Proposed Naming of Roads - Wilton

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Proposed Naming of Roads - Wilton

Closes: 21/11/2019 5:00pm

Roads Act, 1993 & Roads Regulation 2018, Part 2, Division 1

Notice is hereby given that Wollondilly Shire Council, in pursuance of Clause 7 of the above regulation proposes to name the following road/s: 

Proposed Names:      Stringybark Drive, Ingleton Circuit, Eather Street,

                                   Hackney Street, McGregor Street, Burgess Street, Allport Street, Cracknell Street, Kelso Street, Gillett Street, Taylor Street and  McGregor Street, Wilton.

Description:                11 new roads within subdivision of Lot 5 DP 270536, Greenbridge Drive Wilton.

Forward written submissions to Wollondilly Shire Council at, PO Box 21, Picton NSW 2571, clearly outlining reasons for such objection. Submissions for the proposal close 5pm Thursday 21 November 2019.

For further information, please contact Council’s Property Addressing Officer, Barbara Weber on (02) 4677 9736.

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NOTIFICATION OF ROAD NAME PROPOSAL Wollondilly Shire Council

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 163 of the Roads Act 1993 and Part 2 of the Roads Regulation 2018 of the proposal of the following road names:

Proposed Name:       STRINGYBARK DRIVE

Location Details:       Locality: Wilton   

Description:                A new road coming off Greenbridge Drive Wilton within Lot 5 DP 270536.

Name Origin:              A pre-approved name by the GNB NSW - (2007) Stringbark trees are located on the straight section of this new road.    


Proposed Name:       EATHER STREET

Location Details:       Locality: Wilton

Description:               A new road coming of Stringybark Drive within Lot 5 DP 270536, Wilton.

Name Origin:

Wollondilly Shire - World War 1 Veterans Killed in Action – remembering those who never returned).  Private John Eather (Service No.323) was born in 1895 at Picton NSW son of John Barrett Eather and Marguerite nee McPherson. John Eather was their only child. His father was a bee keeper and employed at Picton railway depot. John’s father died in 1907 and his mother lived until 1955.

John enlisted at Picton on 25 August 1914 one of the earliest to do so and embarked at Sydney on the HMAT Euripides with B Company of the 3rd Infantry Battalion on 20th October 1914. John was reported missing in action between 25-29, April 1915 and it was recorded that he was killed on the 29 April however there was evidence that he drowned on the 25 April 1915 (19 years of age). John has no known grave and is remembered on the Lone Pine Memorial Gallipoli and in Australia at Panel 36 in the commemorative area of the Australian War Memorial Canberra. In Picton he is remembered on the railway honour board, the town hall and the School of arts honour roll and in 1917 a tree was planted in his name in Victoria Park Picton.


Proposed Name:       HACKNEY STREET

Location Details:       Locality: Wilton

Description:                A new road coming of Stringybark Drive within Lot 5 DP 270536, Wilton.

Name Origin:            

Wollondilly Shire - World War 1 Veterans Killed in Action – remembering those who never returned).  Henry Thomas Hackney (Service No. 7593) was born in Bowral in 1897, son of John W hackney and Elizabeth nee McMahon. His father died in 1905 and his mum re married Herbert Boardman in 1909. The family moved to Menangle/Camden Park in 1840. His mother died in 1936 and is buried in Picton and her husband is buried at Cawdor. There are many descendants of the Boardman family still in the area. Henry worked as a Junior Porter with the railway and he enlisted at 18 on 5 August 1915 at Picton in the 5th Field Artillery Brigade 15th Battery and embarked on HMAT  Persic on 18 November 1915. He died in hospital on 28 October 1918 of influenza in Etaples France and buried at Etaples Military Cemetery in France and is remembered in Panel 14 Canberra War memorial and also at Picton school of Arts, Picton public school and Picton town hall. A tree was planted in his memory at Victoria Park Picton in 1919.


Proposed Name:       INGLETON CIRCUIT

Location Details:       Locality: Wilton

Description:               A new road coming of Stringybark Drive within Lot 5 DP 270536, Wilton. 

