McAnnalys Lane, COOGEE For McAnnaly's dairy nearby.
McCauley Street, MATRAVILLE Named for VA McCauley, a Randwick Council alderman 1914-1917.
McDougall Street, KENSINGTON Named for John C. McDougall, a Randwick Council alderman c.1900-1910 and Mayor of Randwick 1906-1907.
McGowen Avenue, MALABAR Named for Sinclair Taylor McGowen (1855-1922), politician. Member of the ALP; MLA 1891-1917 and MLC 1917-1922; State premier 1910-1913.
McIver Place, MAROUBRA Shortened from Bill McIver Place in 1970. Named for WJ (Bill) McIver, a Randwick Council alderman representing the West Ward during the 1950-1960s.
McKenzie Street, CHIFLEY Named in 1951.
McKeon Street, MAROUBRA Named for Humphrey McKeon who is believed to have built a home there as early as 1861.
Macleay Street, COOGEE Named for the northern NSW river of that name. Constructed in 1943.
McLennan Avenue, RANDWICK Changed from Tramway Street on 12 September 1929. Renamed for Alexander McLennan, a Randwick Council alderman in the 1910s.
Macquarie Street, CHIFLEY Named for Lachlan Macquarie (1762-1824), governor of NSW 1809-1822. Dedicated in 1953.
Madang Way, MATRAVILLE Named for a province in northern Papua New Guinea associated with fighting during World War II.
Magill Street, RANDWICK Named for MB Magill, a market gardener and former Randwick Council alderman. Owned Magill's nursery which adjoined Magill Street.
Mahon Pool, RANDWICK Built in 1937 and named for Ald Patrick Mahon.
Major Street, COOGEE Formerly part of Moore Street, Coogee.
Malabar Road, MAROUBRA Originally named Long Bay Road and part of Mount Street.
Manson Place, CLOVELLY Name changed from Seaview Street in 1930 and Simeon Street in 1950. The Manson family, who were builders, were well known in the area.
Manwaring Avenue, MAROUBRA Named for Miss Manwaring, secretary/assistant to Daking, a prominent Sydney businessman who had his home in Broome Street, Maroubra with separate quarters for Miss Manwaring.
Marconi Place, LITTLE BAY Named for Guglielmo Marconi (1874-1937), the Italian physicist who developed the wireless telegraph.
Marida Street, RANDWICK Indigenous word meaning fish hawk.
Marine Parade, MAROUBRA Formerly known as Hector Road and The Esplanade. Changed in 1925 following a suggestion from the Maroubra Bay Progress Association.
Marion Street Became Searle Street, RANDWICK in 1939.
Market Street, RANDWICK Formerly known as Clarence Street. Renamed for Hooper's market gardens which were situated there.
Maroubra Road and Lane, MAROUBRA Named for the suburb. A section was formerly called Fourth Avenue. Changed from Maroubra Bay Road 13/09/1939.
Mason Street, MAROUBRA Changed from Gale Lane in 1972 when it was named for J. Mason, a resident of nearby Robey Street.
Matraville Lane, MATRAVILLE Takes its name from the suburb.
Maud Street, RANDWICK Named for James Pearce's second daughter, Maud.
Mawson Parade and Lane, CHIFLEY Named for Sir Douglas Mawson (1882-1958), geologist and Antarctic explorer
Maxwell Avenue, MAROUBRA Named for D. Maxwell Cooper, a former Randwick Council alderman and Mayor of Randwick 1911 and 1914. Cooper owned land in Maroubra.
Meagher Avenue, MAROUBRA Named for Wally Meagher (1903-1966), ex Australian rugby player and stalwart of the Randwick Rugby Club.
Mears Avenue and Lane, RANDWICK Formerly called Barb Street.
Meehan Street, MATRAVILLE Named for James Meehan (1774-1826), early colonial surveyor and explorer.
Meeks Street and Lane, KINGSFORD Originally known as Meek Street. Possibly named by Edwin Endicott, in charge of the Council Works, in honour of his daughter, Agnes Victoria Meek Endicott or his wife, whose maiden name was Meek.
Melba Avenue, CHIFLEY Named for Dame Nellie Melba (1861-1931), opera singer.
Melody Street and Lane, COOGEE A section of Melody Street was renamed Higgs Street.
Melrose Parade, CLOVELLY Changed from Battery Street 22/09/1937. Formed part of the Melrose Estate during the late 1800s.
Menin Street, MATRAVILLE Place in Belgium, scene of fighting during World War I.
