Medora Street, Cabarita

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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…

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Kendall Street, Cabarita

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Named after Joseph Kendall, Whaling Master of the Brig "Plumstead" and uncle of Henry Kendall, the famous Australian poet.

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Elphinstone Street, Cabarita

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(Formerly Stamford Avenue.) Named after James Balfour Elphinstone, Builder, of Glebe, who was an early grantee of land in Concord, and a builder of some of the interesting buildings in…

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Dorking Road, Cabarita

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Named after Dorking, Surrey, England, which had some association with Benjamin Disraeli, sometime Prime Minister of England.

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Cabarita Road, Concord

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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…

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Major Bros and Company

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bought land in Phillip Street in 1924, producing marine paints, boot polish and floor wax on the 1.6 hectare site until the 1960s.

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Wunderlich Company

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producers of pressed metal and asbestos sheets for ceilings began production at the northern end of Phillip Street, then a dirt track, in Cabarita in 1917.

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Cabarita Park

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end of Cabarita Road, Cabarita. Named after Cabarita Point.  An area of 9.7 hectares was dedicated as a “Reserve for public recreation and access to wharf” on 21/4/1880. Cabarita is…

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