The Old Burial Ground (now occupied by the Sydney Town Hall) was used between September 1792 and 1820, when it officially closed. Its replacement was the Sandhills Cemetery (Devonshire Street Cemetery), which later became the site of Central Railway Station. By the 1840s there were concerns about overcrowding and over the next twenty years a number of alternative locations were considered. In 1862 the government purchased 200 acres of land 'near Homebush on the Railway Line

Devonshire Street Cemetery, Also known as Sandhills Cemetery. All these graves had to be relocated to allow for the expansion of the Sydney Railway Station.

Sydney Harbour Bridge from the Northern end showing the toll gates and the traffic lanes on the Eastern side, 1960. Photographer: W. Brindle. NAA: A1200, L34106

Sydney Harbour Bridge from the Northern end showing the toll gates and the traffic lanes on the Eastern side, Photographer: W.

19.From No 41 Windmill Street Millers Point.   Library of NSW Search - Manuscripts, Oral History, and Pictures Catalogue - State Library of New South Wales

No 41 Windmill Street Millers Point. Library of NSW Search - Manuscripts, Oral History, and Pictures Catalogue - State Library of New South Wales

George Street, 1871. These buildings that were demolished to create Martin Place.

George Street, These buildings that were demolished to create Martin Place.

Original Anthony Horderns before it burnt down, cr George and Liverpool Streets, Sydney  The nightwatchman was killed in the fire

Original Anthony Horderns before it burnt down, cr George and Liverpool Streets, Sydney The nightwatchman was killed in the fire

Supreme Court and King St,Sydney, looking west 1868-1881.Photo from State Library of NSW

Supreme Court and King St,Sydney, looking west from State Library of NSW

Lunatic Reception House, Sydney, 1872

Photos of some of the different types of Australian architectural styles from city apartments to suburban houses to country cottages and rural homesteads.

Hart's Stairs at the Rocks in Sydney (year unknown).

Hart's Stairs at the corner of Little Essex and Cambridge Streets,the Rocks in Sydney (year unknown).

'Surry Hills' - RAHS/Osborne Collection

'Surry Hills' - RAHS/Osborne Collection

Corn Exchange building at the corner of Market and Sussex Streets in Sydney (year unknown). •Archives Office of NSW•

Sydney Corn Exchange Building, Cnr Sussex and Market Streets, Sydney

South Head Road winds its way up a hill through Paddington past Victoria Barracks in the eastern suburb of Sydney (year unknown).

Toll Gate Victoria Barracks in eastern Sydney in was the toll gate for Old South Head Rd,now Oxford St,Paddington.

New South Head Rd, Rushcutters Bay in the 1870s. •State Library of NSW• 🌹

New South Head Rd, Rushcutters Bay in eastern Sydney in

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