Dictionary of Sydney

The Dictionary of Sydney was archived in 2021.

Peats Ferry

Area around the ferry which operated across the Hawkesbury near Brooklyn until 1945. The ferry had been established in 1840 by George Peat.

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Peats Ferry

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George Peat established a ferry service across the Hawkesbury around 1840, which was eventually joined to Pearces Corner by road, providing a new route to Newcastle. In 1945 the ferry was replaced with a road bridge.