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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
10th December 2018
Reference:   10116
Placename:   Budgewoi
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 17th May 1991
Previous Names:   Halekulani
Pudgeway
Budgeway
Budjeri
Possums Fence
Sandy Point
GNB File:   GNB3527
LGA:   Wyong
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 14 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 34 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 13 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 34 04
Topographic Map:   Catherine Hill Bay
1:100000 Map:   Lake Macquarie 9231
Parish:   Wallarah
County:   Northumberland
Description:   Town on the E coast between Munmorah Lake and Tuggerah Lake. Boundaries shown on GNB3527.
Meaning:   May also mean "Young Grass" in local aboriginal dialect
Origin:   BUDGEWOI Original grant named `Pudgeway'. by John Slade in 1828. The grant acquired in 1841 by Robert Henderson who called it `Budgeway'. Later the area became known as `Budgewoi'. 'From Pudgeway to Budgewo' by Bruce Russell 1984, Pages 2-4.
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