Beecroft-Cheltenham History Group


Albert Road Named after Prince Albert (1819-1861) the husband of Queen Victoria

Bambara Crescent

This  derives from an Aboriginal word meaning ‘forest’

Beecroft Road  -  Beecroft


 Houses in Beecroft Rd - Beecroft

Beecroft Road  -  Cheltenham


 Houses in Beecroft Road - Cheltenham

Blackwood Close

Named after the Blackwood family who built and lived at “Maraba” 8 Beecroft     Road

Boronia Avenue - Beecroft


 Houses in Boronia Ave.

Burn's Road

Incorrectly named after the Byrne’s family who  had a dairy on this land until 1946

Carlisle Crescent

Named after the Carlisle   family who lived at “Kelvin Grove” 557 Pennant Hills Road. The street was   formed in 1953.

Castle Howard Road

Castle Howard is a famous mansion near Malton in Yorkshire. Malton was the birthplace of Sir Henry Copeland’s wives.

Chapman Avenue

Named after the Chapman family who lived in “The Grange”

Copeland Road

Named after Sir Henry Copeland (1839-1904) who was Secretary (now known as Minister) for Lands in the NSW Parliament in 1886-1887 and again 1891-1894. 

Houses in Copeland Road


Garrett Road

Named after the Garrett family who lived nearby in 1917

Hannah Street

This street was named after the first wife of Sir Henry Copeland who was Hannah the daughter of James Beecroft brewer of Malton Yorkshire, England.

Houses in Hannah Street


Hull Road

Named   after the city in Yorkshire – which was the County from whence Sir Henry  Copeland came.

Lilla Road

Houses in Lilla Road


Malton Road

This road was named after Malton a town in Yorkshire, England, where the wives of Sir Henry Copeland were born.

Houses in Malton Road


Mary Street

This street was named after the second wife of Sir Henry Copeland who was Mary the daughter of James Beecroft brewer of Malton Yorkshire, England.

Houses in Mary Street


Murray Road

Houses in Murray Road


Pennant Hills Road

House in Pennant Hills Rd. Beecroft

Sutherland Road

Houses in Sutherland road

The Boulevard

Houses in The Boulevard

The Crescent

Houses in The Crescent

Wandeen Avenue

The name of the   street takes its name from the original home – “Wandeen Cottage”.

Houses in Wandeen Avenue


York Street

This street was   named after the county which was the birth place of both wives of Sir Henry Copeland.

Houses in York Street


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