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1920s Annandale: A Short Walk By Marghanita da Cruz
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1920s Annandale was a busy place. There was the retail strip along Parramatta Road, the timber businesses on the harbour. In between, there were builders, fibrous plasterers, stonemasons and the... More > Pictures. Confectionery, Jam, Pianos and Radios were all being made in Annandale. Though change was coming, motor vehicles were crashing into pedestrians and posts, and injuring their occupants. Annandale remembered those who did not return from the War. The "Angel of Durban" came to say hello to some who did. Annandale is a small suburb, in Sydney, whose history dates back to the arrival of the first fleet in Australia. 1920s Annandale is the fourth book in a series of walks. Each book covers a decade of Annandale's History. Marghanita da Cruz has been recording an Anecdotal History of Annandale, since 1998. Marghanita guided this short walk at the 2014 Annandale Heritage Festival.< Less
1890s Annandale A Short Walk By Marghanita da Cruz
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This book describes a short easy historical walk around the heart of Annandale, NSW, Australia. The walk starts at the corner of Johnston and Collins Street Annandale. Adele and Alan Taylor... More > married in Annandale in 1886. The walk is entwined with the Taylors and their local contemporaries Saint Mary Mackillop, John Young and Henry Parkes, the Father of Federation. The book also covers the Engineering Heritage listed Annandale Sewage Aqueducts, the first reinforced concrete structure in Australia, and Public Transport in 1890s Annandale. Marghanita da Cruz has been researching the history of Annandale since 1998. In April 2011, she guided this walk for a group from the National Trust. It was so well received that she was encouraged to publish it.< Less
Federation Annandale: A Short Walk By Marghanita da Cruz
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Annandale is a small inner city suburb of Sydney, New South Wales. In 1901, the colony of New South Wales joined a federation of six states to form the Commonwealth of Australia. Federation... More > Annandale: A Short Walk is the second book in a series which explores today's Annandale, while delving into its past. This book concentrates on the Annandale of the first decade of the 20th Century, with a brief diversion to 1808. Annandale is part of land granted to George Johnston in the 1790s. On 26th January 1808, Johnston lead Australia's only military coup. Marghanita da Cruz has been gathering an anecdotal history of Annandale, at "Annandale on the Web" since 1998. In April 2012, Marghanita guided this short walk as part of the Annandale Heritage Festival. The book covers the opening of a state of manufacturing piano factory, introduction of electricity and incineration, sculptors, the Mayor and Mayoress of Annandale, who went on to become Sir and Lady Taylor, and Mary Mackillop's convent in Annandale.< Less
1890s Annandale: A Short Walk Second Edition By Marghanita da Cruz
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1890s Annandale: A Short Walk describes a short easy historical walk around the heart of Annandale, NSW, Australia. The walk starts at the corner of Johnston and Collins Streets Annandale. Adele... More > and Allen Taylor married in Annandale in 1886. The walk is entwined with the Taylors and their local contemporaries Saint Mary Mackillop, John Young and Henry Parkes, the "Father of Federation". The book also covers the Engineering Heritage listed Annandale Sewage Aqueducts, the first reinforced concrete structure in Australia, and Public Transport in 1890s Annandale. Marghanita da Cruz has been researching the history of Annandale since 1998. In April 2011, she guided this walk for a group from the National Trust. It was so well received that she was encouraged to publish it.< Less
Annandale's Great War: A Short Walk By Marghanita da Cruz
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Annandale's Great War: A Short Walk is Marghanita da Cruz's third book in a series, which explore today's Annandale, while delving into its past. This book is about Annandale in the decade between... More > 1910 and 1920. Over 1200 locals left Annandale as members of the Australian Imperial Force or to join British regiments. This book provides a self guided tour of the World War 1 honour boards and memorials around Annandale and the ANZACs whose names appear on them. At home, there were also battles over conscription and between modes of transport. Marghanita da Cruz has been gathering an anecdotal history of Annandale, at "Annandale on the Web" since 1998. Marghanita guided this short walk as part of the Annandale Heritage Festival on 21 April 2013.< Less
1890s Annandale: A Short Walk By Marghanita da Cruz
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This book describes a short easy historical walk around the heart of Annandale. The walk follows the Taylors around the block, where they may well have met Saint Mary Mackillop, most definitely met... More > John Young, Annandale's first developer and Henry Parkes, the Father of Federation. Detour to Annandale's Sewage Aqueducts, the first reinforced concrete structure in Australia and the Grand Residences of Johnston Street.< Less
Federation Annandale - A Short Walk By Marghanita da Cruz
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Annandale is a small inner city suburb of Sydney, New South Wales. In 1901, the colony of New South Wales joined a federation of six states to form the Commonwealth of Australia. Federation... More > Annandale: A Short Walk is the second book in a series which explores today's Annandale, while delving into its past. This book concentrates on the Annandale of the first decade of the 20th Century, with a brief diversion to 1808. Annandale is part of land granted to George Johnston in the 1790s. On 26th January 1808, Johnston lead Australia's only military coup. Marghanita da Cruz has been gathering an anecdotal history of Annandale, at "Annandale on the Web" since 1998. In April 2012, Marghanita guided this short walk as part of the Annandale Heritage Festival. The book covers the opening of a state of manufacturing piano factory, introduction of electricity and incineration, sculptors, the Mayor and Mayoress of Annandale, who went on to become Sir and Lady Taylor, and Mary Mackillop's convent in Annandale.< Less
Annandale's Great War: A Short Walk By Marghanita da Cruz
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Annandale's Great War: A Short Walk is Marghanita da Cruz's third book in a series, which explore today's Annandale, while delving into its past. This book looks at Annandale's history in the decade... More > 1910 to 1920. Over 1200 locals left Annandale as members of the Australian Imperial Force or to join British regiments. This book provides a self guided tour of the World War 1 honour boards and memorials around Annandale and the ANZACs whose names appear on them. At home, there were also battles over conscription and modes of transport...more Marghanita guided this walk as part of the Annandale Heritage Festival on 21 April 2013.< Less
1920s Annandale: A Short Walk By Marghanita da Cruz
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1920s Annandale was a busy place. There was the retail strip along Parramatta Road, the timber businesses on the harbour. In between, there were builders, fibrous plasterers, stonemasons and the... More > Pictures. Confectionery, Jam, Pianos and Radios were all being made in Annandale. Though change was coming, motor vehicles were crashing into pedestrians and posts, and injuring their occupants. Annandale remembered those who did not return from the War. The "Angel of Durban" came to say hello to some who did. 1920s Annandale saw the transition of the suburb from an exclusive residential suburb into a thriving hub of innovation, industry and entertainment. The Rein Family new theatre showed silent movies, and later talkies. The Beale Piano business was thriving, Harringtons set up a factory and flats began to appear. An Annandale Builder boasted of constructing the largest block of flats in Sydney. Keywords: Plaster, Inter-war, Golding, Grant, Freight, Rail, Wheat, Silos, Car Accidents, Industry, Film, Movies< Less