 Australian Pipe Organs Pty Ltd
1 manual, 6 speaking stops, pedal pulldowns, mechanical action
Ormond
Christ Church Anglican Church, North Road
Built by George Fincham 1864
Opened at the Congregational Church, Victoria Parade, East Melbourne, 1865
1 manual, 9 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical action
Installed at Christ Church, Ormond by C.W. Andrewartha c.1939
Rebuilt & enlarged 1978 John Larner
Rebuilt 1983 George Fincham & Sons Pty Ltd
2 manuals, 22 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
Parkville
Mar Thoma Church
(former College Presbyterian/Uniting Church)
B 1903 George Fincham & Son;
relocated in building 1941 George Fincham & Sons.
2m, 16spst, 4c, tubpn.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2.8. Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.2.8. Ped: 16.8.

Melba Hall, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Royal Parade, Parkville, University of Melbourne
1978 Roger H Pogson Pty Ltd, Sydney
2m, 27 sp.st, 3c, mechanical action

Ormond College Chapel, University of Melbourne
Ronald Sharp 1972-3; rebuilt 1992-3 Knud Smenge
2 manuals, 15 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action

St Carthage's Catholic Church, Royal Parade
B 1885 George Fincham for Congregational Church, Stevedore Street, Williamstown.
Res Wakeley Pipe Organs; inst 2010. 2m, 11spst, 3c, tr. Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2. Sw: 8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.

Trinity College Chapel, Royal Parade, Parkville. University of Melbourne
First organ: Built 1923 J.E. Dodd, Adelaide;
rebuilt 1959 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n V435);
rebuilt & enlarged 1989 S.J. Laurie.
2 manuals, 24 speaking stops, 9 couplers, electro-pneumatic.
Removed 1997; some parts used in new organ at Camberwell Grammar School, Canterbury

Present organs:

(1) B 1997-98 Kenneth Jones & Associates, Bray, Ireland.
3 manuals, 33 speaking stops, 6 couplers, tracker & electric stop action.

(2) Chamber organ, B 1983 Knud Smenge.
1 manual, 4 speaking stops, no pedals, tracker. Man: 8.4.2.II.
Wilson Hall, University of Melbourne
B 1890 Fincham & Hobday for the Australian Church, Flinders Street, Melbourne;
organ reb & re-erected 1922 at Russell Street church;
reb & inst Wilson Hall, University of Melbourne, Parkville, 1956 George Fincham & Sons
4m, 74spst, 19c, elpn.
Gt: 16.8.8.8.8.8.4.4.4.2-2/3.2.2.V.8.4.
Sw: 16.8.8.8.8.4.4.2.V.16.8.8.4.
Ch: 8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.1-
3/5.1-1/3.1.16.
Solo: 8.8.8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.8.8.8.8. 8.4.
Ped: 32.16.16.16.16.8.8.8.5-1/3.4.32 (VII).16 (VII).16.8.4.
 
Port Melbourne

St Joseph's Catholic Church, cnr Rouse and Stokes Streets
George Fincham, Richmond, c.1870
Originally placed in unidentified residence, possibly owned by Henry Kemmis
Installed 1875 Wesleyan (Methodist) Church, Coburg
Installed c.1924 St Joseph's Catholic Church, Port Melbourne, possibly by J.E. Dodd
1 manual, 8 speaking stops, 1 coupler, tracker and tubular-pneumatic action

   
Preston

Uniting (Methodist) Church, High Street
First organ, built c.1866 George Fincham, details and current location unknown
Present organ, built 1877 George Fincham for St Peter's Anglican Church, Ballarat.
Large Open Diapason installed 1914 Geo Fincham & Son in place of Mixture.
Inst present loc 1930 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n 107)
2manuals, 15speaking stops, 3couplers, tracker action

Richmond

St Ignatius, Richmond

St Ignatius' Catholic Church
George Fincham, 1874
2 manuals, 20 speaking stops, mechanical action
Organ exhibited in 1875 Victorian Intercolonial Exhibition

St Matthias' Anglican Church, Church Street
Built by Bevington & Sons, London, c.1853
Inst 1853 St Stephen's Anglican Church, Richmond
Inst 1869 Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Kew
Organ sold 1879 and inst St Matthias' Anglican Church, Richmond at unknown date
Organ removed 1971 George Fincham & Sons Pty Ltd and broken up
2 manuals, 10 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action

St Stephen's Anglican Church, Church St
1865 J.W. Walker, London
3 manuals, 29 speaking stops, 5 couplers, mechanical action
Uniting (Methodist) Church
B 1888 George Fincham; res 1966 Hill, Norman & Beard.
2 manuals, 14 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tracker action
St Kilda
Christ Church Anglican Church, Acland Street
Hill & Son, London, 1859 (job no 1025)
2 manuals, 14 speaking stops, 2 couplers, mechanical action
Rebuilt and enlarged 1916 Meadway & Slatterie, Melbourne
Restored 2006-2013 Stewart Pipe Organs, Melbourne
3 manuals, 29 speaking stops, 9 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action
Presbyterian Church
B 1892 Fincham & Hobday; reb 1955 George Fincham & Sons.
3 manuals, 31 speaking stops, 10 couplers, electro-pneumatic action

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
George Fincham & Son 1910
2 manuals, 11 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tubular pneumatic action.


