Sandon Cottage, Sandon Point: 1897 – 1919

INTERESTINGLY Sandon Point received its name from a cottage that existed for less than 25 years on what was originally known – and is still officially known – as Bulli Point. George Adams, founder of Tattersall’s [Tatts] Lottery, and who built his fortune from his business interests, including Bulli Colliery and nearby Coke Works, was…

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Woonona street named after premier Jack Lang

By MICK ROBERTS © THE McKinnon family settled in the Illawarra during the 1850s, first at Berkeley and later drifting north to Bulli and Woonona. Neil McKinnon owned a large tract of farming land around what is today Hillcrest Avenue, Woonona. His family home, “Corry” sat in Luxor Street. The farming property was subdivided for a…