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21st November 2018
Reference:   18475
Placename:   Field of Mars
Designation:   Parish
Status:   Assigned 24th January 1975
LGA:   Parramatta
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 47 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 03 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 46 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 03 04
Topographic Map:   Parramatta River
1:100000 Map:   Sydney 9130
Parish:   Field Of Mars
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A lands administrative division.
Origin:   Field of Mars, so called from its being first occupied by men from the marines, which was probably the correct origin of the name though Marsden`s biographer says that the parish was named `Marsfield` in memory of Samuel Marsden. (Royal Australian Historical Society`s Journal, Vol. 3, Part 1, p. 26)
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