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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
23rd August 2014
Reference:   9416
Placename:   Broke
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 10th May 1996
GNB File:   GNB3803
LGA:   Singleton
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -32 45 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 06 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -32 44 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 06 04
Topographic Map:   Broken Back
1:100000 Map:   Cessnock 9132
Parish:   Harrowby
County:   Northumberland
Description:   A village about 3km NNW of Yellow Rock and about 4km NE by E of Broke trig station. Boundaries within the Singleton Council area shown on map GNB3803.
Origin:   Named by Mitchell after Sir Charles Broke Vere. (Information from RAHS Journal Vo. 39 Pt.3) P 124.
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