Dictionary of Sydney

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Old Mans Valley

Fertile valley west of Hornsby CBD named by first settler Thomas Higgins for an old man kangaroo which frequented the area.

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Old Mans Valley

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Old Mans Valley was granted to Thomas Higgins in 1824. Timber, orchards and quarries have been the main economic pursuits.