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Melville Reserve was opened in 1937 and named for solicitor Alexander Melville, an Alderman [1925-1940] and Mayor of Strathfield [1939-40]. Following Melville’s death in 1940, Council dedicated a water bubbler in Melville Reserve to his memory.

Alderman A. Melville, Mayor of Strathfield, died at, his residence, Llandilo Avenue, Strathfield, on Saturday, after a six weeks' illness. For 11 years he was an alderman of the Strathfield Council, and occupied the Mayoral chair on two occasions. For a number of years he conducted a real estate agency in the city. 
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), 4 June 1940.


Address:Hampstead Road, Homebush West, 2140
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.869079
Long: 151.070003
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Fountain
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:circa 1940
Source: MA
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