Contact usBookmark this pagePrint pageResize downResize up


If you have any information about this feature which does not appear on the extract below, please contact the Geographical Names Board's Secretariat with your comments and suggestions.

22nd May 2019
Reference:   19467
Placename:   Frenchs Forest
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 1st June 2001
Previous Name:   West Belrose
GNB File:   GNB13,2550,3704
LGA:   Warringah
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 45 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 12 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 44 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 12 04
Topographic Map:   Hornsby
1:100000 Map:   Sydney 9130
Parish:   Manly Cove
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A suburb of Sydney bounded by Davidson, Belrose, Oxford Falls, Beacon Hill, Allambie Heights and Forestville. An address locality. Boundaries and names within the Warringah Council area shown on map GNB3704.
Origin:   FRENCHS FOREST So named after James French, a police constable. P. 178. (Infor. from Historical Roads Round Sydney -John Fairfax)
History:   Gazetted Suburb with boundaries, 26 March 1970. Prior boundaries determined 19 Apr 1984 as per GNB2550/D.
back to top