Each book in this series is a self guided historical walk through Annandale. Each walk explores the people and construction of Annandale. Each book covers two decades of Annandales History a hundred years apart. The first book in the series, 1890s Annandale: A Short Walk, covers the 1790s and 1890s.
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Sheyne Walsh's 30 March 2018 drone video of Rozelle Bay https://youtu.be/VD54zcSozbo
As part of the Harold Park residential and commerical development, despite repeated representations from locals on behalf of all park users, the City of Sydney approved a road to the Rozelle Tramsheds through Federal Park...more
Source: April 2012 Minutes (PDF 213.71kB viewed 8 May 2012)
ITEM 24A ROZELLE BAY – LOTS 20, 21 & 22 | ITEM 37A ANNANDALE PRECINCT’S VISION FOR THE BAYS PRECINCT | ITEM 24B BAYS PRECINCT TASKFORCE | C143/12 River bank Naturalisation
In 2000/01 Council and local residents generally supported the state government agencies plans for the masterplan for Rozelle Bay which included working harbour structures and activities. The proposal put to the community was that these activities were necessary for an active working harbour and the masterplan would ensure the proposed orderly development of structures and activities would ensure an improved environment in the bay. In reality none of the structures have been build, junk has been accumulated on the foreshore in an adhoc manner. ..
This is page 23 of the Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Council held on the 24th day of April, 2012 and presented for confirmation this 22nd day of May, 2012. .............................................. CHAIR
Cumberland County Petersham, State Records NSW
Smith, Sydney & Cardew, John Haydon & Sydney Freehold Land Building & Investment Company 1887, [Annandale] : Saturday, October 29, 1887, at 3 o'clock, Gibbs, Shallard & Co, Sydney, National Library of Australia
That Council investigate opportunities in Leichhardt for river bank naturalisation.
That as part of these investigations, Council invites an appropriate Sydney Water representative to give a presentation to the next Environment and Recreation Committee meeting on Sydney Water's approach to stormwater asset renewal and river bank naturalisation and potential opportunities in Leichhardt.
Looking across Rozelle Bay to Annandale Glebe from Glebe Island (1900-1939)
The Barquentine 'Alexa' in Rozelle Bay by Margaret Quinn Jun 5, 1975 - Leichhardt Historical Journal
"Early Morning at Rozelle Bay", Ian Hansen photo of painting
Blackwattle Bay & Rozelle Bay (Aerial Ca. 1928)
Beale logs being unloaded from barge, Rozelle Bay c1930:a b
Federal Road Bridge (1966)
Looking across Johnston's Creek towards the Viaduct and Witches Houses (c1966)
"Formerly the space occupied was 3acres, with a water frontage of about 550 feet to Rozelle Bay, Annandale, the situation being directly at the foot of Johnston-street, and at the end of the second tram section from Circular Quay. Finding this accommodation altogether inadequate, owing to the rapid growth of the business, an additional area was secured to bring up the total area to over 12 acres, with a water frontage to the bay of 1300 feet. A Triumph in Timber--Messrs. Langdon and Langdon's Yards....1907 '[No heading].', Australian Town and Country Journal (NSW : 1870 - 1907), 25 December, p. 37, viewed 24 May, 2012, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-page5718004
Johnston's Creek flows from Petersham under Parramatta Road past Annandale | Camperdown | Forest Lodge | Harold Park to Rozelle Bay | Port Jackson (Sydney Harbour)
Piperston adjoining Annandale to the West (1842)
Annandale estate north Section No.1 [cartographic material] 1857.
Looking across Rozelle Bay over the mouth of White's Creek to Annandale ca 1888. Houses are probably Kenilworth, with Abbey etc in background.
1890 Map showing Annandale as the East Ward of Leichhardt Council and Rozelle Bay
Plan of Portion 389, Parish of Petersham, County of Cumberland, Metropolitan Land District (shows reclamation of Johnston's Bay) 1898
Plan of north Annandale, showing Rozelle and Johnston's Bays 1900