Surry Hills: Looking for Jacob 5: Commonwealth Street

Walking as I am above where my ancestor Jacob’s hut may have been, I keep my eyes open to try to discern the natural topography of the place. Not so easy as we get nearer to Campbell Street, which I plan to walk down to its intersection with Elizabeth Street.

Still in Commonwealth Street, Macquarie Street in Jacob’s time…

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… and at last getting to Campbell Street…

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… which we will explore next time. This photo looks back towards the terraces in the previous one. Those balconies overhanging the footpath may be seen just behind the pedestrian.

Photos by Neil 19 November 2008