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From: "MargM" <>
Subject: Re: [ANCC] Erina- How did it get its name ?
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2004 22:44:01 +1000
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From: "Liz Parkinson" <>
Sent: Thursday, June 24, 2004 10:06 AM
Subject: [ANCC] Erina
> It is possible that Erina derives its name from an Irish place name,
Could be . Were lots of Irish folk about the area ......... Lisarow was
named after a place in Ireland
> not an aboriginal one (once called Erinagh). Have a look at this:
Looks intriguing .............
> In 1832 A Jeremy Warlters advertised his property "Erinah Cottage" for
In part 3 of Swancots Brisbane Water story
he quote a 1825 ref for this name ' A James STEWART applied for a grant of
500 acres at Erina . No suitable looking James S in thje 1828 census ?
which was then 640 sq acres. It was between today's bridge at East
> Gosford, and Barralong Rd/Terrigal Drive (Erina Fair is also on a part
> of it).
Be worth a few squillion today !
I think it may be just one of those names like Mount Penang that no ones
is sure how or why it got that name
Beautiful Central Coast of NSW