Mr. N.H. Whittaker was the Secretary of the Concord Citizens’ Band, which performed regularly at Cabarita Park and elsewhere.
Named to honour Hallam, Baron Tennyson (1852-1928), the eldest son of Alfred Tennyson (the poet). Hallam became Governor of South Australia (1899), and Governor-general in 1902, which appointment was confirmed in 1903 – and he resigned in 1904 to return to England.
To honour Henry Stafford Northcote, Knight, Baron of Exeter (1846-1911), Governor-General of Australia (1903-1908).
Named after Alexander McDonald, the adopted son of John Ward, an early owner of much of present day Cabarita and Mortlake. Alexander McDonald, as heir of the Ward properties, finally sold his inheritance.
Named to honour a prominent architect, John Frederick Hilly (1810-1883). Architect and Engineer. He was architect of several fine buildings.
Herbert Adams was the son of Mrs Adams, who had an orchard in the Mortlake area.
Named after the daughter of Mrs Adams, an early Orchardist of Concord.
Probably to honour William Christopher Bennett (1824-1889), Engineer and Surveyor, who arrived in New South Wales in 1855 and accepted a position in the Public Service. He helped to form the Department of Roads and later became Commissioner for Main Roads – which probably is the reason for there being 32 “Bennett” avenues, streets and…
After the Street
Possibly named after Governor Northcote
For the Mortlake/Putney Punt