My Sitemap

Alphabetical Sitemap

  • Old George Street - A chapter in the history of old Sydney
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  • History of Old George Street - Historical look at the oldest road in Australasia, George Street in Sydney, Australia
    History-of-Old-George-Street.html
  • Buildings and Landmarks of George Street - the story of some of the oldest buildings and landmarks of George Street at the Rocks, Sydney
    Buildings-and-Landmarks-of-george-street.html
  • Slaughter House on George Street - The Slaughter house was located close to the present Dawes Point Wharf, Sydney.
    Slaughter-House-on-George-Street.html
  • Dawes Point Sydney - Lieutenant Dawes erected his observatory in 1788, and the point was called "Maskelyne" in honour of the Astronomer-Royal, but a later changed in honor of the officer.
    Dawes-Point-Sydney.html
  • Bethel Street - A headstone of a man from the First Fleet named George Graves was used in Bethel Street to fill in a crack in the pavement
    Bethel-Street.html
  • The Sailors Home -
    The-Sailors-Home.html
  • Cadman's Cottage - Cadman's Cottage was built in 1816 and was originally known as Coxswain's barracks. It is Sydney's oldest surviving house.
    Cadman's-Cottage.html
  • Argyle Street - For many years this area on Argyle Street was the dockyard of Sydney.
    Argyle-Street.html
  • First Sydney Hospital - The first hospital in Sydney and indeed Australia was located on Ols George Street
    First-Sydney-Hospital.html
  • Australia's First Post Office - Australia's first post office was established by Isaac Nichols and was located on Old George Street
    Australia's-First-Post-Office.html
  • Commissariat Stores - The Commissariat Stores (now Argyle Stores) were eventually owned by Mary Reibey Sydney's first woman merchant
    Commissariat-Stores.html
  • Mr Wills House - George Howe started the first Australian newspaper, the "Sydney Gazette," in 1803 and moved the establishment to George Street when he married Mrs Sarah Wills
    Mr-Wills-House.html
  • Old Sydney Gaol - The gaol was once a prominent feature in this part of George street
    Old-Sydney-Gaol.html
  • Essex Street - Essex Street was once the location of the Bank of Australia
    Essex-Street.html
  • Grosvenor Street - The fine mansion of Lieutenant Kent which was later turned into an orphange
    Grosvenor-Street.html
  • Sydney Hotel - The Sydney Hotel,was located on the southern corner of George and Grosvenor streets
    Sydney-Hotel.html
  • Jamison Street - The street was named in honour of Sir John Jamison
    Jamison-Street.html
  • Barrack Street - Governor Macquarie's fondness for stone walls resulted in Barrack Street being walled
    Barrack-Street.html
  • Bridge Street - On Bridge Street was the Lumber Yard, where the convicts in the Hyde Park Barracks were employed.
    Bridge-Street.html
  • Wynward Street - When the barrack square was cut up a new street was opened to York street, and called Wynward street after the commandant of the forces of the day
    Wynward-Street.html
  • Bond Street Sydney - Bond StreeI was to be the location of the first bazaar in Australia
    Bond-Street-Sydney.html
  • Hunter Street - Hunter Street in Sydney was once the home of the Bank of New South Wales
    Hunter-Street.html
  • Martin Place - The Post Office in Martin Place was the first in the world to use a stamp
    Martin-Place.html
  • King Street -
    King-Street.html
  • Market Street
    Market-Street.html
  • Market Square
    Market-Square.html
  • Police Court
    Police-Court.html
  • Town Hall
    Town-Hall.html
  • St. Andrew's Cathedral
    St.-Andrew's-Cathedral.html
  • George Street South
    George-Street-South.html
  • Toll House - The toll house was designed by Francis Greenaway and was most ornate toll bar that Australia ever possessed.
    Toll-House.html
  • Haymarket -
    Haymarket.html
  • Bank of Australia - In September, 1828, the Bank of Australia was robbed and for two and a half years it remained one of Sydney's greatest mysteries
    Bank-of-Australia.html
  • Captain Piper Causes a Financial Crash - Captain Piper caused a financial crash at the naval office in Sydney because he gave too much credit
    Captain-Piper-Causes-a-Financial-Crash.html
  • Lieutenant Marshall Goes Mad - Lieutenant Marshall from the ship "Earl Cornwallis went crazy with a bludgeon after being accused of stealing
    Lieutenant-Marshall-Goes-Mad.html
  • Stocks And Pillories - Amongst other unpleasant things imported from the Old Country, Sydney also had its stocks and pillories.
    Stocks-And-Pillories.html
  • Robert Campbell -
    Robert-Campbell.html
  • John Baughan -
    John-Baughan.html
  • Captain John Piper - Captain John Piper caused a financial crash in Sydney after mismanaging the Naval Office
    Captain-John-Piper.html
  • Thomas Moore -
    Thomas-Moore.html