Originally compiled by Reg Butler 2005 - Local Historian, Hahndorf SA

View from top of Post Office 1890  [SA State Library B50421-1]

[ NORMAL - current street names ]        [ ITALIC - historic street names ]        [ NA - North Adelaide ]

ABBOTT LANE - Town Acre 706, 707, 710, 711 Sheet 83

A private road, linking Kermode St and Pennington Tce.  The Pennington Tce end of Abbott Lane was formerly known as Abbott St.

Giles Abbott Senr (1781-1865) established the Queen’s Head Inn on TA 710, the corner of Abbott Lane and Kermode St, at least by 30 August 1838.  The hotel is believed to hold the earliest liquor licence in SA, and portion of the first premises survives.

ABBOTT ST - Town Acre 706, 707, 710, 711 Sheet 83

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Pennington Tce.  Now portion of a private through road to Kermode St, renamed Abbott Lane.

ACKLAND ST - Town 213, 214, 225, 226 Acre Sheet 59

A private road, linking Flinders St and Pirie St.  This has become part of Frome St.

ACKLAND ST - right-of-way Town Acre 214, 215 Sheet 59

This extended east and north into Pirie St. Now a cul-de-sac named Worsnop Ave.  Less likely - This reference could also apply to the present-day named Dawkins Place, which proceeds east along the boundary between 214, 215, 224, 225.

ADA ST - Town Acre 578, 589 Sheet 11

A right-angle private road, linking Corryton St and Halifax St.  Formerly known as Killua Place.

ADDIE PLACE - Town Acre 313 Sheet 50

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Grote St.  Formerly known as Grote Lane.

ADVERTISER LANE - Town Acre 201, 202 Sheet 56

A private road, linking Advertiser Place and Post Office Place.

A descriptive name, after the nearby Advertiser Building, on the corner of King William St and Waymouth St.  The Advertiser newspaper has been published on that site since July 1858.

ADVERTISER PLACE - Town Acre 202, 237 Sheet 56

A private road, linking Franklin St to Waymouth St.

ALBERT LANE - Town Acre 353, 354, 355, 358, 359, 360 Sheet 44

A private road, linking Angas St to Hutt St.

ALBERT PLACE - Town Acre 522 Sheet 24

A private road, linking Halifax St and Hurtle Square.

ALBERT ST - Town Acre 184 Sheet 66

A right-angle private road, linking Gray St and Waymouth St.

ALFRED ST - Town Acre 395, 466 Sheet 35

A private road, linking Lowe St and West Tce.

ALLEN PLACE - Town Acre 425 Sheet 29

A private road, leading east from Hutt St, ending in a cul-de-sac, and with a right-hand turn south to Angas St.

ALLENS PLACE - Town Acre 175 Sheet 65

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Waymouth St.

ALMA PLACE - Town Acre 142 Sheet 63

A private road, linking Commercial Place and Exchange Place.  Now part of Commercial Place.

ANDREW ST - Town Acre 311, 312 Sheet 50

A private road, linking Bowen St and Morphett St.  Formerly known as Knox St.

ANGAS COURT - Town Acre 359 Sheet 44

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Angas St.

ANGAS ST - Town Acre 375 Sheet 41

Angas St is one of the original public thoroughfares of Adelaide.

GF Angas (1789–1879), of the original SA Commissioners.  A wealthy Baptist philanthropist, he resigned to became Chairman of the SA Company.  Angas personally guaranteed the fares of the first four boat-loads of German emigrants to SA, in 1838.

ANGAS ST - right-of-way Town Acre 411, 427 Sheet 32, 29

[Is the Angas St right-of-way TA 411, still an unnamed road? The right-of-way TA 29 appears to be the modern Dukes Lane]

ANN ST - Town Acre 131, 180 Sheet 66

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Waymouth St.

ANSTER ST - Town Acre 172 Sheet 64

A private road, including a cul-de-sac, linking Waymouth St and Cordwainer’s Lane.

ANZAC HIGHWAY - Sheet 1

The modern name for the main public road from Adelaide to Glenelg.  This road begins at the junction of South and West Terraces.

APOLLO PLACE - Town Acre 46 Sheet 77

A cul-de-sac, leading east off King William St.

ARCADE LANE - Town Acre 84, 103 Sheet 73

A private road, linking Grenfell St and Rundle St.  This street runs the whole length of Adelaide Arcade on the western side.

ARCHER PLACE NA - Town Acre 957 Sheet 126

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Mackinnon Parade.

ARCHER ST NA - Town Acre 816 Sheet 98

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.  Alter name on the database.

Thomas Archer (1790-1850), well respected public servant in NSW and Van Diemen’s Land, who later became a prosperous businessman and pastoralist.  He presented Governor Hindmarsh with eight Merino sheep to aid SAs infant pastoral industry; hence, Hindmarsh’s insistence that Archer have an Adelaide street named after him.  T Archer’s daughter, Martha, married his long-standing friend William Kermode’s son, RQ Kermode.  W Kermode’s daughter, Anne, was engaged to Sir John Jeffcott, SAs first Judge, who drowned accidentally while crossing the Murray Mouth.  Thus, close family ties linked the naming of three well-known North Adelaide thoroughfares - Archer, Jeffcott and Kermode Streets.

ARROW PLACE - Town Acre 442 Sheet 30

A private road, linking Eden St and Regent St.

ARTHUR COURT - Town Acre 542 Sheet 20

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Sturt St.  Now named Arthur St.

ARTHUR PLACE - Town Acre 526, Sheet 23

[Another name for the former Arthur Court?  This street does not appear in my street directory.  Is it the name for the two cul-de-sacs leading east and west from Arthur St respectively?]

ARTHUR ST - Town Acre 542 Sheet 20

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Sturt St.

ASHLEY ST NA - Town Acre 912 Sheet 109

A private road, with cul-de-sac, linking Gover St and Ralston St.

AUSTEN AVE - Town Acre 139 Sheet 64

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Currie St.

[This street appears to have been renamed or closed.  Was it the right-of-way which appeared to circle the former White Horse Hotel?]

AUSTIN ST - Town 23, 24, 40 Acre Sheet 76

A private road, linking Pulteney St and North Tce. Originally, it linked up with another right-of-way, called Elder St, from the south.

AUSTRALIA LANE NA - Town Acre 740 Sheet 89

A private road, linking Brougham Place and Ward St.  It appears to have originated as a right-of-way?

AVENUE ROAD

A public road, which crossed the North Parklands, linking King William Rd and Roberts St.  Became part of Sir Edwin Smith Ave on 14/9/1930.

AVOCA PLACE - Town Acre 615 Sheet 16

Twin cul-de-sacs, leading east and west off Avoca St respectively.

AVOCA ST - Town Acre 615 Sheet 16

A private road, linking Gilbert St and Whitmore Square.

 

BAGOT LANE - Town Acre 722 Sheet 86

A private road, linking Brougham Place and Kermode St.  Now named Bagot St.

BAGOT ST - Town Acre 722, 727 Sheet 86

A private road, linking Brougham Place and Kermode St.  Formerly named Bagot Lane.

Charles Hervey Bagot (1788-1880), pastoralist, parliamentarian and mine owner.  One of SAs most influential early colonists, CH Bagot used his stern belief in minimum government interference in affairs to promote private initiative.  He was the main backer behind development of the Kapunda copper deposits, and worked tirelessly for the colony’s eventual responsible government.  A large family of sons and daughters married well and many maintained their father’s interest in public matters.

BAILEY ST - Town Acre 395 Sheet 35

A private road, linking Gouger St and Alfred St.  Formerly named Maud St.

BANK ST - Town Acre 14 Sheet 78

A private road, linking Hindley St and North Tce.

The first colonial branch of the Bank of SA was established on the western corner of Bank St and North Tce during 183

BARLOWS LANE - Town Acre 161 Sheet 62

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Pirie St.

BARNARD LANE NA - Town Acre 810-812, 841-843 Sheet 97, 98

A private road, with two right-angle turns, linking Barnard and Molesworth St.

Edward Barnard (), Westminster MP and investor.  Already the British Government’s Agent-General for the Australian colonies, E Barnard became one of Lord Glenelg’s appointees to the first Board of SA Colonisation Commissioners in 1835.

BARNARD ST NA - Town Acre 805 Sheet 96

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

BARTELS ROAD - Sheet 60

A public road, which crosses the East Parklands, as a continuation of Pirie St, to Dequetteville Tce.

Adolph Bartels (1819-1878), publican and businessman.  Hanoverian-born Bartels eventually rose to become Mayor of Adelaide and father-in-law of Sir Hans Heysen, SAs well-known artist.

BARTELS ST - Town Acre 400, 461 Sheet 34

A private road, linking Gouger St and Wright St. Formerly known as Fisher St.

BARTELS ST - Town Acre 677, 678 Sheet 6

[Did this link South Tce and Delhi St?  Has this road now disappeared?]

BARTON PLACE NA - Town Acre 950 Sheet 111

A cul-de-sac, turning east off Hack St.

BARTON ROAD NA - Sheet 112

A public road, across the Parklands, linking Barton Tce with Park Tce.

BARTON ST NA - Town Acre 939, 950 Sheet 111

A private road, linking Barton Tce and Childers St.  Renamed Hack St from 1947.

BARTON TCE EAST, BARTON TCE WEST NA  - Town Acre 956 Sheet 112

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

JB Hack (1805-1884), an entrepreneurial Quaker, who purchased much land in Lower North Adelaide, an area he named Chichester Gardens, after his English birthplace.  Energetic in such diverse projects as agriculture, stockraising and shipping, Hack and his brother, Stephen, a partner in his business affairs, eventually lost their assets through bankruptcy.  Barton Tce, one of Adelaide’s original public streets, passes Hack’s former parcel of 13 Town Acre land grants.  He planted SAs first vines on this property.

BATH LANE - Town Acre 344, 369 Sheet 42

A private road, together with cul-de-sac, linking Angas St and Pulteney St.

BATH ST - Town Acre 418, 419, 442, 443 Sheet 30

A private road, linking Angas St and Carrington St.  Now renamed Eden St.

BEAUMONT RD - Sheet 9

A public road, across the South Parklands, linking East Tce with Greenhill Rd.

BELTANA LANE - Town Acre Sheet

This street appears to be a recent name.  Perhaps a named right-of-way?  This street does not appear on my street directory.

BENT ST - Town Acre 89, 98 Sheet 74

A private road, linking Grenfell St and Rundle St.

BENTHAM ST - Town Acre 200, 239 Sheet 56

A private road, linking Franklin St and Waymouth St.

BERTHA TCE - Town Acre 206

A private road off Freeman St.  Memorial 146/355  Unclear whether this is just a name for a row of buildings on Freeman St or actually a small street running off Freeman St.

BEVIS ST NA - Town Acre 872 Sheet 101

A private road, linking Gover St and Tynte St.  Name altered slightly to Beviss St.

BEVISS ST NA - Town Acre 872 Sheet 101

A private road, linking Gover St and Tynte St.  Name slightly altered from Bevis to Beviss St during 1961.

BEWES ST - Town Acre 417, 444 Sheet 31

A private thoroughfare, linking Angas St and Carrington St.

Thomas Bewes Strangways (1809–1859), prominent pioneer SA explorer, pastoralist and politician.  Both Bewes St (South Adelaide) and Strangways Tce (North Adelaide) are named after him.  TB Strangways’ mother, Mrs Henry Strangways, of Shapwick Hall, Somerset, England, was the former Miss Elisheba Bewes.

BLACKBURN ST - Town Acre 653, 670 Sheet 7

A private road, linking Gilles St and South Tce.

BLACKBURN ST - right-of-way Town Acre 653, 654, 670 Sheet 7, 8

Blackburn St right-of-way TA 654 has become part of Davaar Place.

BLENHEIM ST - Town Acre 389, 324 Sheet 38

A private road, linking Gouger St and Grote St.  Perhaps constructed in two stages?  The Grote St cul-de-sac was probably named Mercy St.

BLOOR COURT - Town Acre 136 Sheet 65

An east-west cul-de-sac, leading south off Currie St.

BLYTH ST - Town Acre 13, 50 Sheet 78

A private road, linking Hindley St and North Tce.

Brothers Arthur (1823-1891) and Neville Blyth (1825-1890) conducted an ironmongery and general merchandise shop on the corner of Blyth and Hindley Sts during the 1840s.  Following political careers, both men retired to Britain at the end of the 1870s.

BOTANIC DRIVE - Leads off Frome Rd from Sheet 75

A public road through the North Parklands, linking Frome Rd and Hackney Rd.

BOTANIC ROAD - Leads east from Sheet 75

A public road, linking North Tce, Adelaide, across the East Parklands with North Tce, Hackney.

The Adelaide Botanic Gardens were established in the vicinity during 1855, with GW Francis as the first director.

BOULTON MEWS NA - Town Acre 784, 785 Sheet

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Boulton St.

BOULTON ST NA - Town Acre 776, 785 Sheet 91

A private road, linking Archer St and Ward St.

On lease from South Australia’s first Governor, John Hindmarsh (by then safely ensconsed as Governor of windswept Heligoland), WA Hughes laid out an extensive sub-division in North Adelaide, on three Town Acres between Archer and Ward Streets, during 1849.  The two new private roads through his estates Hughes called Marian and Boulton, likely to be the names of his mother, living in far-off Kent, England.  WA Hughes and his wife also called their children in similar fashion - after the youngsters’ Hughes and Sawle grandparents.

BOWDEN LANE - Town Acre 563 Sheet 14

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Gilles St.

Jacob Bowden (1809-1888), pioneer colonist and medical herbalist.  He lived in Gilles St until 1882, serving a large practice amongst the district’s poor owing to the shortage of qualified physicians.  Widely, J Bowden enjoyed the honorary title of ‘Doctor'.  He died at home, Pine Cottage, Musgrave St, Goodwood.

BOWEN ST - Town Acre 262, 311 Sheet 50

A private road, linking Franklin St and Grote St.

BOWER ST NA - Town Acre 972, 985 Sheet 122

A private road, linking Mackinnon Parade and Melbourne St.  The northern portion was once known as Parker St.  Bower St appears to have been constructed in two stages.

BRAHAM ST - Town Acre 176 Sheet 65

A former private road linking the former Osmond and Elizabeth Sts to the east of Emanuel Solomon’s former 1841 playhouse.  Perhaps a corruption of Catherine Abrahams, Solomon’s third wife’s surname.  This street has now been closed and built upon.

BRAY ST - Town Acre 271 Sheet 48

A renamed street.  [Is this now Molton St?  Perhaps this was the street which linked Molton St with Gawler Place?]

BRISTOL PLACE - Town Acre 362 Sheet 43

This street appears to have been renamed or closed.  [Either Kenton St or Cardwell Lane?]

BRISTOL ST - Town Acre 362 Sheet 43

This street appears to have been renamed or closed.  [Either Kenton St or Cardwell Lane?]

BROUGHAM COURT NA - Town Acre 723, 726 Sheet 86

A private road, linking Brougham Place and Kermode St.  The northern portion of Brougham Court was a cul-de-sac, named Chapel St.

BROUGHAM PLACE NA - Town Acre 740 Sheet 89

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.  A triangular road forming part of the link between North Adelaide and Lower North Adelaide.

Henry Brougham (1778–1868), barrister and MP.  He worked tirelessly for reform in common-law, commerce and education. Influential as Chancellor in Lord Melbourne’s administration, Brougham eagerly supported the foundation of SA during the early 1830s.

BROUGHAM ROAD NA - Sheet 89

Crossed Brougham Place on the west to link Poole St with O’Connell St.  Part of King William Road from 27/4/1926.

BROWN ST - Town Acre 693 Sheet 3

John Brown (1801–1879), early a supporter of the SA colonisation scheme.  He emigrated in 1837, and became the colony’s first Emigration Agent.  Urbane and well-educated, Brown quarrelled constantly with more pedestrian Governor Hindmarsh.  John Brown took an active interest in public affairs, helping to spread enlightenment through editorship of The Adelaide Times, for over a decade a rival of The Register for influence.

Brown St (one of Adelaide’s original public thoroughfares) was the continuation of Morphett St, from Grote St to South Tce.  From 27/7/1967, Brown St was re-gazetted as part of Morphett St.

BRYANT ST - Town Acre 697 Sheet 2

A cul-de-sac, leading west off Wilcox St.  Now known as Red Lane.

BUNDEY ROAD NA - Sheet 123

A public road, linking Mackinnon Parade, across the North Parklands, with Hackney Rd.

William Bundey (1826-1889), master builder and Mayor of Adelaide 1883-1886.  Of extremely affable personality, W Bundey confined his civic interests to local government, Lodges and building societies.  He died unexpectedly, after supporting a toast, during a Methodist minister’s wedding reception in the North Adelaide Institute.  Mr Bundey lived in Mackinnon Parade, North Adelaide.

