Ashfield & District Historical Society

Old Postcards from the Society's Collection



Hercules Street, linking Ashfield Railway Station to Liverpool Road, c. 1905


Ashfield Post Office, Hercules Street, c. 1900
(ADHS collection 81762)


A.J. Brackpool's mercery and drapery shop,
Liverpool Road, Ashfield, 1918

(ADHS collection 80564)


St John's Church, Ashfield, c. 1910
(Broadhurst photo)


St John's Church, Ashfield (interior)


St Vincent's Roman Catholic Church School, Bland Street, Ashfield, c. 1905


Wesleyan Church and School, Liverpool Road, Ashfield
(Thompson Photo, ADHS collection, 86863)


Baptist Tabernacle, Ashfield
message on back dated 1925

(ADHS collection 83120)


Long Cove Rail Bridge, Ashfield, c. 1905
(ADHS collection 82046)



Summer Hill

The junction of Smith Street and Carlton Crescent, c. 1910
This view from the Petersham viaduct shows the village-like character of Summer Hill a century ago.  The spire of St. Andrew's Church can just be seen on the horizon.
 (Broadhurst photo)


Grosvenor Crescent on the north side of Summer Hill railway station, c.1910
(Broadhurst photo)


Summer Hill Post Office
Post marked Summer Hill, 1 April 1908
(F.A. English photo)

Superior Public School, Junction Road, Summer Hill, c. 1905
( F.A. English photo)


Methodist Church, Summer Hill, c. 1905
(F.A. English photo, ADHS collection 86862)


Burilda Private Hospital, Gower Street, Summer Hill, 1907


(Broadhurst photo, c. 1910
ADHS collection 90099)

General views above and detail of entrance below

An article on Burilda Hospital was published in Summer Hill (ADHS, 1999)



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