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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
1st November 2014
Reference:   9215
Placename:   Brighton-Le-Sands
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 26th September 2008
Previous Names:   Brighton
Brightelmstone
GNB File:   GNB3584,983
LGA:   Rockdale
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 58 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 09 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 57 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 09 04
Topographic Map:   Botany Bay
1:100000 Map:   Sydney 9130
Parish:   St George
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A suburb on Lady Robinsons Beach, Botany Bay, 2 km ESE from the suburb of Rockdale. Gazette notice reads Brighton-Le-Sands. Boundaries within the Rockdale Council area shown on map GNB3584/A.
Origin:   So named by Thomas Saywell - shows evidence of his early education in France. P93. (Information from Rockdale - It's Beginning & Development)
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