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Annandale Short Walks as Paperbacks & eBooks
1890s Annandale: A Short Walk 2nd Edition By Marghanita da Cruz
eBook (ePub): $3.59
This second edition of 1890s Annandale: A Short Walk describes a short easy historical walk around the heart of Annandale in New South Wales (Australia). The walk starts at the corner of Johnston... More > and Collins Streets Annandale. Adele 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, Marghanita guided this walk for a group from the National Trust. It was so well received that she was encouraged to publish it. Since then Marghanita has published 6 other walks as paperbacks and eBooks taking the reader through other decades of Annandale's History.< Less
'50s Annandale: A Short Walk By Marghanita da Cruz
eBook (ePub): $7.19
In 1855 19 year old chemistry student, future economist and logician, William Stanley Jevons came to work as an assayer at the new branch of the Royal Mint in Sydney. In the 1950s, Sydney's... More > extensive tram network was shut down. This saw the end of tram services through Annandale, along the Crescent, Booth Street and Parramatta Road. '50s Annandale: A Short Walk is the seventh book in a series walking through the history of Annandale. This walk takes you back to Annandale of the 1850s and 1950s. The book includes anecdotes, historical maps and photographs which show how Annandale has evolved. Marghanita da Cruz presented '50s Annandale, in the footsteps of William Stanley Jevons as a virtual walk in April 2017 as part of the annual Heritage Festival. Marghanita has been gathering an Anecdotal History of Annandale since 1998.< Less
'50s Annandale: A Short Walk By Marghanita da Cruz
Paperback: $13.31
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In 1855 19 year old chemistry student, future economist and logician William Stanley Jevons came to work as an assayer at the new Royal Mint in Sydney. Jevons and his colleague came to live in... More > Annangrove Cottage on the Parramatta Road. Jevons many letters to his family described his life in Sydney including his walks through Johnston's Bush and along the dusty Parramatta Road. The chimneys of Annangrove Cottage can be seen above the shop fronts at the corner of Macquarie Street and Parramatta Road Annandale. In the 1950s, Sydney's extensive tram network was shut down. This saw the end of tram services through Annandale, along the Crescent, Booth Street and Parramatta Road. '50s Annandale: A Short Walk takes you back to Annandale of the 1850s and 1950s. The book includes historical maps and photographs which show how Annandale has evolved. Marghanita da Cruz has been gathering an Anecdotal History of Annandale since 1998. Cover Photograph: Tram on Crescent Annandale courtesy of Steve Terrill.< Less
Federation Annandale: A Short Walk By Marghanita da Cruz
Paperback: $12.22
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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 digression to the first decade of the 19th Century. 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.< Less
1940s Annandale: A Short Walk By Marghanita da Cruz
eBook (ePub): $3.74
1940s Annandale: A Short Walk is the sixth book in a series which delves into the history of Annandale. Each book covers a decade of of Annandale's History in the form of a self guided walk around... More > the small suburb in Sydney's Inner West. During the 1940s Annandale factories and warehouses stored munitions and manufactured equipment for World War 2. This activity made Annandale a military target. Air Raid shelters were erected to protect workers, school children and residents. “Escapologist” Darcy Dugan came to live in Annandale in the 1940s. The end of the 1940s saw the amalgamation of Annandale, Balmain, Glebe into the Leichardt Council. Marghanita da Cruz has been gathering an Anecdotal History of Annandale since 1998. In 2010, Marghanita began guiding historical walks around Annandale and publishing these as self guided illustrated walks. Cover Image: Plane on Johnston Street Annandale, 1942. Leichhardt Library Local History Collection< Less
1940s Annandale: A Short Walk By Marghanita da Cruz
Paperback: $13.18
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1940s Annandale: A Short Walk is the sixth book in a series which delves into the history of Annandale. Each book covers a decade of of Annandale's History in the form of a self guided walk around... More > the small suburb in Sydney's Inner West. During the 1940s Annandale factories and warehouses stored munitions and manufactured equipment for World War 2. This activity made Annandale a military target. Air Raid shelters were erected to protect workers, school children and residents. “Escapologist” Darcy Dugan came to live in Annandale in the 1940s. The end of the 1940s saw the amalgamation of Annandale, Balmain, Glebe into the Leichardt Council. Marghanita da Cruz has been gathering an Anecdotal History of Annandale since 1998. In 2010, Marghanita began guiding historical walks around Annandale and publishing these as self guided illustrated walks. Photograph Back Cover: Tony Grech, 25 August 2013 Cover Image: Plane on Johnston Street Annandale, 1942. Leichhardt Library Local History Collection< Less
1890s Annandale: A Short Walk Second Edition By Marghanita da Cruz
Paperback: $12.39
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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 Second Edition By Marghanita da Cruz
eBook (ePub): $3.81
Annandale's Great War: A Short Walk is Marghanita da Cruz's third book in a series. This book provides a self guided tour of the numerous World War 1 honour boards and memorials around Annandale. It... More > is about Annandale in the decade between 1910 and 1920, when over 1200 locals left as members of the Australian Imperial Force or to join British regiments. This edition has been expanded to include the extraordinary stories of indigenous digger Douglas Grant and the Wireless Miller Brothers. It also covers the Rozelle Tram Sheds memorial. At home, there were other 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. This book is available as a Paperback and an E-Book< Less
1930s Annandale: A Short Walk By Marghanita da Cruz
eBook (ePub): $3.74
1930s Annandale: A Short Walk is the fifth book in a series. Annandale is a small inner city suburb of Sydney. It is squeezed between a Bay of Sydney Harbour and Parramatta Road. The book... More > concentrates on the 1930s, when Annandale's pubs had Art Deco makeovers. Annandale's factories were producing radios, pianos, lollies, jams, saws and gun sights. Amy Hudson started playing cricket in Trafalgar Street and went on to play for Australia. This book also covers 1830s, when Annandale was the estate of the second generation of Johnstones in the expanding colony of New South Wales. Then, Parramatta Road was the High Road to Parramatta. Marghanita da Cruz has been recording an Anecdotal History of Annandale since 1998. Marghanita guided this walk as part of the Annandale Heritage Festival in April 2015.< Less
Annandale's Great War: A Short Walk Second Edition By Marghanita da Cruz
Paperback: $12.92
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Annandale's Great War: A Short Walk is Marghanita da Cruz's third book in a series. This book provides a self guided tour of the numerous World War 1 honour boards and memorials around Annandale. It... More > is about Annandale in the decade between 1910 and 1920, when over 1200 locals left as members of the Australian Imperial Force or to join British regiments. This edition has been expanded to include the extraordinary stories of indigenous digger Douglas Grant and the Wireless Miller Brothers. It also covers the Rozelle Tram Sheds memorial. At home, there were other 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