Welcome to Lochista
This website is for those who are interested in the history of the people, places and early development of Sydney, Australia up to c.1940. While the main focus initially is on the Southern & Eastern suburbs, many other areas are included as they relate to the lives and subjects of our research.
We will be posting articles, maps & pictures, research guides, and searchable databases, which you can access by clicking on the various topic tabs below.
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If you would like to share the results of your researches into the early history of Sydney with other readers of this site, you are welcome to contact us at