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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
18th November 2018
Reference:   26414
Placename:   Kempsey
Designation:   Town
Status:   Assigned 29th June 1973
LGA:   Kempsey
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -31 05 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   152 50 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -31 04 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   152 50 04
Topographic Map:   Kempsey
1:100000 Map:   Kempsey 9435
Parish:   Yarravel
County:   Dudley
Description:   A town about 4 km NNW of Church trig station and about 6 km SW by S of Frederickton.
Origin:   After the Valley of Kempsey on the Severn River in Worcestershire. Pobobaly named by E.W.Rudder beacuse of its likeness to the English valley. (Reed, 1969).
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