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The Old Burial Ground (now occupied by the Sydney Town Hall) was used between September 1792 and 1820, when it officially closed. Its replacement was the Sandhills Cemetery (Devonshire Street Cemetery), which later became the site of Central Railway Station. By the 1840s there were concerns about overcrowding and over the next twenty years a number of alternative locations were considered. In 1862 the government purchased 200 acres of land 'near Homebush on the Railway Line

Devonshire Street Cemetery, Also known as Sandhills Cemetery. All these graves had to be relocated to allow for the expansion of the Sydney Railway Station.

Church Street Parramatta c1890

Church Street,Parramatta,in the western suburbs of Sydney in

Album of the Boileau family's voyage from England to Australia in 1894-1895.; Inscription: "A Bush Home in Australia"- ca. 1895

Album of the Boileau family's voyage from England to Australia in Inscriptions: "A Bush Home in Australia"- ca. 1895 - Under Creative Commons

Rear of 93 Cumberland Street, The Rocks (NSW) Sydney Australia 1901

Rear of 93 Cumberland Street, The Rocks (NSW) Sydney Australia 1901

Devonshire St Sydney, NSW History

Devonshire Street,looking North towards Broadway. Sandhills Cemetery is on the right, the Railway Institute is on the left, the old 'Redfern' (Sydney) railway station is a little further down the street on the left.

Circular Quay, on Sydney harbour. As seen from Campbell's Cove, Photo shared by the State Library of NSW, ca. 1877. v@e

Circular Quay, on Sydney harbour. As seen from Campbell's Cove, Photo shared by the State Library of NSW, ca.

Sydney Cove from the new Circular Quay looking North, 1844, by Frederick Garling

Sydney Cove from the new Circular Quay looking North, by Frederick Garling

Circular Quay in Sydney in 1839.

Frederick Garling - Circular Quay in Sydney

Pymble train station 1968

Pymble Railway Station in the Upper North Shore of Sydney in 1968 with a "Red Rattler" coming into the station.

Church Street Parramatta c1890. History Parramatta NSW, Australia

Church Street,Parramatta,in the western suburbs of Sydney in

Title: View of Central Railway Station, Sydney (NSW) - approach road Dated: year only 31/12/1924

Title: View of Central Railway Station, Sydney (NSW) - approach road Dated: year…

Former Governors Bath House Parramatta Park c1886>2014 [1886-parra park.com.au>2014-Google Street View/by Curt Flood]

Former Governors Bath House Parramatta Park c1886>2014 [1886-parra park.com.au>2014-Google Street View/by Curt Flood]

Parramatta Heritage Site - lots of photos

Church Street (between Phillip St and Victoria Road in Parramatta, just as you get to Lennox Bridge.