Named in honour of Sir John Young, lst Baron Lisgar (1807-1876). A British Politician, he was appointed to become Governor of New South Wales in 1861, and in that capacity is reported as having been “a good Governor, wise and generous”. He departed Sydney in 1867, and the country town of “Lambing Flat” was re-named…
Named to remind citizens of the war effort. Warsaw was/is the capital of Poland.
Named after the N.S.W. State Flower.
Almost certainly named after the N.S.W. (country) town of that name, where Sir Henry Parkes delivered a speech in 1889, which gave impetus to the movement that eventually brought about the creation of the Commonwealth of Australia.
Named after Nurse Taylor, the local midwife, who was very well known around the district and drove a horse and sulky.
Named for John J. Shipley, who was elected an Alderman on the first Municipal Council (1883), and who served as Mayor in 1906 and 1907. His house was “Homesdale”, later absorbed into the Dulux site.
Many of the streets were named for Royalty
Almost certainly named in honour of Lord Nelson. Horatio Nelson, lst Viscount (1758-1805), was a very famous British sailor, gaining many naval victories. His last victory was at The Battle of Trafalgar on the 2lst October 1805. He is buried in St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, England.
One of several streets named during WWI to remind the people of the War Effort. Mena was a village in Egypt where troops from Australia and England were able to prepare for the invasion of Gallipoli 1915.
To remind citizens of the War Effort. Malta is an island that has played a notable part in the allied effort during WWI and WW2.
“To remind citizens of the War Effort” 1916-1920. Province of France, saw much heavy fighting during WWI.