Dictionary of Sydney

The Dictionary of Sydney was archived in 2021.

West Pymble

Northern residential suburb bordering on Lane Cove River bushland. About 200 war service homes were built there after the Second World War.

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One of the later suburbs on Sydney's north shore, West Pymble remained semi-rural into the 1950s, with original settler families remaining important in the district. War service homes began changing things in the 1950s, bringing a whole new group into the bushland surroundings.