St Kilda Town Hall
Fincham & Hobday, 1892
3 manuals, 37 speaking stops, tubular-pneumatic action
rebuilt 1961 George Fincham & Sons;
3 manuals, 49 speaking stops, electro-pneumatic action
Destroyed by fire 7 April 1991
St Kilda East

All Saints' Anglican Church, Chapel Street

First organ, built by George Fincham 1868/1871
2 manuals, 18 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
Moved to St Andrew's Anglican Church, Clifton Hill 1924
parts later used in a new organ for Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Eltham

Present organ, built by Roberts Ltd 1924
3 manuals, 45 speaking stops, 12 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action
Rebuilt by Australian Pipe Organs Pty Ltd 1981-82
3 manuals, 48 speaking stops, 10 couplers, electro-pneumatic action

Holy Trinity St Nicholas Russian Catholic Church (former Congregational Church),
corner Hotham & Inkerman Streets, East St Kilda
Built c.1865-1870 George Fincham for unknown location (probably private residence)
Installed 1885 previous Congregational Church, East St Kilda and 1888 in present church building
Moved to new location in church 1940 C.W. Andrewartha (Trumpet removed and replaced by Flute 4)
Installed residence of Michael Wu, Healesville 2002 Wakeley Pipe Organs Pty Ltd
Restored & installed present location 2015 Hargraves Pipe Organs Pty Ltd
1 manual, 6 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical action
St George's Uniting (formerly Presbyterian) Church, Chapel Street

FIRST ORGAN: George Fincham, Melbourne, 1880
1 manual, 6 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical action
Listed for 'sale' 1883.

PRESENT ORGAN: T.C. Lewis, London, 1881
Installed 1882 George Fincham, Melbourne
2 manuals, 15 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
Additions 1908 Frederick Taylor, Melbourne
Rebuilt & enlarged 1935 Frederick Taylor, Melbourne
3 manuals, 19(?) speaking stops, 12 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action
Additions 1941, 1947 Hill, Norman & Beard (Aust.) Pty Ltd
Action electrified 1998 Australian Pipe Organs, Melbourne
3 manuals, 23 speaking stops, 12 couplers, electro-pneumatic action

St James-the-Great Anglican Church
Samuel Joscelyne mid-1860s
1 manual, 8 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical action
Southbank (also includes Southgate)
Hamer Hall (formerly Melbourne Concert Hall)
B. 1979-81 Casavant Freres (opus 3434);
opened 1982. 4 manuals, 60 speaking stops, 4 couplers, tracker action
Removed from Hall during renovations and placed in storage 2011
St John's Lutheran Church, Southgate

First organ (in previous church, City Road)
Built 1920s by Welte & Soehne, Freiburg, Germany for the residence of
Mr & Mrs T.J. Noske, 21 (later 39) Irving Road, Toorak
2 manuals, 20 speaking stops, 6 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action with roll-playing mechanism
Installed 1933 St John's Lutheran Church by Hill, Norman & Beard (Australia) Pty Ltd (order no 337).
Rebuilt 1960 by Hill, Norman & Beard (Australia) Pty Ltd (order no V473)
2 manuals, 25 speaking stops, 9 couplers, electro-pneumatic action
Removed from previous church 1990; some pipework survives in other organs

Present organ, built 1991-2 by Knud Smenge
2 manuals, 23 speaking stops, 4 couplers, mechanical action

Chamber organ, built 1996 by Knud Smenge; installed 2001
1 manual, 4 speaking stops, mechanical action


South Melbourne
First Church of Christ Scientist, St Kilda Road
B 1927 Henry Willis & Sons, London.
3 manuals, 33 speaking stops, 20 couplers, electro-pneumatic.
Methodist Church, Cecil Street, South Melbourne
Built 1869 by George Fincham
Alterations by George Fincham 1887, 1903, 1906
2 manuals, 18 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
Removed 1965 and parts moved to Zion Lutheran Church, Walla Walla, NSW
South Port Parks Uniting (formerly Presbyterian) Church
1891 Fincham & Hobday
Res. S.J. Laurie Pty Ltd 1996
2 manuals, 23 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical and tubular pneumatic action

SS Peter & Paul's Catholic Church, Montague Street

First organ, inst 1850s-1860s in old church,
moved into new church 1869; present loc unknown;

Second organ B William Anderson, inst 1875.
2 manuals, 16 stops; rem 1884, present loc unknown;

Third organ, B 1884 William Anderson; broken up c1970.
2 manuals, 21 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tracker.
Gt: 16.8.8 divided.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.8. Sw: 16 divided.8.8.4.2.8.8. Ped: 16.16.8
This organ has been destroyed.

Fourth organ, B 1971 Myles R. Browne, incorporating façade pipes and other parts from first organ.
2 manuals, 10 speaking stops, 6 couplers, electro-magnetic action.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.2. Sw: 8.8.4.III. Ped: 16.

Present organ, B 1950 S.T. Noad & Son for Soldiers Memorial Presbyterian Church, Kogarah, NSW.
Enl. 1980 Peter D.G. Jewkes Pty Ltd (addition of Principal / Fifteenth unit).
Renovated and installed present location 2011 by Australian Pipe Organs Pty Ltd.
2 manuals, 18 speaking stops, 8 couplers, electro-pneumatic action.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2. Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.III.8. Ped: 16.8.8.5-1/3.4.

