City of Canada Bay Street Names

The information for the streets of the old Concord Municipality in these pages was compiled by the Rev. David Hayes, former Archives Chairman of the Concord Heritage Society. The information has been taken from many sources – books and leaflets – published by this society and others. Where no specific information could be ascertained from records David searched other records to try to reach an informed guess at the reason for the name.


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Suburbs:

Adams Lane, Concord

Situated nearby the site of the previous “Adams’ Orchard” and … Continue reading “Adams Lane, Concord”

Addison Ave, Concord

No information

Addy Lane, North Strathfield

No record known as to who was “Addy’. Name chosen … Continue reading “Addy Lane, North Strathfield”

Albion Street, Concord

To remind citizens of the War Effort (WWl). Several local … Continue reading “Albion Street, Concord”

Alexandra Street, Concord

(formerly Victoria Street, changed WWI period) Named to honour Alexandra … Continue reading “Alexandra Street, Concord”

Alfred Street, Concord West

Commemorates Alfred Llewellyn Bray, eldest son of Thomas & Mary … Continue reading “Alfred Street, Concord West”

Alton Avenue, Concord

Named after “Alton House”, which was on the corner of … Continue reading “Alton Avenue, Concord”

Anderson Road, Concord

Portrait of Brigadier General Sir Robert Murray McCheyne Anderson KCMG … Continue reading “Anderson Road, Concord”

Archer Street, Concord

Mr William ARCHER (1831 – 1925) To honour William Archer, … Continue reading “Archer Street, Concord”

Argonne Street, North Strathfield

One of the streets named following WW1 to honour the … Continue reading “Argonne Street, North Strathfield”

Arthur Street, Concord

Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn Honours Arthur, Duke … Continue reading “Arthur Street, Concord”

Augusta Street, Concord

Princess Augusta of Hesse-Kassel (1797-1889) Another “Royal” name, this time … Continue reading “Augusta Street, Concord”

Averill Street, Concord

No recognisable connection with Concord. Saint Averil was a nun … Continue reading “Averill Street, Concord”

Bangalla Road, Concord West

“Bangala” is aboriginal for a “Water carrying vessel” (Sydney). (“Macquarie … Continue reading “Bangalla Road, Concord West”

Barton Street, Concord

To honour Sir Edmund Barton (1849-1920), who became the first … Continue reading “Barton Street, Concord”

Bayard Street, Concord

I am unable to ascertain the reason for this choice … Continue reading “Bayard Street, Concord”

Bayview Street, Concord

In earlier times this street must have overlooked Exile Bay … Continue reading “Bayview Street, Concord”

Beaconsfield Avenue, Concord

Mr. James Channon’s house was named “Beaconsfield House”. I cannot … Continue reading “Beaconsfield Avenue, Concord”

Bell Street, Concord

Probably named to honour Archibald Bell, Jnr., who discovered the … Continue reading “Bell Street, Concord”

Bennett Street, Mortlake

Probably to honour William Christopher Bennett (1824-1889), Engineer and Surveyor, … Continue reading “Bennett Street, Mortlake”

Bent Street, Concord

To commemorate Ellis Bent (1783-1815) who, before travelling to Sydney, … Continue reading “Bent Street, Concord”

Beronga Street, North Strathfield

Assuming this to be an aboriginal word, either: “Baronga” meaning … Continue reading “Beronga Street, North Strathfield”

Bishop Street, Cabarita

Thomas Bishop was the first to receive a grant of … Continue reading “Bishop Street, Cabarita”

Blaxland Road, Rhodes

Named after John de Marquet Blaxland, Anna Walker’s elder brother. … Continue reading “Blaxland Road, Rhodes”

Boronia Street, Concord West

“Boronia” is a native (Australian) plant, the local variety of … Continue reading “Boronia Street, Concord West”

Braddon Street, Concord

To honour Sir Henry Braddon, politician and businessman, prominent in … Continue reading “Braddon Street, Concord”

Brays Road, Concord

To commemorate the Bray Family of Rhodes, of whom much … Continue reading “Brays Road, Concord”

Brewer Street, Concord

Named after Henry Brewer (1739-1796), who became Provost-Marshall of the … Continue reading “Brewer Street, Concord”

Broke Street, Rhodes

Later changed to Cavell Avenue.

