Lake Macquarie History

Becks Road

Named after Minerva Beck, owner of three land allotments located along the road now officially named Becks Road.

James & Minerva Beck lived at the property called "Mountainholme" at the end of this road, with their 5 sons and one daughter. Four of the sons went to WW1 and are on the Teralba memorial as well as the Roll of honour.

(Source: LMCC Historic Valuer General Rate Records 1931 - 1941).

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