Newtown 1892-1922: A Social Sketch

List of Tables

Page No.
TABLE 1. Occupational Groupings, Newtown, 1891 – 1911 1
TABLE 2. Density of Population, 1891 – 1921 4
TABLE 3. Municipalities – Density of Habitation, 1891 – 1921 5

 


List of Plates

All colour photos were taken by myself in 1982 and 1983. Sources for other photos are acknowledged here.

Page No
Plate 1:
‘Glenrushen’, 1 Union St., Newtown
Original belonging to Miss Alice Tarran
35 Claremont St., Campsie, N. S. W. 2194
3
Plate 2:
Application to hawk fish and rabbits
NMC Minutes 1912
6
Plate 3:
‘Avoca’, 13 Charles St., Enmore
Original belonging to Mrs. F. N. Smith
18 Lyle St., Hurstville, N. S. W. 2220
10
Plate 4:
Back lane, Albert St. 10
Plate 5:
North Newtown Practice School
Chubb, p. 90
11
Plate 6:
Hub Theatre – Smith, p. 17 13
Plate 7:
Salvation Army Hall, Brown St. 14
Plate 8:
Newtown Court House, Australia St.
Chubb, p. 53
14
Plate 9:
Corner of King and Forbes Streets 17
Plate 10:
Mount Eagle, Wilson St. Chubb, p 160 18
Plate 11:
W. and R. McGilchrist, 111 King St.
Local Leader/News, Wed. July 30, 1969, p. 4
Clipping supplied by Mrs. M. Hall
19
Plate 12:
Interior of Malborough Hotel, 1912
Chubb, p. 162
21
Plate 13  
Part of a local option ballot paper
NMC Minutes 1900
 

Plate 14
Newtown’s Rugby Hotel, 1912
Chubb, p. 165
24
Plate 15
Nat Lewis and Larba-Lestier, 1912
Chubb, p. 164
26
Plate 16
Marcus Clark’s Newtown Store, 1912
Chubb, p. 169
27
Plate 17
The Cash Stores
Chubb, p. 177
27
Plate 18
Government Savings Bank, Newtown Branch, 1912
Chubb, p. 173
29
Plate 19
254-266 King St., 1898
Chubb, p. 173
30
Plate 20
Bank of N. S. W. Chubb, p. 175 31
Plate 21
Newtown Post Office, 1892. Chubb, p. 171 31
Plate 22
Sweet Bros. Ltd., 259-261 King St.
Chubb, p. 170
33
Plate 23
Cricketer’s Arms Hotel 34
Plate 24
Frank Bamfield’s Boots. Chubb, p. 154 35
Plate 25
Oxford Hotel, Green Bros, Frank Flanagan.
Chubb, p. 181
36
Plate 26
Tom Cousins, W. H. Pritchard, F. Goldsmith,
Croad’s Bank Hotel and Danglade’s Oyster Stall.
Chubb, p. 183
37
Plate 27
Newtown Town Hall 38
Plate 28
Newtown Markets, 1912. Chubb, p. 187 40
Plate 29
St. George’s Hall in 1912. Chubb, p. 29 41
Plate 30
A View in King Street South 42
Plate 31
R. R. Richardson, 22 Enmore Rd. 43
Plate 32
J. H. Davies’ Marble Works, 1892
Macleay Museum Historic Photograph Collection
44
Plate 33
R. Rumsey, 559-561 King St., 1922
Smith, p. 79
45
Plate 34
Ernest and T. J. Andrews, 1912
Chubb, p. 168
47
Plate 35
N. U. F. S. ‘Dispensary 48
Plate 36
Szarka Bros. ‘Enmore Theatre, 1922
Smith p. 49
49a
Plate 37
McDonnell’s shop, 1910. Smith, p. 37 49
Plate 38
J. J. Downey, 1922. Smith, p. 3 49
Plate 39
Enmore Post Office 51
Plate 40
Henry Henninges’ bakery, 1912
Chubb, p. 174
52
Plate 41
Henry Cohen’s Livery Stables. Smith, p. 100 54
Plate 42
Day, Son and Harris, boot factory 55
Plate 43
Newtown Station 1st site, c. 1880
S. R. A. 880/1
59
Plate 44
Newtown Station 2nd site, c. 1895
S. R. A. 880/3
60
Plate 45
Another view, c. 1895
S. R. A. 880/4
61
Plate 46
Newtown Station, c. 1900
S. R. A. 880/6
62
Plate 47
Newtown Station, c. 1914
S. R. A. 880/5
63
Plate 48
St. Joseph’s R. C. Church 66
Plate 49
The only house in Crescent St. 66
Plate 50
Mortuary Station, 1965
S. R. A. 880/15
67
Plate 51
Newtown Station, 1983 68
Plate 52
Newtown Tram Depot 68
Plate 53
Horse drawn tram, c. 1894
S. R. A. 2029/1
69
Plate 54
Newtown Bridge, 1912. Chubb, p. 185 71
Plate 55
Bank of Australasia and C. B. C. Bank
Chubb, p. 179
71
Plate 56
Illuminated Address given to William Rigg
Mitchell Library MS. V * ILL AD 15
75
Plate 57
Coronation Hall of St. Enoch’s Presbyterian Church 80
Plate 58
Old Trocadero Theatre 84
Plate 59
Town Hall, Newtown, 1912. Chubb p. 19 88
Plate 60
Newtown Superior Public School Honour Roll 90
Plate 61
Private Harry E. Tarran, 1917
Original belonging to Mrs. Dorothy Lawrence
90
Plate 62
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown
Macleay Museum Historic Photograph Collection
99
Plate 63
Albert Pavillion, Royal Prince Albert Hospital. 99
Plate 64
Victoria Pavillion, Royal Prince Albert Hospital. 99
Plate 65
Harry Clay’s Bridge Theatre, 1922. Smith, p 97 101
Plate 66
Jubilee Bride and Groom, 1922
Smith, p 54
104
Plate 67
Mount Eagle, Wilson Street Works A1
Plate 68
Palmer Buildings, 1886 A2
Plate 69
James Castle and Sons, 32 King St. A3
Plate 70
J. C. Everingham, dentist A4
Plate 71
Newtown Rugby Hotel A5
Plate 72
A view of King St. from Watkin St. A6
Plate 73
Marcus Clark’s factory A7
Plate 74
Corner of King and Church Streets A8
Plate 75
Bray’s Music Store A9
Plate 76
Quartlys, one of Newtown’s old names A10
Plate 77
Newtown Post Office A11
Plate 78
Frank Bamfield’s Boots, 1983 A12
Plate 79
305-9 King St. A13
Plate 80
F. Goldsmith’s boot shop A14
Plate 81
Bank Hotel A15
Plate 82
Turtle and Calder’s window A16
Plate 83
Manchester Unity Hall. Chubb p 63 A17
Plate 84
Newtown and Enmore Starr-Bowkett A18
Plate 85
Simon’s Pharmacy and Optician A19
Plate 86
Szarka Bros’ Enmore Theatre, 1982 A20
Plate 87
Leonard McDonnell’s picture framing shop A21
Plate 88
Queen’s Hotel and Queen’s Building, 1905 A22
Plate 89
Lionel S. Roseby, house and land agent. Smith p 47 A23
Plate 90
F. W. Johnson’s Bread Factory. Smith, p 15 A24
Plate 91
Henry Henninges’ Bakery, 1983 A25
Plate 92
William Dibble’s Bakery, Lennox St. A26
Plate 93
Chas. Vass and Sons’ Bakery A27
Plate 94
Henry Cohen’s Livery Stables A28

 


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