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Sydney Markets
              #62- Queen Victoria Markets    
              #243- Queen Victoria Markets    
When Colonial Governor Lachlan Macquarie arrived in New South Wales in 1810, he found the colony's main landing place disturbed by the produce, livestock and poultry of the daily waterfront market at Kings Wharf. He ordered the market be moved to a more convenient location in a paddock two kilometres inland and bounded on the east by George Street, on the west by newly- named York Street, and on the south by the colony's first cemetery. Historical records show this site - which would eventually house the Queen Victoria Building - was first leased by Governor Macquarie to Mr John Fleming. Later records show it was sold to Messrs John and Gregory Blaxland, who subsequently developed Sydney's first "large scale" dairy. 1820 A two-story building is constructed on the site. The Druitt street end has offices to administer the market. The cross-shaped Greenway's Market House sells maize, wheat, green forage, vegetables, turkeys, ducks, geese, pigs, drapery and groceries.  Eight years later Greenway's Market House is converted into Police Offices and a Magistrates Court, which all become the Central Police Court and The Government of the day issues a general order that the area be set aside as a market square.
 #292- Belmore Markets
In 1866, construction started on the first Belmore Markets,  on a site bounded by Castlereagh, Hay, Pitt and Campbell. They open 14th May 1869.  In 1893, the second Belmore Markets (Capitol site) open. Used for theatrical and circus performances on Saturday nights.  In 1910, Council decides that the Tivoli and the Capitol (two theatres) would be erected on the sites of the old and new Belmore Markets.  In 1914, Belmore Markets dismantled and re-erected in 1916 as the Hippodrome – home of Wirth’s Circus in Australia.   In 1928, The Capitol Theatre opens with a 2,999 seat auditorium. It featured an ‘open air’ Florentine garden surrounded by walls and balustrades, statues, tress, doves, shawls and period furniture – all beneath a ‘blue sky’ which darkened as session time approached.