South Yarra
Christ Church Anglican Church, Toorak Road
First organ, B 1870 Hill & Son, London (job no 1343). 2m, 16spst, 3c, tr.
Gt: 16.8.8.8.4.2-2/3.2.III.8. Sw: 8.8.4.8.8. Ped: 16.16.
Reb & enl 1916 Geo.Fincham & Son;
reb & enl 1954 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n V281);
additions 1962 J.W. Walker & Sons, 1965 Hill, Norman & Beard.
3m, 43spst, 12c, elpn. Gt: 16.8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.III.8.
Sw: 16.8.8.8.8.4.4.2.III.8.16.8.4. Ch: 16.8.8.8.4.2-2/3.2.1-3/5.1-1/3.1.8. 8.
Ped: 16.16.16.10-2/3.8.8.4.16.  Rem 1998; pipework used in present organ.
Present organ, B 1998 Kenneth Jones & Associates, Bray, Ireland,
incorporating pipework from previous organ.
3m, 40spst, 7c, tr & elpn.
Gt: 16.8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.2.1-3/5.III-IV.8.  Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2.III.III.16.8.8.
Ch: 8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.8. 8. Ped: 16.16.10-2/3.8.8.5-1/3.4.16.
Melbourne Grammar School: Chapel of St Peter, Domain Road
First organ, built by George Fincham 1887 for St Michael's Church, Wagga Wagga
Sold 1913 to St Bartholomew's Anglican Church, Burnley
Present organ, built by Norman & Beard, Norwich, 1913 (job number 1297)
Rebuilt & enlarged Hill, Norman & Beard (Australia) Pty Ltd 1947, 1966
Rebuilt & enlarged 1994 Australian Pipe Organs Pty Ltd
2 manuals, 26 speaking stops, 8 couplers, electro-pneumatic action
St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Fitzgerald Street
B 1894 William Anderson; restored 1985 Geo. Fincham & Sons.
2 manuals, 12 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tracker action
Gt: 8.8 divided.8.4.4.2. Sw: 8.8.4.2.8. Ped: 16.
Thornbury

St Mary's Catholic Church, cnr High Street and Rossmoyne Street
Hill, Norman & Beard (Aust.) Pty Ltd, 1942
2 manuals, 3 ranks extended, electro-pneumatic action
Removed from gallery to north side of nave, with addition, John Parker, Melbourne, c.1988
2 manuals, 3 ranks extended & mixture, electro-pneumatic action
Rebuilt, enlarged and installed above narthex, 2013, Australian Pipe Organs Pty Ltd, Keysborough, Vic.
2 manuals, 26 speaking stops (7 ranks & mixture), electro-pneumatic action

   
Toorak
Loreto Mandeville Hall - Chapel of Christ the King
B 1929 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n 11);
addtn (Principal 4) 1945-1946 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n V184).
2m, 10spst, 7c, tubpn.
Gt: 8.8.8.4. Sw: 8.8.8.8. Ped: 16.8.

St John, Toorak

St John's Anglican Church
Hill and Son, London, 1913
3 manuals, 37 speaking stops, electro-pneumatic action (originally tubular-pneumatic)
Restored 1994-1996 Peter D.G. Jewkes, Sydney
Facade pipe decoration by Marc Nobel
Uniting (Presbyterian) Church, Toorak Road
First organ, rem. St Leonard's College, Brighton
Present organ, B 1978-79 PD Collins, Redbourn;
later revoicing and tonal changes 2002 Knud Smenge.
2m, 34spst, 4c, tr & elmag stop action.
Gt: 16.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.2.1-3/5.IV.II.8. Sw: 8.8.8.4.4.2.1-1/3.II.III.16.8.8.
Ped: 16.16.8.8.4.2.IV.32.16.8.
   
Travancore

St George's Anglican Church, Lucknow Street
Built Robert Mackenzie 1875 for Christ Church, Castlemaine
Installed Baptist Church, West Melbourne after 1888
Installed 1962 Baptist Church, Greensborough Harry Marriner
Installed present location 1981 Robert Heatley
Renovated 2014-15 Hargraves Pipe Organs
1 manual, 7 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical & tubular pneumatic action.

West Melbourne

St Mary Star-of-the-sea

St Mary Star-of-the-Sea Catholic Church
George Fincham, 1898-1900
3 manuals, 38 speaking stops, tubular-pneumatic action
Restored 1992-1993 South Island Organ Company, Timaru, New Zealand
This is the largest colonial built organ to survive intact
Williamstown
Holy Trinity Anglican Church
First organ, details unknown, installed 1855
1 manual, 4 speaking stops; present location unknown
Second organ, built 1857 Jesse Biggs; removed circa 1896
1 manual, 6 speaking stops; present location unknown
Present organ, built 1895-96 William Anderson
2 manuals, 14 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
St Andrew's Presbyterian Church
First organ: Rem to St John’s Anglican Church, Flinders
Present organ, B 1882 George Fincham; reb 1956 Geo Fincham & Sons; reb 1983 S.J. Laurie.
2 manuals, 24 speaking stops, 7 couplers, electro-pneumatic action
Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.II.8.8. Sw: 16.8.8.8.4.4.2.8.8. Ped: 16.16.8.8.8.
St John's (Methodist) Uniting Church
Fincham & Hobday 1893
2 manuals, 20 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
St Mary's Catholic Church
B unknown, installed 1905: possibly William Anderson, using components from earlier organs
Ren and moved to side chapel 1980 Geo Fincham & Sons
1 manual, 6 speaking stops, 1 couplers, tracker action
(provision made in organ for addition of second manual)
Man: 8.8 divided.4.4.2. Ped: 16.
Uniting (Congregational) Church (now closed)
B 1885 George Fincham.
2 manuals, 11 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tracker action.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2. Sw: 8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.
Organ dismantled November 2006 for restoration and
installation at
St Carthage's Catholic Church, Parkville.
Yarraville
St Augustine's Catholic Church, Somerville Road
B 1872 Hill & Son, London (job no 1450) for Wilkie & Co;
probably the Hill organ supplied 1876 by Allen & Co to Independent Church,
Lonsdale Street West. Opened present loc 1925.
Res & moved to front of church 1970 Geo Fincham & Sons.
1m, 5spst, pedal pulldowns, tr. Man: 8.8.8.4.4.
 
