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Self Guided Illustrated Historical Walks

Each book in this series is a self guided historical walk through Annandale. Each walk explores the people and construction of Annandale. Each book covers two decades of Annandales History a hundred years apart. The first book in the series, 1890s Annandale: A Short Walk, covers the 1790s and 1890s.

1890s Annandale A Short Walk second edition Marghanita da Cruz with line drawing of Church with steeple Federation Annandale A Short Walk Marghanita da Cruz Annandale's Great War: A Short Walk Second Edition by Marghanita da Cruz with Annandale Viaduct and Soldiers 1920s Annandale A Short Walk  Marghanita da Cruz with line drawing of 1920s Flats 1930s Annandale: A Short Walk by Marghanita da Cruz with line drawing of an Art Deco Pub 1940s Annandale A Short Walk  Marghanita da Cruz with photograph of street with aircraft being towed. 50s Annandale A Short Walk,  Marghanita da Cruz

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Anecdotal History

Aboriginal Australia | 1770-1823 | 1823-1876 | 1876-1889 | 1890-1900 | 1900-1915 | 1916-1930 | 1931-1938 | 1939-1945 | 1945-1955 | 1956-1969 | 1970-1998 | 1998-2007 | 2008-2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018

Education in Annandale

Annangrove Boarding School Primitive Methodist St Aiden's Anglican Annandale Public School St Brendan's Catholic School Hunter Baillie Presbyterian Annandale North Public School Pre-Schools, Childcare, Extra Curricular Tertiary History of Education

sepia photo of horse drawn carriage, people milling around in front of one and two story buildings
First municipal elections for newly formed Annandale Borough following secession from Leichhardt Council, Primitive Methodist School Hall Annandale, 1894. Leichhardt Local Studies collection.

Compare with the view of 108 and 110 Trafalgar Street Annandale, 13 September 2010

Primitive Methodist School Hall

110 Trafalgar Street, Annandale

"The Primitive Methodists in Annandale under the pastorate of the Rev JM Leadley are doing good work. The report for the last nine months show there are 450 children attending the Sabbath school and 60 new ... had joined the denomination in the last 12 months" - The Leichhardt Petersham Guardian, 2 July 1892 page 1

The tenth anniversary of the Sunday School in connection with the Primitive Methodist Church, Annandale, was celebrated by a musical evening held in the church, Johnston-street, Annandale, last evening. - 1895 'ANNANDALE PRIMITIVE METHODIST SUNDAY SCHOOL.', The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842-1954), 27 March, p. 6, viewed 12 April, 2011, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13995261

Religious Announcements.. Annandale Primitive Methodist Church Trafalgar Street 17th July Celebration Reb B Kenny,11 Rev JW Leadley 7 Subject Lessons from the Martyrdome of the Reign of Queen Mary" - The Sydney Morning Herald Saturday 13 July 1889 page 3

blue and white building with a row of cyprus pines in the front and Masonic Insignia on facadePRIMITIVE METHODIST ANNUAL ASSEMBLY.... A large school hall has been erected at Annandale and the church there repainted and refurbished....The Sydney Morning Herald Monday 11 February 1889 page 5