Lewisham, Petersham, street names

Street Names: Toothill Street, Lewisham

In the first part of the 19th Century, the area around Lewisham was heavily wooded. In the 1830's Lewisham was a popular hunting area. The hill which slopes down from New Canterbury Road towards Long Cove Creek (the train viaduct goes over this) and Gambling Creek was the point where the leader of the huntsmen… Continue reading Street Names: Toothill Street, Lewisham