Named after Charles Robert Wynn Carrington, the Governor of NSW, 1885-1890. It had previously been called Minmi Road in 1886. Bob O'Donnell owned the West Wallsend dairy farm.
Reynolds, T.G. (Thomas George) 1989, Early West Wallsend (Westy) : its people and places, The Author, West Wallsend, N.S.W
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