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Historic / Restored
Destroyed / Removed
Modern / Tracker
Rebuilt

Alexandra
St John's Anglican Church
Builder unknown
1 manual, 4 speaking stops, pedal pulldowns, mechanical action
Ballarat
Loreto Abbey Chapel
George Fincham & Son 1903
3 manuals, 20 speaking stops, tubular-pneumatic action
Private Residence, Johnson Street
E.F. Walcker & Co., Ludwigsburg-Wurtt, Germany (opus 1636), 1911
for St Andrew's Lutheran Church, Brisbane
Removed 1976 to new church building in Brisbane from former church
Removed 1990 Knud Smenge to Melbourne, and restored &
installed in present location 1999-2002 present owner
2 manuals, 11 speaking stops & 1 melodic bass coupler,
tubular-pneumatic action, roll-playing mechanism
St Andrew's Uniting (Presbyterian) Kirk, Sturt Street
First organ, moved to Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Kew
Present organ, B 1891 Fincham & Hobday. 3m, 24spst, 5c, tr.
Gt: 16.8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2. Sw: 16.8.8.8.4.2.III.8.8. Ch: 8.8.8.4.2. Ped: 16.16.
Reb & enl 1926 Geo Fincham & Sons. 3m, 40spst, 10c, tubpn.
Console disconnected and organ out of use 1991.
Gt: 16.8.8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.8. Sw: 16.8.8.8.8.4.2.III.8.8.8.
Ch: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2.8.8. 8.8. Ped: 32.16.16.16.8.8.8. 8.
St John's Anglican Church, Soldiers Hill
B 1891 Fincham & Hobday; ren 1972 Leighton Turner (electrification of stop and pedal actions).
2m, 18spst, 3c, tr & elpn. Gt: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2.8. Sw: 16.8.8.8.4.4.2.8. Ped: 16.16.
St Patrick's Cathedral
George Fincham & Sons 1930.
3 manuals, 34 speaking stops, 12 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action. Unaltered.
Image from Organs of the Catholic Church (George Fincham & Sons).
St Paul's Anglican Church
B 1864 J.W. Walker, London; reb 1957 Geo Fincham & Sons.
2m, 22 sp st, 7c, el pn. Gt: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.III. Sw: 16.8.8.8.8.4.2.8.8. Ped: 16.16.8.8.
St Peter's Anglican Church
Hill, Norman & Beard 1929
3 manuals, 26 speaking stops, 10 couplers, el. pn.
Res. Goldfields Pipe Organs
Uniting (formerly Methodist) Church
Fincham & Hobday 1889
2 manuals, 15 speaking stops, mechanical and tubular-pneumatic actions
Built 1889 Fincham & Hobday
Removed 2015 and installed 2016 at St John's Anglican Church, Creswick
Uniting (Wesley Methodist) Church, Lydiard Street
First organ, see: Fairfield. St Paul's Anglican Church.
Second organ, now loc. Ballarat. Uniting Church, Neil Street.
Present organ, B 1890 Fincham & Hobday;
reb 1924, 1954 Geo Fincham & Sons. 3m, 35 sp. st, 12c, elpn.
Gt: 16.8.8.8.4.4.2.III.8. Sw: 16.8.8.8.8.4.2.III.8.8.4.
Ch: 8.8.8.4.2.8.8.8. Ped: 16.16.16.16.8.8.
8.
Beaufort
St John-the-Baptist Anglican Church
B unknown [local amateur, later 19th century?]
1m, 5spst, no pedals, tr.
Man: 8.8 divided.4.4.2. All pipework of wood.
 
Beechworth
Christ Church Anglican Church
William Anderson; inst 1882 St George's RC Church, Carlton; inst 1887 present loc.
1 manual, 8 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical action
Benalla
St Andrew's Presbyterian Church
B 1914 & reb 1966 Geo Fincham & Sons.
2 manuals, 15 speaking stops, 8 couplers, electro-pneumatic action
Gt: 8.8.8.4.2. Sw: 8.8.8.4.III.8. Ped: 16.8.5-1/3.4.
Uniting (Methodist) Church
B 1898 J.E. Dodd for Primitive Methodist Church, Wellington Square, North Adelaide;
inst 1930 present loc. Reb 1975 Geo Fincham & Sons (new mechanical action).
2 manuals, 13 speaking stops, 4 couplers, tracker action
Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2. Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.
Bendigo
Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral, cnr Mackenzie & Wattle Streets
Bishop & Son, London & Ipswich, 1904; opened 1906
Rebuilt 1951 Hill, Norman & Beard (Australia) Pty Ltd
Rebuilt 1986-87 Australian Pipe Organs Pty Ltd
4 manuals, 51 speaking stops, 11 couplers, electro-pneumatic action
St Kilian's Catholic Church
R.A. Randebrock., of Paderborn, Germany, 1872
2 manuals, 25 speaking stops, mechanical action
Restored Bellsham Pipe Organs, of Perth, 1981-2
St Paul's Anglican Cathedral, Myers Street
Built 1883 by Alfred Fuller
2 manuals, 22 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action.
Rebuilt & enlarged 1957 by Hill, Norman & Beard (Australia) Pty Ltd (order numbers V291, V293)
incorporating J.W. Whiteley console and Hill Violon 16 from St Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney.
Renovated 1995 Australian Pipe Organs Pty Ltd -
replacement J.W. Walker console from St George's Anglican Cathedral, Perth, solid state switching.
3 manuals, 39 speaking stops, 15 couplers, electro-pneumatic action
St Peter's Anglican Church, High Street, Eaglehawk.
B c.1886 Alfred Crook for his residence in Brunswick;
later installed in his residence at Lockwood and the
Congregational Churches in Forest Street 1893 and Olinda Street, Bendigo 1938.
Renovated & installed present loc 1971 R.A. Anderson and others.
2 manuals, 10 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tracker action
Removed 2013 from Eaglehawk, restored and installed 2014 at
St Mary-the-Virgin Anglican-Catholic Church, Caulfield South
Uniting (formerly Methodist) Church, Golden Square, Bendigo
B 1873 Robert Mackenzie; reb 1951 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n V244). 2m, 22spst, 8c, elpn.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.II.8. Sw: 16.8.8.8.4.2.8.8. Ped: 16.16.8.8.4.
Reb & enl 1990 Vernon Cresswell. 2m, 23spst, 7c, elpn.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.IV.8. Sw: 8.8.8.4.2.III.8.8. Ped: 16.16.8.8.4.16.