Broughton Street, Concord

William Broughton (1768-1821) was a “First Fleeter”. He was appointed … Continue reading “Broughton Street, Concord”

Brussels Street, North Strathfield

Name given to this “new” street (between 1916 and 1920) … Continue reading “Brussels Street, North Strathfield”

Burke Street, Concord West

Honours Robert 0’Hara Burke (1820-1861), the famous explorer who endeavoured … Continue reading “Burke Street, Concord West”

Burton Street, Concord

(In 1870 it was called “Corner Street”.) Named after a … Continue reading “Burton Street, Concord”

Burwood Road, Concord

Previously known as Coomer’s Lane, Neich’s Lane, and Wharf Road … Continue reading “Burwood Road, Concord”

Cabarita Road, Concord

Cabarita is an aboriginal word (pronounced “Caba-reeta”), that probably means … Continue reading “Cabarita Road, Concord”

Carrington Street, North Strathfield

To honour Charles Robert Wynn-Carrington (1843-1928), Governor of New South … Continue reading “Carrington Street, North Strathfield”

Castlereagh Street, Concord

To honour Robert Stewart Castlereagh (1769-1822) of high repute as … Continue reading “Castlereagh Street, Concord”

Cavell Avenue, Rhodes

(Formerly Broke Street.) Named to honour a remarkable lady, Edith … Continue reading “Cavell Avenue, Rhodes”

Cavendish Street, Concord West

To honour Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire (1833-1908), … Continue reading “Cavendish Street, Concord West”

Church Street, Concord

Name changed to Coles Street approximately 1915.

Church Street, Rhodes

Later changed to Llewellyn Street

Churchill Crescent, Concord

Winston Churchill was British Prime Minister during WW2

Clermont Avenue, Concord

Named after the 1861 home of Henry David Bray, third … Continue reading “Clermont Avenue, Concord”

Colane Street, Concord West

Named after the home of James Casey, who was Overseer … Continue reading “Colane Street, Concord West”

Coles Street, Concord

(Formerly Church Street, name changed approximately 1915.) Named after William … Continue reading “Coles Street, Concord”

Collingwood Avenue, Concord

After the name of an old sandstone homestead that was … Continue reading “Collingwood Avenue, Concord”

Concord Road, Concord

An obvious name that has remained since the 1840s.

Consett Street, Concord West

Named after Consett Stephen, a Solicitor of Sydney and a … Continue reading “Consett Street, Concord West”

Coomers Lane

Later changed to Burwood Road

Coonong Road, Concord West

An aboriginal word, meaning “dirty water”. (“Place Names of Australia” … Continue reading “Coonong Road, Concord West”

Corby Avenue, Concord

An early resident of Concord, James Corby – “freeholder, Concord” … Continue reading “Corby Avenue, Concord”

Corner Street, Concord

Name later changed to Burton Street.

Correys Avenue, Concord

Named in honour of Thomas Obed Correy (Junior), Mayor of … Continue reading “Correys Avenue, Concord”

Crane Street, Concord

To remember Samuel Crane, a Private in the New South … Continue reading “Crane Street, Concord”

Creewood Street, Concord

Named after a house existing in the vicinity. (From a … Continue reading “Creewood Street, Concord”

Cropley Street, Rhodes

Named after William Francis Cropley, who owned land on Uhrs … Continue reading “Cropley Street, Rhodes”

Cross Street, Concord

Named after an early resident of Concord. Joseph Cross is … Continue reading “Cross Street, Concord”

Cumming Avenue, Concord

Named to honour David Cumming, Mayor of Concord on several … Continue reading “Cumming Avenue, Concord”

Currawang Street, Concord West

An aboriginal word, “currawang” is a word for the Bell … Continue reading “Currawang Street, Concord West”

Curtin Place, Concord

To honour John Curtin, WW2 Prime Minister of Australia.