BURLINGTON PLACE - Town Acre 325 Sheet 38

Either a cul-de-sac, or a private road, leading south off Grote St. Renamed as a continuation of Marlborough St, linking Gouger St and Grote St.

BURNETT PLACE - Town Acre 113, 114 Sheet 70

[A former name for Burnett St?]

BURNETT ST - Town Acre 113, 114 Sheet 70

A private road, linking Currie St, Schrader St and Solomon St.  The former Burnett St was nearer Rosina St.  [Has the former Burnett St been closed? Is the present Burnett St a renaming of Burnett Place?]

BURNETT ST right-of-way - Town Acre 113 Sheet 70

[As yet unidentified.]

BURBRIDGE ROAD - Sheet 37

A public street, which crosses the West Parklands, linking Grote St with the Western suburbs.

BUXTON ST NA - Town Acre 893 Sheet 106

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Thomas Buxton (1786-1845), first Baronet, MP for Weymouth (Dorset) 1820-1836, prominent in exertions for the abolition of slavery and the reform of the British penal code.  His grandson, Thomas Buxton, the third Baronet, became Governor of SA between 1895-1899.

BYROM PLACE - Town Acre 258, 315, 326, 387 Sheet 38

A private road, linking Gouger St and Grote St.  Name slightly alterted to Byron Place.

BYROM PLACE right-of-way - Town Acre 326 Sheet 38

An unnamed right-of-way, leading east, links up with Oakley St.

BYRON PLACE - Town Acre 258, 315, 326, 387 Sheet 38

A private road, linking Gouger St and Grote St.  Name slightly altered from Byrom to Byron Place in 1924.

 

CAIRNS ST - Town Acre 575, 576, 591, 592 Sheet 11, 12

A private road, linking Hutt St and Cardwell St.  Crosses a SA Company sub-division of four TA.

William Cairns (c1828-1888), colonial civil servant. Undermined in health after spending most of his working life in Britain’s tropical colonies,  WW Cairns became Governor of South Australia in early 1877.  He resigned abruptly after two months in office, pleading a depleted nervous system as the reason for his sudden departure.  E Hodder notes that the opening of the Adelaide Bridge across the Torrens River (25 April 1887) appeared to be Cairns’s only public act.  Evidently, William Cairns failed to make his mark as one of the most popular of SAs colonial governors.

CAIRNS ST right-of-way - Town Acre 591 Sheet 11

This right-of-way appears to be still unnamed, or may have even disappeared.

CALIFORNIA ST - Town Acre 332, 381 Sheet 39

A cul-de-sac in two sections into the Central Market precinct, linking Gouger St and Grote St.

CALIFORNIA ST NORTH - Town Acre 332 Sheet 39

See note under California St.

CALIFORNIA ST SOUTH - Town Acre 381 Sheet 39

See note under California St.

CAMBRIDGE ST NA - Town Acre 827, 836 Sheet 99

A private road, linking Archer St and Tynte St.

CANNON ST - Town Acre 196, 243 Sheet 55

A private road, linking Franklin St and Waymouth St.

CARDIFF ST NA - Town Acre Sheet 111

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Childers St - [along the boundary of TA 935, 936?]

CARDWELL LANE - Town Acre 362 Sheet 43

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Cardwell St.

[Formerly either Bristol St or Bristol Place?]

CARDWELL ST - Town Acre 350, 351, 362, 363,422, 423, 438, 439, 498, 499, 514, 515, 574, 575, 592, 593 Sheet 43, 30, 25, 12

Probably a union of the original Cardwell St and Daly St.  A private road, linking Flinders St and Gilbert St.  A break in the street occurs between Carrington St and Halifax St.

CARDWELL ST right-of-way - Town Acre 362 Sheet 43

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Cardwell St. Now known as Cardwell Lane.

Edward Cardwell (1813-1886), barrister and parliamentarian.  He entered the House of Commons during 1842, in the years immediately following SAs foundation.  During the mid 1860s, as Secretary of State for the Colonies, Cardwell involved himself much with SA affairs.  He became Viscount Cardwell in 1874.

CAREY ST - Town Acre Sheet

This street appears to have been renamed or closed.

CARRINGTON ST - Town Acre 452 Sheet 32

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Robert Smith (1752-1838), banker and parliamentarian.  Elevated to the peerage as Lord Carrington during 1797, he became a close political associate of the Duke of Wellington.  Perhaps the Duke interested Lord Carrington in SA affairs, and caused members of his wealthy family to invest in the colony.

Robert Smith (1796–1868), MP for High Wycombe, at the time the SA Act was passed at Westminster.  He succeeded his father as the 2nd Lord Carrington during 1838.  Possibly a cousin to three Smith brothers, partners in the banking firm of Smith, Payne & Smith, in Lombard St, London, who purchased a swag of Adelaide Town Acres land grants in 1837.

CASSELL ST - Town Acre 595 Sheet 12

A private road, linking Gilles St and Castle St.  Now renamed as an extension of Castle St.

CASTLE ST - Town Acre 572, 595 Sheet 12

A private road, linking Gilles St and Halifax St.

CAVAN ST - Town Acre 548 Sheet 17

A private road, linking Little Gilbert St and Little Sturt St.  Now named Cavan Place.

CAVAN PLACE - Town Acre 548 Sheet 17

A cul-de-sac, leading in east from Little Sturt St.  It has been reduced in length and direction from the former Cavan St it replaces.

A right-of-way on a TA belonging to William Leigh Senr.

CBS COURT - Town Acre 141 Sheet 63

A cul-de-sac, leading east off King William St.

CEMETERY ROAD - Sheet 19

Probably a cul-de-sac, leading off West Tce, into the West Parklands, beside the West Tce Cemetery.

CENTENARY ST NA - Town Acre 821, 822, 831, 832 Sheet 99, 100

A private road, linking Archer St and Tynte St.

A north-south road, running through a sub-division of four TA belonging to TH Beare.

CENTREPOINT LANE - Town Acre 38 Sheet 76

A private road, linking Pulteney St and Rundle St.

During the 1980s-early 1990s, the Centrepoint Department Store stood on the corner of Pulteney St and Rundle St.

CHANCERY LANE - Town Acre 341, 372 Sheet 41

A private road, linking Angas St and Wakefield St.

CHAPEL ST NA - Town Acre 833, 834 Sheet 99

A private road, linking O’Connell St and Tower St.

CHAPEL ST NA - Town Acre 726 Sheet 86

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Brougham Place.  This has now been absorbed as the northern portion of Brougham Court.

Named after the Brougham Place Bible Christian Chapel to the west.

CHARLES PLACE - Town Acre 41 Sheet 76

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Charles St.

CHARLES ST - Town Acre 22, 41 Sheet 76

A private road, linking North Tce and Rundle St.

CHARLOTTE PLACE - Town Acre 672, 673 Sheet 7

A private road, linking Charlotte St and Louisa St.

CHARLOTTE ST - Town Acre 650 Sheet 7

A private road, linking Gilles St and South Tce.  The southern portion of this street used to be a cul-de-sac named Cromwell St.  This Cromwell St reference appears only on the Smith Sheets.

CHATHAM ST - Town Acre 472, 541 Sheet 20

A private road, linking Sturt St and Wright St.

CHESSER ST - Town Acre 145, 166 Sheet 63

A private road, linking Grenfell St and Pirie St.

Dr TY Cotter, the Colonial Surgeon, took up TA 144 as a land grant in 1837.  By 1839, he had laid out and named Chesser Street, after Captain William Chesser of the Ship Coromandel, on which the Cotters had emigrated to SA 1837.  Originally, Chesser Street was a right of way to the back boundary of the Town Acre; it has now become a public road linking Grenfell and Pirie Streets.

CHILDERS COURT NA - Town Acre 941 Sheet 110

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Childers St.  Named in 1964.

CHILDERS ST NA - Town Acre 933 Sheet 112

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Named after the MP JW Childers, a keen supporter of SAs colonisation and a member of the SA Association.  Although his nomination as a SA Commissioner did not succeed, he vigorously supported passage of the SA Act through the British Parliament.  ‘I cannot conceive how any one can fail to perceive that the measure under consideration must be advantageous …’

CHILDERS ST right-of-way NA - Town Acre 922 Sheet 108

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Childers St.  Now known as Taskers Lane.

CHRISTCHURCH LANE NA - Town Acre 745 Sheet 88

A private road, linking Jeffcott St and Palmer Place.

A descriptive name for a narrow thoroughfare between Christchurch North Adelaide, the Anglican parish church for the area, and Bishop’s Court, home of the Anglican Archbishop of Adelaide.

CHURCHILL ST - Town Acre 388, 389, 390 Sheet 38

A private road, linking Blenheim and Marlborough St.

CITY ROAD - Town Acre Sheet

[I cannot find this road.]

CLARENCE PLACE - Town Acre 79 Sheet 72

A cul-de-sac, leading east off King William St.

CLARENDON ST - Town Acre 68 Sheet 69

A private road, linking Currie St and Hindley St.  The original Clarendon St 68/69 appears to have been renamed.  This is Elizabeth St.

CLARENDON ST extension - Town Acre 68 Sheet 69

Clarendon St extension has become part of Clarendon St.

CLARK ST - Town Acre 821 Sheet 99

This street appears to have been renamed or closed.

[Is this the cul-de-sac between O’Connell St and Centenary St? Or is this Centenary St itself?]

CLAXTON ST - Town Acre 397,464 Sheet 35

A private road, linking Gouger St and Wright St.

CLAXTON ST right-of-way - Town Acre 397 Sheet 35

This street appears on my map, but is unnamed.

CLEO LANE - Town Acre 219 Sheet

A cul-de-sac, leading south off East Tce.

[This street does not appear on my road map.]

CLIFTON PLACE - Town Acre 125 Sheet 67

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Currie St.

CLUB HOUSE LANE - Town Acre 75 Sheet 71

A right-angle cul-de-sac, leading south off Hindley St.

Club House Lane commemorates the Club House Hotel, which traded against the lane, on Town Acre 74, between 1839-1852.  The Club House Lane right of way served property belonging to the late Michael Featherstone, a Brighton farmer.  He left this part of his extensive estate to his second daughter, Hephzibah (Mrs John Kearne), who died in Lancashire, England, during 1879, aged 41, leaving a family of five boys and five girls.

COCKS PLACE - Town Acre Sheet

This street does not appear on my road map.

COGLIN ST - Town Acre 506 Sheet 27

A private road, linking East Tce with Tomsey St.  Now renamed Wilson St.

COGLIN ST - Town Acre 406, 455 Sheet 33

A private road, linking Gouger St and Wright St.

COGLIN ST right-of-way - Town Acre 406, 455 Sheet 33

There appear to be both east and west rights-of-way.  They are unnamed on my map.

COLBY PLACE - Town Acre 490,523 Sheet 24

A right-angle former right-of-way, linking Halifax St and Queen St.

COLLEY ST - Town Acre 975 Sheet 123

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Mackinnon Parade.

COLLINS ST - Town Acre 630 Sheet 3

A right-angle private road, linking Gilbert St and Morphett St.

COLLINS ST - Town Acre 644, 645, 646, 678, 679 Sheet 66

A private road, leading west off Pulteney St, and south to South Tce.  The South Tce exit has been closed, while the street was renamed Delhi St in 1899.

COLLINS ST right-of-way - Town Acre 645, 646 Sheet 6

The former exit to Gilles St.  Now the Gilles St exit for Delhi St.

COLONIAL ARCADE - Town Acre 78 Sheet 71

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Gilbert Place.

COMMERCIAL PLACE - Town Acre 142 Sheet 63

A right-angle private road, linking Grenfell St and Exchange Place.  Once limited from Grenfell St to the beginning of the angle.

The Commercial Hotel stood on the west corner of Grenfell St and Commercial Place between 1830-1885.  The building was demolished in 1896.

COMPTON ST - Town Acre 404, 457 Sheet 34

A private road, linking Gouger St and Wright St.

COMPTON ST right-of-way - Town Acre 457, 458 Sheet 34

This is shown on my map, but is unnamed.

CONSIDINE PLACE - Town Acre 612, 613 Sheet 16

A private road, linking Gilbert St and Hocking Court. It appears to be on the boundary of the TA.  Likely to be one of the Gilbert St rights-of-way.

COOPER ST - Town Acre 550 Sheet 17

This street appears to have been renamed or closed.

[Perhaps the cul-de-sac leading from Sturt St; between Little Gilbert St and Logan St. Or did Logan St not extend to the distance it does now?]

CORDWAINERS LANE - Town Acre 171, 172 Sheet 64

A private road, linking Anster St and Waymouth Place.

COROMANDEL PLACE - Town Acre 144, 167 Sheet 63

A private road, linking Grenfell St and Pirie St.

Dr TY Cotter, the Colonial Surgeon, took up TA 144 as a land grant in 1837.  By 1839, he had laid out and named Coromandel Place, after the Ship Coromandel, on which he and his family had emigrated to SA 1837.  Originally, Coromandel Place was a right of way to the back boundary of the Town Acre; it has now become a public road linking Grenfell and Pirie Streets.

CORRYTON LANE - Town Acre 501 Sheet 26

This street appears to have been renamed or closed.

Perhaps the northernmost portion of present-day Corryton St beside the General Havelock Hotel.

CORRYTON ST - Town Acre 501, 512, 577, 590 Sheet 3, 11

A private road, linking Gilles St and Carrington St.

CRIPPEN PLACE - Town Acre 54 Sheet 79

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Morphett St.

Charles Crippen (?-3/11/1845), wholesale tea and coffee dealer, 8 Eastcheap ?, London.  Charles operated his business in partnership with one George Manton.  In private life, Charles Crippen lived south of the Thames - at 10 Glougall Grove, in the parish of St George’s Camberwell, Surrey.  Following his early death, his wife, Ellen, inherited his property, apart from a £25 annuity to his parents, Charles and Elizabeth Crippen, of Canterbury, Kent.  Ellen’s fellow executor was Charles Hope, of the firm of Watkins & Hope tea brokers, in the City.

In Adelaide, Charles Crippen owned Town Acre 54, on the corner of Hindley and Morphett Sts, behind Holy Trinity North Tce.  Under various names, the Century Hotel has traded on its Crippen Place corner since 1846, the year after Charles Crippen died.

CROMWELL ALLEY - Town Acre 647 Sheet 6

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Cromwell St.

CROMWELL ST - Town Acre 647 Sheet 6

A private road, leading south off Gilles St, into Stewart Place.

CROMWELL ST - Town Acre 673 Sheet 7

A cul-de-sac, leading north off South Tce.  Now renamed as part of Charlotte St, a private road linking Gilles St and South Tce.

This Cromwell St reference appears only on the Smith Sheets.

CROWTHER ST - Town Acre 191, 248 Sheet 54

A private road, linking Franklin St and Waymouth St.

CROWTHER ST right-of-way - Town Acre 191 Sheet 54

This right-of-way appears to be still there.  It has a right-angle bend.  There appears to be another right-of-way, or cul-de-sac pointing east on TA 248.

CURRIE ST - Town Acre 124 Sheet 68

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Raikes Currie (), a radical wealthy banker and Westminster MP. sincere Anglican, he served on the SA Church Society for the proper establishment of church life in SA.  Currie remained well informed concerning SA affairs through regular letters from his great friend, Robert Gouger, until Gouger returned permanently to Britain in 1844.  Adelaide City Councillors drink an annual health to Surveyor-General William Light from a silver bowl which Currie helped to donate to the Corporation.  Currie St, one of Adelaide’s original public thoroughfares, early became a commercial centre through overflow of businesses from crowded Hindley St.

CURTIN LANE NA - Town Acre 904 Sheet 108

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Gover St.

CURTIS ST NA - Town Acre 823, 830 Sheet 100

A private road, linking Archer St and Tynte St.

CYPRESS ST - Town Acre 346, 367 Sheet 42

A private road, linking Angas St and Wakefield St.

 

DA COSTA ARCADE - Town Acre 104 Sheet 72

A pedestrian road, linking Gawler Place and Grenfell St, leading through the ground floor of Da Costa Building.

DALY ST - Town Acre 282, 283, 290, 291, 350, 351, 362, 363 Sheet 43, 46

A private road, linking Flinders St with either Wakefield St or Carrington St.

DARLING PLACE - Town Acre 630 Sheet 3

A cul-de-sac, leading west off Collins St.

DAVAAR PLACE - Town Acre 654 Sheet 8

A public road, with two right-angles, linking Hutt St and Blackburn St. Named in 1949.

[The birthplace of William S Johnson’s wife, in Scotland. Davaar does not appear as a town in any gazetteer.  Perhaps it was an estate?  Identify WS Johnson and his wife.]

