Wunda Road, Concord West

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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,…

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Wilga Street, Concord West

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Named after a native tree - a small shady tree (Geijera Parviflora), of inland eastern Australia, valuable as fodder in drought. ("The Macquarie Dictionary").

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Victoria Avenue, Concord West

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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…

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Tulloch Avenue, Concord West

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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.

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Stuart Street, Concord West

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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…

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Queen Street, Concord West

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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.

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Quandong Street, Concord West

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"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.

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Moala Street, Concord West

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This "family name" appears several times in the Sydney phone book, but has not emerged in any information concerning Concord.

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Loch Maree Parade, Concord West

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Probably named by Robert Tulloch after a beautiful loch (Scottish lake) named after St. Maelrubha who, in AD671, founded a monastery nearby at Applecross, west coast of Scotland.

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King Street, Concord West

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This street, along with others, suffered a name change because of the Great War. Originally Hanover Street, which was considered too German, it was changed to King Street for patriotic…

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Killoola Street, Concord West

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Most likely an aboriginal word, two of which could be likely. "caloola" for the verb "to climb"; or "kallalla" which means "fish".

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Gracemere Street, Concord West

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There does not seem to be any clear association between this name and Concord or any known citizen, nor have I been able to find any place in Europe with…

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George Street, Concord West

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During WWI and also immediately afterwards some streets were patriotically named. This street commemorated King George, reigning at that time.

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The Drive, Concord West

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Dame Eadith Walker's impressive access road to "Yaralla". Once described as “. . . the most beautiful thoroughfare around Sydney."

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Currawang Street, Concord West

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An aboriginal word, "currawang" is a word for the Bell or Black Magpie, Donkey bird, Crow, and Shrike. ("Aboriginal Words of Australia" A.H. & A.W. Reed. William Heineman 1965)

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Coonong Road, Concord West

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An aboriginal word, meaning "dirty water". ("Place Names of Australia" by A.W. Read. Literary Productions Ltd. 1973)

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Burke Street, Concord West

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Honours Robert 0'Hara Burke (1820-1861), the famous explorer who endeavoured to lead an expedition from Melbourne to the Gulf of Carpentaria in 1860 - and perished at the virtual accomplishment…

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Boronia Street, Concord West

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"Boronia" is a native (Australian) plant, the local variety of which is named "Boronia Ledifolia”. “Boronia” is also the name of the Dairyman’s cottage on the Yaralla estate.

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Bangalla Road, Concord West

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"Bangala" is aboriginal for a "Water carrying vessel" (Sydney). ("Macquarie Aboriginal Words" The Macquarie Library Pty Ltd, 1994).

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Arthur Walker Reserve

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Arthur Walker was responsible for levelling of playing field for cricket.  He was Secretary/Treasurer of the Concord West Cricket Club. Land was donated by Eadith Walker to the Club for…

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Lovedale Place

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end of Killoola Street, Rhodes Miss Love, who lived in “Lovedale” and ran an early school in Concord.

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Mutton Reserve

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Should be Brice Mutton Reserve.  Named for Brice Mutton, Mayor 1942-44, 1947. Father of Lerryn Mutton, MP

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Alfred Street, Concord West

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Commemorates Alfred Llewellyn Bray, eldest son of Thomas & Mary Bray (of Rhodes). Alfred Bray was the first Mayor of the newly proclaimed Municipality of Concord, serving during 1883 and…

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