Daly Avenue, Concord

To honour the Daly family, who lived in the area, … Continue reading “Daly Avenue, Concord”

David Street, Concord

No known origin, but an interesting theory, as follows: (Detail … Continue reading “David Street, Concord”

Davidson Avenue, Concord

After Sir Walter Edward Davidson (1859-1923), Governor of New South … Continue reading “Davidson Avenue, Concord”

Deakin Street, Concord

Named after Sir Alfred Deakin (1856-1919), “Architect of Federation” and … Continue reading “Deakin Street, Concord”

Deakin Street, Concord

Named after Sir Alfred Deakin (1856-1919), “Architect of Federation” and Prime … Continue reading “Deakin Street, Concord”

Denham Street, Rhodes

Named after Captain Henry Mangles Denham, R.N., who was a … Continue reading “Denham Street, Rhodes”

Denison Street, Concord

Named after Sir William Thomas Denison (1804-1871), Governor of New South … Continue reading “Denison Street, Concord”

Dorking Road, Cabarita

Named after Dorking, Surrey, England, which had some association with … Continue reading “Dorking Road, Cabarita”

Drake Street, Concord

Named to honour one of the partners of the firm … Continue reading “Drake Street, Concord”

Duke Avenue, Concord

Named to honour Anthony W.M. Duke, who was Mayor of … Continue reading “Duke Avenue, Concord”

Durham Street, Concord

Named to honour Lord Durham, English politician who, in 1839, … Continue reading “Durham Street, Concord”

Edith Avenue, Concord

It could be assumed that this is a mis-spelling for … Continue reading “Edith Avenue, Concord”

Edward Street, Concord

To honour King Edward VII, who was King of England … Continue reading “Edward Street, Concord”

Elliott Street, North Strathfield

This was a “local” name, which is mentioned in “They … Continue reading “Elliott Street, North Strathfield”

Ellis Street, Concord

Named after Ellis Bent (1783-1815), who came to Sydney with … Continue reading “Ellis Street, Concord”

Elphinstone Street, Cabarita

(Formerly Stamford Avenue.) Named after James Balfour Elphinstone, Builder, of … Continue reading “Elphinstone Street, Cabarita”

Emily Street, Mortlake

Named after the daughter of Mrs Adams, an early Orchardist … Continue reading “Emily Street, Mortlake”

Empire Avenue, Concord

(Formerly Mangrove Street. The name was changed after two homes … Continue reading “Empire Avenue, Concord”

Evelyn Avenue, Concord

Named for Mrs Evelyn Finch, whose husband managed a plant … Continue reading “Evelyn Avenue, Concord”

Excelsior Street, Concord

“Excelsior” means “highest” and this street was assumed to be … Continue reading “Excelsior Street, Concord”

Fairview Street, Concord

A street in the “Hillcrest Estate” of Ludgate, High, Fairview … Continue reading “Fairview Street, Concord”

Finch Avenue, Concord

Named after Roland Finch, Manager of the Yates Nursery that … Continue reading “Finch Avenue, Concord”

Flavelle Street, Concord

Commemorating the name of John Flavelle, who was the Returning … Continue reading “Flavelle Street, Concord”

Forster Street, Concord

Named after William Forster (1818-1882), Premier of New South Wales … Continue reading “Forster Street, Concord”

Frankie Lane, Concord

Originally a private laneway, named by the owner as “Frankie … Continue reading “Frankie Lane, Concord”

Franklyn Street, Concord

Named after an early resident, mentioned in “They Passed this … Continue reading “Franklyn Street, Concord”

Frederick Street, Concord

Probably named after Frederick Oatley, who served on the first … Continue reading “Frederick Street, Concord”

Freeman Place, Concord

To honour Dr. Thomas William Freeman, who lived and practised … Continue reading “Freeman Place, Concord”

Fremont Street, Concord West

John Charles Fremont (1813-1890), American, was an explorer (in America), … Continue reading “Fremont Street, Concord West”

Gale Street, Concord

Named to honour Arthur Gale, a Councillor of Concord Municipal … Continue reading “Gale Street, Concord”

Gallipoli Street, Concord

During WWI some streets were patriotically named to honour the … Continue reading “Gallipoli Street, Concord”

George Street, Concord West

During WWI and also immediately afterwards some streets were patriotically … Continue reading “George Street, Concord West”

Gipps Street, Concord

Named to honour Sir George Gipps (1791-1847), Governor of New … Continue reading “Gipps Street, Concord”

Gladstone Street, Concord

Named after William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898), a very prominent British … Continue reading “Gladstone Street, Concord”