DAVID ST - Town Acre 440, 441 Sheet 30

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Regent St.  [Is this street still named thus?]

DAVID ST NA - Town Acre 941 Sheet 110

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Childers St.

DAVIES PLACE NA - Town Acre 942 Sheet 110

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Childers St.

DAWKINS PLACE - Town Acre 214, 215, 216, 223, 224, 225 Sheet 59

A private street, linking Frome St with Tucker St and East Tce.

DELHI ST - Town Acre 644, 645, 646 Sheet 6

A private road, linking Pulteney St, and Gilles St. Portions of Delhi St originally called Collins St. Delhi St received its name in 1899.

DEQUETTEVILLE TCE

A public road, along the outer boundary of the East Parklands.

DEVIATION ROAD

A public road, linking Port Road and East Tce, Thebarton, in the West Parklands.

DEVONSHIRE PLACE - Town Acre 154, 157 Sheet 61

A private road, linking Grenfell St and Pirie St.  Formerly, Devonshire Place went north from Pirie St only as far as Tam O’Shanter Lane.

DIMORA COURT - Town Acre 285, 286, 287, 288 Sheet

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Nil St.  [As yet, I cannot find this on my road map.]

DIVETT PLACE - Town Acre 273, 274, 299, 300 Sheet 47, 48

A private road, linking Flinders St and Wakefield St. Formerly known as Divett St.

DIVETT ST - Town Acre 273, 274, 299, 300 Sheet 47, 48

A private road, linking Flinders St and Wakefield St.  Now known as Divett Place.

DOWNER PLACE - Town Acre 679 Sheet 6

A cul-de-sac, leading north off South Tce. Formerly an outlet for Collins St (now Delhi St).

DOWNS COURT NA - Town Acre 752 Sheet 88

A private road, together with two cul-de-sacs, linking Jeffcott St and Strangways Tce.

DUKES LANE - Town Acre 426, 427 Sheet 29

A U-shaped former right-of-way, with two accesses leading south from Angas St, and through roads in Ehmcke Lane and Gladstone St, leading to Carrington St.

DUMFRIES PLACE - Town Acre 643 Sheet 5

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Gilles St.

DUNN ST - Town Acre 982, 983, 974, 975 Sheet 123

A private road, linking Mackinnon Parade and Melbourne St.

 

EAST PALLANT ST NA - Town Acre 1009, 1010, 1011, 1012 Sheet 117

A private road, linking Melbourne St and Stanley St. Formerly known as Murray St.

EAST TCE - Town Acre Sheet

East Terrace 1929  [SA Library B4936]One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

A descriptive name for the eastern-most street linking North and South Tce in South Adelaide.  The street’s distinctive step formation originates in a design for the thoroughfare to avoid swampy ground, common on Adelaide’s low-lying eastern flank.

EASTERN ROADWAY - Town Acre Sheet

This thoroughfare does not appear on my road map.

EBENEZER PLACE - Town Acre 92 Sheet 74

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Rundle St, into the vicinity of the former East End Market.

EDEN ST - Town Acre 418, 419, 442, 443 Sheet 31

A private road, linking Angas St and Carrington St.  Formerly known as Eden St.

TA 442-443 were apparently sub-divided later than the northern section.

EDITH PLACE NA - Town Acre 969 Sheet 122

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Finniss St, in Lower North Adelaide.

EDWARD ST - Town Acre 543 Sheet 19

A cul-de-sac, with two further east-west cul-de-sacs, leading north off Sturt St.

EDWARDS PLACE - Town Acre 535 Sheet 21

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Sturt St, east of Whitmore Square.  Named in 1964.

EHMCKE LANE, EHMCKE PLACE - Town Acre 434 Sheet 29

A private road, leading north from Carrington St to Dukes Lane.

Wilhelm Ehmcke (1817–1877), an influential Adelaide merchant.  He owned a large sawmill and timber yard on the corner of Grenfell St and Hindmarsh Square, the site of the present RAA Building.

ELDER ST - Town Acre 23, 40 Sheet 76

A private road, linking Rundle Mall with North Tce.  This street has now disappeared.  The northern exit into North Tce has become part of Austin St.

ELDER ST - Town Acre 348, 365 Sheet 43

A private road, linking Angas St and Wakefield St.  [Possibly, this has been made into a cul-de-sac, entered north from Angas St, and re-named Little Elder St?]

ELIZA ST - Town Acre 197, 242 Sheet 55

A private road, linking Franklin St and Waymouth St.

ELIZA ST right-of-way - Town Acre 197 Sheet 55

This does not appear on my map.

ELIZABETH ST - Town Acre 130, 181, 192, 247 Sheet 66, 54

A private street, linking Currie St and Franklin St.

ELIZABETH ST - Town Acre 68 Sheet 69

The Adelaide City Archives lists this as an early street of Adelaide.  The same records also list Clarendon St (the modern street) as the road laid down here.  [Could there have been an Elizabeth St cul-de-sac, east west across Clarendon St?]

ELIZABETH ST - Town Acre 948 Sheet 110

In some Adelaide City Council records, instead of Queen Elizabeth St.

ELY PLACE - Town Acre 594, 595 Sheet 12

A public road, linking Gilles St and Wakeham St.

ELY PLACE right-of-way - Town Acre 595, 596 Sheet12

Several unnamed cul-de-sacs exist on the northern side of Ely Place.

EVANS PLACE - Town Acre 554, 555 Sheet 16

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Hocking Court.

EXCHANGE PLACE - Town Acre 170 Sheet 63

A private road, leading north off Pirie St, running into McHenry St, and adjacent to the Adelaide Stock Exchange.

 

FAULKNER PLACE - Town Acre 612 Sheet 16

A private road, linking Considine Place and Hocking Place.

FEATHERSTONE PLACE - Town Acre 81 Sheet 72

A cul-de-sac, leading west off Gawler Place.

FENCHURCH ST - Town Acre 906, 919 Sheet 108

A private road, linking Childers St and Gover St.

FENN PLACE - Town Acre 6, 57 Sheet 80

A private road, linking Hindley St and North Tce.

FERN PLACE - Town Acre 651 Sheet 7

[Is this street something to do with the present Charlotte St, or Charlotte Place?]

FESTIVAL DRIVE

A loop public road leading from Morphett St, east through the North Parklands and behind the Adelaide Railway Station, to give rear access to the Festival Theatre.

FIELD ST - Town Acre 403, 458 Sheet 34

A private road, linking Gouger St and Wright St. Originally a cul-de-sac, leading south off Gouger St.

FIGTREE COURT NA - Town Acre 888 Sheet 104

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Buxton St.  This town acre must have been sub-divided only about the turn of the century.

FINNISS COURT - Town Acre 964 Sheet 121

A private road, linking Finniss St and Melbourne St.

FINNISS ST NA - Town Acre 957 Sheet 126

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

BT Finniss (1807–1893), first SA Premier.  A surveyor by profession, he remained loyal to Surveyor-General William Light throughout Light’s bitter arguments with Governor Hindmarsh.

FIRST ST - Town Acre 633 Sheet 3

An east-west private road, linking Second St, third St and Percy Court.

FISHER PLACE - Town Acre 20, 21, 42, 43 Sheet 77

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Gawler Place, near North Tce.

FISHER ST - Town Acre 327 Sheet 38

[Is there some confusion in naming this street?  Is this the cul-de-sac which crosses over Oakley St?]

FISHER ST - Town Acre 400, 461 Sheet 34

A private road, linking Gouger St and Wright St.  Now known as Bartels St.

FISHER ST right-of-way - Town Acre 400 Sheet 34

Now Bartels St right-of-way linking Bartels St with Selby St?

FLINDERS ST - Town Acre 270 Sheet 48

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Matthew Flinders (1774–1814), prominent British navigator and coastal explorer.  During 1802, he charted SAs coast, ‘the Unknown Coast’, in his leaky vessel, Investigator.  Of the utmost integrity, both in his public duty and private life, Flinders inspired associates to give of their best as well.

FOWLERS LANE - Town Acre 17 Sheet 77

A private road, linking King William St and North Tce.

FRANCIS ST - Town Acre 82 Sheet 72

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Gawler Place, near to Rundle St.

FRANCIS ST NA - Town Acre 1040, 1041, 1042 Sheet 116

A private road, linking Kingston Tce and Mann Tce.

FRANCIS ST EAST NA - Town Acre 1040 Sheet 116

The original Francis St has been reduced from a through road into two cul-de-sacs.

FRANCIS ST WEST NA - Town Acre 1040 Sheet 116

The original Francis St has been reduced from a through road into two cul-de-sacs.

FRANKLIN ST - Town Acre 252 Sheet 53

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Sir John Franklin (1786-1847), noted mariner, explorer and .  He first came to the South Pacific as midshipman to Matthew Flinders in the early 1800s, later returning to the region as Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen’s Land 1837-1843.  Knighted in 1829 for his sterling achievements, Franklin perished while on his successful quest to find the North-West Passage in the Arctic.  Sir John’s wife, Jane, paid an extended visit to SA while the Franklins lived in Van Diemen’s Land, and is particularly remembered for her persistent efforts to equip an expedition to discover her husband’s fate.  Appropriately, one of Adelaide’s original public streets is named after this couple who took such an enlightened interest in SA.

FRANKLIN ST right-of-way - Town Acre 267, 306 Sheet 49

Now known as Morialta St, a thoroughfare between Franklin St and Grote St.

FREDERICK PLACE - Town Acre 539, 768 Sheet 20, 93

A private road, linking Frederick St and George St.

FREDERICK ST - Town Acre 539 Sheet 20

A private road, with cul-de-sac, linking Sturt St and George St.

FREEMAN LANE - Town Acre 206 Sheet 57

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Pirie St.  It commemorates Freeman St, the former name for the nearby portion of Gawler Place.

FREEMAN ST - Town Acre 142, 143, 168, 169, 205, 206, 233, 234, 271, 272, 301, 302 Sheet 63, 57, 48

A private street, linking Grenfell St and Wakefield St.  Now part of Gawler Place.

FREEMASONS LANE - Town Acre 207 Sheet 57

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Pirie St, which once ran between the Freemasons’ Hotel and the German Club.  The hotel ceased trading in 1978, while the ornate German Club has long since been put to other uses.

FRENCH ST - Town Acre 144, 145 Sheet 63

A private road, linking Chesser St and Coromandel Place.

[Does this street have some association with the family of Dr TY Cotter, who sub-divided these two TAs and laid out the private roads.]

FREW ST - Town Acre 483, 530 Sheet 22

Began as a cul-de-sac, named Little Mill St; later as a cul-de-sac, named Frew St; now a through street, linking Sturt St and Wright St.

FROME ROAD - Sheet 75

A public street, linking Frome St and Brougham Place, over the North Parklands.

FROME ST - Town Acre 27, 28, 35, 36, 98, 90, 97, 98, 151, 152, 159, 160, 213, 214, 225, 226, 279, 280, 293, 294, 347, 348, 365, 366, Sheet 75, 74, 61, 59, 43.

A private road, linking North Tce and Angas St.  Formerly Tavistock St, Ackland St and several new thoroughfares laid out between Rundle and Grenfell St and Wakefield St and Angas St.

FULLARTON RD - Town Acre Sheet

A public street, on the eastern boundary of the East Parklands, linking Dequetteville Tce and Greenhill Rd.

FULLER ST NA - Town Acre 1032, 1033 Sheet 114

A private road, linking Kingston Tce and Stanley St. This street must have been formed about the turn of the century.

 

GAOL ROAD

A cul-de-sac, leading off Port Road, to the former Adelaide Gaol, across the North Parklands.

GAWLER PLACE - Town Acre 81, 82, 105, 106 Sheet 72

The original Gawler Place, which has now been extended to include Freeman St + Giles St.

GAYS ARCADE - Town Acre 85 Sheet 73

A pedestrian thoroughfare, linking Twin St and Adelaide Arcade.

GEORGE COURT - Town Acre 474, 539 Sheet 20

A private road, linking Sturt and Wright St. Formerly known as George St.

GEORGE PARADE - Town Acre 485 Sheet 23

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Carrington St. Named in 1964.

GEORGE ST - Town Acre 5, 58 Sheet 80

A private road, linking North Tce and Hindley St.

GEORGE ST - Town Acre 474, 539 Sheet 20

A private road, linking Sturt and Wright St.  Now known as George Court.  Much straightening out occurred in this street.

GEORGE ST NA - Town Acre 865, 866, 875, 876 Sheet 102, 101

A private road, with cul-de-sac, linking O’Connell St and Lohrmann St.

GEORGE ST - Town Acre 565, 602 Sheet 14

A private road, linking Gilles St and Halifax St.  Now known as Hallett St.

GEORGE ST right-of-way - Town Acre 565 Sheet 14

Two east-west cul-de-sacs, crossing former George St, still unnamed on my map.

GIBBON LANE - Town Acre 759, 802 Sheet 95

A private road, linking Barnard St and Strangways Tce.

GILBERT PLACE - Town Acre 78, 109 Sheet 71

A private road, linking Currie St and Hindley St.

GILBERT PLACE right-of-way - Town Acre 77, 78 Sheet 71

These appear on my map, but do not appear to have names.

GILBERT ST - Town Acre 607 Sheet 15

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Thomas Gilbert (c1787–1873), SAs first Colonial Storekeeper and Postmaster-General.  Probably the colony’s first optician, bachelor T Gilbert emigrated SA 1836 Cygnet, and was much in demand as an after dinner speaker at pioneer social gatherings.  Unlike many foundation government officials, he enjoyed immense popularity amongst the colony’s population, and retired with a liberal pension.

GILBERT ST right-of-way - Town Acre 612 Sheet 16

Now named Considine Place.

GILBERT ST rights-of-way - Town Acre 624, 625 Sheet 1, 2

Probably portion of the Vinrace St maze.

GILES ST - Town Acre 19, 20, 43, 44 Sheet 77

A private road, linking North Tce and Rundle St.  Now forms part of Gawler Place.

GILLES ARCADE - Town Acre 134, 135, 176, 177 Sheet 65

A private road, linking Currie St and Light Square.

Osmond Gilles (24/8/1788-23/9/1866), SAs first Colonial Treasurer.  A childless widower of considerable wealth, Gilles gave up public office three years after he arrived in SA 1836 Buffalo.  However, his various commercial and philanthropic undertakings ensured that he remained well-known until his death.  Gilles lived on a prosperous estate at Glen Osmond.  Various SA locations named either Osmond or Gilles honour this uncertain tempered man.  This thoroughfare was designed for foot traffic only.  It formed a busy business centre with Rosina St, leading to Hindley St.

GILLES LANE - Town Acre 606 Sheet 14

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Gilles St.  Osmond Gilles was SAs first Colonial Treasurer.

GILLES ST - Town Acre 585 Sheet 10

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.  Osmond Gilles was SAs first Colonial Treasurer.

GLADSTONE ST - Town Acre 426, 435 Sheet 29

A private road, linking Carrington St and Dukes Lane.  Formerly - A cul-de-sac, leading north off Carrington St, named Stephens Court.

WE Gladstone (1809-1898), British parliamentarian and author.  When SA was founded during the 1830s, Gladstone was serving his first term as a Westminster MP.  He held government office as under-secretary for the colonies.  WE Gladstone’s name was put forward unsuccessfully as a SA Commissioner.  At one stage during the 1850s, Gladstone had to endure unpopularity, when one of his relatives, the youthful rake and gambler Francis Lawley, was proposed as the next Governor of SA following Henry Young.

GLANDFIELD COURT - Town Acre 884 Sheet

A cul-de-sac, running south off Buxton St.  This thoroughfare is not on my street map.

GLEN OSMOND ROAD - Sheet 6

A public street built across the South Parklands, linking Adelaide with Glen Osmond and the beginning of the Mt Barker Road.

Glen Osmond Road  1880

GLOUCESTER PLACE - Town Acre 837 Sheet 98

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Wellington Square.

GLOVER AVE - Sheet 68

A public street built across the West Parklands, linking West Tce with Henley Beach Road.

GOODWOOD ROAD - Sheet 1

A public road built across the South Parklands to Goodwood, established in 1849 by Arthur Hardy, who subdivided Goodwood Farm, the estate of failed developers Richard Borrow and James Goodiar.

GOUGER ST - Town Acre 378 Sheet 38

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Robert Gouger (1802–1846), agent and public servant.  Probably SAs most enthusiastic promoter, nevertheless, Gouger became ruined emotionally and financially by his involvement with the colony.  He had the ability to make ideas practical, but offended too many influential people, and also lost many of his assets in the collapse of SAs economy in 1840.

GOUGER ST right-of-way - Town Acre 394 Sheet 37, 36

Now known as Murray Lane.

