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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
19th November 2018
Reference:   78648
Placename:   Albury
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 5th August 1994
Previous Names:   Town of Albury
Bungambrewatha
Aldbury
GNB File:   GNB3729
LGA:   Albury
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -36 04 30
Approx. AGD66 Long:   146 54 48
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -36 04 24
Approx. GDA94 Long:   146 54 52
Topographic Map:   Albury
1:100000 Map:   Albury 8225
Parish:   Albury
County:   Goulburn
Description:   A suburb within the City of Albury, located on the Murray River. Boundaries shown on map marked GNB3729.
Meaning:   Aldbury is understood to mean `old fort`.
Origin:   Believed to have been named after Aldbury in Hertfordshire. The `d` was later dropped to become Albury. Previously known as `The Crossing Place` and `Sleepy Hollow` (Border City: William A Bayley).
History:   Aboriginal name: Bungambrewatah. Gazetted 13 April 1839. Proclaimed a town on 8 June 1859.
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