Glynde, South Australia

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AdelaideSouth Australia
Population 1,790 (2006 census)[1]
Established 1856
Postcode(s) 5070
LGA(s) City of Norwood Payneham St Peters

Glynde is a suburb of Adelaide in the City of Norwood Payneham St Peters.

It was laid out in 1856 by Edward Castres Gwynne, whose father had been the rector of the Sussex village of Glynde; he also named the adjacent suburb of Firle. He owned a large estate near the village, where had an orangery covering eight acres. The Duke of Edinburgh reportedly once visited Gwynne's estate to find the family away from home.[2][3]

The historic Glynde House is listed on the South Australian Heritage Register.[4]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Glynde (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 July 2008. 
  2. ^ "Place Names of South Australia – G". The Manning Index of South Australian History. State Library of South Australia. Retrieved 13 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Adelaide In Those Early Days". The Chronicle. LXXX, (4,210). South Australia. 22 July 1937. p. 49. Retrieved 13 December 2016 – via National Library of Australia. 
  4. ^ "Dwelling ('Glynde House')". South Australian Heritage Register. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 13 December 2016. 

Coordinates: 34°53′24″S 138°39′14″E / 34.890°S 138.654°E / -34.890; 138.654