In 1855 19 year old chemistry student, future economist and logician, William Stanley Jevons came to work as an assayer at the new branch of the Royal Mint in Sydney.
In the 1950s, Sydney's extensive tram network was shut down. This saw the end of tram services through Annandale, along the Crescent, Booth Street and Parramatta Road.
'50s Annandale: A Short Walk is the seventh book in a series walking through the history of Annandale. This walk takes you back to Annandale of the 1850s and 1950s. The book includes anecdotes, historical maps and photographs which show how Annandale has evolved.
Marghanita da Cruz presented '50s Annandale, in the footsteps of William Stanley Jevons as a virtual walk in April 2017 as part of the annual Heritage Festival. Marghanita has been gathering an Anecdotal History of Annandale since 1998.