Gloucester Street, Concord

To honour Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1900-1974), who was Governor-General … Continue reading “Gloucester Street, Concord”

Gordon Lane, Concord

Difficult to ascertain exactly who was “honoured” by this naming. … Continue reading “Gordon Lane, Concord”

Gracemere Street, Concord West

There does not seem to be any clear association between … Continue reading “Gracemere Street, Concord West”

Greenlees Avenue, Concord

Named to honour Alderman Greenlees, who was elected to Concord … Continue reading “Greenlees Avenue, Concord”

Grenville Avenue, Cabarita

Named after Lord Richard Grenville, Duke of Buckingham and Chandos … Continue reading “Grenville Avenue, Cabarita”

Hamilton Street, North Strathfield

Named during WWI to honour General Sir Ian Hamilton (1853-1947), … Continue reading “Hamilton Street, North Strathfield”

Hanover Street, Concord West

Later changed to King Street.

Harrison Avenue, Concord West

Named after William Harrison, whose grant (along with several others) … Continue reading “Harrison Avenue, Concord West”

Herbert Street, Mortlake

Herbert Adams was the son of Mrs Adams, who had … Continue reading “Herbert Street, Mortlake”

High Street, Concord

A street of the “Hillcrest Estate” which encompassed Ludgate, High, … Continue reading “High Street, Concord”

Hillier Street, Concord West

Named after Harry Hillier, Mayor of Concord in 1910.

Hilly Street, Mortlake

Named to honour a prominent architect, John Frederick Hilly (1810-1883). … Continue reading “Hilly Street, Mortlake”

Homedale Avenue, Concord

“Homedale” or more likely “Homesdale” was the name of the … Continue reading “Homedale Avenue, Concord”

Hospital Road, Concord West

The name given to the access road to the Thomas … Continue reading “Hospital Road, Concord West”

Ian Parade, Concord

(Formerly Swamp Street.) The site of previous mangrove swamps, this … Continue reading “Ian Parade, Concord”

Industrial Avenue, Rhodes

(Shown on a map of Rhodes as going off Gauthorpe … Continue reading “Industrial Avenue, Rhodes”

Inverary Street, Concord

Supposedly the town from which Luke Daly came. Inverary is … Continue reading “Inverary Street, Concord”

Jellicoe Street, Concord

Patriotically named to honour one of the great British sailors … Continue reading “Jellicoe Street, Concord”

John Street, Concord

Named after Mr. John Dean, a local Builder; his father … Continue reading “John Street, Concord”

Jones Street, Concord

Named after Elizabeth Jones, an early settler in Concord, who … Continue reading “Jones Street, Concord”

Josselyn Place, Concord

Named after Robert Josselyn, who served on an early Council … Continue reading “Josselyn Place, Concord”

Kendall Street, Cabarita

Named after Joseph Kendall, Whaling Master of the Brig “Plumstead” … Continue reading “Kendall Street, Cabarita”

Kentwell Avenue, Concord

Named after Mr. Kentwell, who was apparently very deeply involved … Continue reading “Kentwell Avenue, Concord”

Keppel Avenue, Concord

Named to honour Augustus Keppel (born 1725) who had an … Continue reading “Keppel Avenue, Concord”

Killoola Street, Concord West

Most likely an aboriginal word, two of which could be … Continue reading “Killoola Street, Concord West”

King Street, Concord West

This street, along with others, suffered a name change because … Continue reading “King Street, Concord West”

Kingston Avenue, Concord

Named to honour Charles Cameron Kingston (1850-1908). He was a … Continue reading “Kingston Avenue, Concord”

Kitchener Avenue, Concord

Named to honour the famous British General of WWI and … Continue reading “Kitchener Avenue, Concord”

Lansdowne Street, Concord

Named by Mary Ann Jane Neich, widow of Emanuel Neich, … Continue reading “Lansdowne Street, Concord”

Leeds Street, Rhodes

(Formerly part of Blaxland Road.) Named after the city of … Continue reading “Leeds Street, Rhodes”

Leigh Avenue, Concord

To honour the Reverend Samuel Leigh (1785-1852), Methodist Clergyman, who arrived … Continue reading “Leigh Avenue, Concord”

