22 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill NSW 2110

Use the map below to locate each of the signal boxes, the signal boxes are marked with a star. The image guides on this page will also help you identify each of the images placed on the boxes – this is a wonderful way to explore and learn more about the history of our area.

RMS Signal box Corner of Huntleys Point Road and Victoria Road

RMS Signal Box Huntleys Point

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1952 Riverside Girls High School, Ryde District Historical Society

1949 Tram stopping on Victoria Road Gladesville, City of Ryde Library

1901 Members of the Hunters Hill Golf Club, Hunters Hill Historical Society

 

Door: Images top to bottom

1910 June Opening of the tram way Drummoyne to Ryde, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1964 October 2nd Opening of the new Gladesville Bridge by Her Royal Highness, Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, RMS archives

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Huntleys point House built originally by Alfred Huntley approx. 1851, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1961 March Old Gladesville Bridge looking towards Drummoyne, RMS archives

1900-1910 Gladesville bridge looking towards Drummoyne, State Library NSW

 

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1964 Oct 2nd Gladesville Bridge opening article SMH

1961-1964 Gladesville bridge under construction, RMS archives

RMS Signal box Corner of Crown Street and Victoria Road

RMS Signal box Corner of Crown Street and Victoria Road

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1929 Gladesville Hospital cricket Team (Don Bradman bottom row 5th from the left) Hunters Hill Historical Society

Gladesville Hospital grounds “Path to bedlam bay”, Hunters Hill Historical Society

Players of Henley Tennis Club, Hunters Hill Historical Society

 

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1900-1927 Postcards Scenes of Gladesville Hospital, State Library NSW PXA 635 / 283-286

1900-1927 Postcards Scenes of Gladesville Hospital, State Library NSW PXA 635 / 283-286

1900-1927 Postcards Scenes of Gladesville Hospital, State Library NSW PXA 635 / 283-286

 

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1892 Gladesville Hospital grounds north campus “zoo”, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1923 November the opening of Harold Meggitt’s linseed oil factory, Punt Road Gladesville, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1900-1927 Postcards Scenes of Gladesville Hospital, State Library NSW   PXA 635 / 283-286

 

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1886 Map of Gladesville hospital, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1892 Gladesville Hospital grounds, Superintendent home and Vineyards, City of Ryde Library

RMS Signal box Corner of Cowell Street and Victoria Road

RMS Signal box Corner of Cowell Street and Victoria Road

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Corner of Victoria road and Cowell Street Gladesville, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1920s Bayview Hotel Gladesville, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1939 Victoria Road widening, Bayview Hotel Gladesville, Hunters Hill Historical Society

 

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1948 203-209 Victoria Road Gladesville “Carlisle Grocery Store” Ryde District Historical Society

Montague Marks Barber shop, Ryde District Historical Society

 

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1911 “O” class Tram outside Bayview Hotel Gladesville, City of Ryde Library

1907-1909 Bayview Hotel Gladesville, Ryde District Historical Society

1948 Victoria Road Gladesville, Hunters Hill Historical Society

 

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1949 Mc Hugh’s shoe store, Ryde District Historical Society

1907-1909 Bayview Hotel Gladesville, Ryde District Historical Society

RMS Signal box Corner of Mark Street and Ryde Road

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1890 First Gas Engine installed in HH by Lavers Co, Mark street, Hunters Hill Historical Society

Grounds of Villa Maria Church, Hunters Hill Historical Society

Lane cove River looking east from St Joseph’s School, Willoughby city Council

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1928 Corner mark and Ryde road, Villa Maria Catholic Primary School/ Marist brothers archives

1889 Villa Maria Parochial School Junior, Villa Maria Catholic Primary School / Marist brothers archives

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Crosses at Villa Maria, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1931 Marist Brothers Mark Street, Villa Maria Catholic Primary School/ Marist brother’s archives

 

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1889 Villa Maria Parochial School Senior, Villa Maria Catholic Primary School/ Marist brothers archives

