Leichhardt’s historic model dairy farm…Kinkade Dairy

The Leichhardt Local Government Area has historically been a Sydney geographic location of model suburbs such as Annandale, model farms such as Annandale House and farm cultivated by George Johnston and Esther Abrahams. Did you know about one of the many dairy farms that was viewed as the model Dairy farm located on the corner of Moore Street and McKenzie Street Now known as the 36th Battalion Park.

Sydney Mail (NSW : 1912 – 1938) Wednesday 9 July 1913 p 25 Article Illustrated

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6 thoughts on “Leichhardt’s historic model dairy farm…Kinkade Dairy

  1. Hi If you’re mentioning Kinkade’s Model Dairy, it was on the cnr of Moore & Catherine st, Leichhardt. Known as 75 Moore Street, was my great grandfathers residence & Dairy. The picture is of his daughters, mostly run with the help of family including my father Keith Kinkade

  2. Hi, my name is Ray Carter, my mothers maiden was Sylvia Kinkade her parents were Fred and Ada Kinkade I have a photo of Hana Kinkade our great grandmother, I also have a photo print of the Kinkade family. My mother told me many story’s about the dairy and showed me where the dairy was in Leichardt but she always refed to it as Lilyfield I would like to more about the family.

    Ray Carter

    • Yes we are related Hannah is my great grandmother. Dairy was in Leichhardt now lilyfield, my father was Keith, I think slyvia was his Aunt?

  3. I grew up in Piper street Leichhardt in the 1940’s and spent many hours playing in Kincade Park park where the dairy use to be. I knew that a dairy used to be there but it was gone just before my time. Lilyfield started at the tram terminus on the bridge at the bottom of Catherine Street.

    Russell Dorhauer

  4. Ray Carter,

    Hi Ruth, sorry about the delay in getting back to you 3 (3 years) your father Keith and my mother Sylvia were cousins my grandfather Fred Kinkade was your fathers uncle


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