Manly Courthouse 1909, Manly, New South Wales

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Manly Courthouse, early Australian courthouses, Australian legal history

Manly Courthouse, 2 Belgrave Street, Manly, NSW, was first constructed in 1909, Manly NSW

Manly Courthouse 1909 – “Manly can now boast a courthouse”

A courthouse at Manly was first constructed soon after Federation and opened in 1909.  Present at the ‘formal opening’1 were the Solicitor-General, Magistrates, Mayor and Aldermen.  It was reported that:

“Manly can now boast a courthouse, the building having been formally opened yesterday morning.  It is situated on the Sydney-road, just at the foot of the hill, and is built on the site of portion of the famous old Ivanhoe Hotel.”1