Name Origin:            

Wollondilly Shire - World War 1 Veterans Killed in Action – remembering those who never returned).  Private Robert Robertson Ingleton (Service No. 6417) was born in 1892 Goulburn, the son of John and Mary Ingleton who moved to Picton by 1909. Robert followed his father onto the railway work in Picton and was a locomotive fireman at the Picton branch when he enlisted at 24 in Goulburn in 30 October 1916. He listed his father as next of kin. He joined the 18th Infantry Battalion on 11 November 1916 on board HMAT Suevic. He was wound in some of the last Australian action to the Hindenburg line and died aged 26 at the 3rd Stationary Hospital Rouen France on 9 October 1918.he is buried in France. Robert was very popular at the Picton locomotive branch amongst his fellow employees and all others who were acquainted with him. He is remembered at Panel 86 at the Australian War memorial Canberra and on railway roll, Picton art Picton and a tree planted in Victoria Park Picton. The Ingleton’s were very involved in the railway and many family members stayed on in Picton.


 

Proposed Name:       ALLPORT STREET

Location Details:       Locality: Wilton

Description:               A new road coming off Gillett Street and Ingleton Circuit  within Lot 5 DP 270536, Wilton.

Name Origin:            

Wollondilly Shire - World War 1 Veterans Killed in Action – remembering those who never returned).  Henry Allport (Service No. 3101) was born in Sept 1886 at Picton NSW. Henry was a 30 year old labourer working at Mowbray Park when he enlisted in the army at Picton on the 17 October 1916. He embarked with the 35th battalion from Sydney on the 11 November 1916 on HMAS Suevic. He was in the machine gun section, 62nd Battalion. He was first reported missing at Passchendaele, Belgium on 12 October 1917 when he was with company A, 4 patoon. There were variations to his death but it was concluded that he was injured/shot and could not walk and he was being attended to but the ground was lost that afternoon and he was most likely left in enemy hands. Private Allport has no known grave however is remembered at the Ypres Memorial Belgium and panel 124 commemorative area of the Australia War memorial, at Mowbray Park. A tree was planted in Victoria Park Picton in his memory in September 1918 and Picton School of Arts Honour roll (Aged 31).


Proposed Name:       BURGESS STREET

Location Details:       Locality: Wilton

Description:               A new road coming off Gillett Street and Ingleton Circuit within Lot 5 DP 270536, Wilton.

Name Origin:            

Wollondilly Shire - World War 1 Veterans Killed in Action – remembering those who never returned).  Sidney Burgess (Service No. 2580) was born on 19th March 1880 at Picton, the 5th of 12 children of henry Burgess a railway man and Martha *nee Bateup). Sidney’s grandfather James arrived in Sydney in 1831 and being assigned to Major HC Antill at Jarvisfield. He was appointed a lockup keeper and then became police constable, he died in 1835. He married his wife in Cobbitty in 1837 to Jane Dillon. She died in 1901 they had 7 children and HENRY was the sixth child. He was a apprentice Taylor in Picton and followed his boss to Grenfeel in 1899. He was very well known in Picton for being one of the best footballers ever produced in the shire. He worked on Cowra as a Tailer and married Olive Mary Quinn in 1903. Private Burgess was serving with the 55th Infantry Battalion and was killed in action on 2 April 1917 (aged 37) at Lebucquitre France and is buried in the Lebucquitre Cemetery. 


Proposed Name:       CRACKNELL STREET

 Location Details:       Locality: Wilton

 Description:               A new road coming off Ingleton Circuit within Lot 5 DP 270536, Wilton.

Name Origin:

Wollondilly Shire - World War 1 Veterans Killed in Action – remembering those who never returned).  Private Leslie Charles Cracknell (Service No. 6072) was born in 1895 at Picton NSW, the son of Charles Cracknell and Emily Henrietta nee Pollard who enlisted in Woonona on 12 Sept 1916. He was fourth of ten children and they moved to Picton after 1903.  He was in the 20th Infantry Battalion ‘B’ Company and left Sydney on 25 October HMAT Ascanius. Private Cracknell was killed by high explosive artillery shell on 31 August 1918 at Mont St Quentin France and was also buried in France. Charles two brothers also remained in Picton after Charles left for war and some of the descendants still live in the area.


Proposed Name:       KELSO STREET

Location Details:       Locality: Wilton

Description:               A new road coming off Ingleton Circuit and Eather Street within Lot 5 DP 270536, Wilton.