Uniting Church, Long Gully

Uniting Church, Long Gully
Alfred Fuller, Kew, 1882
2 manuals, 15 speaking stops, mechanical action
Restored 1982 S.J. Laurie [SC]
Camperdown
St Paul's Anglican Church, cnr Church & Fergusson Streets
B 1895 Fincham & Hobday “constructed out of material already worked up”.
Reb 1962 Geo Fincham & Sons. 2m, 18 sp st, 7c, el pn.
Gt: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2. Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.8.8.5-1/3.4.
   
Carngham
Carngham Uniting (Presbyterian) Church, Main Street
B. 1893-94 Fincham & Hobday; ren 1996 Leighton Turner
2m, 11 sp st, 5 c, tubuler-pneumatic
Gt: 8.8.8.4.2. Sw: 8.8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.
   
Cavendish
St Luke's Lutheran Church, Bunbury Street
B. c.1857-58 Jesse Biggs, Melbourne
Earliest known location private residence of Mr Roberts, 'Osborne', Golden Square, Bendigo to 1913
Installed after 1913 Methodist Church, Arnold Street, Bendigo
Installed 1958 Douglas Price and others Methodist Church, Ararat
Installed 1983 Uniting Church, West Ararat
Installed 1984 residence of Ivan Puls, Miga Lake
Installed present location 2001
1 manual, 6 speaking stops, pedal pulldowns, mechanical action
 
Clunes
St Pauls' Anglican Church
The organ was built by Hamlin & Son, 8 Brook Street, Euston Road, London, around 1866.
2 manuals, 11 speaking stops, mechanical action
Wesley College, Clunes Campus Former Uniting (Methodist) Church, Service Street.
B unknown (English 1860s - inscription in pallet box says "Francis N****** fecit 186*" - parts illegible,
may be Francis Nicholson, Newcastle, UK).
Inst. c.1866 William Anderson Wesleyan Church, Prahran;
inst. 1871 Wesleyan Church, Daylesford.
Inst present loc 1882 (supplied by William Anderson).
Res. 2004-2005 South Island Organ Company.
1m, 6spst, pedal pulldowns, tr. Man: 8.8 divided.8.8.4.2.
September 2006 organ temporarily placed in Sacred Heart Cathedral, Bendigo
on loan and placed back at Clunes November 2010.
See also Glen Waverley Campus
Coleraine
Holy Trinity Anglican Church
Meadway & Slatterie, 1921
2 manuals, 12 speaking Stops, 3 couplers, mechanical & tubular-pneumatic action
Craigie
Private Residence (former Methodist Church)
B c.1865 Halmshaw & Sons, Birmingham.
Inst. unknown date ‘Cliffcote’, Beach Road, Sandringham,
residence of Dr Frank Shanassy.
Rem & erected 1924 Geo Fincham & Sons residence
of Dr Frank Shanassy, 3 Boyanda Road, Glen Iris.
Inst 1938 George Fincham & Sons Methodist Sunday School Hall,
Summerhill Road, Glen Iris.
Inst 1976 residence of Neil Shilton, Mentone. Inst present loc 2006.
1m, 4spst, pedal pulldowns, tr. Man: 8.8 divided.8.4.
 
Cressy
St Andrew's Uniting (Presbyterian) Church
B 1947 Geo Fincham & Sons. Renovated 2006 Wakeley Pipe Organs
2 manuals, 12 speaking stops, 5 couplers, tubular-pneumatic action
Gt: 8.8.8.8.4. Sw: 8.8.8.8.8. Ped: 16.16.
Creswick
St John's Anglican Church, Napier Street
Built 1889 Fincham & Hobday for the Wesleyan Church, Barkly Street, Ballarat
2 manuals, 15 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical and tubular-pneumatic action
Renovated and installed 2016 Hargraves Pipe Organs Pty Ltd in present location
Darnum
Darnum Musical Village
B William Anderson; inst 1877 Baptist Church, Fenwick Street, Geelong;
inst c1922 Methodist Church, Union Street, Brunswick;
inst 1960 C. Lomas Methodist Church, Naringaningalook;
inst present loc 1991-2 A. Fox. 1m, 7spst, 1c, tr. Man: 8.8 divided.8.4.4.2. Ped: 16.
 
