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Balcombe Road Alexander Beatson Balcombe 1811St Helena Island1877Original purchaser of large estate, The Briars, Mt Martha VIC, who used his land on Balcombe Road, Mentone, to rest his cattle on their walk to the market in Melbourne
Bickford CourtJames Bickford
Bodley StreetGeorge Frederick Bodley1912Cheltenham Pioneer Cemetery VICgeorge bodley, old cheltenham cemetery Clerk of Works, Moorabbin Shire Council
Burgess StreetCr William George Burgess 1852
1916Brighton General Cemetery VICMoorabbin Shire President
Charman RoadStephen Charman1821Warnham, Sussex, England1916Lang Lang Cemetery VIC
Comport StreetCr Henry ComportStoke, Kent, England1909Cheltenham Pioneer Cemetery VICCr Henry Comport, Old Cheltenham CemeteryMoorabbin Shire councillor
Cromb AvenueAndrew CrombNamed in 1971-73 after the City Engineer of the City of Sandringham, who supervised the clearing and paving of nearly all of the streets in Beaumaris, it was the street on the south boundary of BanksiaReserve, which then still had a very large River Red Gum in the centre of it.
Dalgetty (sic) Road Frederick Gonnerman Dalgety1817 Quebec, Canada 1894 Stockbridge, EnglandFrederick Dalgety, the largest-ever single private landownerin Beaumaris, once also owned the site of BlackRock House.
Keys StreetJohn KeysCounty Tyrone, Northern Ireland1904John Keys was Moorabbin Shire Secretary and Engineer.  
Cr Robert KeysRobert Keys was Moorabbin Shire President 1874-75.
Lang StreetMatthew Lang1830 Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1893 Presbyterian Section, Boroondara Cemetery, Kew, VIC Matthew Lang was Mayor of Melbourne 1889-92. He built the mansion “The Point”, which was demolished in 1959, and after which the nearby Point Avenue is named.
Morey RoadWilliam Morey
Moysey’s Run James Moysey
Rennison StreetCr Thomas RennisonRetired as a Moorabbin Shire councillor in 1888.
Sparks StreetCr Harold Sparks1853At sea, off St Paul Island, Indian Ocean1913Anglican Section, Gore Hill Cemetery NSWMoorabbin Shire councillor 1885-87
Stayner StreetCr George Alex StaynerRetired as a Moorabbin Shire councillor in 1888.
Ward StreetCr William WardMoorabbin Shire President 1875-76
Weatherall (sic) RoadJohn Weatherill
Wells Road Henry Wells
Woff StreetGeorge Woff, John Woff, Robert Woff and William Woff
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