St Andrews Anglican Church side
Roseville is a suburb on the Upper North Shore of Sydney in the state
of New South
is located 12 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central
business district and sits across the local government area of
Council and the City of Willoughby. Roseville Chase is a separate suburb to the east.
St Andrews Anglican Church front
William Henry was one of Ku-ring-gai's first European settlers, who
used the area for farming. There were a number of fruit orchards
and market gardens in the area.
Other significant settlers were David Mathew, who owned a property
called Clanville, and Richard Archbold, who was granted an area of
adjacent to Clanville. Archbold later acquired Clanville and set up
an orchard on the property. Archbold's son-in-law had a stone
cottage called Rose Villa, which was later demolished to make way
for the northern railway line. The area eventually derived its name
from Rose Villa.
Roseville is the southern-most suburb in the municipality of
Ku-Ring-Gai. It lies between Findlay Avenue and Ashley Street to
the south, and Bayswater Road, Abingdon Road, Chelmsford Avenue and
Carnarvon Road to the north.
A narrow section of the southernmost area of Roseville, between
Ashley Street and Boundary Street, is in the Willoughby
municipality. To the east, Roseville is bounded by the waterways of
Middle Harbour and Moores Creek, and to the west it is bounded by
the Lane Cove National Park. Roseville Chase is surrounded by Babbage Road, Middle Harbour and Moores Creek, and is bisected by Warringah
Road, which Roseville
Bridge carries over Middle Harbour.
'Roseville West', 'Roseville East' and 'East Roseville' are no
longer in official use.
Roseville is a residential suburb, with medium to low density
housing, lush and leafy roadsides and gardens. Its relatively quiet
and calm environment means that property prices are considerably
Transport and Commercial area
railway station is on the North
Shore line of the CityRail
Roseville has a small commercial area beside
Roseville railway station on the Pacific Highway and Hill Street.
The former Commonwealth Bank
notable art deco
building on the Pacific
- Kimo Street Bush
- Lower Blue Gum Creek Bush
- Loyal Henry Park
- Roseville Park
- Roseville West Park
- Muston park
- St Andrews Anglican Church is on the corner of Hill Street and
Bancroft Avenue. Its foundation stone was laid by the Archbishop of
Sydney, The Most Rev. H. W. K. Mowll, D.D., 27th April 1935, while
the rector was W. J. Roberts.
- St Luke’s Presbyterian Church, Lord Street
- Roseville Uniting Church, Lord Street
- Gregory's Sydney Street Directory, Gregory's Publishing
- The Book of Sydney Suburbs, Frances Pollon, Angus and Robertson
1990, page 229
- http://rosevillepublicschool.net.au/ Roseville Public
- From the foundation stone located at the west end of the