Aboriginal History

The Strathfield district was once inhabited by the Wangal clan of the Darug tribe.

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European Settlement

European settlement of the Strathfield district commenced in 1793 in the area which is the current day Homebush.

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Subdivision and early development

The Redmire Estate was subdivided in 1867 and smaller lots of land were offered for sale. The first property built was Thomas Henderson's 'Seven Oaks Farm', a dairy farm located around Victoria Street Strathfield.

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Early residents of Strathfield

Many prominent people have lived in Strathfield and many of their homes still exist.

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Strathfield Council history

As the population of the Strathfield district (then known as Redmire) grew, local people wished to form their own council so they could have a say in how their district developed and was managed.

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Council Crest and Logo

Strathfield Council is symbolically and officially represented by the Strathfield Council Crest and Council’s Corporate Logo. 

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History of Strathfield Council Chambers

Strathfield Council was incorporated in June 1885.

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Strathfield History

Strathfield Council's Library Local Studies Section holds considerable information on the history of the Strathfield district.

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Former Mayors of Strathfield

A list and biographical information of the former Mayors of Strathfield and biographical information is available from the Strathfield Heritage website.

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