Lemnos Street, North Strathfield

Named during WWI “to support the War Effort”. Lemnos is … Continue reading “Lemnos Street, North Strathfield”

Lindfield Avenue, Concord

Named after a “suburb” of Haywards Heath, Sussex, England. The Sydney … Continue reading “Lindfield Avenue, Concord”

Links Avenue, Concord

Formerly a part of Concord Golf Links, the choice of … Continue reading “Links Avenue, Concord”

Llewellyn Street, Rhodes

(Formerly Church Street and formerly part of Blaxland Road.) Named … Continue reading “Llewellyn Street, Rhodes”

Lloyd George Avenue, Concord

Named after David Lloyd George (1863-1945), who was a British … Continue reading “Lloyd George Avenue, Concord”

Loch Maree Parade, Concord West

Probably named by Robert Tulloch after a beautiful loch (Scottish … Continue reading “Loch Maree Parade, Concord West”

Loftus Street, Concord

Commemorates the name of His Excellency the Right Honourable Lord … Continue reading “Loftus Street, Concord”

Lorraine Street, North Strathfield

“To remind citizens of the War Effort” 1916-1920. Province of … Continue reading “Lorraine Street, North Strathfield”

Ludgate Street, Concord

Named after Ludgate Circus, London, England. “Circus” was an area, … Continue reading “Ludgate Street, Concord”

Macnamara Avenue, Concord

Name of an early resident. (“They Passed this Way”, page … Continue reading “Macnamara Avenue, Concord”

Majors Bay Road, Concord

Named for Major George Johnston, Isaac Nichols’ wife’s stepfather.

Majors Lane, Concord

To honour Major George Johnston, stepfather of Rosanna Nichols, who … Continue reading “Majors Lane, Concord”

Malta Street, North Strathfield

To remind citizens of the War Effort. Malta is an … Continue reading “Malta Street, North Strathfield”

Mangrove Street, Concord

Later changed to Empire Avenue.

Manson Road, Strathfield

(Previously Salisbury Street.) Medical Officer to Colonial Office.

Marceau Drive, Concord

Honours Joseph James Marceau, one of the Canadian Exiles and … Continue reading “Marceau Drive, Concord”

Marquet Street, Rhodes

Attributed to John de Marquet Blaxland, eldest brother of Anna … Continue reading “Marquet Street, Rhodes”

Mary Street, Rhodes

This name commemorates Mary Bray, who settled in this area … Continue reading “Mary Street, Rhodes”

McDonald Street, Mortlake

Named after Alexander McDonald, the adopted son of John Ward, … Continue reading “McDonald Street, Mortlake”

Medora Street, Cabarita

There were two arrivals of ships named “Medora” to Sydney … Continue reading “Medora Street, Cabarita”

Melbourne Street, Concord

Honours William Lamb, Lord Melbourne, who was Prime Minister of … Continue reading “Melbourne Street, Concord”

Mena Street, North Strathfield

One of several streets named during WWI to remind the … Continue reading “Mena Street, North Strathfield”

Mepunga Street, Concord

An aboriginal word meaning “plenty”.

Mermaid Street, Concord

Name changed around 1918 to Park Avenue

Moala Street, Concord West

This “family name” appears several times in the Sydney phone … Continue reading “Moala Street, Concord West”

Moore Street, Concord

“A Mr. Moore owned an orchard about 1830” (“A History … Continue reading “Moore Street, Concord”

Moreton Street, Concord

Named to honour the Reverend Canon George Harman Moreton (1826-1902), … Continue reading “Moreton Street, Concord”

Mortlake Street, Concord

This spot was named by nostalgic English settlers to remind … Continue reading “Mortlake Street, Concord”

Mosely Street, Strathfield

Named after Mosley (or “Moseley”) M. Cohen of Burwood. During … Continue reading “Mosely Street, Strathfield”

Myall Street, Concord West

Aboriginal word, meaning “an Aboriginal living in a tribal way”.