1950 Marist brothers School “Villa Maria” Mark Street Villa Maria Catholic Primary School / Marist brother’s archives

RMS Signal box Corner of Gladesville Road and Ryde Road

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View down De Millau Road to Villa Maria Wharf

1959 May Newspaper article

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Fig tree Post Office and grants Butcher Gladesville road

Heck Howards garage Gladesville road, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1959 Heck Howard, Hunters Hill Historical Society

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Victa Mowers Advertisement

Hunters Hill Croquet Club Luke Street, Hunters Hill Historical Society

St Joseph’s girl School Gladesville road, Hunters Hill Historical Society

Marist brothers, Hunters Hill Historical Society

Marist Brothers 1913, Hunters Hill Historical Society

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1961 Geoff Howard with Humber Super Snipes & 1908 Humber Coventry

1960s Shops at Hunters Hill over pass, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1960s Shops at hunters Hill overpass, Hunters Hill Historical Society

 

RMS Signal Box 53 Gladesville Road

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1929 Tramway Public meeting poster, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1903 Official opening of the Hunters Hill and Lane Cove ferries, Hunters Hill Historical Society

Ticket on Balmain Ferries to Morts Dock and Bald rock, Hunters Hill Historical Society

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1915c Hunters Hill’s first car Kingston Moore family, Hunters Hill Historical Society

The Womerah built 1871 ran from Sydney to Hunters Hill till 1882, Hunters Hill Historical Society

 

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205 to Wynyard, Hunters Hill Historical Society

Horse buses along Great north Road passing Cambridge Street, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1863 Admission ticket no 115 for the Hunters Hill Amateur Regatta, Hunters Hill Historical Society

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1910 Last horse bus and first electric tram to Gladesville, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1940c Bells garage Gladesville road, Hunters Hill Historical Society

Hunters Hill Overpass

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Tyley Hancock on the veranda of Cliff Cottage Joubert Street, Hunters Hill Historical Society

Cliff Cottage Built approx. 1889, Hunters Hill Historical Society

Teenagers on a boating picnic Lane Cove River, Hunters Hill Historical Society

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1961 Figtree Chapel, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1962 March Final service at the Figtree chapel, Hunters Hill Historical Society

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1920c The Avenue Pleasure ground Wharf from Linley point, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1914 Grand Patriotic Carnival held at the Avenue grounds, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1910 The Avenue Picnic Grounds, Hunters Hill Historical Society

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1912 January  26th shark attack in Lane Cove River at Figtree, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1880c The Figtree Hotel corner church and Joubert Street, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1929 Aquatic tea rooms at Figtree, Hunters Hill Historical Society

Hunters Hill Overpass

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1910 Wallen tearooms and old Figtree bridge, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1954 Waiting for the queen at the old Figtree Bridge, Hunters Hill Historical Society

St Malo early brochure, Hunters Hill Historical Society

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1869c Didier Joubert and family at St Milo, Hunters Hill Historical Society

Bank of NSW southern corner Joubert Street and Gladesville road, Hunters Hill Historical Society

 

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1955 Figtree Wharf, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1925 Lady Ferguson nearing Figtree with St Malo in back ground, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1903c The Parramatta river Cadets formed by Harry Shelly, Hunters Hill Historical Society

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1963 Opening of the new Figtree Bridge, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1984 Department of Main Roads map, NW Freeway planned,

1963 Opening of the new Figtree Bridge, Hunters Hill Historical Society

 

64 Woolwich Road

Side A images top to bottom

1900c Woolwich Public School Fete, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1908 St Johns Church Woolwich, Laying of the Foundation Stone, Hunters Hill Historical Society

 

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Woolwich Public School Obituary 1892-1989, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1950 Woolwich School class 5 &6, Hunters Hill Historical Society

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1900c Woolwich Public School Fete, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1900c Woolwich Public School Fete, Hunters Hill Historical Society

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Regatta Hunters Hill, Hunters Hill Historical Society

1901(Sailing Vessel)” Neotsfield”1st Ship to use the new Morts Dock, Hunters Hill Historical Society

 

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Hunter’s Hill Council

22 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
PO Box 21, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
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