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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
22nd November 2018
Reference:   15803
Placename:   Dalgety
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 18th September 1992
Previous Names:   Buckleys Crossing
Barnes Crossing
GNB File:   GNB3702
LGA:   Snowy River
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -36 30 30
Approx. AGD66 Long:   148 50 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -36 30 24
Approx. GDA94 Long:   148 50 04
Topographic Map:   Numbla Vale
1:100000 Map:   Numbla 8624
Parish:   Bobundara
County:   Wallace
Description:   A village situated on the Snowy River about 9 km ENE of Beloka and 8 km NNE of Mount Napoleon. Boundaries within the Snowy River Council area shown on map GNB3702.
Origin:   From the maiden name of the wife of J R Campbell, the surveyor who laid out the township. (Ziegler, O L 1960, `Snowy Saga`, p.38)
History:   The area was known as `Buckleys Crossing` as early as 1837. It was also known as `Barnes Crossing` after Barnes settled there in 1848. Village was gazetted on 1 October 1880. (Ziegler)
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