Mermaid Avenue, MAROUBRA Changed from Lilli Pilli Bay Road in 1942. Presumed to have been renamed for one of Sydney Harbour's tugs, Mermaid.
Messines Crescent and Place, MATRAVILLE Place in Belgium, the scene of fighting in 1914 and 1917.
Metcalfe Street, MAROUBRA Formerly known as Storey Lane. Name changed in 1972 in memory of Milly Metcalfe. A prominent member of the ALP, Milly lived in nearby Boyce Road.
Meymott Street, COOGEE Possibly named for Frederick William Meymott (1808-1883), a prominent Sydney judge. Originally called Cunningham Street.
Midway Drive, MAROUBRA Named for the island in the Pacific where the Japanese were defeated in a battle in June 1942.
Milford Street, RANDWICK Name was changed from Coogee Street in 1930 and renamed in memory of Judge Samuel Milford (1797-1865), presiding judge in the St Jude's Case
Military Road, MATRAVILLE So named because it is the access road to the gun emplacements at Bumborah Point.
Milne Avenue, MATRAVILLE Most likely named for Milne Bay where the 2nd AIF defeated the Japanese during World War II.
Minneapolis Crescent, MAROUBRA Named for the USA ship sunk at Pearl Harbour.
Minya Avenue, KINGSFORD Aboriginal word meaning small.
Mirrabooka Crescent, LITTLE BAY The Aboriginal word for the Southern Cross constellation.
Mitchell Street, CHIFLEY Sir Thomas Mitchell (1792-1855), surveyor-general of the colony. Section of the road dedicated prior to 1943 with the whole road dedicated by 1953.
Molloy Avenue, COOGEE Named for the former Randwick Council alderman and mayor during the 1950-1960s. Molloy owned land nearby.
Monmouth Street, RANDWICK A Welsh place name from which Charles II's illegitimate son was named Duke of Monmouth.
Mons Avenue, MAROUBRA Named for a town in Belgium which was the site of battles during both World Wars. Part of the street was declared a public road in 1925.
Moona Avenue, MATRAVILLE Aboriginal word meaning plenty.
Mooramie Avenue, KENSINGTON A name made up from combining Moore with Amie (his wife's name). Moore was a local real estate agent.
Moore Street, COOGEE Named for Sir Charles Moore (1820-1895), early alderman and mayor of Randwick (1863), Mayor of Sydney 1867-1869, and Member of the Legislative Council of NSW who owned a home at Coogee called Ballymac. Part of this street later became Major Street.
Morgan Street Became part of Gilderthorpe Street, RANDWICK. 26 September 1930.
Morris Place, MAROUBRA named for the destroyer Morris which took part in the Coral Sea battles.
Mort Lane and Street, RANDWICK Probably named for Henry Mort (1818-1900).
Mount Street and Lane, COOGEE Could have been named because it led to Bishopscourt and Bishopsmount located nearby.
Moverly Road, COOGEE SOUTH Named for Arthur H. Moverly, a Randwick Council alderman in the 1920-1930s and Mayor of Randwick 1931-1932. Name was changed from Snape Street in 1939.
Muggadaang, RANDWICK Indigenous word meaning blue tongue lizard.
Mulgray Avenue, MAROUBRA Name made up by combining the names of local real estate agents, Gray and Mulroney.
Munda Street, RANDWICK Indigenous word meaning black snake.
Mundarrah Street, CLOVELLY Name of the old mansion that occupied the site, Mundarrah Towers.
Murrabin Avenue, MATRAVILLE Formerly called Ethel Avenue.
Murry Street, MAROUBRA Named for Victoria Cross winner, Captain Henry William Murray, who won the medal near Gueudecourt, France on 4-5 February 1917.
Nagle Avenue, MAROUBRA Changed from Hitchcock Street on 12 November 1931. Renamed for HF Nagle, a Randwick Council alderman during the 1920s.
Nagun Street, RANDWICK Indigenous word meaning brown snake.
Namatjira Place, CHIFLEY Named for Albert Namatjira (1902-1959), Aboriginal artist.
Namoi Road, MATRAVILLE Named in 1958 for the Namoi River in northern NSW. It is an Aboriginal word ngnamai (or nygamai) which is applied to a species of acacia. (Clarence and Hunter Streets dedicated at the same time).
Namuraag Street, RANDWICK Indigenous word meaning wattle tree.
Napper Street, COOGEE Named after Enos Napper, a prominent Randwick citizen in the 1860's, Formerly called Wood Street.
