This photograph was taken at the rear of 'Ardagh', 19 Prince Albert Street, Mosman, Francis Toohey's family home from 1913 - 1918. It was taken before Lola and Francis married in 1919.

Mosman Memories of your Street

How have the streets of Mosman been used by residents throughout the decades? How did residents view their street? Has the manner in which residents use their street changed over the decades? Do children still play in the street? Is there a sense of neighbourhood in your street? The aim of Mosman Memories of Your Street is to answer these questions and to fill this gap in the recorded history of Mosman.

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About Mosman

You will find Mosman on the northern shores of Sydney Harbour. Its beautiful native bushland, harbour foreshores and beaches have inspired a rich cultural heritage.

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Brief history of Mosman and its streets

Prior to European settlement, over 3,000 years ago, Mosman was home to the Borogegal and Gamaraigal clans. European settlement began with a few small farms and the first recorded European settler was Thomas O’Neil at Hunters Bay in 1814.

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Local history resources

Explore more of the heritage of Mosman through oral histories, short films and other collections.

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