Daylesford
Christ Church Anglican Church
George Fincham 1871; renovated 1979 Leighton Turner.
2 manual, 12 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tracker action
St Andrew's Presbyterian (later Uniting) Church (now closed), Camp Street
Built 1904 E. Cornwall Cook
Renovated 1906 George Fincham & Son
2 manuals, 11 speaking stops, 4 couplers, mechanical action
Uniting (Methodist) Church
First organ, see: Clunes. Wesley College; second organ, see: Clunes. St Paul's Anglican Church.
Present organ, B 1888 William Anderson; ren 1979-80 Leighton Turner.
2 manuals, 14 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tracker action
Dunolly
St John’s Anglican Church
B. 1879 George Fincham, renovated 1979 Leighton Turner
2 manuals, 9 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tracker action
Echuca
Christ Church Anglican Church, High Street
George Fincham, Melbourne, 1873, for St Giles' Presbyterian Church (High Church), Geelong
Installed present location 1919 Frederick Taylor, Melbourne, with replacement pipework
Renovated 1982 Geo Fincham & Sons, Melbourne
Renovated 2012 Wakeley Pipe Organs, Melbourne
2 manuals, 13 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
St Joseph's College Chapel (former Brigidine Convent)
Chappell & Co, London?, 1870s
1 manual, 3 speaking stops, no pedals, tracker action.
 
Euroa
St Paul's Anglican Church
First organ, B c.1933 possibly by John W. Sherwood,
45 Arundel Street, Benalla and 144 Clarendon Street, East Melbourne,
to whom pipework was supplied by George Fincham & Sons Pty Ltd in 1933.
1m, 4spst.
Present organ, B 1958 Stephen Laurie's first organ
incorporating some pipework from earlier organ. 2m, 5rks ext, elpn.
Flinders

St John-the-Evangelist Anglican Church
B 1874 Douglas Renton
inst present loc. 2005 from Elsternwick Baptist Church
1 manual, 9 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical action

Geelong

Christian Reformed Church of Geelong,
(Former Methodist Church), Pakington Street, Newtown

Built 1891 Fincham & Hobday
2 manuals, 11 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tracker action

Church of Christ, LaTrobe Terrace
B 1858 John Courcelle, London
(soundboard and reservoir inscribed "Hunter & Webb 1858").
Res 1998 Geo Fincham & Sons.
1 manual, 6 speaking stops, pedal pulldowns, tracker action. Man: 8.8.8.8.4.2.
Congregational Church, Gheringhap Street
Built 1860 John Courcelle, London; opened April 1861 in previous church in McKillop Street
Moved to new church in Gheringhap Street 1879
Modifications by George Fincham 1889 (extended Swell compass and two additional stops)
Rebuilt 1949 Hill, Norman & Beard (Australia) Pty Ltd (order number V243)
Church and organ destroyed by fire 1961
2 manuals, 13 speaking stops, 2 couplers, mechanical action (before rebuilding)
Convent of Mercy (Sacred Heart College), Newtown
George Fincham 1884, 2m, 13 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
Geelong Grammar School, Corio
All Saints' Chapel
B 1909 Hill & Son, London for 'Dalvui', residence of Niel W.Black, Noorat (job no 2371);
rem 1911 & inst present loc 1915. Case designed by H.H. Kemp, architect.
Case partially remade for Chapel 1915 Geo Fincham & Son (parts of
lower casework and corbels remain at Noorat).
3m, 25spst, 8c, tubpn. Gt: 16.8.8.8.4.4.2. Sw: 16.8.8.8.8.4.III.8.8. Ch: 8.8.8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.16.8.
Reb & enl 1958 J.W. Walker & Sons, Ruislip, Mx.
3m, 48spst, 9c, elpn. Gt: 16.8.8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.III.8. Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.2.III.8.16.8.4.
Ch: 16.8.8.8.8.8.4.4.4.2-2/3.2.1-3/5.8. 8.4. Ped: 16.16.16.16.10-2/3.8.8.4.16.16.8.

Geelong College, Aphrasia Street, Newtown

(1) Chapel
B 1991-92 Roger Pogson. 2m, 11spst, 3c, tr.
Gt: 8.8.4.2.III. Pos: 8.4.2.II. Ped: 16.8.

(2) Keith Humble Music School
B 1921 Wurlitzer Company, North Tonawanda, NY (opus 388)
for residence of W.A.. Crowle, Rose Bay, NSW;
inst 1928 "Montana‟, residence of Oswald C. Hearne, The Esplanade, Geelong
Reb, enl & inst 2006-10 present loc Theatre Organ Society of Australia (Victorian Division)
2m, 10rks ext, elpn.

St John's Lutheran Church, Yarra Street, Geelong
B 1886-7 Alfred Fuller for Methodist Church, North Melbourne;
inst 1936 Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Kensington;
res & inst present loc 1972 members of church.
2m, 20spst, 3c, tr & elpn pedals.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2.II.8. Sw: 16.8.8.8.4.2.III.8.8. Ped: 16.16.
Uniting (Methodist) Church, Noble Street, (Chilwell), Newtown
B 1876 George Fincham; reb 1955 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n V343).
2m, 17spst, 8c, elpn. Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2-2/3.2. Sw: 8.8.8.4.2.8. Ped: 16.8.5-1/3.4.
Hamilton

Hamilton, Christ Church

Christ Church Anglican Church
Casson's Patent Organ Co, London, 1892 for the residence of The Hon. William Winter-Irving, Armadale
2 manuals, 16 speaking stops, mechanical action.
rebuilt 1957, Hill, Norman & Beard, Melbourne; 2 manuals, 24 speaking stops, electro-pneumatic action
Incorporates Australia's first narrow-scaled string stops
Heathcote