Nashs Lane, Concord

Named to honour John James Nash a Councillor on the … Continue reading “Nashs Lane, Concord”

Neichs Lane, Concord

This tiny lane commemorates a remarkable resident of early Concord. … Continue reading “Neichs Lane, Concord”

Nelson Road, North Strathfield

Almost certainly named in honour of Lord Nelson. Horatio Nelson, … Continue reading “Nelson Road, North Strathfield”

Nirranda Street, Concord

An aboriginal word, meaning “moon”. (“Place Names of Victoria”, compiled … Continue reading “Nirranda Street, Concord”

Noble Street, Concord

Name of a local landholder. The list of residents of … Continue reading “Noble Street, Concord”

Northcote Street, Mortlake

To honour Henry Stafford Northcote, Knight, Baron of Exeter (1846-1911), … Continue reading “Northcote Street, Mortlake”

Nullawarra Avenue, Concord

An aboriginal expression made up of two words: “nulla” meaning … Continue reading “Nullawarra Avenue, Concord”

Park Avenue, Concord

(Formerly Mermaid Street up to 1918. “Mermaid” was the name … Continue reading “Park Avenue, Concord”

Parramatta Road, Concord

The area now known as “Rosehill” was connected to the … Continue reading “Parramatta Road, Concord”

Patterson Street, Concord

(Formerly Willoree Road or Thornleigh(?)) Named after Edmund Patterson, landowner … Continue reading “Patterson Street, Concord”

Phillips Street, Concord

Named after Henry Phillips, landowner, and a Trustee of Cabarita … Continue reading “Phillips Street, Concord”

Phoenix Avenue, Concord West

Named after Tulloch’s Phoenix Iron Works.

Pitt Street, Concord

(Formerly New Avenue.) Named to honour William Pitt (1759-1806), British … Continue reading “Pitt Street, Concord”

Pomeroy Street, Homebush

A very small part of this street comes wíthin the … Continue reading “Pomeroy Street, Homebush”

Prince Henry Place, Concord

The name given to one lane of Majors Bay Road, … Continue reading “Prince Henry Place, Concord”

Princess Avenue, Concord

Many of the early street names allude to members of … Continue reading “Princess Avenue, Concord”

Quandong Street, Concord West

“Quandong” is a native tree, its botanical name “Santalum Acuminatum”. … Continue reading “Quandong Street, Concord West”

Queen Lane, North Strathfield

Many of the streets were named for Royalty

Queen Street, Concord West

Many of the streets were named for Royalty, and as … Continue reading “Queen Street, Concord West”

Rhonda Place, Concord

Named by Mr. Richards, Estate Agent, to honour his daughter.

Richards Place, Concord

Probably named by himself – i.e., Mr. Richards, Estate Agent.

Rickard Street, Concord

Named to honour (Sir) Arthur Rickard, Estate Agent (1868-1948). An amazing … Continue reading “Rickard Street, Concord”

Riverview Street, Concord

From the situation of this street it would appear that … Continue reading “Riverview Street, Concord”

Roberts Street, Concord

Named after William Roberts, who held original grants in the … Continue reading “Roberts Street, Concord”

Rose Avenue, Concord

Named after Thomas Rose, one of the five free settlers … Continue reading “Rose Avenue, Concord”

Rothwell Avenue, Concord West

Named after William Rothwell, Mayor of Concord, 1924-1926; 1929; 1932-1933; … Continue reading “Rothwell Avenue, Concord West”

Salisbury Street, Concord

Salisbury, England, is an ancient city and has one of … Continue reading “Salisbury Street, Concord”

Salt Street, Concord

It can only be imagined that this street was named … Continue reading “Salt Street, Concord”

Sanders Parade, Concord

Honours Charles Sanders, who established a boatshed at Cabarita in … Continue reading “Sanders Parade, Concord”

Shipham Street, Concord

There is no story about the bearer of this name. … Continue reading “Shipham Street, Concord”

Shipley Avenue, North Strathfield

Named for John J. Shipley, who was elected an Alderman … Continue reading “Shipley Avenue, North Strathfield”

Stamford Avenue, Cabarita

Name later changed to Elphinstone Street.

Stuart Street, Concord West

Named for Sir Alexander Stuart (1824-1856), merchant and politician. He … Continue reading “Stuart Street, Concord West”

Swamp Street, Concord

Later changed to Ian Parade.

