The Annandale Borough 1894-1938

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TOWN HALL FOR ANNANDALE. LAYING THE FOUNDATION-STONE.

29 May 1899, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 3

…of the borough. He traced the progress of the borough for the past five years, and mentioned that he was glad they were not going to erect a palatial structure that would plunge the borough into debt that they might not bo able to extricate themselves from that was not the intention of the aldermen Their idea was to erect a building that would take tho form of council-chambers and other accessories and later on they could add to it the additional feature of a town hall, where demonstrations of a political and social character might adequately take place..." - The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842-1954), Monday 29 May 1899, p. 3, viewed 2 March, 2011, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article14216254 TAYLOR, Sir ALLEN ARTHUR (1864-1940) He felt sufficiently secure in business by 1895 to stand for the Borough Council of Annandale, where he lived , an inner western suburb of Sydney at the centre of the timber-milling and shipping trade." - adbonline.anu.edu.au Medal - Coronation of King Edward VII & Queen Alexandra Commemorative, Specimen Strike, Borough of Annandale, New South Wales, Australia, 1902 - Source: Museum Victoria . The medal is 27x39mm and weighs8.81g. It is made of guilted bronze and has retained it shine when viewed in July 2012. The Museum of Victoria manage the adjoining World Heritage Listed…

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DEFENCE. NAVAL COLLEGE. DREADNOUGHT FUND.

18 March 1912, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), page 6

…"With about £40,000 in hand, the Sydney Dreadnought committee finds itself in a quandary".. - 1912 'DEFENCE. NAVAL COLLEGE.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), 18 March, p. 6, viewed 25 March, 2013, "In 1903, the new Commonwealth of Australia agreed to pay £200,000 per year towards the expenses of the Imperial Squadron in the Pacific, but had no special naval vessels of its own. When in 1909 Germany's aggressive naval building program threatened Britain's naval supremacy, the Lord Mayor of Sydney, Sir Allen Taylor, convened a meeting in the Sydney Town Hall to establish a fund to purchase a Dreadnought (battleship) for presentation to Great Britain.".. The Dreadnought Scheme During 1912, Allen Taylor and other aldermen, supported conservative Lord Mayor George Clarke's attempt to rescind a 1908 resolution and increase the maximum…

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FIRE STATION FOR ANNANDALE.

16 January 1914, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 11

…Council has difficulty finding site for Fire station - 1914 'FIRE STATION FOR ANNANDALE.', The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), 16 January, p. 11, viewed 26 February, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article15477054 Annandale's second Firesation, Annandale Street (near corner with Piper St) March 28, 1898....petition from Parramatta Road ratepayers presented by Alderman Cohen asking for the street to be watered receive and made an order of the day for the next meeting [page]422 Ordinary Meeting August 15th 1898 (cont'd), Alderman Woods moved and Alderman Smith seconded: That it be referred to the Works Committee to consider the advisability of re-adjusting the numbers of the dwellings and business places in the Borough and the carrying out of the same at the earliest possible convenience. Carried [page] 524 Ordinary Meeting February 12th 1900...thirty days…

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ANNANDALE. MR. I. R. COHEN'S CANDIDATURE.

19 July 1898, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 6

…COHEN'S CANDIDATURE.The candidate addressed two meetings of Annandale electors last night-one at the corner of Rose and Annandale street, the other at the corner of Young and Collins Streets - 1898 'ANNANDALE.', The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842-1954), 19 July, p. 6, viewed 9 April, 2011, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article14148581 As the Annandale Council objected to the application of Edward Webster to extend his line of buses from Camperdown to Nelson and Collins streets, Annandale, the application was refused - "MEETINGS." The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842-1954) 28 Mar 1895: 6. Web. 9 Apr 2011. CR Winkworth, Alderman 1917 and 1933, Mayor 1933 Photograph of AE Packer. Mayor of Annandale 1920 Rates Counter Uncovered (February 2013) During painting of the Annandale Chambers in February 2013, the hatch of the service counter was uncovered. It was subsequently moved at the Leichhardt Council Heritage Advisory Committee (February 2013 Meeting) by Councillor…

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MEETINGS. THE TRANSIT COMMISSION.

28 March 1895, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 6

…As the Annandale Council objected to the application of Edward Webster to extend his line of buses from Camperdown to Nelson and Collins streets, Annandale, the application was refused - "MEETINGS." The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842-1954) 28 Mar 1895: 6. Web. 9 Apr 2011. CR Winkworth, Alderman 1917 and 1933, Mayor 1933 Photograph of AE Packer. Mayor of Annandale 1920 Rates Counter Uncovered (February 2013) During painting of the Annandale Chambers in February 2013, the hatch of the service counter was uncovered. It was subsequently moved at the Leichhardt Council Heritage Advisory Committee (February 2013 Meeting) by Councillor Hannaford that the hatch should be conserved and not covered up. The motion was seconded by David Lawrence who added a plaque explaining the opening be put in place (ie rate collection etc). Annandale NSW was historically bounded by Rozelle Bay (Port Jackson/Sydney Harbour), Parramatta Road,…