(1) Alfred Fuller 1897 (possibly incorporating pipework and casework
from organ at St John's Anglican Church, Heidelberg);
inst 1900 Methodist Church, Mackenzie Street, Bendigo.
Rem 1999 & inst present loc 1999 Wakeley Pipe Organs.
2 manuals, 9 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tracker action.
Moved to St Philip's Catholic Church, North Blackburn, Vic 2012

(2) Wurlitzer Company 1928, North Tonawanda, NY (model H)
for Kings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross, NSW;
inst 1930s Savoy Theatre, Hurstville, NSW;
inst 1958 Congregational Church, Burwood.
Ren & inst present loc 2002-3 Wakeley Pipe Organs.
2 manuals, 12 ranks extension, electro-pneumatic action.
Removed 2010 Wakeley Pipe Organs for installation at Gulangyu Organ Museum, Xiamen, China
Inglewood

St Augustine's Anglican Church, Sullivan Street
B 1878 George Fincham. 2m, 14spst, 3c, tr.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2. Sw: 8.8.4.2.II.8.8. Ped: 16.

Kingston

Residence of Graham Fisher (former Kingston Primary School), Kingston Road
Henry Edwin Fisher, c.1895-1900, for his residence in Broadway Street, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
1 manual, 4 speaking stops, mechanical action
Removed early 1900s to the residence of Lucy Robinson, Marrickville, NSW,
and subsequently to the residence of Henry Robinson, Stanmore, NSW
Restored 2001 Pipe Organ Reconstructions Pty Ltd, Sydney,
and installed in the residence of Alyson Broadfoot, Brentwood Avenue, Warrawee, NSW
Subsequently removed to storage at the residence of Alyson Broadfoot, Robertson, NSW
Repaired 2012 Goldfields Pipe Organs, Ballarat, and installed in present location

 
Kyneton
Kyneton Performing Arts Theatre (former Congregational Church)
B. 1879-80 George Fincham; res 1977 Geo Fincham & Sons.
2m, 15spst, 3c, tr.
Gt: 8.8 divided.8.4.4.2.III.
Sw: 16.8.8.8.4.2.8. Ped: 16.
St Paul's Anglican Church, Powlett Street
Built by John Smith, Bristol 1854 for St Paul's Church, Melbourne
Installed present location 1889 by George Fincham
Alterations by Keith M. Lavers 1930
Rebuilt by George Fincham & Sons 1971
2 manuals, 25 speaking stops, 8 couplers, electro-pneumatic action
Maldon
Holy Trinity Anglican Church
Fincham & Hobday 1893
2 manuals, 9 speaking stops, mechanical action
Restored 1991 Australian Pipe Organs
Mansfield
St John's Anglican Church
1965 E.F Walcker & Co. for St James Presbyterian Church, New Lambton, NSW
Rem. to present location 1990 Knud Smenge
1 manual, 6 speaking stops, mechanical action
Maryborough
Christ Church Anglican Church
B 1887 George Fincham; res 1967 Laurie Pipe Organs
2 manuals, 11 speaking stops, 3 couplers, tracker action
St Andrew's Uniting (former Presbyterian) Church
B 1910 Frederick Taylor; reb 1959 Geo Fincham & Sons;
inst present loc c1983 from former Methodist Church, Maryborough Geo Fincham & Sons.
2m, 19spst, 7c, elpn. Gt: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2. Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.4.8. Ped: 16.8.8.5-1/3.4.
Mornington
Residence of Dr W.J. Ralph, Packhurst Street
B 1871 Hill & Son, London (job no 1372) for residence of R.S. Stacey, London;
inst. 1897 All Saints' Anglican Church, Preston;
inst 1949 Methodist Church, Murrumbeena and
owner's former homes at Blackburn (1976) and Elanora, Qld. (1989);
inst. present loc. 2000. 2m, 5spst, 2c, tr. Gt: 8.8. Sw: 8.4. Ped: 16.
St Peter's Anglican Church, Queen Street
B 1954 Hill, Norman & Beard (o/n V289);
enl 1972 Laurie Pipe Organs; 1997-98 S.J. Laurie. 2m, 21spst, 8c, elpn.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.2-2/3.2.II. Sw: 8.8.8.4.2.8.4. Ped: 16.8.8.4.16.8.4.
 
Morwell
St Andrew's Presbyterian Church
B 1873 Speechley & Ingram, London for an unknown private client in Melbourne;
reb 1885 George Fincham. Inst 1874 Athenaeum Hall, Melbourne;
inst after July 1876 St Andrew's Schoolroom, Brighton;
inst 1879 St Thomas's Anglican Church, Moonee Ponds;
inst 1922 Prince of Wales Park Methodist Church, Thornbury; rem into storage c1986.
Res. & inst. present loc. 1995-1997 John Lagerwey and Rod Bennett.
2m, 12spst, 3c, tr. Gt: 8.8 divided.8.8.4.4.II. Sw: 8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.
 
Mount Eliza
St James-the-less Anglican Church
1873 George Fincham
Moved to present location 2005 by Laurie Pipe Organs.
1 manual, 7 speaking stops, mechanical action
 
Noorat
Niel Black Memorial Presbyterian Church
B. 1875 George Fincham for residence of George Peake, Melbourne;
inst present loc 1893 George Fincham;
reb & enl 1902 Geo Fincham & Son. 3m, 20spst, 6c, tr.
Reb 1966 George Fincham & Sons. 2m, 20spst, 7c, elpn.
Gt: 8.8.8.4.2-2/3.2. Sw: 8.8.8.4.4.2.II.8. Ped: 16.16.8.8.5-1/3.4.

