Various houses, mansions and other assorted properties
appear in Sons and Daughters. This section provides
a record of these and the occupants to which they provide homes,
work premises or other accommodation. Addresses are given where
these were shown clearly on-screen.
The Boarding House, Sydney (22 Manly Terrace)
The Sons and Daughters story begins at
the boarding house at 22 Manly Terrace, Sydney. Fiona Thompson
lived here in 1962 when the teenage Patricia gave birth to Angela
and John after falling pregnant to David Palmer, and she still
lives here in 1982, now with three tenants - Jill Taylor, Bunty
and Thel. The place burns down in mid-1983 after a smouldering
cigarette butt sets fire to some paper in Fiona's kitchen.
Residents seen on-screen: Fiona Thompson,
John Palmer, Jill Taylor, Beryl Palmer
The Reid House/Guest Accommodation at the Woombai
Riding School, Sydney (Woombai Riding School, Woombai, NSW 2337)
The property where Fiona spent most of her childhood,
and which was left to her by her grandparents after they died
in a car crash in 1962. The place is converted into a guest
house, providing accommodation for guests at the Woombai Riding
Dural, Sydney - The Hamilton House (126 Montgomery
Drive, Dural, NSW)
The Hamilton family live at Dural, on the north-western
outskirts of Sydney. Their home is a mansion and is set in large
grounds with a long front drive. This is the house where Angela
and Wayne grew up with their parents, Gordon and Patricia.
Residents seen on-screen: Gordon Hamilton,
Patricia Hamilton, Wayne Hamilton, Angela Hamilton, John Palmer,
Barbara Hamilton, Karen Fox, Leigh Palmer, Gary Evans, James
Hamilton, Duncan Phipps, Susan Hamilton (née Palmer),
The Dural mansion also had a small flat at the
back, which was used primarily as lodgings for handymen. It
was also used as guest accommodation, however,
Residents seen on-screen: Rosie Andrews,
Gayle Andrews, Fiona Thompson, Jill Taylor, Brian O'Donnel,
Paul Sheppard, Angela Hamilton, Christine Matthews, Patricia
Morrell, Alan Brandon, Julie Webb, Spider Webb, Andy Green
The Hamiltons own a second property, out in the
country at Woombai.
Residents seen on-screen: Rosie Andrews,
Fiona Thompson, Jill Taylor, John Palmer, Stephen Morrell, Jenny
Turner, Colin Turner, Denise Turner
The Hamilton Stud
One of Gordon Hamilton's business interests is
a stud, which is managed by Wayne Hamilton until he messes-up.
Gordon then appoints Alan Pascoe as manager. John Palmer is
employed on-and-off here. The property is sold after the initial
project to set up a riding school comes to an abrupt end.
The Palmer House, Melbourne (222 Canterbury Street,
Albert Park, VIC 3206)
The Palmer family live in a modest residence in
Melbourne. David and Beryl raised their children here.
Residents seen on-screen: David Palmer,
Beryl Palmer, Susan Palmer, John Palmer, Kevin Palmer, Angela
Hamilton, Lynn Palmer (née Hardy), Davey Palmer, Tony
Parker, Mike O'Brien, Heather O'Brien, Katie O'Brien, Jim O'Brien,
Leigh Palmer, Tim Palmer, Brett Keegan, Craig Maxwell, Debbie
Halliday, Susan Hamilton
The Todd House, Melbourne
The apartment that Susan and Bill Todd buy as
the matrimonial home, but which, after Bill goes to prison,
Susan decides to share. When she learns a few months later that
Bill is being transferred to a lower-security prison, she opts
to go and live closer to him, so she puts the house up for sale.
Residents seen on-screen: Susan Todd, Mick
Ryan, Kevin Palmer, Lynn Palmer, Noel Devlin, Rob Keegan, Angela
HM Prison, Pentridge
HM Prison Pentridge is the jail in which Bill
Todd is incarcerated on remand until his trial for the murder
of Sam Selmar. David Palmer also serves time here after being
arrested for the murder of Martin Healy. It's here that David
meets Tony Parker, when the two of them share a cell. Joe Parker
is also a prisoner here, but he breaks out.
Hospital - Sydney/Melbourne
When Wayne crashes his car in 1982, this is the
hospital in Sydney where he ends up and where he undergoes surgery
on his spine. Barbara Armstrong is treated here when she's kicked
in the head by a horse and needs to undergo an operation to
remove a blood clot. Barbara's mother, Dee Morrell, receives
treatment here for a heart attack she suffers shortly after
her return to Australia from overseas. Fiona Thompson is rushed
here after collapsing and being diagnosed as suffering from
This is also the hospital in Melbourne
where Ross Newman works and from where Beryl and David's baby,
Robert, is kidnapped.
Children's Hospital, Melbourne
The Children's Hospital where Susan Todd works
until she moves away to be near her husband, Bill, and where
Stevie Ryan dies after his operation fails.
Toorak, Melbourne - The Morrell House (42 Belfield
Avenue, Toorak, 2142)
James Sheppard's property, Toorak, in South Yarra,
Melbourne, which Patricia inherits after his death in 1982.
The house is eventually sold in 1985.
Residents seen on-screen: Patricia Hamilton,
John Palmer, Wayne Hamilton, Stephen Morrell, Dee Morrell, Amanda
Morrell, David Palmer, Barbara Hamilton
The Armstrong House, Sydney
The house which Barbara Armstrong shares with
her husband, Roland, until his death.
Residents seen on-screen: Barbara Armstrong,
Head Office of Ramberg Industries, Sydney
The Head Office of Ramberg Industries in Sydney.