Zoeller Street, Concord

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To honour Daniel Zoeller (1831-1911). He was a prominent local builder and citizen of Burwood and Concord. An Alderman of the first Concord Council (1883), he served as Mayor in…

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Yaralla Street, Concord

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Named after "Yaralla", the home of Thomas and Dame Eadith Walker. "Yaralla" is an aboriginal word for "camp" or "ducking place".

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Western Motorway, Concord

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The "F4 Western Freeway" was opened for use on the 16th December 1982. It then extended from Concord Road to Mays Hill, and was gradually extended westwards to the Blue…

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Wellbank Street, Concord

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Takes its name from “Wellbank”, the residence of Mr. John Flavelle. The old home was demolished in 1961 to make way for the present Concord Council Chambers.

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Ward Street, Concord

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Named after Joh Ward, an early grantee, who by the late 1820s owned most of present day Cabarita and Mortlake. He left his estate to his adopted son Alexander Macdonald.

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Warbrick Street, Concord

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Named after Mr. T.F. Warbrick, who was an Alderman on Concord Municipal Council and Mayor of Concord, 1918 and 1919. He was an Estate Agent by profession.

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View Street, Concord

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Named for the view over Massey Park Golf Course - probably before the growth of domestic and business buildings in the vicinity.

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Victory Place, Concord

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One of the “patriotic choice" street names chosen after WW2 for use in the subdivision of the "Wellbank Estate". It is a small portion separating, but connecting, Trafalgar Parade and…

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Tremere Street, Concord

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Apparently not a "family'' name, nor to be found in any record of Concord. "Tremere" is a Latin word and means "to tremble".

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Trafalgar Parade, Concord

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A patriotic name chosen after WW2 for streets cut through the "Wellbank Estate" for the Housing Commission. Others used here were Churchill Crescent, Curtin Place and Victory Place.

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Thornleigh Avenue, Concord

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(Formerly Willaree Road.) Named as a reminder of the "Thornleigh Estate" and the house therein named "Thornleigh House". The property was auctioned in 1882, and in 1926 passed into the…

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Sydney Street, Concord

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Named by Governor Phillip after Thomas Townshend, lst Viscount Sydney, who was Secretary for the Colonies at the time of the founding of New South Wales.

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Shipham Street, Concord

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There is no story about the bearer of this name. However, in 1883 there was a John S. Shipham, resident in Concord, and in the Census of 1901 there is…

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Sanders Parade, Concord

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Honours Charles Sanders, who established a boatshed at Cabarita in 1906 that carries the Sanders name into the present time.

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Salt Street, Concord

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It can only be imagined that this street was named for its situation, extending downhill into the salty mudflats of the mangrove-bordered Exile Bay.

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Salisbury Street, Concord

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Salisbury, England, is an ancient city and has one of the most beautiful cathedrals in England. Salisbury Street, Concord, is located in part of the original landholding of Emanuel Neich…

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Rose Avenue, Concord

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Named after Thomas Rose, one of the five free settlers who were granted land at Liberty Plains in 1793 or Mr. Rose, a builder who, about 1932, built about 18…

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Riverview Street, Concord

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From the situation of this street it would appear that it received its name (in times of fewer houses) because of the view it permitted over the river.

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Rickard Street, Concord

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Named to honour (Sir) Arthur Rickard, Estate Agent (1868-1948). An amazing man whose name appeared over much of Sydney, its suburbs and its near countryside.

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Prince Henry Place, Concord

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The name given to one lane of Majors Bay Road, and the small park that divides both lanes of Majors Bay Road between Brewer Street and Links Avenue. Named after…

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Pitt Street, Concord

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(Formerly New Avenue.) Named to honour William Pitt (1759-1806), British Statesman, who lived during turbulent times of the Napoleonic War and the incorporation of Ireland to the United Kingdom.

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Phillips Street, Concord

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Named after Henry Phillips, landowner, and a Trustee of Cabarita Park in the days before Concord Council was incorporated.

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Patterson Street, Concord

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(Formerly Willoree Road or Thornleigh(?)) Named after Edmund Patterson, landowner and resident of Concord during the latter half of the 1800s.

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Parramatta Road, Concord

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The area now known as "Rosehill" was connected to the settlement of Sydney Cove about 1791 by a rough track. At first known only as "The Path", this inevitably evolved…

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Park Avenue, Concord

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(Formerly Mermaid Street up to 1918. “Mermaid” was the name of the ship of Allan Cunningham, renowned explorer surveying Australian coast. He was responsible for thousands of rare plants in…

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Nullawarra Avenue, Concord

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An aboriginal expression made up of two words: “nulla” meaning “club” and "wari" meaning “head”. ("Place Names of Victoria" by Les Blake, 1977.)

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Noble Street, Concord

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Name of a local landholder. The list of residents of Concord who petitioned the Government for the creation of a "Concord Municipality" (in 1883) contains the name of Joseph Noble,…

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Neichs Lane, Concord

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This tiny lane commemorates a remarkable resident of early Concord. Emanuel Neich (c.1809-1893), Licensee of the Bath Arms Hotel (corner of Burwood and Parramatta Roads) from 1834 until his death,…

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Nashs Lane, Concord

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Named to honour John James Nash a Councillor on the first Concord Municipal Council, and who lived in his cottage, "Apple Grove", at Mortlake for over 34 years.

