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York Street was named in 1810 by Gov. Macquarie after the Prince Frederick, the Duke of York and Albany, the second eldest child, and second son, of King George III, and brother of King William IV. It was originally known as Barracks Row as it began at the old Barracks parade ground. The southern end became home to many import and export companies, being attracted to the area by the markets established there in Macquarie's time. The northern end beyond Wynyard Square did not come into existence until 1848 when the land occupied by the Wynyard Barracks was resumed and subdivided. Half of this new section, along with Princes Street into which it ran, disappeared with the resumption of land for the Harbour Bridge approaches in The Rocks area
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