Contact usBookmark this pagePrint pageResize downResize up

Extract

If you have any information about this feature which does not appear on the extract below, please contact the Geographical Names Board's Secretariat with your comments and suggestions.

GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
19th October 2018
Reference:   25181
Placename:   Jamison Valley
Designation:   Valley
Status:   Assigned 24th May 1968
Previous Name:   Jamieson Valley
LGA:   Blue Mountains
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 46 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 21 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 45 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 21 04
Topographic Map:   Jamison
1:100000 Map:   Katoomba 8930
Parish:   Megalong
County:   Cook
Description:   A valley bounded by Kedumba Walls along the east, the cliffs south of Wentworth Falls, Leura and Katoomba, Narrow Neck Plateau and Ruined Castle Ridge to the west and along the south by Mount Solitary and a line from The Col to Kedumba Pass.
Origin:   JAMISON VALLEY So named by Gov. Lachlan Macquarie on his 1815 expedition after friend - Sir John Jamison. P. 64. (Infor. from Fourteen Journeys Over the Blue Mts of N.S.W. George Mackaness)
History:   Sir John Jamison (1776-1844) was a physician, landowner and constitutional reformer, the son of Thomas Jamison who came to NSW as a surgeons mate in the First Fleet. (Reed, 1969).
back to top