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Mortlake Street, Concord

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This spot was named by nostalgic English settlers to remind them of moorings along the Thames River (Other places, e.g. Putney, were so named for the same reason.).

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Moreton Street, Concord

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Named to honour the Reverend Canon George Harman Moreton (1826-1902), who was the incumbent of St. Luke's Church, Concord and Burwood about 1882.

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Moore Street, Concord

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"A Mr. Moore owned an orchard about 1830" ("A History of Concord", C.Wallace, 1970). Thomas Moore was grantee of all land bounded by Elphinstone Street, Moore Street and Cabarita Road.

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Melbourne Street, Concord

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Honours William Lamb, Lord Melbourne, who was Prime Minister of England when the Victorian city of Melbourne was named in 1837.

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Marceau Drive, Concord

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Honours Joseph James Marceau, one of the Canadian Exiles and the only one to remain in Australia after their release from detention. Marceau married an Australian woman, Mary Barrett, and settled…

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Majors Lane, Concord

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To honour Major George Johnston, stepfather of Rosanna Nichols, who also gave his name to Johnson Street, Annandale, where he resided.

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Van Hee Street, Concord

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"Van Hee" appears in the Sydney 'phone book as a "family" name. However, there does not seem to be any mention of the name in any Concord literature.

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Ludgate Street, Concord

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Named after Ludgate Circus, London, England. "Circus" was an area, usually open, with roads radiating from it like spokes.

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Loftus Street, Concord

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Commemorates the name of His Excellency the Right Honourable Lord Augustus William Frederick Spencer Loftus, Governor of New South Wales (1879-1885).

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Lloyd George Avenue, Concord

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Named after David Lloyd George (1863-1945), who was a British Statesman of whom it has been said "he led his country to victory in WWI".

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Lindfield Avenue, Concord

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Named after a "suburb" of Haywards Heath, Sussex, England. The Sydney suburb of "Lindfield" received its name from the house name of the home of Mr. List (in present Lindfield) who had…

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Leigh Avenue, Concord

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To honour the Reverend Samuel Leigh (1785-1852), Methodist Clergyman, who arrived in Sydney in 1815 and established Methodism in Australia.

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Lansdowne Street, Concord

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Named by Mary Ann Jane Neich, widow of Emanuel Neich, and probably after "Lansdowne House” in Hyde Park, London.

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Kingston Avenue, Concord

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Named to honour Charles Cameron Kingston (1850-1908). He was a famous politician and took part in the Premiers' Conference which drafted the Federal Constitution, leading up to Federation.

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Keppel Avenue, Concord

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Named to honour Augustus Keppel (born 1725) who had an exciting career in the British Navy, of which he became Vice-Admiral in 1770. Captain Cook commemorated his name by giving…

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Kentwell Avenue, Concord

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Named after Mr. Kentwell, who was apparently very deeply involved with the establishment of the first Methodist Church in Concord in 1907. Many years later, on the 20th August 1927, the…

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Josselyn Place, Concord

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Named after Robert Josselyn, who served on an early Council in Concord. His daughter Lydia married Thomas Obed Correy, a Mayor of Concord Municipality.

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Jones Street, Concord

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Named after Elizabeth Jones, an early settler in Concord, who had been granted 20 acres of land somewhere near the present site of Edwards Park.

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Jellicoe Street, Concord

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Patriotically named to honour one of the great British sailors of WWI. John Rushworth Jellicoe (1859-1935) was a British Naval Officer who was chosen to command the British Fleet at…

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Ian Parade, Concord

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(Formerly Swamp Street.) The site of previous mangrove swamps, this street was named to honour General Sir Ian Hamilton (British soldier) (1853-1947), who commanded the gallant assault of the landing…

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Homedale Avenue, Concord

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"Homedale" or more likely "Homesdale" was the name of the home of Mr. J.J. Shipley's house, which was built for him about 1899. It was in the Cabarita area and…

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High Street, Concord

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A street of the "Hillcrest Estate" which encompassed Ludgate, High, Fairview and Shackel Streets. Probable that "High Street" was named because of its location close to the crest of the…

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Greenlees Avenue, Concord

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Named to honour Alderman Greenlees, who was elected to Concord Council in 1925. He also was at sometime the editor of an erstwhile newspaper, the "Concord News”.

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Gordon Lane, Concord

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Difficult to ascertain exactly who was "honoured" by this naming. My suggestion is that it refers to Adam Lindsay Gordon, and his very fine Australian poetry. He lived 1833-1870. A…

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Gladstone Street, Concord

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Named after William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898), a very prominent British Statesman who served as a member of the English Parliament from 1832 until 1895, with only a break of a year…

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Gale Street, Concord

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Named to honour Arthur Gale, a Councillor of Concord Municipal Council 1897-1901, and sometime Licensee of the "Mornington Hotel”, near to the Gas Works.

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