"Elizabeth Farm," the original home of the John Macarthur, situated on the Rosehill side of Parramatta, is the oldest house in Australia. It was built on a grant received by him from the Government in 1793, ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 648 words
Parramatta's municipal history dates from November 21, 1861, when the Borough (as it was called) was incorporated and proclaimed. The first elections were held in December of that year, there being 22 ...Article : 1,142 words
PARRAMATTA TOWN HALL. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 3 words
The Macquarie Hall, which stands alongside the Leigh Memorial Methodist Church in Macquarie-street, Parramatta, was erected (as an inscription shows) in 1838, and for 35 years was the principal place of ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 675 words
Howell's wind and water mill was situated on the site where now stands the Gasworks Bridge. Mr. Rowell was a big contractor, and it ...Article : 137 words
History conveys the remarkable information that in the very early days of this country no provision was made for the spiritual welfare of other than adherents to the Church of England. In 1792 a number ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 396 words
HOWELL'S MILL. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 3 words
During the early portion of Governor Macquarie's term, the system of toll bars was introduced for the purpose of raising revenue for the maintenance of the main highways. The first two were erected on the ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 224 words
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