Silverdale was created around the 1890s. The suburb is shared between the Liverpool and Penrith LGAs.
What’s in a name?
Originally known as Mulgoa Forest Mountain it is believed that in the 1890s a resident, Lloyd Williams, lobbied to change the name possibly after a town in England.
See something missing?
You know your suburb better than anyone. If you think an important part of your suburb’s history is missing, whether recent or distant, reach out to the Local Studies Team through our online Local and Family History enquiry form. We are always looking for new ways to bring the vibrant history of Liverpool to life!