Lake Macquarie History

Ambrose Street

Ambrose Street is believed to be named after Excelsior Company shareholders, Ambrose Thorley Snr and Jnr and was subdivided in 1891 DP 2505 by the Excelsior Land Co.

The Toronto Caravan Park, formerly the Carey Bay Zoo, is in this street. The Lake Ferries used to call with regular excursions to the zoo.