Beaumaris street name origins

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Balcombe RoadAlexander Beatson Balcombe 1811 St 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 Bodley1912 Cheltenham
Pioneer Cemetery VIC
Clerk of Works, Moorabbin Shire Council
Burgess StreetCr William George Burgess1852 Kilmore,
Victoria
1916 Brighton General Cemetery
VIC
Moorabbin Shire President
Charman RoadStephen
Charman
1821 Warnham,
Sussex, England
1916 Lang Lang
Cemetery VIC
Comport StreetCr
Henry Comport
Stoke,
Kent, England
1909 Cheltenham
Pioneer
Cemetery VIC
Moorabbin Shire councillor
Cromb AvenueAndrew
Cromb
Named 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 Banksia Reserve, which then still had a very large River Red Gum in the centre of it.
Dalgetty (sic) RoadFrederick
Gonnerman Dalgety
1817 Quebec, Canada1894 Stockbridge EnglandFredrick Dalgetty, the largest-ever single private landowner in Beaumaris, once also owned the site of Black Rock House
Keys
Street
John
Keys
County
Tyrone,
Northern Ireland
1904John Keys was Moorabbin
Shire Secretary and Engineer.
Cr Robert KeysRobert
Keys was Moorabbin
Shire President 1874-75.
Lang StreetMatthew
Lang
1830
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
Road
William
Morey
Moysey’s RunJames
Moysey
Rennison StreetCr
Thomas
Rennison
Retired as a Moorabbin
Shire councillor in 1888.
Sparks
Street
Cr
Harold Sparks
1853 At
sea, off St
Paul Island, Indian Ocean
1913 Anglican
Section,
Gore Hill
Cemetery NSW
Moorabbin Shire councillor 1885-87
Stayner
Street
Cr
George Alex Stayner
Retired as a Moorabbin
Shire councillor in 1888.
Ward
Street
Cr
William Ward
Moorabbin Shire President
1875-76
Weatherall
(sic)
Road
John
Weatherill
Wells RoadHenry
Wells
Woff StreetGeorge Woff, John Woff, Robert Woff and William
Woff