Albert Road was named after Albert [1819-1861], Prince Consort of Queen Victoria.
Albert Street [between Homebush Rd to Coventry Rd] first appears in the 1886 Sands Directory. The section of Albert Road located between Homebush Road and The Boulevarde was formerly known as Clarendon Street.
In the late nineteenth century, Albert Road was considered one of Sydney’s most prestigious streets and was the location of huge mansions such as ‘Milroy’, ‘Elwood House’ and ‘Chepstowe’.
Today’s Albert Road is one of the most historically significant streets in Strathfield and contains many examples of late 19th century and early 20th century architecture such as ‘Mount Royal’, ‘Glenfarne’, ‘Tuxedo’ and ‘Corfu’.
’Arnottholme’ 65-69 Albert Road Strathfield
’Kintore’ 71 Albert Road Strathfield
’Brierbank’ 73 Albert Road Strathfield
‘Elouera’ 75 Albert Road Strathfield
‘Corfu’ 113 Albert Road Strathfield
‘Glenfarne’ 164 Albert Road Strathfield
’Edgebaston Vale’ 194 Albert Road Strathfield
‘Milroy’ Albert Road Strathfield (demolished)
’Elwood House’ Albert Road Strathfield (demolished)
’Chepstowe’ Albert Road Strathfield (demolished)
‘Agincourt’ Albert Rd Strathfield
‘Tuxedo’ 87-89 Albert Road Strathfield
’Osdora’ 91-93 Albert Road Strathfield
Catholic Institute of Sydney, 95-103 Albert Road Strathfield
‘Mount Royal’ (now Australian Catholic University’), Albert Road Strathfield (also addressed as 25A Barker Road Strathfield)
’Andross’ Albert Rd Strathfield (demolished)
just browsing & found this .
i am one of angelo ardittos grandsons , used to live in churchill ave.
love all the old family history ,as well as angelos life ,quite a fellow
as the stories go. a, arditto.
I am his great grand daughter.
Hi Joanne i am anthony Arditto . Father of Natalie whom i think you have had contact with.I was at Strathfield to day boy it has changed so much nothing like the old Strathfield more is the pity.
I am his great grandson, hello.
follow up comments would be welcome.
Peter Arditto did a book (3 volume binded) on the Arditto geneoloogy. Do you have a set?
Hi Joanne yes he gave me one good on him for doing it.nuff said about it.
Hi uncle Tony,
My husband is Frederick Boden’s grandson, have been down to Strathfield to see the house also the street and park named after him. Had a great day.
C E Hinte
You can email me and I can help you fill out more of the Arditto family tree on my side if you’re interested.
George Cann, of “Merriwa”, Albert Road, was married to Catherine Roberts who was a first cousin to my paternal grandmother. Catherine died at “200 Albert Road” on 6 Jan 1951.
Hi Joanne yes i have & then filed it .Good on him for doing it .
I am a grandson of Angelo Arditto and have produced an Arditto family volume which includes Angelo’s time in Italy and Australia, illustrated with many historic family photos. If interested I can donate a copy to Strathfield Council.
Peter, I would be interested in receiving a copy of the history. Cathy
Hi I’m the great grandson of Angelo Arditto. Simon Pepper. Anthony is my uncle
Hi uncle Tony,