Proposed Road Names – 60 & 88 Rita Street Thirlmere

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Proposed Road Names – 60 & 88 Rita Street Thirlmere

Closes: 03/07/2018 5:00pm

                      (Subdivision with 2 new Roads – Lot 1 & 2 DP 123264 – DD010.2015.00000614.002)

Notice is hereby given that Wollondilly Shire Council, in pursuance of Clauses 7 & 8 of the above regulation proposes to name the following road/s:

Description:                  New roads within Lot 1& 2 DP 1231264 coming off Rita Street Thirlmere.

Proposed Name:          Cumbria Street

Name Origin:               Cumbria is the County in the UK where the locality name of Thirlmere originated from.

Proposed Name:          Cecilia Place                                                                   

Name Origin:                Recognition of women’s contributions to the shire. The Cash family were well known in Thirlmere. John Richard Cash married Cecilia (Lobb) in 1908 & had five children. While John Cash was at war Cecilia & the children ran the family businesses & Cecilia continued to run them after he died in 1924.

Forward written submissions to Wollondilly Shire Council at, PO Box 21, Picton NSW 2571, clearly outlining reasons for your objections. Submissions                 for the proposal close 5pm Tuesday 3 July 2018.

For further information, please contact Council’s Administration Officer – GIS/Property on (02) 4677 9736.

 

Proposed Name

Locality

Name Origin

Cumbria Street

Thirlmere

Cumbria is theCounty in the UK where the locality name of Thirlmere originated from. The GNB of NSW name register states that “Thirlmere NSW” was named after the Thirlmere reservoir/lake in England”. Thirlmere is a reservoir in the Borough of Allerdale in the County of Cumbria and the English Lake district.

 

Cecilia Place

Thirlmere

Recognition of women’s contributions as early pioneers to the shire. The Cash family were very well known in Thirlmere. John Richard Cash came to Australia with his Parents from England around 1901. He was one of 10 children. John married Cecilia (Lobb) in 1908 and they made their home in Thirlmere. They had 5 children together, Arthur Richard, Lillian, Elsie and Twins Elizabeth (known as Mary) and Myrtle (died at 13 months). John and his brother Arthur Edward Cash ran a General store and a Photography business in Thirlmere. Cecilia was also a photographer like her husband. While John Cash was at war his wife Cecilia  and their children ran the family businesses in Thirlmere and Cecilia continued to run the business while her husband was at war and continued to after he died in 1924.

Proposed Naming of Roads Thirlmere