Sydney Street, Concord

Named by Governor Phillip after Thomas Townshend, lst Viscount Sydney, … Continue reading “Sydney Street, Concord”

Taylor Lane, North Strathfield

Named after Nurse Taylor, the local midwife, who was very … Continue reading “Taylor Lane, North Strathfield”

Tennyson Road, Mortlake

Named to honour Hallam, Baron Tennyson (1852-1928), the eldest son … Continue reading “Tennyson Road, Mortlake”

Tenterfield Street, North Strathfield

Almost certainly named after the N.S.W. (country) town of that … Continue reading “Tenterfield Street, North Strathfield”

The Drive, Concord West

Dame Eadith Walker’s impressive access road to “Yaralla”. Once described … Continue reading “The Drive, Concord West”

Thornleigh Avenue, Concord

(Formerly Willaree Road.) Named as a reminder of the “Thornleigh … Continue reading “Thornleigh Avenue, Concord”

Trafalgar Parade, Concord

A patriotic name chosen after WW2 for streets cut through … Continue reading “Trafalgar Parade, Concord”

Tremere Street, Concord

Apparently not a “family” name, nor to be found in … Continue reading “Tremere Street, Concord”

Tuam Street, Concord

“Tuam” is a cathedral city in County Galway, Ireland.

Tulloch Avenue, Concord West

Named after the founder of Tulloch’s Phoenix Iron Works. Robert … Continue reading “Tulloch Avenue, Concord West”

Turner Avenue, Concord

This was a local name, for the family is mentioned … Continue reading “Turner Avenue, Concord”

Van Hee Street, Concord

“Van Hee” appears in the Sydney ‘phone book as a … Continue reading “Van Hee Street, Concord”

Victoria Avenue, Concord West

This street, by its proximity to King Street and George … Continue reading “Victoria Avenue, Concord West”

Victoria Street, Concord

Name later changed to Alexandra Street.

Victory Place, Concord

One of the “patriotic choice” street names chosen after WW2 … Continue reading “Victory Place, Concord”

View Street, Concord

Named for the view over Massey Park Golf Course – … Continue reading “View Street, Concord”

Waine Street, Cabarita

Named after John C. Waine of Randwick, who created the … Continue reading “Waine Street, Cabarita”

Walker Street, Rhodes

Named in honour of the Walker family (of Rhodes).

Waratah Street, North Strathfield

Named after the N.S.W. State Flower.

Warbrick Street, Concord

Named after Mr. T.F. Warbrick, who was an Alderman on … Continue reading “Warbrick Street, Concord”

Ward Street, Concord

Named after Joh Ward, an early grantee, who by the … Continue reading “Ward Street, Concord”

Warsaw Street, North Strathfield

Named to remind citizens of the war effort. Warsaw was/is … Continue reading “Warsaw Street, North Strathfield”

Wellbank Street, Concord

Takes its name from “Wellbank”, the residence of Mr. John … Continue reading “Wellbank Street, Concord”

Western Motorway, Concord

The “F4 Western Freeway” was opened for use on the … Continue reading “Western Motorway, Concord”

Wharf Road, Concord

Originally Coomer’s Lane then changed to Burwood Road.

Whittaker Street, Mortlake

Mr. N.H. Whittaker was the Secretary of the Concord Citizens’ … Continue reading “Whittaker Street, Mortlake”

Wiggins Place, Concord

Named after Mr. Wiggins, an Alderman on the Concord Municipal … Continue reading “Wiggins Place, Concord”

Wilga Street, Concord West

Named after a native tree – a small shady tree … Continue reading “Wilga Street, Concord West”

Willaree Road, Concord

Later changed to Patterson Street.

William Street, Concord

Named after William Broughton, one of the original grantees of … Continue reading “William Street, Concord”

Wordsworth Avenue, Concord

Named after the English popular poet, William Wordsworth.

Wunda Road, Concord West

This is an aboriginal word with several meanings: “native shield” … Continue reading “Wunda Road, Concord West”

Yaralla Street, Concord

Named after “Yaralla”, the home of Thomas and Dame Eadith … Continue reading “Yaralla Street, Concord”

Young Street, North Strathfield

Named in honour of Sir John Young, lst Baron Lisgar … Continue reading “Young Street, North Strathfield”

Zoeller Street, Concord

To honour Daniel Zoeller (1831-1911). He was a prominent local … Continue reading “Zoeller Street, Concord”