GOVER PLACE NA - Town Acre 877, 878 Sheet 102

A loop private road, running south from Gover St, and near to O’Connell St.

GOVER ST NA - Town Acre 871 Sheet 101

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

William Clegg Gover (),

GOVER ST right-of-way NA - Town Acre 877, 878 Sheet 102

A loop private road, running south from Gover St, and near to O’Connell St.  Now known as Gover Place.

GOVER ST right-of-way NA - Town Acre 901 Sheet 107

The street appears to be still unnamed on my street map.

GRACE PLACE - Town Acre 630 Sheet 3

A cul-de-sac, leading west off Collins St.

GRACE ROAD - Town Acre 630 Sheet 3

A cul-de-sac, leading west off Collins St.  Known as Grace Place from 1961.

GRATTAN ST - Town Acre 187, 252 Sheet 53

A private road, linking Franklin St and Waymouth St.

GRAY COURT - Town Acre 473 Sheet 20

A private road, linking Sturt and Wright St.  Formerly known as Gray St.

GRAY COURT right-of-way - Town Acre 473 Sheet 20

Possibly named Gray Court, linked with the main thoroughfare, with which it forms a circular link to the west.

GRAY ST - Town Acre 3, 60, 65, 122, 127, 184, 189, 250, 255 Sheet 80, 69, 66, 54, 51

A private road, linking Grote St and North Tce.

GRAY STREET - Town Acre 473 Sheet 20

A former cul-de-sac, leading south from Wright St.  Now a through road, and known as Gray Court.

GRAY ST right-of-way - Town Acre 255 Sheet 51

A loop right-of-way, leading east off Gray St.  Now known as Howes Court.

GREENHILL ROAD

A public thoroughfare, which runs the whole outer length of the South Parklands.

GREENOCK COURT NA - Town Acre 904 Sheet 108

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Gover St.

GRENFELL ST - Town Acre 94 Sheet 74

Pascoe St Leger Grenfell (1761-1838), an MP, anti-slavery adovcate and father of Sir Francis Grenfell, a British Army general.  Active in his membership of the SA Church Society, Grenfell donated the Town Acre on which Adelaide’s first permanent church building, Holy Trinity North Tce, was erected, plus glebe land in the suburbs, which in time became known as Trinity Gardens.  His death, so soon after the colony’s foundation, robbed SA of sympathetic professional financial advice, for which he had been long respected in his devepment of the Anglesey and Cornish copper mining industry.  Pascoe Grenfell gave his name to one of Adelaide’s original public streets.

GRESHAM PLACE - Town Acre 16, 47 Sheet 78

A private road, linking King William St and Gresham St.  The Gresham Hotel operated next door, on the corner of King William St and North Tce, until 1965.

GRESHAM ST - Town Acre 16, 47 Sheet 78

A private road, linking Hindley St and North Tce.

GROTE LANE - Town Acre 313 Sheet 50

A cul-de-sac, leading off north from Grote St.  Now known as Addie Place.

GROTE ST - Town Acre 306 Sheet 49

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

George Grote (1794–1871), Radical banker, MP and intellectual.  As Treasurer of the SA Association, it fell to him to promote SA as a desirable haven for emigrants and investments, after the President, Wolryche Whitmore, suddenly lost interest.  Grote himself also fell by the wayside during 1834, when he declared that Britain’s incoming Tory Government would interfere too greatly in finalising arrangements to establish the colony.

GROTE ST right-of-way - Town Acre 267, 306 Sheet 49

A right-of-way, linking Franklin St and Grote St.  Now known as Morialta St.

GUNSON ST - Town Acre 345, 368 Sheet 42

A private road, linking Angas St and Wakefield St.  Formerly, Gunson St applied only to TA 345.  The southern portion of Gunson St was known as Little Hanson St.

 

HACK ST NA - Town Acre 939, 950 Sheet 111

A private road, linking Barton Tce and Childers St.  Formerly named Barton St.  Renamed in 1947.

HACKNEY ROAD

A public road, continuation of Dequetteville Tce, forming a thoroughfare along the outer boundary of the North Parklands.

HALIFAX ST - Town Acre 514 Sheet 25

One of the original public streets in Adelaide.  It was named after ? Hallifax, one of the banking partners of Glyn, Hallifax & Mills, of London.  Another instance of a name spelt wrongly on the original plan.

HALLETT ST - Town Acre 565, 602 Sheet 14

A private road, linking Gilles St and Halifax St.  Formerly known as George St.

HALLS PLACE - Town Acre 693 Sheet 3

Name slightly altered from Hall to Halls in 1961.

HAMILTON PLACE - Town Acre 631, 692 Sheet 3

HAMLEY ST - Town Acre 551, 616 Sheet 17

HANSON PLACE - Town Acre 600, 601 Sheet 13

A twin cul-de-sac, leading east and west, across Stephen St.  Now known as Sanders Place.

HANSON ST - Town Acre 344 Sheet 42

Richard Hanson (1805–1876), a leading member of London’s literary and political world.  He emigrated to SA after serving a stint as Secretary to Lord Durham, when the latter spent time in Canada to draw up his famous Report on the future of British North America. Interestingly, EG Wakefield, the architect of SA colonisation theory, was another companion on that particular trip.  In SA, Hanson campaigned earnestly for self-government, and became the colony’s Chief Justice in 1861.

One of Adelaide’s original public streets (a continuation of Pulteney St south of the Wakefield St intersection), Hanson St’s name disappeared in 1967, to be replaced by Pulteney St for the whole distance between North and South Tce.

HARGRAVE ST NA - Town Acre 924 Sheet

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Jeffcott St.

HARRIETT ST - Town Acre 570, 597 Sheet 13

Confusion over Harriet/Harriett

HART ST NA - Town Acre 1038, 1041 Sheet 115

A private through road, linking Kingston Tce and Stanley St.

HARVEY ST - Town Acre 356, 357 Sheet 44

A through private road, linking Angas and Wakefield Sts.

HAWDON ST - Town Acre 63-69, 118-124 Sheet 68, 69

A private road, linking Light Square and West Tce.  Now known as Philip St.

Joseph Hawdon (c1813-12/4/1871).  Born Walkerfield, near Staindrop, Co Durham, England.  Emigrated to NSW in 1834, intending to play his part in the colony’s profitable pastoral industry.  Several years later, news of the foundation of SA filtered through to Australia’s eastern coast.  Inspired by reports of opportunities to sell livestock in the new colony, Hawdon brought the first overland draft of cattle during 1838, in partnership with Charles Bonney, whose exploration party moved ahead to define the best route, generally along the course of the Murray River.  Adelaide’s citizens greatly celebrated this effort.  Later, J Hawdon settled in Victoria and then New Zealand, where he prospered as a squatter until his comparatively early death.  Joseph kept in touch with SA through his sister, Mrs Francis Davison, of Blakiston, in the Adelaide Hills.

HENRY ST - Town Acre 487, 526 Sheet 23

A cul-de-sac, leading west from Surflen St.

HILL ST NA - Town Acre 762 Sheet 94

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.  [CHECK DATABASE FOR CLASSIFICATION.]

Sir Rowland Hill, British Postmaster-General and one of the foundation SA Colonial Commissioners.

HINDLEY ST - Town Acre Sheet

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.  [CHECK DATABASE FOR CLASSIFICATION.]

Charles Hindley, one of SAs founding Colonial Commissioners.  A Westminster MP, he campaigned fearlessly in the cause of religious equality.

4/12/1852  Bought Section 672 Hundred of Noarlunga, as a member of the Dukinfield Lodge, Ashton under Lyne, Lancs, £80.  He must have moved to Portland House, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancs, before shifting to London, to Dartmouth House, Dartmouth St, Westminster, where he died 1/12/1857.  In his will, he left Section 672 to his daughter Hannah, wife of Henry Woods, for life, and then to her children in equal shares.  Mrs Woods died before her father, Charles Hindley.  Her only other child, Caroline, died as an infant.  William Woods Junr inherited the land.  He was an executor of his grandfather’s will.  The other executors, including a Charles Frederic Hindley, declined to act as executors.  The firm of H & F Rymill solicitors dealt with the Section for many years for William Woods.  When William Woods married, he settled the land on his wife for life, then to his children in equal shares.

12/6/1932  William Woods died.  He provided that his executors should receive £200 each if they carried out their duties for over a year.  If they refused to act and were beneficiaries, they would lose their inheritance as well.  His son, Henry Charles Wood, and perhaps his sons-in-law, Henry Allan Appleton and Eustace Alpin Marshall, were trustees, along with the widow.

27/10/1936  Emma Agnes Woods widow of William Wood landowner and JP Warnford Park, Warnford, near Droxford, Hants, died, of arteriosclerosis, aged 81.

18/3/1937  RPA The Executors. Value £240.  Title to them.

HINDLEY ST right-of-way - Town Acre 72 Sheet 70

Not shown on street map.  Just west of Rosina St.  Likely to be still unnamed.

HINDMARSH LANE - Town Acre Sheet

Not shown on my street map.

HINDMARSH SQUARE - Town Acre 86 Sheet 73

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

HOBSON PLACE - Town Acre 479, 480, 533, 534 Sheet 21

A private road, linking Sturt St and Wright St.  Name slightly altered from Hopson to Hobson Place in 1961.

HOCKING COURT - Town Acre 555 Sheet 16

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Hocking Place.

HOCKING PLACE - Town Acre 554 Sheet 16

A private road, linking Whitmore Square and Hocking Court.

HOLLAND ST - Town Acre 637, 638 Sheet 4

A loop private street, leading in from King William St, between Gilbert St and South Tce.

HOLLAND ST right-of-way - Town Acre 637, 638 Sheet 4

Forms the loop of modern Holland St.

HOPSON LANE - Town Acre 534 Sheet 21

Most likely the former name for the southern end of Hobson Place.

HOPSON PLACE - Town Acre 479 Sheet 21

A private road, linking Sturt St and Wright St.  The original name for Hobson Place.

HOWES COURT - Town Acre 255 Sheet 51

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Gray St, in the vicinity of St Patrick’s School.  Howes Court also has links with Trenerry Court.

HUDSON ST - Town Acre 962 Sheet 125

A cul-de-sac, leading west off Mackinnon Parade.

HUME LANE-  Town Acre 420, 421, 422, 439, 440, 441 Sheet 30

A private road, linking Daly and Regent Sts. Effectively also an extension of Hume St.

HUME ST - Town Acre 423, 424, 437, 438 Sheet 29, 30

A private road, linking Hutt and Daly Sts.

HURMAN ST - Town Acre 632 Sheet 3

A private road, linking Gilbert St and Hamilton Place.

HURTLE SQUARE - Town Acre 491 Sheet 24

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

HUTT ROAD Sheet 8

A public street, an extension of Hutt St, across the South Parklands.

HUTT ST - Town Acre 285 Sheet 45

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Sir William Hutt MP (1801-1882), one of the original SA Commissioners appointed during 1835 to undertake certain administrative duties in connection with the new colony of SA.  Later, he became closely associated with the fortunes of New Zealand, through the New Zealand Company.  A Cambridge University Radical, he had no compunction in supporting SA as a haven for Britain’s poor and downtrodden, unlike a number of other influential people approached for assistance.

HYDE ST - Town Acre 147, 164 , 209, 230 Sheet 62, 58

A private road, linking Flinders St and Grenfell St.

James Hyde, a foundation director of the SA Company formed in 1836.

 

IFOULD ST - Town Acre 278, 279, 280, 281, 282, 283, 284, 289, 290, 291, 292, 293, 294, 295 Sheet 47, 46, 45

A private road, linking Hutt St and Pulteney St.

IFOULD ST right-of-way - Town Acre 282, 291 Sheet 46

Not shown as named thoroughfares on modern street maps.  Probably still unnamed.  To the east of Christian Brothers College, near Daly St.

IMPERIAL PLACE - Town Acre 108 Sheet 72

A cul-de-sac, linked with an eastern exit to James Place, leading north off Grenfell St.

Formerly a private lane behind the Imperial Hotel , which once stood on the corner of King William and Grenfell Sts - between 1869–1960.

 

JAMES PLACE - Town Acre 80, 107 Sheet 72

A private road, linking Grenfell St and Rundle St.

JAMES ST - Town Acre 358 Sheet 44

A twin cul-de-sac, leading north off Angas St.

JEFFCOTT ROAD, JEFFCOTT ST NA - Town Acre 746 Sheet 82

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Sir John Jeffcott (1796-1837), SAs first Judge.  He was drowned while attempting to cross the Murray Mouth during an exploration expedition of the area.

JERNINGHAM ST NA - Town Acre 970 Sheet 122

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

He must have been good friends with EG Wakefield, as Wakefield named his only son Edward Jerningham Wakefield.

JOHN ST - Town Acre 484, 529 Sheet 22

A private road, linking Sturt St and Wright St. Originally, a cul-de-sac at the Sturt St end.

JOHN ST, NA - Town Acre 703, 714 Sheet 84

A private road, linking Kermode St and Pennington Tce.  Now part of King William Road.  Adelaide City Council records suggest that this was called St John St, before being shortened to John St - perhaps to avoid confusion with St Johns St, South Adelaide?

JOHNS LANE - Town Acre 599 Sheet 13

A private road, linking Gilles St and Hurtle Square.

JOHNSTONE PLACE - Town Acre 968 Sheet 122

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Finniss St.

JOLLEYS LANE

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Victoria Drive to Jolley’s Boathouse, beside the Torrens River.

 

KATE COURT - Town Acre 502, 511 Sheet 26

A private road, linking Carrington St and Halifax St.

KATE COURT right-of-way - Town Acre 511 Sheet 26

Two unnamed private roads, linking Kate Court and Marion St.

KELLETT ST - Town Acre 544 Sheet 19

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Sturt St.

KENT ST - Town Acre 452 Sheet 32

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Carrington St, behind the Crown & Sceptre Hotel. Formerly known as Kinn St.

KENTON ST - Town Acre 362 Sheet 43

Formerly either Bristol St or Bristol Place?

KERMODE ST NA - Town Acre 709 Sheet 83

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Perhaps named after RQ Kermode, or his father, William, businessmen and pastoralists of Tasmania, who had interests in SA.

KILLUA PLACE - Town Acre 578, 589 Sheet 11

A right-angle private road, linking Corryton St and Halifax St.  Now known as Ada St, since 1900.

KING WILLIAM ROAD NA - Town Acre 703, 714 Sheet 84

An extension of King William St, Adelaide, north across the Park Lands to O’Connell St, North Adelaide’s principal thoroughfare.  Within North Adelaide’s built-up area, King William Road has replaced two former street names - John and Poole.

KING WILLIAM ST - Town Acre 16, 17, 408 Sheet 77, 78, 33

King William Street c1890  [SA State Library B50421-45]cnr Rundle Street & King William Street c1890  [SA Library B50421-39]One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

King William IV (1765-1837), British monarch at the time SA was founded.  His consort, Adelaide, gave her name to the new colony’s capital city.

KINGS COURT - Town Acre 126 Sheet 67

A private road, linking Currie St and Queen’s St.

KINGSTON ST - Town Acre 113, 114 Sheet 70

A private road, linking Currie St and Solomon St.  Formerly named Burnett St.  The modern Burnett St is slightly further east.

KINGSTON TCE NA - Town Acre 1030 Sheet 114

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

KINN ST - Town Acre 452 Sheet 32

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Carrington St.  Now known as Kent St.

KINTORE AVE - Sheet 77

A public road, leading across the North Parklands from North Tce to Victoria Drive.  It is effectively a continuation of Gawler Place, in South Adelaide.

KITHER ROAD - Town Acre 482 Sheet 22

A cul-de-sac, running east off Stamford Court.

KNOX ST - Town Acre 311 Sheet 50

A private road, linking Bowen and Morphett Sts.  Now known as Andrew St.

KYFFIN ST - Town Acre 51

A private road, linking Hindley St and North Tce.  Advertised in the Register 9/2/1839, accompanying a sub-division plan of the TA.

LAKEMAN ST NA - Town Acre 707, 709, 709, 710 Sheet 83

A private road, linking Kermode St and Pennington Tce.  Formerly known as Union St.

LEADER ST NA - Town Acre 970, 969 Sheet 122

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Finniss St, Lower North Adelaide.  Formerly known as Leader Place.  It apparently gave back yard access to the Lion Brewery.

Named after pioneer optician, Henry Francis Leader, who brought his family to live here after they emigrated from London, England, in 1848, aboard the John Mitchell.  HF Leader had his consulting rooms in King William St.  His eldest son, Frank Junr, became Government Printer; another, Charles, became partner in the well-known land agency firm, Lyons & Leader, with headquarters in Imperial Chambers, King William St.

LEFEVRE ROAD - Sheet 91

A public street, forming an extension of Lefevre Tce across the North Parklands to Main North Road.

