Maps, Marrickville

Aerial Maps of Sydney – 1943

There's nothing more fascinating (well to me!!) than visual research tools. I love time lines and I love old newspapers online and now I love SIX maps. You'll find them at The New South Wales Government has made available aerial maps of Sydney and part of their basemaps include photographs taken from 1943. It… Continue reading Aerial Maps of Sydney – 1943

Architecture, Estates, Heritage Homes, Marrickville


Stead House, a grand Victorian Italianate residence located in Marrickville, was initially established as “Waterloo Villa” sometime in the early 1850s by Archibald Mitchell on part of the 30 acre grant known as “Wain’s Farm”."Frankfort House" 1905  Stead House is an excellent example of a remnant grand estate house that is the product of a… Continue reading HERITAGE HOMES: Stead House