Dictionary of Sydney

The Dictionary of Sydney was archived in 2021.

St Johns Park

Western residential suburb, named after the Old Parish of St John. It was semi-rural until subdivision began in the early 1970s.

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St Johns Park


Traditional country of the Cabrogal people, St Johns Park was first used by Europeans as part of the Orphan School land grant. By the end of the nineteenth century, agriculture was well established, with a sizeable Italian community already growing grapes.