LEFEVRE TCE NA - Town Acre 781 Sheet 91

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Sir John Lefevre (1797–1879), parliamentary under-secretary at the Colonial Office.  Sympathetic to the idea of forming SA, he smoothed the way for George Grote’s initial deputation to the Colonial Secretary, Edward Stanley, during eary 1834, on behalf of the SA Association.  Right until the bill for the colony’s foundation was ready for introduction to the House of Commons, Lefevre patiently kept together the negotiating parties.  Sir John enjoyed a long and distinguished parliamentary career, associated with many of Britain’s successful reforming movements.  Commemorated by a North Adelaide street, his name joins a select list of British government bureaucrats who helped steer the SA Act safely through to proclamation.

LEIGH ST - Town Acre 76, 111 Sheet 71

A private road, linking Currie St and Hindley St.

One of Adelaide’s earliest private roads, and still a private road.  Links Currie St and Hindley St.

LIGHT SQUARE - Town Acre 131 Sheet 66

One of the original five public open spaces in Adelaide.

LINCOLN LANE NA - Town Acre 1039 Sheet 116

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Stanley St.

LINDES LANE - Town Acre 83 Sheet 72

A cul-de-sac leading south off Rundle St.  Named in 1966.

Possibly named after Haken Linde, a Rundle St coppersmith.  He married Gesine Wohlers in 1862.

LING PLACE - Town Acre 629 Sheet 2

An east-west cul-de-sac, crossing Weil St.

LINNINGTON PLACE - Town Acre 619 Sheet 17

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Little Sturt St.

LITTLE ARCHER ST NA - Town Acre 825 Sheet 100

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Archer St.

LITTLE ELDER ST - Town Acre 365 Sheet 43.

A cross-shaped cul-de-sac, leading north off Angas St.  This region had patchy development until very late in the 1800s.  Originally, Little Elder St was probably a through road between Angas St and Wakefield St.

LITTLE GILBERT ST - Town Acre 549, 618 Sheet 17

A private road, linking Gilbert St and Sturt St.

LITTLE HULL ST - Town Acre 483, 530 Sheet 22

A misprint of Mill St in the Smith Sheets.

LITTLE MARGARET ST NA - Town Acre 824 , 829 Sheet 100

A private road, linking Archer St and Tynte St.  Now forms portion of Margaret St.

LITTLE MARGARET ST right-of-way NA - Town Acre 824, 829 Sheet 100

Most likely, the narrow thoroughfares which link both ends of Little Margaret St around the square.  Now forms portion of Margaret St.

LITTLE MILL ST - Town Acre 530 Sheet 22

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Sturt St.  Now a through road between Sturt St and Wright St, and renamed Frew St.

LITTLE MILL ST Extension - Town Acre 483 Sheet 22

The extension of the Little Mill St cul-de-sac to form a through road between Sturt St and Wright St.  This whole thoroughfare is now named Frew St.

LITTLE STURT ST - Town Acre 548, 619 Sheet 17

A private road, linking Sturt St and Gilbert St.

LITTLE STURT ST right-of-way - Town Acre 619 Sheet 17

Apparently, still an unnamed lane off Little Sturt St.

LITTLE TWIN ST - Town Acre 102 Sheet 73

Apparently, the east-west cul-de-sac crossing Twin St near the Grenfell St end.

LITTLE WRIGHT ST - Town Acre 402 Sheet 34

Likely, the eastern extremity of what is now the Thomas St cul-de-sac.

LITTLE YOUNG ST - Town Acre 198, 241 Sheet 55

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Young St.

LIVERPOOL ST - Town Acre 4, 59 Sheet 81

A private road, linking Hindley St and North Tce.

Both TAs granted to Matthew Davenport Hill

LIVERPOOL ST - Town Acre 558, 559 Sheet 15

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Sturt St.  Now known as Myers St.

Both TAs granted to Osmond Gilles, Colonial Treasurer.

LOGAN ST - Town Acre 550, 617 Sheet 17

A private road, linking Gilbert St and Sturt St.

Richard Logan (c1800-30/6/1883). To SA ?.  He married Margaret Monaghan in 1837.  Obtained land grant of TA 550.  Later a farmer at Willunga Road Board Commissioner.

LOHRMANN ST NA - Town Acre 865, 866 Sheet 102

A private road and cul-de-sac, linking Tynte St and George St.

LOHRMANN ST right-of-way NA - Town Acre 865, 866 Sheet 102

Most likely, the cul-de-sac portion of Lohrmann St, facing east.

LOIS LANE NA - Town Acre 827 Sheet 100

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Tynte St.

LOMBARD ST NA - Town Acre 905, 906, 919, 920 Sheet 108

A private road, linking O’Connell St and Tower St.

LORNE PLACE - Town Acre 585 Sheet 10

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Gilles St.  This thoroughfare has been absorbed by the East Tce Private Hospital, apparently.

LOUISA ST - Town Acre 571, 596 Sheet 12

A private road, linking Gilles St and Halifax St.  With traffic diverted through Ely St, Louisa St has been renamed Wakeham St.

LOUISA ST - Town Acres 652, 670 Sheet 7

A private road, linking Gilles St and South Tce.

LOWE ST - Town Acre 396, 465 Sheet 35

A private road, linking Gouger St and Wright St.

 

MACKINNON COURT NA - Town Acre 965 Sheet 121

A private road, linking Finniss St and Newlands Lane.

MACKINNON PARADE NA - Town Acre 957 Sheet 126

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

William Mackinnon MP (1784-1870), one of the foundation SA Commissioners appointed during 1834 to help administer the new colony.  A Cambridge University graduate, like fellow Commissioner William Hutt, Mackinnon made a name for himself as a writer and thinker.  He became a Fellow of the Royal Society.

MACKINNON ROAD NA - Town Acre Sheet

This road does not appear on my street directory.

MAIN NORTH ROAD - Sheet 110

The continuation of O’Connell St across the North Parklands, from its Barton Tce junction.

MAKIN PLACE NA - Town Acre 762, 799 Sheet 94

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Barnard St.

MANN ST NA - Town Acre 1011 Sheet 117

A cul-de-sac, leading east off East Pallant St.

MANN TCE NA - Town Acre 1040 Sheet 116

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Charles Mann (),

MANSFIELD SQUARE NA - Town Acre 861 Sheet 102

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Tynte St.  Now extended north to Gover St, and re-named Mansfield St.

MANSFIELD ST NA - Town Acre 861 Sheet 102

A private road, linking Tynte St and Gover St.  The southern portion is the former Mansfield Square.

MANUFACTURERS PLACE - Town Acre 170 Sheet 63

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Pirie St.

MARGARET LANE NA - Town Acre 824, 829 Sheet 100

A square of very small thoroughfares, formerly the Margaret St rights-of-way, between north and south sections of Margaret St.

MARGARET LANE right-of-way NA - Town Acre 824, 829 Sheet 100

Now called Margaret Lane.  Some confusion between Margaret St, Little Margaret St and Margaret Lane.

MARGARET ST NA - Town Acre 735, 778, 783, 868, 873, 910, 915, Sheet 90, 91, 100, 101, 109

A private road, linking Barton Tce and Brougham Place.

MARGARET ST right-of-way - Town Acre 777, 778, 783, 868, 910, 915, 824, 825 Sheet 91, 101, 109, 100

Numbers of still unnamed cul-de-sacs reach east and west the whole length of Margaret St.

MARIAN ST - Town Acre 775, 776 Sheet 92

A private road, linking Boulton St and O’Connell St.  On the Smith map, this road is spelt Marion.

On lease from South Australia’s first Governor, John Hindmarsh (by then safely ensconsed as Governor of windswept Heligoland), WA Hughes laid out an extensive sub-division in North Adelaide, on three Town Acres between Archer and Ward Streets, during 1849.  The two new private roads through his estates Hughes called Marian and Boulton, likely to be the names of his mother, living in far-off Kent, England.  WA Hughes and his wife also called their children in similar fashion - after the youngsters’ Hughes and Sawle grandparents.

MARION ST - Town Acre 503, 510 Sheet 26

A private road, linking Carrington St and Halifax St.

MARION ST right-of-way - Town Acre 510, 502, 503 Sheet 26

To the west, these appear to be un-named.  To the east, the right-of-way apparently has become part of Tomsey Lane.

MARKET PLAZA - Town Acre Sheet

This street does not appear in my street directory.

MARKET ST - Town Acre 405, 456 Sheet 33

A private road, linking Gouger St and Wright St.

MARKET ST right-of-way - Town Acre 456 Sheet 33

This appears to be an unnamed right-of-way east to Coglin St.

MARKET ST - Town Acre 2 Sheet 81

A private road, linking North Tce and Rose St.  Later renamed Newmarket St, after the nearby Newmarket Hotel and Adelaide’s new cattle market across the Parklands.  The city’s first official market had stood on the corner of Rundle St and Gawler Place, on the site of present-day Birks Chemist.

MARLBOROUGH ST - Town Acre 325, 388 Sheet 38

A private road, linking Gouger St and Grote St. Marlborough St formerly included only TA 388.  The northern portion of Marlborough St formerly named Burlington St.

The original Marlborough St formed part of the White Estate.  Was Mrs John White, nee Barbara Willingale, born in Marlborough, Wiltshire?  A Supreme Court Order of 10/7/1900 forced the White Estate Trustees to surrender land to bring Marlborough St to its present proportions and to lay out Blenheim and Churchill Sts as public roads on other portions of the White Estate.

MARTIN PLACE - Town Acre 86 Sheet 73

A cul-de-sac, leading west off Pulteney St, just south of Rundle Mall.

Thomas Martin emigrated to SA 1839, probably aboard the ship Planter, with his wife Mary, nee Fiveash, and brother Henry.  Almost immediately, T Martin established himself as a Hindley St butcher and became one of the best-known of SAs earliest colonists.  Gradually, he purchased prime real estate between Leigh St and Pulteney Sts, which brought in a lucrative income from rents.  During the mid-1850s, the Martins returned to England, but continued to take a great interest in SA.  When Thomas died in 1898, he left his Adelaide freehold land to the Royal Adelaide Hospital in trust, together with a handsome cash gift, to be shared with the Children’s Hospital.  Martin Place forms a right-of-way through perhaps the most valuable of the Martin properties - Town Acre 86 - on the corner of Rundle Mall and Pulteney St.

MARY ST - Town Acre 467, 468 Sheet 36

A private road, linking Wright St and Alfred St.

MAUD ST - Town Acre 395, 466 Sheet 35

A private road, linking Gouger St and Wright St.  The northern portion of this road is now named Bailey St.

MAUD ST - Town Acre 466, 467 Sheet 35

A private road, linking Wright St and Alfred St.  The southern portion of the former Maud St.

MAXWELL ST - Town Acre 619, 620, 621 Sheet 17, 18

A private road, linking Little Sturt St and O’Brien St.  Formerly known as O’Shaughnessy St.

McCLORY PLACE - Town Acre 562 Sheet 14

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Symonds Place.

McHENRY ST - Town Acre 168 Sheet 63

A private road, linking Coromandel Place and Exchange Place.

McLAREN COURT - Town Acre 500 Sheet 26

A private road, linking Carrington St and McLaren St.

McLAREN COURT right-of-way - Town Acre 499 Sheet 25

Now apparently part of McLaren Court.

McLAREN ST - Town Acre 169, 496, 497, 498, 499, 500, 513, 514, 515, 516, 517 Sheet 25, 26

A private road, linking Hutt St and Regent St.

MEDINDIE ROAD - Sheet 110

A public street, across the North Parklands, linking Lefevre Tce and Robe Tce.

MELBOURNE ST NA - Town Acre 981 Sheet 123

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Lord Melbourne (1779–1848), Prime Minister of Great Britain at the time SA was established.  His wife, Lady Caroline Lamb, earned fame from such diverse accomplishments as novel writing and her notorious devotion to the poet Byron.

MELBOURNE ST right-of-way NA - Town Acre 965, 992 Sheet 121

Four rights-of-way, unnamed on my maps.

MELLOR ST - Town Acre 194, 245 Sheet 55

A private road, linking Waymouth St and Waymouth Court.

MERCY ST - Town Acre 324 Sheet 38

Most likely - a cul-de-sac, leading south off Grote St.  Now portion of Blenheim St.

MIDLAND LANE - Town Acre Sheet

A cul-de-sac, leading This thoroughfare does not appear in my street directory.

MILDRED ROAD NA - Sheet 112

A public road through the North Parklands, linking Barton Tce and War Memorial Drive.

Henry Mildred (9/3/1795-22/3/1877), shipbuilder and politician.  Born Portsea, Hants, England. To SA 1837 South Australian.  Employed by the SA Company in designing McLaren Wharf, Pt Adelaide, the first wharf erected in the colony.  Later, a member of the Adelaide City Council, the SA Parliament and the Main Roads Board.  A farmer and flour miller, Henry also served as a special magistrate.  He took out TA 760, North Adelaide, as a land grant

MILL ST - Town Acre 407 Sheet 33

A private road, linking Gouger St and Wright St.

MILLERS COURT - Town Acre 463 Sheet 35

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Wright St.

MILLS TCE NA - Town Acre 804 Sheet 95

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Samuel Mills (),

MOCATTA PLACE - Town Acre 491 Sheet 24

A cul-de-sac, leading west off Hurtle Square.

Solomon Mocatta (c1818-7/2/1882), merchant, shipping agent Pt Adelaide. A Jew. Wife, Anne, nee Hort. Lived in Mackinnon Parade, NA, until at least 9/1/1857, when Mrs Mocacca died.

MOCATTA ST - Town Acre 491 Sheet 24

A cul-de-sac, leading west off Hurtle Square.  Now called Mocatta Place.

MOGER LANE - Town Acre 158 Sheet 61

A private road, linking Pirie St and Tam O’Shanter Place.

[Anything to do with Edward Moger, who arrived SA 1837 Navarino, and who died 6/4/1899?  He was a brewer in the 1850s.  His eldest daughter, Emily, married solicitor Charles Mends in 1854.  Moger was an innkeeper at the Morning Star Hotel, Timnath, 1859-1860.]

MOLESWORTH ST NA - Town Acre 840 Sheet 98

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

MOLTON ST - Town Acre 270, 271 Sheet 48

A private road, linking Flinders St and Gawler Place.  In 1938, the portion of Molton St on TA 270 was closed, and the rest of the street was renamed Bryant St.  It is likely that Molton St originally formed a private road between Flinders St and Wakefield St.  The building of the Government Offices on the corner of Victoria Square and Wakefield St in the early 1880s caused a disruption of the original layout.

MOLTON ST - Town Acre 271 Sheet 48

A name change has occurred here?

MONCK LANE - Town Acre 392 Sheet 37

A cul-de-sac, leading north from Gouger St.

MONTEFIORE HILL NA - Town Acre 746 Sheet 82

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Jacob Montefiore (), one of the foundation SA Commissioners, who outlived all his fellow SA Commissioners.  He helped donate the silver punch bowl, from which Surveyor-General Light’s health is drunk each year.

MONTEFIORE ROAD NA Sheet 79, 82

A public street, crossing the North Parklands, linking Morphett St and Montefiore Hill.

MOONTA ST - Town Acre 331, 382 Sheet 39

A private road, linking Gouger and Grote St.

MOORE ST - Town Acre 412, 413, 448, 449 Sheet 32

A private road, linking Angas St and Carrington St.

Edward Moore, an Irishman from Co Galway.  He prospered from London mercantile activity and left a goodly portion of his estate to improve the lot of Irish schools and orphanages.

MORIALTA ST - Town Acre 267, 306 Sheet 49

A private road, linking Franklin St and Grote St.  Commemorates the former Morialta Chambers office block, which once stood between this street and Victoria Square.  Sir Richard Baker, solicitor and MP, had his legal office in these buildings, named after Baker’s country estate, Morialta, in the Adelaide Hills, above Magill.

MORNEY ST - Town Acre 257, 316 Sheet 51

A private road, linking Franklin St and Grote St.

MORPHETT BRIDGE - Town Acre 8 Sheet 79

A public road, linking Morphett St and Montefiore Road, in the vicinity of the Morphett St Bridge across the Adelaide Railway Station shunting yards.

MORPHETT ST - Town Acre 70 Sheet 70

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.  Extended in name on 24/7/1967.  Now includes the former Brown St.  Name change gazetted 27/7/1967.

John Morphett (1809–1892), one of SAs most influential foundation colonists.  The family’s London law practice guided many potential investors and emigrants towards supporting the colony.  Sir John became the local agent for numbers of absentee landlords.  Many SA features are named after him.

MUNKS PLACE NA - Town Acre 925 Sheet 107

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Childers St.

MURRAY’S COTTAGES - Town Acre 394 Sheet 36

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Gouger St.  Now known as Murray Lane.

