Tennyson Point

Small suburb of 10 streets on a promontory on the Parramatta River between Putney and Gladesville, where ex-convict brewer James Squire was an early landholder. It was subdivided in 1887 and named after Britain's Poet Laureate.

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Originally the country of the Wallumedegal, Tennyson (later Tennyson Point) was highly regarded as a vantage point for the regattas and world championship rowing that took place on the Parramatta River.