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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
14th December 2018
Reference:   10962
Placename:   Canada Bay
Designation:   Bay
Status:   Assigned 19th November 1976
LGA:   Canada Bay
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 51 30
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 07 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 51 24
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 07 04
Topographic Map:   Parramatta River
1:100000 Map:   Sydney 9130
Parish:   Concord
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A bay within Hen and Chicken Bay about 2 km NE by E of Strathfield.
Origin:   Named after the 58 French Canadian prisoners transported in 1840 after the abortive rebellion of 1837-38. They were housed in the adjoining Longbottam Stockade Gaol. (Drummoyne Council notes on file)
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