This is an aboriginal word with several meanings: “native shield” (Sydney J. Endicott, “Aust. Aboriginal Words & Place Names & their Meanings” 1924. Reprinted 1990); “ghost, evil spirit, white person, white devil” (Aust. Aboriginal Words of Australia. A.W. Reed 1965. Reprinted 1994). [There is no mention of this aboriginal word in “Macquarie Aboriginal Words” Macquarie…
Named after a native tree – a small shady tree (Geijera Parviflora), of inland eastern Australia, valuable as fodder in drought. (“The Macquarie Dictionary”).
This street, by its proximity to King Street and George Street, leads me to reckon that it was named to honour the wife of King George V, Queen Mary, or correctly, Victoria Mary of Teck.
Named after the founder of Tulloch’s Phoenix Iron Works. Robert Tulloch (1851-1928) purchased land in Rhodes in 1914 and his factory finally closed in Rhodes in 1974.
Named for Sir Alexander Stuart (1824-1856), merchant and politician. He entered the Parliament of New South Wales, and in 1876 was appointed Colonial Treasurer, which position he held for about a year. He left politics for some time then returned and was elected Leader of the Opposition in 1882 and Premier in 1883. He died…
Many of the streets were named for Royalty, and as this street did not come into being until after WWI, the “Queen” considered must have been Queen Mary.
“Quandong” is a native tree, its botanical name “Santalum Acuminatum”. Quandong Place is a branch of this street, in which some Aged Peoples’ Housing was constructed post WW2.
Named after Tulloch’s Phoenix Iron Works.
Aboriginal word, meaning “an Aboriginal living in a tribal way”.
This “family name” appears several times in the Sydney phone book, but has not emerged in any information concerning Concord.