Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Friday 2 May 1919.  EYLES. - May 1, 1919, at Jenner Hospital, Alexander Senior dearly beloved husband of Hannah Eyles, Marsden street, Dundas, aged 75 years.
Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950), Saturday 3 May 1919.  DUNDAS. DEATH OF EX-ALDERMAN EYLES. Mr. Alexander Eyles (an ex-alderman of Dundas and who sat in the council in the days when Mr. F. C. Cox was Mayor) passed away at Dr. Jenner's Hospital, Potts' Point, on the 1st of May. He was 75 years of age. His funeral (the arrangements for which were in the hands of Messrs. William Metcalfe and Co. took place yesterday (Friday), moving to the Carlingford cemetery. The deceased was the husband of Mrs. Hannah Eyles, of Marsden-street, Dundas, and father of Mrs. Willis (notice of whose husband's sad death, from influenza, we published on Wednesday last). Other children of the deceased are Messrs. Alexander, Herbert, Arnold, Frank Preston, Clifford and Milton Eyles, and daughters, Mrs. A. Wooster, the Misses Cissie and Clemie. The deceased gentleman was one of the veterans of the district, whose name was known throughout the whole of this part of Central Cumberland.
Lauriston Reception House 146 Marsden Road, Dundas. The house at 146 Marsden Road is of significance for Parramatta for historical, associative and aesthetic reasons, and as a representative example of Victorian Italianate villas in the area. The house, built c. 1887s, has a strong association with the Eyles family, prominent in the local horticulture industries in the nineteenth century. The house makes an important contribution to the streetscape, being readily identifiable as part of the historical building stock in the area. Its accessibility to general public and visitors strongly contributes to the understanding of Parramatta's history. Historical notes: Land subdivided as part of Brush Farm c. 1880 (DP 775). Shown as the "Old Flag Staff site" on plan of March 1886. Land transferred to Alexander Eyles, fruit grower of Pennant Hills in June 1886. Built c.1887. A mortgage of June 1887 probably helped finance its construction. Shown as "Residence of A. Eyles" in Sept 1913. Eyles held the property until his death in 1921. National Trust (Parramatta Branch): Land subdivided as part of Brush farm c.1880 (DP775) Shown as the "Old Flag Staff site" on plan of March 1886. Land transferred to Alexander Eyles, fruit-grower of Pennant Hills in June 1886. House built c.1887. A mortgage of June 1887 probably helped finance its construction. Shown as " residence of Eyles" in September 1913. Eyles remained the owner until his death in 1921. Brett Andrew Woods - Old Sydney Album pics taken this morning information http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/…/ViewHeritageItemDetails…
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