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…
Named after "Yaralla", the home of Thomas and Dame Eadith Walker. "Yaralla" is an aboriginal word for "camp" or "ducking place".
Named after the English popular poet, William Wordsworth.
Named after William Broughton, one of the original grantees of land in this area.
Later changed to Patterson Street.
Named after Mr. Wiggins, an Alderman on the Concord Municipal Council.
Originally Coomer’s Lane then changed to Burwood Road.
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…
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.
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.
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.
Named for the view over Massey Park Golf Course - probably before the growth of domestic and business buildings in the vicinity.
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…
Name later changed to Alexandra Street.
This was a local name, for the family is mentioned briefly in "They Passed this Way".
"Tuam" is a cathedral city in County Galway, Ireland.
Apparently not a "family'' name, nor to be found in any record of Concord. "Tremere" is a Latin word and means "to tremble".
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.
(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…
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.
Later changed to Ian Parade.
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…
Honours Charles Sanders, who established a boatshed at Cabarita in 1906 that carries the Sanders name into the present time.
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.
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…
Named after William Rothwell, Mayor of Concord, 1924-1926; 1929; 1932-1933; 1945-1946.
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…
Named after William Roberts, who held original grants in the vicinity.
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.
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.
Probably named by himself - i.e., Mr. Richards, Estate Agent.
Named by Mr. Richards, Estate Agent, to honour his daughter.
Many of the early street names allude to members of the Royal Family and their position.
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…
(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.
Named after Henry Phillips, landowner, and a Trustee of Cabarita Park in the days before Concord Council was incorporated.
(Formerly Willoree Road or Thornleigh(?)) Named after Edmund Patterson, landowner and resident of Concord during the latter half of the 1800s.
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…
(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…
An aboriginal expression made up of two words: “nulla” meaning “club” and "wari" meaning “head”. ("Place Names of Victoria" by Les Blake, 1977.)
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,…
An aboriginal word, meaning "moon". ("Place Names of Victoria", compiled by Les Blake. 1977).
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,…
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.
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.).
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.
"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.
Name changed around 1918 to Park Avenue
An aboriginal word meaning "plenty".
Honours William Lamb, Lord Melbourne, who was Prime Minister of England when the Victorian city of Melbourne was named in 1837.
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…
Later changed to Empire Avenue.
To honour Major George Johnston, stepfather of Rosanna Nichols, who also gave his name to Johnson Street, Annandale, where he resided.
Named for Major George Johnston, Isaac Nichols’ wife’s stepfather.
Name of an early resident. ("They Passed this Way”, page 52.)
"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.
Named after Ludgate Circus, London, England. "Circus" was an area, usually open, with roads radiating from it like spokes.
Commemorates the name of His Excellency the Right Honourable Lord Augustus William Frederick Spencer Loftus, Governor of New South Wales (1879-1885).
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".
Formerly a part of Concord Golf Links, the choice of name is obvious.
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…
To honour the Reverend Samuel Leigh (1785-1852), Methodist Clergyman, who arrived in Sydney in 1815 and established Methodism in Australia.
Named by Mary Ann Jane Neich, widow of Emanuel Neich, and probably after "Lansdowne House” in Hyde Park, London.
Named to honour the famous British General of WWI and before - Herbert Horatio Kitchener (1850-1916).
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.
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…
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…
Named after Robert Josselyn, who served on an early Council in Concord. His daughter Lydia married Thomas Obed Correy, a Mayor of Concord Municipality.
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.
Named after Mr. John Dean, a local Builder; his father was an Alderman.
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…
Supposedly the town from which Luke Daly came. Inverary is a little town of Argyllshire, Scotland.
(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…
"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…
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…
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”.
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…
To honour Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1900-1974), who was Governor-General of Australia (1945-1947).
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…
Named to honour Sir George Gipps (1791-1847), Governor of New South Wales (1838-1846).
During WWI some streets were patriotically named to honour the war effort.
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.
John Charles Fremont (1813-1890), American, was an explorer (in America), politician, and a Major-general.
To honour Dr. Thomas William Freeman, who lived and practised in Concord.
Probably named after Frederick Oatley, who served on the first Concord Municipal Council.
Named after an early resident, mentioned in "They Passed this Way", page 52.