MURRAY LANE - Town Acre 394 Sheet 36

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Gouger St.  Formerly known as Murray’s Cottages.

MURRAY ST NA - Town Acre 779, 782 Sheet 91

A private road, linking Archer St and Ward St.

MURRAY ST NA - Town Acre 1009, 1010, 1011, 1012 Sheet 117

A private road, linking Melbourne St and Stanley St.  Now known as East Pallant St.

MURRAY ST right-of-way NA - Town Acre 778, 779 Sheet 91

A Murray St right-of-way turning west links with Margaret St.  The others do not appear to be named.

MYERS ST - Town Acre 558, 559 Sheet 15

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Sturt St.  Formerly known as Liverpool St.

Alfred Myers (1843-30/3/1909), Adelaide City Councillor, who owned land in the vicinity.  To SA 1849 Glenelg, with his parents.  A Jew.

 

NAYLOR ST - Town Acre 209, 210 Sheet 58

A private road, linking Flinders St and Pirie St.

NEALES PLACE - Town Acre 496 Sheet 23

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Carrington St.

NELSON PLACE - Town Acre 486 Sheet 23

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Carrington St.

NELSON PLACE right-of-way - Town Acre 486 Sheet 23

The twin rights-of-way, leading east and west off Nelson Place seem to have disappeared.

NELSON ST - Town Acre 410, 451 Sheet 32

A private road, linking Angas St and Carrington St.  Formerly known as Russell St.

NEW ST NA - Town Acre 998, 1023 Sheet 120

A private road, linking Melbourne St and Stanley St.

NEWLANDS LANE - Town Acre 964, 965, 992, 993 Sheet 121

A private road, linking Finniss St and Melbourne St.

NEWMARKET ST - Town Acre 2 Sheet 81

A private road, linking North Tce and Rose St.  Formerly named Market St.

The first Adelaide market stood in Rundle St.

NIL ST - Town Acre 287, 288 Sheet 45

A private road, linking East Tce and Hutt St.

NORMAN ST - Town Acre 481, 532, 557, 610 Sheet 15, 22

A private road, linking Gilbert St and Wright St.

Robert Norman (1808-31/10/1883), a pioneer dentist and farmer.  To SA 1844 Taglione.  Founded the township of Normanville.

NORTH ADELAIDE STATION ROAD

A public street crossing the North Parklands, linking War Memorial Drive NA and Park Tce, Bowden.

NORTH CALIFORNIA ST - Town Acre 332 Sheet 39

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Grote St.  The private road, linking Grote and Gouger St, is usually called California St.

NORTH ST - Town Acre 128, 183 Sheet 66

A private road, linking Currie St and Waymouth St.

NORTH TCE - Town Acre 1, 18 Sheet 81, 77

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

 

O’BRIEN ST - Town Acre 546, 621 Sheet 18

A private road, linking Gilbert St and Sturt St.

O’BRIEN ST right-of-way - Town Acre 621 Sheet 18

Apparently the unnamed right-angle thoroughfare between Gibert St and O’Brien St.

O’CONNELL ST NA - Town Acre 774 Sheet 92

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Daniel O’Connell (1775–1847), a fiery Irish Radical member of the Westminster Parliament.  He dominated many movements for improved living conditions amongst the underprivileged, especially in his native Ireland.  O’Connell approved of SAs intention to become a haven for

O’HALLORAN LANE - Town Acre 635, 636 Sheet 4

A double cul-de-sac, leading off east and west from O’Halloran St.

O’HALLORAN PLACE - Town Acre 688 Sheet 4

A cul-de-sac, leading west from O’Halloran St.

O’HALLORAN ST - Town Acre 635, 636, 687, 688 Sheet 4

A private street, linking Gilbert St and South Tce. Was this the street originally called Witham St?

O’HALLORAN ST right-of-way - Town Acre 634, 635 Sheet 3, 4

There appear to be several unnamed rights-of-way to the east and west of O’Halloran St.

O’SHAUGHNESSY ST - Town Acre 619, 620, 621 Sheet 17, 18

A private road, linking Little Sturt St and O’Brien St.  Now known as Maxwell St.

OAKLEY PLACE - Town Acre 314 Sheet 51

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Grote St.

OAKLEY ST - Town Acre 327, 386 Sheet 38

A private road, linking Gouger St and Grote St.

OAKLEY ST right-of-way - Town Acre 327 Sheet 38

Another right-of-way appears, as yet unidentified, on TA 386.

ODDFELLOWS LANE - Town Acre 238 Sheet 56

A continuation of Oddfellows Place, after a right-hand turn towards King William St.  Now reduced to a west-pointing cul-de-sac?  Unnamed?

ODDFELLOWS PLACE - Town Acre 238 Sheet 56

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Franklin St.  Now renamed Post Office Place.

The Adelaide Branch of the Oddfellows Hall once stood on the western corner facing Waymouth St.

OLD ST NA - Town Acre 997, 998, 1023, 1024 Sheet 120

Two cul-de-sacs, crossing New St from east to west.

OLD ST extension NA - Town Acre 996, 1025 Sheet 120

Probably the westward extension of Old St to the rear of St Anne’s College.

OLD TREASURY LANE - Town Acre 346, 347 Sheet 42, 43

A private road, linking Cypress St and Frome St.  The old Treasury Building stood adjacent to the north, on the corner of Frome St and Wakefield St.

OSMOND ST - Town Acre 641, 682 Sheet 5

A private road, linking Gilles St and South Tce.  It appears to have been a cul-de-sac on TA 641, which later joined with the cul-de-sac on TA 682. 

Both TAs taken up by Matthew Davenport Hill.

OSMOND ST - Town Acre 134, 135, 176, 177 Sheet 65

A former private road, linking Emanuel Solomon’s first play house on TA 176 with Light Square.  Portion of the road still exists as portion of Playhouse Lane.

OWEN ST - Town Acre 634, 689 Sheet 3

A private road, linking Gilbert St and South Tce.

 

PAGE ST - Town Acre 335 Sheet 40

A private road, linking Grote St and Victoria Square.  Now closed. T he Victoria Square entrance is likely to be the present-day Victoria Square Arcade.

Samuel Page, grantee of TA 335.  Power of attorney to John Morphett, WS Chauncey, FD Hodge, JW Meldrum. Wife Mary Ann Page.

PALMER PLACE NA - Town Acre 709 Sheet 83

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

George Palmer Junr (), one of the foundation SA Commissioners appointed to supervise SA affairs from the time of its foundation.  Palmer continued to take a deep interest in the colony until his death, long after he had any official connection with administration.

PANK LANE - Town Acre 574 Sheet 12

A cul-de-sac, leading west off Cardwell St.  Formerly, Pank Lane also had an entrance from Halifax St.

PANK LANE - Town Acre 574 Sheet 12

A private road, linking Cardwell St and Halifax St.  Now reduced to a cul-de-sac, off Cardwell St.

PARAGON ST - Town Acre 276 Sheet 47

Probably - a cul-de-sac, leading west off Pulteney St, near the boundary of TA 297.

PARCELS ROAD - Town Acre Sheet

This does not appear on my street directory.

PARK LANE - Town Acre 631 Sheet 3

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Morphett St.  Formerly, a private road, linking Gilbert St and Morphett St.

PARK LANE - Town Acre 631 Sheet 3

A private road, linking Gilbert St and Morphett St.  Now reduced to a cul-de-sac off Morphett St.

PARK TCE NA - Sheet 116

A public road along the North Parklands boundary, opposite Mann Tce, North Adelaide.

PARKER ST NA - Town Acre 985, 986 Sheet 122

A private road, linking Melbourne St and Provost St.  Now known as Bower St.

PARKER ST right-of-way NA - Town Acre 985, 986 Sheet 122

Two rights-of-way form cul-de-sacs east and west of Bower St. 

[Is this system known as Bower St as well?]

PEACOCK LANE - Town Acre 75 Sheet 71

A private road, linking Hindley St and Leigh St?  The Hindley St entrance appeared to be east of the former Royal Hotel.

PEACOCK ROAD - Sheet 5

A public street, crossing the South Parklands, as a continuation of King William St.

PEEL ST - Town Acre 77, 110 Sheet 71

A private road, linking Currie St and Hindley St.

PENALUNA PLACE - Town Acre 307 Sheet 49

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Grote St.  Named Peneluna Place until 1961.

John Penaluna (c1823-14/12/1882).  To SA by 1857.  Builder of College Park.  Wife, Anne c1825-23/6/1913.  In the 1860s, lived in Grote St. Eldest daughter, Annie Elizabeth, married Walter Chambers of Rundle St in 1868.  Probably J Penaluna lived on TA 307.

PENELUNA PLACE - Town Acre 307 Sheet 49

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Grote St.  Renamed Penaluna Place in 1961.

PENNEY PLACE - Town Acre 450 Sheet 32

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Carrington St.  Apparently, there has been a spelling change from Penney to Penny?

PENNINGTON TCE NA - Town Acre 701 Sheet 84

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

James Pennington (1777-1862), writer and economist.  An acknowledged authority on currency and banking, Pennington often had to advise British governments on financial matters.  He was chosen a SA Commissioner in November 1835, when John Wright resigned to become a director of the SA Company.

PENNY PLACE - Town Acre 450 Sheet 32

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Carrington St.  Apparently, there has been a spelling change from Penney to Penny?

PEPPERTREE LANE NA - Town Acre 777, 778 Sheet 91

A cul-de-sac, leading west off Margaret St.

PERCY COURT - Town Acre 633 Sheet 3

A private road, linking Gilbert St and First St.

PERCY COURT right-of-way - Town Acre 633 Sheet 3

Cul-de-sacs of Percy Court.  First and Second St to the west;  First and Third St to the east.

PHILIP ST - Town Acre 63-69, 118-124 Sheet 68, 69

A private road, linking Light Square and West Tce.  Formerly known as Hawdon St.  Name changed to Philip St in two stages - 1891 & 1935.

Philip Santo (12/8/1818-17/12/1889), carpenter, contractor and MP.  Born Salt Ash, nr Plymouth, Devon.  To SA 1840 Brightman.  His only son died in his mid-twenties, only just married.  The surname died out quickly.

PINKMORE PLACE - Town Acre 453 Sheet 33

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Mill St, just south of the Supreme Court Buildings.  Formerly known as Pinkmore St.

PINKMORE ST - Town Acre 453 Sheet 33

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Mill St, just south of the Supreme Court Buildings.  Now known as Pinkmore Place.

PINKS LANE - Town Acre 522 Sheet 24

A private road, linking Albert Place with Halifax St.

PIRIE ST - Town Acre 157 Sheet 61

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.  Sir John Pirie, Alderman and Lord Mayor of the City of London at the time SA was founded.  Sir John presided at the laying of the foundation stone of the modern Royal Exchange in January 1842.  He received his knighthood that same year, to mark the birth of the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII).  Pirie was born in Scotland, in the Tweed River valley district.

PITT ST - Town Acre 265, 308 Sheet 49

A private road, linking Franklin St and Grote St.

PLAYHOUSE LANE - Town Acres 134-135 & 176-177 Sheet 65

A private road, leading east off Light Square to Gilles Arcade.  Commemorates Emanuel Solomon’s first play house, erected in 1841 at the intersection of the former Osmond St and Gilles Arcade on TA 176.  Originally called Osmond St.

The cul-de-sac leading east along the above TA borders from Light Square.  The plot on which the playhouse existed was named Playhouse Square.   Gazetted 9/9/1971.  See Memorial 181/536

POOLE ST NA - Town Acre 719, 720, 729, 730 Sheet 85

A private road, linking John St and O’Connell St.  Now part of King William Road.

POPE COURT - Town Acre Sheet

My street directory does not show this street.

POPE ST - Town Acre 519 Sheet 24

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Hurtle Square.

PORT ROAD - Sheet 81

The continuation of North Tce, west over the West Parklands, towards Thebarton and Port Adelaide

PORTERS LANE - Town Acre 39 Sheet 76

A cul-de-sac, leading west off Pulteney St. Formerly an unnamed Pulteney St right-of-way.

PORTER ST NA - Town Acre 1036 Sheet 115

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Stanley St.

POST OFFICE LANE - Town Acre 201, 202 Sheet 56

A private road, linking Advertiser Place and Post Office Place.  Formerly, an unnamed right-of-way.

POST OFFICE PLACE - Town Acre 201, 238 Sheet 56

A former cul-de-sac, leading north off Franklin St.  This road now links Franklin St and Waymouth St.  Formerly called Oddfellows Place?  A descriptive name honouring the nearby GPO Adelaide.

POWER ST - Town Acre 579, 588 Sheet 11

A private road, linking Gilles St and Halifax St.

PRINCE ALFRED LANE - Town Acre 203 Sheet 57

A cul-de-sac, leading east off King William St.  The Prince Alfred Hotel used to stand on the northern corner of King William St and Prince Alfred Lane - between the Town Hall and the Government Offices.

PRINCE COURT - Town Acre 185 Sheet 67

A private road, linking Waymouth St and Albert St.

PRINCESS COURT - Town Acre 415, 446 Sheet 31

Likely to be an alternative name for Princess St, now fallen into disuse?  Or were there rights-of-way named thus, which have now been closed?

PRINCESS ST - Town Acre 415, 446 Sheet 31

A private road, linking Angas St and Carrington St.

PRIORY LANE NA - Town Acre 848 Sheet 96

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Molesworth St.  This thoroughfare is the western boundary of St Dominic’s Priory College.

PROSPECT PLACE - Town Acre 188 Sheet 53

A private road, linking Waymouth St and Spencer St.

PROSPECT ROAD - Sheet 110

The northern continuation of O’Connell St across the North Parklands, from its Barton Tce junction.

PROVOST ST NA - Town Acre 971, 972, 973 Sheet 122

A private road, linking Jerningham St and Mackinnon Parade.

PULTENEY COURT - Town Acre 277 Sheet 47

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Pulteney St.

PULTENEY ST - Town Acre 24, 25, 38, 39, 86, 87, 210, 211, 228, 229, 276, 277, 296, 297 Sheet 76, 73, 58, 47

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Extended in name on 24/7/1967.  Name now applies to the former Hanson St as well.  Name change gazetted 27/7/1967.

Pulteney Malcolm (1768-1838), an Admiral of the Royal Navy.  He served with Nelson in the Mediterranean 1804-1805, and in many other parts of the world, at a time when Britain’s empire was expanding rapidly.  From the start, Malcolm took a decided interest in SAs founding and strongly supported fellow naval officer John Hindmarsh as the colony’s first governor.  Pulteney and his three brothers, natives of Scotland, became known as The Knights of Eskdale, because they all received knighthoods.

As one of Adelaide’s original public thoroughfares, Pulteney St’s name applied originally only north of the Wakefield St intersection.  The name change notice to apply for the present length between North and South Terraces appeared in the Government Gazette on 27/7/1967.

PULTENEY ST extension - Town Acre 344, 345, 368, 369, 416, 417, 444, 445, 598, 599 Sheet 31, 32, 13

PULTENEY ST right-of-way - Town Acre 39 Sheet 76

A cul-de-sac, leading west off Pulteney St.  Now named Porters Lane.

 

QUEEN ST - Town Acre 414, 415, 446, 447, 490, 491, 522, 523 Sheet 24, 31

A private road, linking Angas St and Halifax St.

QUEEN ELIZABETH ST NA - Town Acre 944 Sheet 110

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Childers St.

The Smith Sheets and the Adelaide City Council records appear to be at variance over the naming of this street.

QUEEN ELIZABETH ST NA - Town Acre 948 Sheet 110

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Barton Tce. [According to the Smith Sheets].  Now named Travers Place.

QUEENS COURT - Town Acre 126 Sheet 67

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Kings Court.

 

RAILWAY ROAD - Town Acre 15 Sheet 78

A public street, linking North Tce with the rear of the Adelaide Railway Station and Old Parliament House.

RALSTON ST NA - Town Acre 911, 914 Sheet 109

A private road, linking Barton Tce and Gover St.

RALSTON ST right-of-way NA - Town Acre 911, 914 Sheet 109

Several rights-of-way appear to the east and west, apparently not named on my map.

RANELAGH ALLEY - Town Acre 193 Sheet 54

Twin cul-de-sacs, leading east and west across Ranalagh St.

RANELAGH ST - Town Acre 193 Sheet 54

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Waymouth St.

RED LANE - Town Acre 697 Sheet 2

A cul-de-sac, leading west off Wilcox St.  Formerly known as Bryant St.

RED LANE - Town Acre 626, 697 Sheet 2

A private road, linking Gilbert St and South Tce.  Now known as Wilcox St.  Red Lane is now the name of a cul-de-sac, leading west off Wilcox St.

