Medora Street

There were two arrivals of ships named “Medora” to Sydney Cove in early days. Medora – ship from London, carrying 112 merino sheep and 3 heifers, all of which died on the way here. Medora – barque, from London, carrying merchandise. [In all probability these were the same ship. Ed.]

Cabarita Road

Cabarita is an aboriginal word (pronounced “Caba-reeta”), that probably means “by the water”. It was the name given to the point of land at the north-west corner of Hen and Chicken Bay. Exactly when the name “Cabarita” was given to the locality is not known, but by 1871 William Cox and John Dowswell had properties…