A timeline on events and developments affecting the Cooks River in Strathfield has been published. Click here for information. This is certainly not the definitive history of the Cooks River in Strathfield, which will take more time to write, however this is a timeline of information I have gathered so far, which is helpful for others looking for historical information such as students. This page will continue to be amended as it is a work in progress.
Also a request for locals to share their memories and recollections with the Cooks River Valley Association. Click here for further details.
I am always happy to receive any photos or information to add to the site. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Regards, Cathy Jones.
The Homebush North Shopping Centre is located on Parramatta Road Homebush near the corner of Knight Street (formerly Rochester Street). The establishment and later decline of this commercial centre reflects the changing development and demographic patterns of the Homebush North area. A full article has been added to this site. Click here.
Many inquiries are received about the David Jones family. David Jones is one of Australia’s major retailers and one of the few that carries the name of its founder. David Jones was not a resident of Strathfield, however most of his children and their families settled in Strathfield from c.1868. Short biographical information has been compiled to assist with inquiries. Click here for more information.
Revealing traces of a former Sydney.
Images of Strathfield's history