REECES LANE - Town Acre 545, 546 Sheet 18

A right-angle road, linking Sturt St and O’Brien St.

REEVES ST - Town Acre 692 Sheet 3

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Morphett St.

REGENT ARCADE - Town Acre 103 Sheet 73

A pedestrian thoroughfare, leading north off Grenfell St.

REGENT ST - Town Acre 495, 496, 517, 518, 419, 420, 441, 442 Sheet 25, 30

A private road, linking Angas St and Halifax St.  The formation of Regent St South has reduced the length of this street.

REGENT ST NORTH - Town Acre 419, 420, 441, 442 Sheet 30

A private road, linking Angas St and Carrington St.  It is likely that this street could soon be named Frome St, as a continuation of that street to the south.

REGENT ST SOUTH - Town Acre 495, 496, 517, 518 Sheet 25

A private road, linking Halifax St and McLaren St.  Formerly a much longer private road, linking Carrington St and Halifax St, with Regent St North.

REGENT ST right-of-way - Town Acre 517 Sheet 25

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Regent St.  It still appears to have no name.

REGISTER LANE - Town Acre 141 Sheet 63

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Grenfell St.  The Register newspaper office stood on the eastern corner of Register Lane and Grenfell St.  Formerly called Register Place.

REGISTER PLACE - Town Acre 141 Sheet 63

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Grenfell St.  An earlier name for Register Lane.

REGISTER ST - Town Acre 7, 56 Sheet 80

A private road, linking North Tce and Hindley St, just west of Light Square.

ROBE TCE NA - Sheet 116

A public road, crossing the North Parklands, linking Park Tce and Main North Road.

ROBERTS PLACE NA - Town Acre 701 Sheet 84

A public road, linking Avenue Road and Brougham Place.  This thoroughfare became part of Sir Edwin Smith Ave on 14/9/1930.

Josiah Roberts was a retired US merchant in London, who succeeded GF Angas as a SA Colonial Commissioner.

ROBERT ST - Town Acre 366, 347 Sheet 43

A private road, linking Angas and Wakefield Sts.  Now forms part of Frome St.

One of Adelaide’s earliest private roads, Robert Street formed the main thoroughfare in Robert McCann’s Town Acre 366 sub-division up for sale by 1839.  Robert St is named in land deeds drawn up in that year, originating, no doubt, in the name of the sub-divider, an enterprising clerk in John Richardson’s Hindley St auction mart.

ROPER ST - Town Acre 274, 298, 299 Sheet 47

A private road, linking Flinders St and Wakefield St.

ROSE ST - Town Acre 60, 61, 62 Sheet 80, 81

A private road, linking Gray St and West Tce.

ROSINA ST - Town Acre 73, 114 Sheet 70

A private road, linking Currie St and Hindley St.

Rosina Feguson, nee Forsyth (1810-15/12/1893), wife of William Ferguson, stock and land agent, famer, Adelaide, Magill, Rosefield etc. Presbyterian.  Born Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.  To SA Buffalo.  The Fergusons lived on Robert Cock’s TA 73 in Hindley St.  Rosina St was one of the earliest private roads to be created.

ROSINA ST right-of-way - Town Acre 73, 74 Sheet 70

These do not appear as named roads on my map.  [Have they been closed?]

ROSMAN COURT NA - Town Acre 887 Sheet 104

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Buxton St.

Probably not Daniel Simpson who sub-divided this TA.  He died in 1841.  Did this property belong to WH Rosman, an accountant, who lived in North Adelaide?

ROWLANDS PLACE - Town Acre 309 Sheet 50

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Grote St. Formerly known as Victoria Place.

Henry Emmett was the grantee. [Did he sell to Edward Rowlands, land agent and speculator, at any stage?]

ROYAL AVE - Town Acre 580, 587 Sheet 11

A private road, linking Gilles St and St Johns St.

ROYAL PLACE - Town Acre 445 Sheet 31

A private road, linking Carrington St and Pulteney St facing Hurtle Square.

RUNDLE PLACE-  Town Acre 20 Sheet 77

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Gawler Place.

RUNDLE ROAD - Sheet 75

The continuation of Rundle St, east across the East Parklands, to Dequetteville Tce.

RUNDLE ST - Town Acre 32 Sheet 75

Rundle Street, Adelaide c1890  [SA Library B51421-13]One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

John Rundle (), one of the London Directors of the SA Banking Company.  He and his fellow Board members had oversight of the establishment and operation of the colony’s first bank, the Bank of SA.  Appropriately, Rundle St, Adelaide, became one of the city’s principal commercial centres.

RUSSELL ST - Town Acre 480, 533, 556, 611 Sheet 21, 16

A private road, linking Gilbert St and Wright St.

RUSSELL ST - Town Acre 410, 451 Sheet 32

A private road, linking Angas St and Carrington St.  Now known as Nelson St.

RUTHVEN AVE - Town Acre 317 Sheet 51

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Grote St.

RUTLAND PLACE - Town Acre 396 Sheet 35

A cul-de-sac, leading west off Lowe St.

WH Dumbleton was probably the sub-divider of this TA.  He was a native of Hinckley, Leicestershire.  Did he have links with neighbouring Rutland?

 

SABISTON LANE - Town Acre 478 Sheet 21

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Whitmore Square.

Perhaps named after William Sabiston, Captain of the emigrant ship Boyne, which brought new settlers to SA in July 1850.  Many of the passengers praised him in a glowing advertisement placed in local newspapers soon after the Boyne docked.

SADLER ROW - Town Acre 604 Sheet 14

Exact location still doubtful.

SANDERS PLACE - Town Acre 600, 601 Sheet 13

A twin cul-de-sac, leading east and west, across Stephen St.  Formerly known as Hanson Place.

SAPPERS LANE - Town Acre 347 Sheet 43

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Frome St.

The Royal Sappers & Miners had their headquarters in the North Parklands, somewhere near the present-day Adelaide railway station.  How does this description apply to a location in Frome St?

SAUNDERS LANE - Town Acre 592 Sheet 12

SAVINGS BANK LANE - Town Acre 17 Sheet 77

Now called Fowlers Lane.  The adjacent Savings Bank of SA shifted to TA 140 Sheet 64.

SAVINGS BANK PLACE - Town Acre 140 Sheet 64

A cul-de-sac, leading west off King William St.

A descriptive name, taken from the adjacent former Savings Bank of SA head office and agency, which still trades on this TA as Bank SA.

SAXMUNDHAM PLACE - Town Acre 495 Sheet 25

A cul-de-sac, leading west off Regent St.  Apparently now closed.

[Did it also cross Regent St and lead east across TA 496?]

TA is a SA Company acre.  Saxmundham Place may apply to the private person who eventually subdivided the area.

Saxmundham is a market town north-east of Ipswich, Suffolk.  By the middle of the 1800s, it had become the postal address and railway halt for Thebarton Hall, an estate where Adelaide’s surveyor, Colonel William Light spent much of his boyhood.

SCHAFER ST - Town Acres 224/225 Sheet 59

A street running east-west across both the TAs parallel with Flinders St.  Does not appear in maps by the 1880s.  Memorial 118/21

SCHOFFER ST - Town Acre 214, 215 Sheet 59

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Frome St.  Now named Worsnop Ave.

SCHRADER ST - Town Acre 112 Sheet 71

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Solomon St.

SECOND ST - Town Acre 633 Sheet 3

A cul-de-sac to the west of Percy St/First St.

SELBY ST - Town Acre 399, 462 Sheet 35

A private road, linking Gouger St and Wright St.

SELBY ST right-of way - Town Acre 399 Sheet 35

This was a right-angle link between Gouger St and Selby St.  Appears to have been closed; certainly not named.

SEYMOUR PLACE - Town Acre 411, 412, 449, 450 Sheet 32

A cul-de-sac, leading west off Moore St.

Bachelor Edward Moore lived in various places in England and his native Ireland.  At the time he sub-divided his Adelaide Town Acres 411, 412, during 1847, his address was 4 Seamore Place, Mayfair, in London; hence Seamore Place in Adelaide.  Within a generation, the Adelaide spelling had changed to the more familiar Seymour Place.

SHANNON PLACE - Town Acre 190, 249 Sheet 54

A private road, linking Franklin St and Waymouth St.

SIR EDWIN SMITH AVE NA - Town Acres 701, 716, 717, 732 + North Parklands.

A combination of the former Avenue Road and Roberts Place/St.  Named on 14/9/1930.

SIR LEWIS COHEN AVE - Sheet 3

A public street, south across the South Parklands, between Morphett St and Greenhill Road.

SOLOMON ST - Town Acre 113, 114 Sheet 70

A private road, linking Rosina St and Schrader St.

SOUTH TCE - Town Acre 662 Sheet 9

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

SOUTH CALIFORNIA ST - Town Acre 332 Sheet 39

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Gouger St.  The whole private road, linking Grote and Gouger St, is usually called California St.

SOUTH TCE right-of-way - Town Acre 689 Sheet 3

Just west of Owen St.  This lane seems to have disappeared.

SPENCER ST - Town Acre 188, 189 Sheet 53

A private road, with cul-de-sac, linking Gray St and Waymouth St.

ST HELENA PLACE - Town Acre 489, 524 Sheet 23

A private road, linking Carrington St and Halifax St.  Formerly, a cul-de-sac, leading north off Halifax St.

ST JOHN LANE - Town Acre 659, 664 Sheet 9

A private road, linking Gilles St and South Tce.

ST JOHN ST - Town Acre 581, 586 Sheet 10

A private road, linking Gilles St and Halifax St.

ST LUKE PLACE - Town Acre 475 Sheet 20

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Wright St, as a rear entrance to St Luke’s Anglican Church property.

ST THOMAS ST - Town Acre 401, 402 Sheet 34

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Morphett St.  Now a private road, with cul-de-sac, named Thomas St, linking Morphett St and Wright Court.

ST VINCENT ST - Town Acre 656, 657, 666, 667 Sheet 8

A private road, linking Gilles St and South Tce.  Now known as Vincent St.

STAFFORD LANE - Town Acre 687 Sheet 4

A cul-de-sac, leading east off O’Halloran St.

STAFFORD ST - Town Acre 635, 636, 687, 688 Sheet 4

A pair of cul-de-sacs, pointing east and west, across O’Halloran St.

STAMFORD COURT - Town Acre 482 Sheet 22

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Wright St.

STANLEY ROAD - Town Acre Sheet

I cannot find this road in my street directory. Somewhere in the vicinity of Mann Tce?

STANLEY ST NA - Town Acre 1012 Sheet 118

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Edward Stanley (1799–1869), 14th Earl of Derby, scholar and statesman.  He became celebrated, when Irish Secretary, for his parliamentary clashes with Daniel O’Connell, a passionate Irish patriot, at the time SA was being planned in the early 1830s.  Both men are commemorated in the naming of original North Adelaide public roads.

STATION ROAD - Town Acre Sheet

This street does not appear in my street directory.

STEPHENS COURT - Town Acre 435 Sheet 29

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Carrington St.  Now a private road to Dukes Lane, known as Gladstone St.

STEPHENS PLACE - Town Acre 18, 19, 44, 45 Sheet 77

A private road, linking North Tce and Rundle Mall.

STEPHENS ST - Town Acre 566, 567, 600, 601 Sheet 13

A private road, linking Gilles St and Halifax St.

STEPHENS ST NA - Town Acre 822 Sheet 100

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Centenary St.

STEWART PLACE - Town Acre 675 Sheet 6

A private street, linking South Tce and Cromwell St.

STOCKLEY ALLEY - Town Acre 230, 231 Sheet 58

A private road, with cul-de-sac, linking Hyde St and Wyatt St.

STORR ST - Town Acre 327, 328, 385, 386 Sheet 38, 39

A private road, linking Gouger St and Grote St.

STRANGWAYS PLACE NA - Town Acre 758 Sheet 95

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Strangways Tce.

STRANGWAYS TCE NA - Town Acre 749 Sheet 82

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Thomas Bewes Strangways (1809–1859), prominent pioneer SA explorer, pastoralist and politician.  Both Bewes St (South Adelaide) and Strangways Tce (North Adelaide) are named after him.

STRATTON COURT - Town Acre 435 Sheet 29

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Carrington St.  This appears to have been closed.

STURT ST - Town Acre 529 Sheet 22

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Charles Sturt (1795–1869), British explorer, soldier and public servant.  Preferring the Great Outback to Sydney’s personality clashes when he was appointed military secretary to the Governor of NSW, Sturt received permission to chart the courses of that colony’s inland rivers.  Amid many hazards, Sturt’s party discovered the Murray River during 1830 and traced it to its exit into the Southern Ocean.  Between the late 1830s-1850s, Charles Sturt worked in the SA public service, but eventually retired to Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, where he died.

STURT ST right-of-way - Town Acre 538 Sheet 20

This is somewhere on the section belonging to St Luke’s Church.

SUDHOLZ PLACE - Town Acre 227 Sheet 58

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Flinders St.

SULTAN PLACE - Town Acre 534 Sheet 21

The name for Sultram Place as recorded in old Adelaide City Council records.

SULTANA PLACE - Town Acre 534 Sheet 21

The name for Sultram Place as recorded on the Smith Sheet.  This appears to be a mis-spelling.

SULTRAM PLACE - Town Acre 534 Sheet 21

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Sturt St.

SURFLEN ST - Town Acre 487, 526 Sheet 23

A private road, linking Carrington St and Halifax St.

Edward Surflen (), Port Adelaide customs officer and Reedbeds farmer, one of SAs foundation colonists.  He bought Adelaide Town Acre 487 as a government grant.  The private street which bears his name crosses this Acre and also No 526 to give access between Carrington and Halifax Sts.

7/403  11/4/1890  Thomas Adair Masey Esquire barrister Inner Temple, London, but temporarily of Adelaide (Eliza Wild’s solicitor), Eliza Wild widow Ramsgate, Kent, England and Emily Surflen of the Reedbeds, widow of Amadis Surflen farmer formerly of the Reedbeds.  Emily Surflen bought for £600, the southern moiety (40 acres) of Section 451 Hundred of Yatala, formerly known as Section 451 in Provincial Survey B; also Edward Surflen’s moiety share in Section 450, Hundred of Yatala. Section 451, which he bought from the Section grantee David Beatton on 9/2/1841.  Both lots of land belonged to Edward Surflen.

Amadis Surflen farmer Reedbeds died 23/5/1860 intestate.  His father, Edward Surflen Senr Esquire Margate (St John the Baptist parish Isle of Thanet), Kent, England, inherited at law.  He died 20/10/1870 leaving his widow Elizabeth Surflen his real estate for life.  After her death, the property to go equally to his two daughters, Eliza Wild, the wife of John Wild and Mary Ann Gee widow Summer Hill Harbledown, near Canterbury, Kent, England.  Elizabeth Surflen died 16/8/1877, John Wild died 15/6/1870.  Mary Ann Gee widow of John Gee gent, died 28/8/1880, of diseased liver and diarrhoea, aged 70, leaving her share in the property to her sister Eliza Wild for life, and then the property to the beneficiaries, her 4 cousins, after some minor bequests to friends and her god child, indicated in her will.  Western moiety (25 acres) Section 2075, Hundred of Yatala; his moiety in Section 450, and lot 4 in Section 441 facing southern side of Old Port Road (present-day Royal Park) and west of Tapley Hill Road (26/2/1855 from Osmond Gilles £60).

Edward Surflen Captain died 16/10/1881 ‘a bachelor without a parent’, of senile atrophy, aged 77.  His surviving sister Eliza Wild inherited at law.  Emily Surflen bought both brothers’ land for £700.  The legal firm of Knox, Gwynne and Hargrave (Windsor Chambers, Victoria Square) used to attend to Edward Surflen’s affairs.  His sister-in-law Emily Surflen carried on a business as a grazier without any active part on Edward Surflen.  Until 11/4/1890, Mrs Surflen carried on her business as a grazier.  The trustees of Mary Ann Gee’s will wanted to sell her share of the estate to raise enough money to fulfil the bequests in her will.  Eliza Wild and the four cousins must have waived their rights to ownership and dispatched all the land.  Applications 22006/22007.s

SURVEY ST - Town Acre Sheet

This is not listed in my street directory.

SUSSEX ST NA - Town Acre 1003, 1004, 1005, 1006, 1007, 1008, 1009, 1012, 1013, 1014, 1015, 1016, 1017, 1018, 995 Sheet 118, 119, 120

A private road, linking East Pallant St and Jerningham St.

The old Adelaide City Council records mention a Sussex St on TA 995, leading off either Brougham Place or Melbourne St.

SYDNEY COURT - Town Acre 525 Sheet 23

A private road, linking Sydney Court and St Helena Place.

SYDNEY PLACE - Town Acre 525 Sheet 23

A private road, with cul-de-sac, linking Halifax St and Sydney Court.

