Hornsby

Suburb

Far northern residential and commercial suburb, which grew up as a railway town when it became the terminus for the North Shore Line in 1890. It is named after the land granted to Constable Samuel Henry Horne 1831.

Hornsby CBD 2008
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Jack's Island
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Hornsby

by Joan Rowland, 2008 Creative Commons License

Named for a police constable who killed a bushranger, Hornsby expanded rapidly with the construction of the north shore railway line in 1890.
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