Nathan Street, COOGEE Changed from Little Nathan Street in 1937. Isaac Nathan was a musician who lived in Randwick during the 1850-1860's. Considered to be Australia's first composer.
Nelson Street, RANDWICK Most likely to have been named for the British naval hero, Viscount Horatio Nelson (1758-1805).
Neosho Way, MAROUBRA Part of the Coral Sea subdivision, the USS Neosho was a Cimarron class oiler commissioned in 1939. She refuelled the USS Yorktown just before the Battle of the Coral Sea and was severely damaged by Japanese carrier aircraft. Although she managed to keep afloat for four days eventually she was sunk by the USS Henley after surviving crew members were rescued.
Neptune Street, COOGEE Named after the sea god.
Nevorie Crescent, MAROUBRA Formerly Weller Lane. Renamed in 1972.
New Orleans Crescent, MAROUBRA USAwarship during World War II.
Nicol Avenue/Lane, MAROUBRA Named for ATJ Nicol, Randwick Council alderman 1922-1925.
Nix Avenue, MALABAR Named for AL Nix, Randwick Council alderman c.1948-1950.
Nolan Avenue, CLOVELLY Changed from Rainham Avenue in 1929. Renamed after MJ Nolan, a Randwick Council alderman 1925-1928.
Noora Avenue, LITTLE BAY Aboriginal word meaning camp.
Norbar Lane, KINGSFORD A made-up word combining Norton and Barker.
Norfolk Lane and Parade, MATRAVILLE Possibly named after the colonial built sloop used for exploration of Van Diemen's Land and NSW coastlines by Bass and Flinders.
Northumberland Street/Lane, CLOVELLY Could be named after the English county of the same name or the Duke of Northumberland.
Norton Street/Lane, RANDWICK Possibly named after John Norton (1862-1916), journalist and politician. Norton owned land in the area. Formerly called Haig Street.
Nurla Avenue, LITTLE BAY Aboriginal word meaning plenty.
Oak Street, CLOVELLY Named after the tree. Formerly called Ivy Street
Oberon Street, RANDWICK Named after Oberon, King of the Fairies in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Section was originally called Perouse Street.
O'Connell Avenue, MATRAVILLE Named after former Randwick Council alderman for the South Ward during the 1940s, HD O'Connell.
Ocean Street/Lane, CLOVELLY So named because of its proximity to the ocean.
Orange Street Changed to Gilderthorpe Avenue, RANDWICK on 18 June 1931 from Market Street to Carrington Road.
Osprey Court, MAROUBRA Name of a ship involved in the Coral Sea battle.
O'Sullivan Avenue, MAROUBRA J. O'Sullivan, a Randwick Council alderman during the 1930-1940s. Named 30/06/1937.
Oval Lane, KINGSFORD Oval Lane bounded the southern side of what used to be Randwick Park which contained the nine-hole Randwick Golf Course and Randwick Oval, the original home ground for the Randwick Rugby Club. It is now part of the University of New South Wales.
Oxford Lane, RANDWICK Oxford was a common name in Sydney - a carry over from Oxford Street in London.
Oxley Street, MATRAVILLE Named for John Oxley (1785-1828), surveyor and explorer.
Pacific Street/Lane, CLOVELLY Overlooks the Pacific Ocean.
PAINE STREET, MAROUBRA Named for SG Paine, a Randwick Council alderman 1920-1930s and Mayor of Randwick 1933-1934.
Pardey Street, KINGSFORD Named for Fred Pardey, a former clerk with Randwick Council.
Park Avenue, RANDWICK Formerly called Pile Street
Park Street/Lane, CLOVELLY Name changed from Quinton Avenue in 1942.
Parer Street, MAROUBRA Named for Raymond John Paul Parer (1894-1967), an aviator who, with JC McIntosh, completed the first single-engined flight from England to Darwin in 1920.
Paterson Street, MATRAVILLE Probably named after William Paterson (1755-1810), lieutenant-governor of NSW
Paton Street, KINGSFORD DC Paton, a Randwick Council alderman representing the Coogee Ward 1900-1910s.
Pauling Avenue, RANDWICK Part changed from Court Street on 16 August 1929. Renamed after T. Pauling, a Randwick Council alderman during the 1920s.
Pepper Lane, CLOVELLY Named for a local dentist named Pepper.
Perkins Street, MAROUBRA Named for the USS Perkins, a destroyer in Sydney Harbour when the Japanese submarines attacked during World War II. The USS Perkins was also involved in the Coral Sea battles.