SYM CHOON LANE - Town Acre 90 Sheet 74

A private street, linking Frome St and Union St.

SYMONDS PLACE - Town Acre 562, 605 , 640, 683 Sheet 5, 14

A private road, linking Halifax St and South Tce.  Formerly known as Symons Place.

SYMONS PLACE - Town Acre 562, 605 , 640, 683 Sheet 5, 14

A private road, linking Halifax St and South Tce.  Known as Symonds Place from 1961.  The Smith Sheet of the 1880s lists the street as Symonds St.  The naming error must have crept in later.

SYNAGOGUE PLACE - Town Acre 37 Sheet 76

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Rundle St.

 

TALBOT LANE - Town Acre 383 Sheet 39

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Gouger St, east of Morphett St.

TAM O’SHANTER PLACE - Town Acre 152, 153, 154, 155 Sheet 61

A loop private road, with two outlets to Grenfell St, and one each to Devonshire Place and Moger Lane.

Whiteman Freeman, the master of the Tam O’Shanter, which arrived in SA during 1836, bought Adelaide Town Acres 153 and 154 from JB Hack and his wife, Bridget, during September 1838.  By this time, Freeman had taken up residence at Danbury Park, near Launceston, in Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), probably as a pastoralist.  He divided the two sections into two separate sub-divisions of 25 allotments each, linked by a private road he called Tam O’Shanter Place, after the ship he had captained to South Australia.  When W Freeman sold the last of his sub-division in the mid-1850s, he had returned to Britain for retirement at Syderstone, Norfolk, England.

TAPLEY LANE - Town Acre 559 Sheet 15

Possibly the previous name for Tapley St.  Also possible that it was the name for the Sturt St end of Tapley St.

TAPLEY ST - Town Acre 607 Sheet 15

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Gilbert St.

TASKERS LANE NA - Town Acre 922 Sheet 108

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Childers St. Formerly a Childers St right-of-way.

TATHAM ST - Town Acre 195, 244 Sheet 55

A ‘step’ cul-de-sac, leading north off Franklin St.  [Does Tatham St have an exit into adjoining Cannon St?]

TAVISTOCK LANE Town Acre 36 Sheet 75

A cul-de-sac, leading west off Frome St. Named in 1964, probably in recognition of the abolition of Tavistock St, as a major city thoroughfare.

TAVISTOCK ST - Town Acre 27, 28. 35, 36 Sheet 75

The former name for Frome St.

TENNANT COURT - Town Acre 261, 262 Sheet 50

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Morphett St.

THALBORNE PLACE - Town Acre 622 Sheet 18

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Gilbert st.

THIRD ST - Town Acre 633 Sheet 3

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Percy St/First St.

THOMAS ST - Town Acre 401, 402 Sheet 34

A private road, with cul-de-sac, linking Morphett St and Wright Court.  Formerly named St Thomas St.

TOMS COURT - Town Acre 527, 528 Sheet 23

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Halifax St.

TOMSEY ALLEY - Town Acre 504, 505 Sheet 26, 27

A loop private road, linking twice to Tomsey St on the west.  Now a private road, known as Tomsey Lane, linking Tomsey St and Marion St.

TOMSEY COURT - Town Acre 508 Sheet 27

A private road, linking Tomsey St and Wilson St.

TOMSEY LANE - Town Acre 509 Sheet 26

A private road, linking Tomsey St and Marion St.  Formerly a loop private road, known as Tomsey Alley.

TOMSEY ST - Town Acre 504, 505, 508, 509 Sheet 26, 27

A private road, linking Carrington St and Halifax St.

TOPHAM MALL - Town Acre 138, 173 Sheet 64

A pedestrian road, linking Currie St and Waymouth St.  Formerly known as Topham St.

TOPHAM ST - Town Acre 138, 173 Sheet 64

A private road, linking Currie St and Waymouth St.  Now named Topham Mall.

TORRENS RIVER - Town Acre Sheet

TOWER ST NORTH NA - Town Acre 905, 920 Sheet 108

TOWER ST SOUTH NA - own Acre 819 Sheet 99

TRADES HALL LANE - Town Acre 266, 307 Sheet 49

A private road, linking Franklin St and Grote St.

TRAVERS PLACE NA - Town Acre 948 Sheet 110

A cul-de-sac, south off Barton Tce.  Formerly named Queen Elizabeth St.

TRENERRY COURT - Town Acre 256 Sheet 51

A private road, with cul-de-sac, linking Franklin St and Gray St.

TUCKER ST - Town Acre 221, 222, 223 Sheet 59, 60

A private road, linking East Tce with Flinders St.

TWIN ST - Town Acre 85, 102 Sheet 73

A private road, linking Grenfell St and Rundle St.

TYNTE PLACE NA - Town Acre 862, 863 Sheet 102

A right-angle cul-de-sac, leading north off Tynte St.

TYNTE ST NA - Town Acre 827 Sheet 100

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

 

UNION LANE - Town Acre 80 Sheet 72

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Rundle Mall.

UNION ST - Town Acre 90, 91, 96, 97 Sheet 74

A private road, linking Grenfell St and Rundle St.

UNION ST NA - Town Acre 707, 708, 709, 710 Sheet 83

A private road, linking Kermode St and Pennington Tce.  Now known as Lakeman St.

UNIVERSITY OVAL ROAD - Town Acre Sheet

This street is not in my directory.

UNLEY ROAD - Sheet 6

A public road, south across the South Parklands, as an extension of Pulteney St.

 

VAUGHAN PLACE - Town Acre 35 Sheet 75

A right-angle private road, linking Frome St and Rundle St.

VESTRIS ST - Town Acre 176 Sheet 65

A former private road linking the former Osmond and Elizabeth Sts on the western side of Emanuel Solomon’s former 1841 play house.  Now closed and built upon.

VICTOR RICHARDSON ROAD - NA

A cul-de-sac, leading off King William Rd, as the entrance to Adelaide Oval.

Victor Richardson (1894-1969), one of Australia's cricketing heroes.  He played Test cricket for SA, and is perhaps now best remembered as the grandfather of the Chappell brothers.  Richardson played both Test cricket and League football on nearby Adelaide Oval.

VICTORIA DRIVE

A public road, linking Frome Rd and King William Rd, south of the Torrens River.

VICTORIA PLACE - Town Acre 302, 303 Sheet 48

A private road, linking Wakefield St and Bray St. Either a cul-de-sac, or a through private street, between the Government Offices and the Unitarian Church.  [Now known as Molton St? This is uncertain.]

VICTORIA PLACE - Town Acre 309 Sheet 50

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Grote St.  Now known as Rowlands Place.

VICTORIA SQUARE - Town Acre 267 Sheet 49

Government Offices, Victoria Square c 1890  [SA Library B50421-47]One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Princess Victoria (1819-1901), heir apparent to the British throne at the time SA was founded in 1836.  She succeeded her uncle, William IV, in the following year, as Queen Victoria.

VICTORIA SQUARE ARCADE - Town Acre 335 Sheet 40

A pedestrian road, leading west off Victoria Square.  Likely to be the former Victoria Square exit of Page St.

VICTORIA ST - Town Acre 12, 51 Sheet 79

A private road, linking Hindley St and North Tce.

Queen Victoria (1819-1901), to date the longest-reigning British monarch.  Although she never visited SA, one of her furthest-flung possessions, the various Governors and Premiers throughout her reign kept her in touch with events there.  Until the 1860s, this street was called Kyffen St, a family name associated with Robert Thomas, the grantee for TA 51.

VINCENT PLACE - Town Acre 655, 656, 657, 668 Sheet 8

A combined cul-de-sac and private road, linking Gilles St and Vincent St.

VINCENT ST - Town Acre 656, 657, 666, 667 Sheet 8

A private road, linking Gilles St and South Tce.  Formerly known as St Vincent St.

VINRACE ST - Town Acre 624, 625, 698, 699 Sheet 1, 2

A combination of cul-de-sac and private road, linking Gilbert St and South Tce.  [Have there been name changes here?]

 

WAKEFIELD ROAD - Sheet 45

A public road, crossing the East Parklands, linking Wakefield St and Dequetteville Tce.

WAKEFIELD ST - Town Acre 287 Sheet 45

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

EG Wakefield (1796–1862), controversial visionary, who compiled his systematic colonisation theories while gaoled in Newgate Prison for having abducting a teenage heiress.  These ideas became the inspiration for SA white settlement.  Unfortunately for Wakefield, the most crucial decisions taken in regard to this project occurred when he was absent from Britain.  He initiated action in many spheres of British national life, but often put potential supporters off side with his incessant desire to dominate.

Perhaps also Daniel Wakefield (1776-1846), economist and barrister.  An uncle of EG Wakefield, he drafted two versions of the SA Bill, under direction of his nephew, to satisfy the new Colonial Secretary, TS Rice re land sales and initial fundraising on behalf of the new colony.  He also had hopes of becoming the first judge in SA, but lost interest after his nephew severed links with the colony.  Also a member of the SA Literary Association 1834-1835, when the group folded in favour of a Conversazione Club, which also finished a year later.  Was there also a Daniel Wakefield who was a brother of EG Wakefield?

WAKEFIELD ST right-of-way - Town Acre 302 Sheet 48

Possibly the Victoria St/Molten Place thoroughfare?

WAKEHAM ST - Town Acre 571, 596 Sheet 12

A right-angle private road, linking Ely Place and Halifax St.  Formerly known as Louisa St (no 2).  Name change in 1940.

WALTER PLACE NA - Town Acre 774, 787 Sheet 92

A private road, linking Archer St and Ward St, between Walter St and O’Connell St.

WALTER ST NA - Town Acre 773, 774, 788 Sheet 92

A private road, linking Archer St and O’Connell St.

WAR MEMORIAL DRIVE NA - Town Acre Sheet

A public road through the North Parklands, north of the Torrens River, linking Bundeys Rd and Mildred Rd.

A descriptive name honouring the nearby State War Memorial in Pennington Gardens, which commemorates all those South Australians who have ever served their country in war time.

WARD COURT NA - Town Acre 770, 771 Sheet 92

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Ward St.

WARD ST NA - Town Acre 741 Sheet 89

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Sir Henry Ward (1797-1860), MP for St Albans at the time SA was founded.  Unsuccessful in nominating as one of the SA Commissioners, nevertheless, he supported the passage of the SA Act through the Westminster Parliament during 1834 and belonged to the SA Association.  Later, Sir Henry became a colonial governor in the Mediterranean and the British Indies.

WATSON ST NA - Town Acre 831 Sheet 100

A cul-de-sac, east off Centenary St.

WAYMOUTH COURT - Town Acre 245 Sheet 55

A private road, linking Mellor St and Morphett St.

WAYMOUTH PLACE - Town Acre 140, 171 Sheet 64

A private road, linking Hall Court and Waymouth St.

WAYMOUTH ST - Town Acre 171 Sheet 64

One of the original public streets of Adelaide, often wrongly spelt Weymouth for some years.

Henry Waymouth ( ), a director of the SA Association, who strongly advocated support for the colony when it was only an idea.

WAYMOUTH ST right-of-way - Town Acre 190 Sheet 54

Possibly the present-day Shannon Place.

WEIL ST - Town Acre 629 Sheet 2

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Gilbert St.

WELLINGTON SQUARE NA - Town Acre 813 Sheet 98

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), to whom Robert Gouger appealed successfully for help in guiding the South Australia (Foundation) Act safely through the British Parliament.  Wellington recommended one of his Peninsular War commanders, William Light, for appointment as the colony’s first Surveyor-General.

WEST PALLANT ST NA - Town Acre 1006, 1015 Sheet 118

A private road, linking Melbourne St and Stanley St.

WEST TCE - Town Acre 1, 253 Sheet 1, 52

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

A descriptive name for the western-most street linking North and South Tce in South Adelaide.

WESTERN ROADWAY - Town Acre Sheet

This road does no appear in my directory.

WHITE COURT - Town Acre 260 Sheet 50

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Franklin St.

WHITE LANE - Town Acre 471 Sheet 20

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Wright St.

John Wright (), London banker, SA Commissioner.  He had TA 471 as part of his preliminary land grant holdings.

WHITMORE SQUARE - Town Acre 477 Sheet 21

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

Woolryche Whitmore (), one of the earliest British MPs who promoted SA ‘as affording another outlet for the superabundant capital and population of Great Britain’.  He broached the idea to Colonial Office officials and headed the SA Association, which had its headquarters in Adelphi Terrace, London.  In 1834, when the relevant government bureaucrats had decided on the colonisation details, Whitmore had the honour of introducing the SA Bill to the House of Commons, ‘where it passed the third reading without any serious hindrance’.

WHITMORE TCE

A private road in the vicinity of Gilbert St. Robert Burman lived there in 1875

WILLCOX ST - Town Acre 626, 697 Sheet 2

A private road, linking Gilbert St and South Tce.  Formerly known as Red Lane.

Charles Willcox (15/9/1843-7/9/1921), chaff merchant North Adelaide; Corporation Councillor, Mayor of Adelaide, MLC, company chairman.

WILLIAM BUICK COURT NA - Town Acre 908, 909, 910 Sheet 109

A cul-de-sac, leading north off Gover St.

Possibly W Buick (1888-1971), second son of William Buick Senr, a Kangaroo Island grazier.  W Buick Senr d 15/5/1918.  Several other W Buicks belonging to this family.

WILLS LANE - Town Acre 86 Sheet 73

A cul-de-sac, leading west off Pulteney St.  [Is this now Martin Place? This appears to be a bit north. Perhaps disappeared when the corner was cleared for Hindmarsh Square gardens.]

WILSON ST - Town Acre 506 Sheet 27

A private road, linking East Tce with Tomsey St.  Formerly named Coglin st.

Thomas Wilson (5/9/1787-31/3/1863), solicitor.  A member of the 1st Adelaide Corporation; rose to become Mayor.  Lived in Adelaide and later Kensington.

WINIFRED ST - Town Acre 628 Sheet 2

A private road, linking Gilbert St and South Tce.

Virginia Winifred Boucaut (1868-1916), eldest daughter of Judge James Boucaut, married ? Hamilton.

WISDOM COURT - Town Acre 474 Sheet 20

A cul-de-sac, leading south off Wright St.

WHITHAM ST - Town Acre 635, 636, 687, 688 Sheet 4

Likely to be the present-day O’Halloran St.

Possibly named after WHITHAM, William Gray’s Inn, London, England.

WITCOMBE ST - Town Acre 384 Sheet 39

A private road, linking Gouger St and Pulteney St.

WOODSONS LANE - Town Acre 15, 48 sheet 78

A cul-de-sac, leading south off North Tce.

G Wood & Son Co Ltd once conducted a grocery and general importing business on Town Acre 10, a site opposite the Adelaide Railway Station.

WORSNOP AVE - Town Acre 214, 215 Sheet 59

A cul-de-sac, leading east off Frome St.  Formerly named Schoffer St.

Thomas Worsnop (2/2/1821-24/1/1898), Town Clerk to the Adelaide Corporation 1869-1898.  Born in Wortley, Yorks.  To SA 1852 China.  A teacher at Pt Eliot first.

WRIGHT COURT - Town Acre 402, 459 Sheet 34

A private road, linking Field St and Wright St.

WRIGHT COURT right-of-way - Town Acre 459 Sheet 34

This may be a narrow alley from Wright Court into Field or Thomas St?

WRIGHT ST - Town Acre 450 Sheet 32

One of the original public streets of Adelaide.

John Wright (), one of the original SA Commissioners appointed in 1835 to oversee the foundation of SA.  Was he the banker in partnership with EW Jerningham?  They went bankrupt in 1840.  Wright bought land in SA, which his friend JH Fisher used and later laid out the township of Bowden upon.

WRIGHT ST right-of-way - Town Acre 474 Sheet 20

Likely a reference to the modern Wisdom Court.

WYATT ST - Town Acre 146, 165, 208, 231 Sheet 62, 58

A private road, linking Flinders St and Grenfell St.

William Wyatt (), grantee for a number of the TAs over which Wyatt St now runs.

 

YORK LANE - Town Acre 87, 88 Sheet 73

A private road, linking Bent St and Pulteney St.  Now known as York St.

The York Hotel once stood nearby, on the corner of Rundle St and Pulteney St.

YORK ST - Town Acre 87, 88 Sheet 73

A private road, linking Bent St and Pulteney St. Once known as York Lane.

YOUNG ST - Town Acre 197, 198, 242 Sheet 55

A private road, linking Franklin St and Waymouth St.

Possiby named after Henry Young, Governor of SA 1848-1854.  His wife was a niece of Bishop Short.

YOUNG ST right-of-way - Town Acre 198 Sheet 55

[Perhaps a reference to Little Young St?]