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*[[Justin Ho]], current [[fart marker]]. justin is known for his deadly farts after consuming large amounts of chocolate. he enjoys watching LFL and long walks on the beach. he also enjoys consuming dogs.
   
 
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Wollstonecraft
SydneyNew South Wales
Wollstonecraft Railway Station 1.JPG
Wollstonecraft Railway Station
Population 7,578(2006)[1]
 • Density 6,320/km2 (16,400/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2065
Area 1.2 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Location 5 km (3 mi) north of Sydney CBD
LGA(s) North Sydney Council
State electorate(s) North Shore
Federal Division(s) North Sydney
Suburbs around Wollstonecraft:
St Leonards St Leonards Crows Nest
Greenwich Wollstonecraft North Sydney
Greenwich Waverton North Sydney

Wollstonecraft (pronounced /ˈwʊlstən.krɑːft/ (deprecated template)) is a harbourside suburb on the lower North Shore of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Wollstonecraft is located 5 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of North Sydney Council.

History

Wollstonecraft was named after Edward Wollstonecraft, the first settler to receive a land grant of 500 acres (2.0 km2) in the area, in 1821. [2] Historical records quote him as saying that he left England to escape the notoriety of his aunt Mary Wollstonecraft, the author of "The Rights of Women".

His business associate was Alexander Berry, another prominent resident in the area.[3]

Transport

Wollstonecraft railway station is on the North Shore Line and the Northern Line of the City Rail network.

Notable residents

References

  1. ^ "2006 Census Community Profile Series : Wollstonecraft (State Suburb)". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Accessed 14 October 2009.
  2. ^ State Library of New South Wales (1993), Guide to the papers of the Berry, Wollstonecraft and Hay Families (PDF), retrieved 20 October 2009 
  3. ^ The Book of Sydney Suburbs, Compiled by Frances Pollon, Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1990, Published in Australia ISBN 0-207-14495-8

External links

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