Dictionary of Sydney

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Pearces Corner

Area at intersection of Pennant Hills Road and Pacific Highway first settled by convict and timber getter Aaron Pierce. The incorrect spelling has persisted since the 1830s.

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Pearces Corner

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Named for Aaron Pearce (or Pearse), a convict who became a landowner, the locality of Pearces Corner was the first township in the area, on the Peats Ferry Road leading north.