Category Archives: Union Street

A Tour of Macdonaldtown (Erskineville) in 1882

In 1882 a series of articles appeared in Sydney’s Evening News describing several municipalities and boroughs on the outskirts of the city of Sydney. Over many weeks between July and September 1882 the boroughs and municipalities of Paddington, Waverly, Randwick, … Continue reading

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Arnott’s Living Pictures – Dorothy Kathleen Cronin – 122 Union Street Erskineville – A Girl Who Loves The Biscuits

Dorothy Kathleen Cronin – the beautiful daughter of Mrs. Cronin – of 122 Union Street Erskineville was featured in newspapers around Australia for several years as ‘One of Arnott’s Living Pictures’ – appearing for the first time in print towards the end … Continue reading

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‘Glenbrook’ 6 Union Street: A Miracle of Miracles – An Erskineville Sensation

‘Glenbrook’ (6 Union Street Erskineville) is located on the eastern side of Union street, not far from the intersection of Union Street and Erskineville Road. The following advertorial for ‘Gould’s Tiny Tonic Pills’ brings to us the story of Mrs. Messer and … Continue reading

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