The Esplanade

  • 1st Balmoral Cubs and Scouts  1946 —1954 – Donal Carr

    In 1946, I joined the 1st Balmoral Scouts as a Cub Scout. The meeting hut was a primative affair. The little timber room had an east veranda and was s… more

  • The Esplanade memories 1946-1954  1946 —1954 – Donal Carr

    In the days when I was a member of the 1st Balmoral Cubs and Scouts , I used to visit a large tearoom / milk bar on the corner of The Esplanade and B… more

  • Balmoral bathing beauties  1920 – Ron Wylie


  • Balmoral Memories  1920s—1930s – Les 'Tummy' Kewin

    For my name and memory, I leave it to men’s charitable speeches and to foreign nations, and the next ages. Frances Bacon 1561 – 1626. My memories o… more

  • Entertaining Japanese visitors at Mosman  1920s – Ron Wylie

    Balmoral? Georges Heights? Clifton Gardens? Leave a comment if you know where this photo was taken. – Mosman Library more

  • Uncle Claude at Balmoral  c. 1925 – Ron Wylie


  • 1st Balmoral Scouts & Cubs  1939—1939 – Don Skinner

    1st Balmoral Scouts & Cubs , outside Joel’s Boat Shed 16 December 1939 Back Row: David Royle, Bob Fairlie, Hugh Farquharson, Geoff Dixon, Peter Ford… more

  • Rangers Ave Boys at Balmoral Baths  c. 1945/46 – A Booth

    back Row – Left to Right – George Blunden, Ted Flowers, T. O. Booth Front Row Left to Right – Greville Booth & Lindsay Menier more

  • Balmoral – a Village  1948 —1954 – Chris Borough

    Balmoral was a self-contained village in the 1950’s. From the south my world started at the Naval Depot pool (used by the Balmoral Swimming Club afte… more

  • Mum, dad & John at Balmoral Beach  1959 – Ria

    Joseph, Elisabeth and John Maurici at Balmoral Beach, 1959. more

  • Balmoral rockpool  c. 1961 – Linda Cairnes

    Self and friend Erica Jobling, who lived at 707 Military Rd, playing by the rocks near storm drain outlet near the old jetty. more

  • Balmoral rockpool 2  c. 1961 – Linda Cairnes

    Another photo of Erica Jobling and self playing on the rocks at Balmoral with the boats scudding by behind. It must have been a weekend. more

  • North End, The Esplanade  1963 – Linda Cairnes

    Keith Cairnes, Linda Cairnes age 11, Natalie and Georgina Starr at North End of Esplanade near baths and jetty? Natalie’s twin, Nigel is taking the pi… more