Lake Macquarie History

Sandy Creek, Barnsley

From Heaton State Forrest, Sandy Creek flows between Killingworth and Holmesville to Barnsley, it is a tributary of Cockle Creek. This was a popular bathing spot during summer months in the early part of last century. There was a lifesaving club operating there.

Reference

Sokoloff, Sue & Edgeworth School Centenary Committee 1991, Youngy then and now : the story of Young Wallsend/Edgeworth, Edgeworth School Centenary Committee, Edgeworth,[N.S.W.]