Sandridge was the name of the locality at the head of Hobsons Bay where colonial passengers disembarked to journey across the sandy land between there and the Yarra River, Melbourne. It is now known as Port Melbourne.

The name Sandridge was given by a surveyor, William Darke, in 1839, after the ridge of sand dunes along the beach. Darke marked a track to the infant Melbourne settlement for travellers and settlers.

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