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23rd April 2019
Reference:   23841
Placename:   Hobbys Yards
Designation:   Rural Place
Status:   Assigned 15th June 2001
GNB File:   GNB4780/17
LGA:   Blayney
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 41 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   149 19 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 40 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   149 19 04
Topographic Map:   Blayney
1:100000 Map:   Blayney 8730
Parish:   Three Brothers
County:   Bathurst
Description:   A locality about 10 km E by N of Neville and about 13 km S by W of Newbridge.
Origin:   Probably named after Thomas Hobby who accompanied Oxley on his exploration expeditions or his son.
History:   Letter to NSW Geographic Names Board in 1905 stated that Hobby Yards was named after Captain Hobby or Hobbs, a pioneer of the district, Source, The Archives of the NSW Board of Geographic Names.
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