Pella
St John's Lutheran Church, Pella Church Road
Built 1885 by Alfred Fuller for Congregational Church, Howe Crescent, South Melbourne
Installed present location 1970 by Hill, Norman & Beard (Australia) Pty Ltd (order no V803)
2 manuals, 10 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action
Port Fairy
St John's Anglican Church
Frederick Taylor 1909.
2 manuals, 17 speaking stops, 4 couplers, mechanical & tubular-pneumatic action
renovated 1986 Leighton Turner.
Portland
St Stephen's Anglican Church
First organ, B Henry Bevington, London;
inst 1842 St James's Church (Old Cathedral), Melbourne;
inst c1872 St Stephen's Church; broken up 1881.
Present organ, B 1881-82 George Fincham,
incorporating some pipework (and case?) from previous organ;
ren 1981 Leighton Turner.
2m, 13spst, 3c, tr. Gt: 8.8 divided.8.4.4.2. Sw: 8.8.8.4.2.8. Ped: 16.

Wesley Uniting Church
B 1885 George Fincham. 1m, 8 sp. st, 1c, tr. Man: 8.8.8.8.4.4.2. Ped: 16.
Reb & enl 1936 Geo Fincham & Sons (incorporating casework from 1875
Fincham organ formerly in St Mary's Church, Caulfield).
2m, 13 sp. st, 3c, tub pn. Gt: 8.8.8.4. Sw: 8.8.8.8.4.2.8. Ped: 16.16.
Queenscliff
St George-the-Martyr's Anglican Church
George Fincham 1871, from St Philip's, then St Saviour's, Collingwood,
then St George's, Bentleigh
1 manual, 6 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical action
Rest. 1999 Australian Pipe Organs
Sale
St Mary's Catholic Cathedral, cnr Foster & Pearson Streets
B unknown [possibly William Stone incorporating older parts];
opened December 1903; res 1992-3 S.J. Laurie
(casework and façade pipes res Marc Nobel).
2m, 12spst, 3c, tr. Gt: 8.8.4.2.III. Sw: 8.8.8.4.8. Ped: 16.16.
St Paul's Anglican Cathedral, Cunninghame Street
B 1882 George Fincham for residence of Joseph S. Summers, Windsor;
inst present loc 1884; res 1981 S.J. Laurie Pty Ltd.
2m, 12spst, 3c, tr & elpn. Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2. Sw: 8.8.4.2.III. Ped: 16.
 
Sorrento
St John's Anglican Church
Builder unknown
1 manual, 8 speaking stops, 1 coupler, mechanical action
Rest.1964 Davis & Laurie, 1980 R.J. Heatley
Stawell

St Matthew's Uniting Church, Scallan Street
Built by J.E. Dodd 1920
Rebuilt by Laurie Pipe Organs Pty Ltd 1979-80
2 manuals, 16 speaking stops, 4 couplers, electro-pneumatic action

St Peter's Lutheran Church
Hill & Son 1858
2 manuals, 12 speaking stops, mechanical action
Talbot
St Michael and All Angels Anglican Church
B 1868 George Fincham for Christ Church, Warrnambool;
inst 1891 Congregational Church, Warrnambool;
inst Congregational (later Uniting) Church, Hughesdale 1940.
Oboe later replaced by Gamba at unknown date.
Sold to St Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, Talbot 2007. Inst. Australian Pipe Organs 2008
1m, 8spst, 1c, tr. Man: 8 .8 divided.8.8.4.4.2. Ped: 16 perm on.
 
Terang
Thomson Memorial Presbyterian Church
William Anderson 1879; reb. & inst. 1902 George Fincham & Son from Holy Trinity, Kew.
2 manuals, 14 speaking stops, 3 couplers, mechanical action.
Wangaratta
Holy Trinity Anglican Cathedral
Henry Willis & Sons and Lewis & Co 1922, for Second Church of Christ Scientist, Rathmines, Dublin, Ireland.
Res & inst present loc 1992-3 Kenneth Jones & Associates, Bray, Ireland.
3 manuals, 40 speaking stops, 13 couplers, electro-pneumatic action
Holy Trinity Anglican Cathedral, Lady Chapel
Bevington & Sons, London 1845
1 manual, 5 speaking stops, pedal pulldowns, mechanical action
restored by Wakeley Pipe Organs
Warrnambool
Christ Church Anglican Church
First organ: B. 1868 George Fincham.
Moved 1874 to a new position in the church, then to organ chamber 1889.
Sold 1890 to Major Helpman at the Orderly Rooms, Warrnambool.
Sold 1891 to Warrnambool Congregational Church.
Moved to Congregational (later Uniting) Church, Hughesdale 1939.
Moved 2008 to St Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, Talbot.

Present organ: B 1890 Fincham & Hobday; reb 1976 Geo Fincham & Sons.
2m, 17spst, 3c, tr. Gt: 8.8.8.4.4.2.III. Sw: 16.8.8.8.4.2.III.8. Ped: 16.16.
St John's Presbyterian Church
F. Taylor 1925; reb. Hill, Norman & Beard 1949
2 manuals, 23 speaking stops, 8 couplers, electro-pneumatic action
St Joseph's Catholic Church
Fincham & Hobday 1892-93
3 manuals, 34 speaking stops, 7 couplers and tubular-pneumatic action.
Yea
St Luke's Anglican Church
Built c 1900 by the Positive Organ Company, London, opus 168,
1 manual, 6 speaking stops, mechanical action (some tubular-pneumatic)
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