The Haberfield Association offers the following guidance for residents to assist them in improving their home while ensuring that we retain the heritage values that our Garden Suburb cherishes.
Tours of Haberfield: Past and Present
Should you wish to find out more about the early history of Haberfield
and its heritage value, the three volumes of
"Tours of Haberfield: Past and Present" by the Haberfield Association's history expert (and President) Vince Crow is an invaluable resource.
Parts One, Two and Three are available from the Haberfield Association.
Books can be purchased by EFT/email: A/C name: “Haberfield Association”, BSB 062 178; A/c 10007308 Ref: “Surname” “book number(s)” (1, 2, 3) and sending a confirmation email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, address, phone number and the book number(s).
Prices of the books, including delivery, are: Part One and Part Three $35 each, Part Two $30.
Part One: has over one hundred pages of information and illustrations pertaining to the late nineteenth century subdivisions of the Dobroyde Estate and the first Haberfield subdivision by Richard Stanton in 1901.
Part Two: contains information on and photographs of the area generally bounded by Sloane Street, Parramatta Road, O’Connor Street, Tressider Avenue and the nearby section of Hawthorne Parade. It includes Ramsay Street, Logan and Nicholls Avenues and Haberfield and Stanton Roads and over 55 photographs many of which have not previously been readily available to the public.
Part Three: comprises two sets of tour notes whereby people can walk the streets of Haberfield and gain an understanding of its history and heritage value, including the Third Subdivision of the Dobroyde Estate in 1885 and the Northcote Estate of 1905. A list of streets in each tour is given in the Preface. Part Three completes the 19th century residential subdivision of the Dobroyde Estate and Richard Stanton's Haberfield Estate begun in 1901.
Additional information on these books and the author is available at http://haberfieldheritage.com.au/
Further information will be added here when it becomes available, including a welcome guide for new residents as well as guidance on appropriate heritage colour schemes for Haberfield houses.