Peronne Parade and Way, MATRAVILLE A battlefield in France during World War I.
Perouse Road, RANDWICK Southern extension of Frenchmans Road which was named after Jean-François de Galaup, Comte de La Pérouse (1741-1788), French navigator and explorer who sailed into Botany Bay in January 1788 only a few days after the arrival of the First Fleet. La Perouse remained at Botany Bay for six weeks.
Percival Street, MAROUBRA Named for William K. Percival, Randwick Council town clerk 1912-1937.
Perry Street, MATRAVILLE Possibly named for John AI Perry, a Randwick Council alderman during the 1890s and mayor in 1896-1897.
Peters Place, MAROUBRA Formerly known as Sam Peters Place, the name was shortened in 1970. Sam Peters, a bookmaker, was a Randwick Council alderman during the 1950-1960s.
Piccadilly Place, MAROUBRA Named by the developer, Mr Graf.
Pillars Place, MAROUBRA Named after Nell Pillars (1897-1973), founder of the Randwick and District Historical Society. Pillar Place was named in June 1976.
Pine Street, RANDWICK Changed from Alice Street 09/07/1930. Possibly named after the house nearby named The Pines.
Pitt Street, RANDWICK Name changed from Cameron Street on 12 September 1929. Named for William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham (1708-1778), English orator and statesman. Known as Pitt the Elder (there is a Chatham Street nearby).
Popplewell Place, COOGEE Named for RA Popplewell, Randwick Council alderman during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, and mayor of Randwick in 1956, 1970 and 1971.
Portland Crescent, MAROUBRA Named for a US cruiser involved in the war in the Pacific region during World War II.
Poulet Street, MATRAVILLE Named on 5 February 1926.
Pozieres Avenue, MATRAVILLE Formerly known as Togo Road. Renamed for a WWI battlefield.
Prince Edward Street, MALABAR Named for Edward VIII when he was the Prince of Wales.
Prince of Wales Drive, MATRAVILLE Name of a transport ship with the First Fleet.
Quambi Street Became Anzac Parade on 14 June 1934.
Queen Street, COOGEE Common street name in the late Victorian period, after Queen Victoria.
Rabaul Parade/Way, MATRAVILLE Named for the port in New Britain associated with fighting during World War II.
Raglan Street, MALABAR Probably named for Lord Herbert of Raglan, Lord Chamberlain to Henry VIII. Other streets nearby have historic significance relating to the Tudor period.
Rainbow Street, KINGSFORD Changed from Kitchener Street in 1931.
Rainham Street Became Nolan Street, CLOVELLY 1929.
Raleigh Street, RANDWICK Named for Sir Walter Raleigh (1552?-1618), English courtier, navigator and writer, who was responsible for introducing tobacco into Britain.
Randwick Street, RANDWICK Named for Randwick in Gloucestershire, England.
Reservoir Street, LITTLE BAY So named because there is a water reservoir nearby.
Richard Avenue Became Pauling Avenue, COOGEE (no date).
Rigney Avenue/Lane, KINGSFORD Named for the builder, Rigney, who subdivided the land and lost his money during the Depression of the 1930s.
Roberts Avenue, RANDWICK Possibly named for Charles Roberts, a friend of Simeon Pearce, who was a racehorse owner and publican.
Robey Street, MAROUBRA Named for AN Robey, a Randwick Council alderman c.1908-1911.
Romani Parade/Way, MATRAVILLE Named for the site of famous lighthorse victory in Palestine during the First World War.
Ron Filbee Place, MAROUBRA Named for a prominent local citizen, a member of Maroubra Surf Club, who was killed in a car crash in 1958. The street was named in 1959 and dedicated on 6 November 1960 in memory of Ron Filbee, a member of Maroubra Surf Life Saving Club, who received an award for his part in the rescue of three fishermen off La Perouse in January 1954.
Rodman Avenue, MAROUBRA Shortened from Arthur Rodman Avenue in 1970. Named for Arthur Rodman was a local identity in the 1920s; a member of Maroubra Surf Club.
Roper Avenue, COOGEE Named for a former chief health inspector with Randwick Council, Albert James Roper, who died on 7th August, 1952
Rubie Lane, MALABAR Named for JQH Rubie, a former Randwick Council alderman and Mayor of Randwick in 1943.
Ryan Avenue, MAROUBRA SW Ryan was a Randwick Council alderman during the late 1960s.