Lake Macquarie History

Seventh Street

Seventh Street was part of the 1896 and 1899 Sulphide Corporation subdivisions. The telephone exchange building is here and the Convent school used to be here. An old resident said that during 1930s, Seventh Street was renamed Lewis Street, after a former shire councillor. This was later changed back to the original name.

Government Gazette of 24th June 1938, No.99 Folio 2497 "Street now known as Lewis Street to be known as Seventh Street"

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