Lake Macquarie History

Floraville

Name Origin:

Flora is the Latin word for flower.

Early Land Grants:

Portion 45 (Kahibah Parish), 187 acres; Grant to Henry Marks, 25/9/1885.

Early Subdivisions:

D.P.1930, surveyed 25/9/1886. Including Evelyn, Harold, Holloway, Victoria, Elizabeth and Jordan Streets. Part of Portion 45. This appears to have been unsuccessful, as little building occurred until 80 years later.

First School:

Public School opened in October 1967.

Reference

Nilson, Laurie & Leis, Susan & Noble, Rodney & Lake Macquarie (N.S.W.). Council 1985, Lake Macquarie : past and present, Lake Macquarie City Council, [Boolaroo, N.S.W.]

Streets in Floraville