Name Origin:

Wollondilly Shire - World War 1 Veterans Killed in Action – remembering those who never returned).  Gunner Cyril Kelso (Service No.9931) a railway employee born in Sydney in 1897. Cyril’s parents George and Annie Kathleen nee Nelson were married in 1894 farming in Wellington but returned to George’s home town of Picton by 1903. George continued farming and the family of five lived in Argyle Street Upper Picton. Cyril enlisted at age 18 on 5 October 1915. He joined the 2nd Field Artillery Brigade. On the 3rd November 1916 at age 19 Gunner Kelso was killed in action at Flers France. He was buried at Bulls road cemetery in Flers. He was well known at the Picton loco railway sheds and is on Picton honour boards and a tree was planted in his honour in Victoria Park Picton and at panel 12 of the commemorative area of the Australian War memorial in Canberra.


Proposed Name:       GILLETT STREET

Location Details:       Locality: Wilton

 Description:               A new road coming off Ingleton Circuit within Lot 5 DP 270536, Wilton.

Name Origin:            

Wollondilly Shire - World War 1 Veterans Killed in Action – remembering those who never returned).  Private Cyril (Jim) Gillett (Service No. 4387) a hairdresser born in Picton in 1896 to Willian and Catherine Gillett (need Abberton) married in Goulburn. 13 children the last 4 being born in Picton and Cyril was the youngest. His family moved to Picton in 1892, his dad worked as a road builder. Living in Starguard estate then later Stilton lane Picton. He enlisted at 18 on 28 February 1915 working for Mr Prior in Picton. He joined the first divisional Ammunition Column Field Artillery. He was a cadet prior to listing for 3 years. He was killed in action on 11 January 1917 and is remembered at panel 21 in the commemorative area at the Australian war memorial Canberra and at Picton town hall and school of arts with a tree planted at Victoria Park Picton in his memory.


 Proposed Name:       TAYLOR STREET

Location Details:       Locality: Wilton

Description:               A new road coming off Ingleton Circuit and Hackney Street within Lot 5 DP 270536, Wilton.

Name Origin:            

Wollondilly Shire - World War 1 Veterans Killed in Action – remembering those who never returned).  Harold Aubrey Taylor (Service No. 2850) was born 18 December 1898. The son of George Henry Taylor and Catherine May, formerly Crisp nee Reid. Catherine had one son to James Crisp who died in 1886 and then she married George in 1887 and had ten children. Harald was more known as Aubrey and enlisted at Picton on the 31 July 1915 and was a labourer when enlisted. Harold’s brother also enlisted a year later and returned in 1917 shell shocked. Private Aubrey joined the 4th Infantry Battalion. Aubrey’s older half-brother was also serving and they crossed paths (William Crisp). Aubrey Taylor was killed in action from bullet wound (killed instantly)  in France on 17 April 1918, third son to Mr & Mrs Taylor of Fernleigh Upper Picton after nearly 3 years of service and a memorial service was also held for him in Picton. He has no known grave and is remembered on the Villers – Bretonneux Memorial France. In Australia he is remembered at the commemorative section in the Australian War Memorial. His sister planted a tree at Victoria Park Picton in his memory and also the railway honour roll. His shell shocked brother Herbert arrived home in 1917 and his older half-brother William Crisp arrived home to Picton in 1919.


 

Proposed Name:       McGregor STREET

Location Details:       Locality: Wilton

Description:               A new road coming of Stringybark Drive within Lot 5 DP 270536, Wilton.

 Name Origin:            

Wollondilly Shire - World War 1 Veterans Killed in Action – remembering those who never returned).  Thomas McGregor (Service No. 711) was born in Picton in  1897, the second of five children born to Thomas and Elizabeth nee York who lived in Argyle street Picton. Thomas spent most of his time in Yerranderie. When he enlisted ion 20th Juley 1915 he gave his occupation as a butcher but appears he worked for the railway possibly providing meat for the store or kitchen. He was farewelled in October 1915 with Private Hackney.

Thomas joined the infantry Battalion C company and fought in France. He was killed in action at the Battle of Fromelles  on the 20th July 1916 aged 19. He is buried at Rue Petillon Military Cemetery Fleurbaix, France. He is remembered in Panel 17 Canberra War memorial and also at Picton school of Arts, Picton public school and Picton town hall. A tree was planted in his memory at Victoria Park Picton in 1917

NOTE: All the proposed names were checked and recommended by Picton Historical Society Incorporated in consultation with Council and the history referenced from the Book – Wollondilly’s Fallen - (written by the Picton Historical Society).