Abbotsford Rd Homebush- part 1

The section of Abbotsford Road located between Rochester Street and Meredith Street is section 8 and 9 of the ‘Village of Homebush’ Estate subdivision, itself a subdivision of the Underwood Estate.

Maps

This map shows section 8 of the estate. The map is undated but likely late 1880s.  It shows the southern side of the street.

Section 8 Underwood Estate

This map shows section 9 of the estate. The map is undated but likely late 1880s.  It shows the northern side of the street.

Section 9 Underwood Estate

Aerial map 1947

Aerial Strathfield - Abbotsford Road - Rocester to Meredith Street c.1947.jpg

Aerial map c.1947 with markers

Aerial Strathfield - Abbotsford Road - Rocester to Meredith Street c.1947 - with notes.jpg

House histories

South side

38 Abbotsford Road Homebush

40 Abbotsford Road Homebush

‘Cobboco’ 42 Abbotsford Road Homebush

‘Florenceville’ 44 Abbotsford Road Homebush

‘Mimosa’ 46 Abbotsford Road Homebush

‘Manoah’ 48 Abbotsford Road Homebush

Seminary of the Good Shepard, 50-58 Abbotsford Road Strathfield (built on sites of former houses ‘Wondabah’ and ‘Curraweena’)

Strathayne’ 60 Abbotsford Road Homebush

Gowan Brae’ 62 Abbotsford Road Homebush

Northside

Wyreema’, 41 Abbotsford Road Homebush

‘Islington’ 43 Abbotsford Road Homebush

Allawah’ 45 Abbotsford Road Homebush

‘Bonnie Doon’ 47 Abbotsford Road Homebush

‘Brundah’ 49 Abbotsford Road Homebush

Mycumbene’ 51 Abbotsford Road Homebush

Badgelly’ 53 Abbotsford Road Homebush

Goongirwarrie’ 55-57 Abbotsford Road Homebush

‘Glen Mavis’ 61 Abbotsford Road Homebush

63 Abbotsford Road Homebush

65 Abbotsford Road Homebush