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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
23rd July 2014
Reference:   64361
Placename:   Whalan
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 9th January 1987
GNB File:   GNB3725,673,2697
LGA:   Blacktown
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 45 30
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 48 30
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 45 24
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 48 34
Topographic Map:   Prospect
1:100000 Map:   Penrith 9030
Parish:   Rooty Hill
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A suburb about 2 km NNW of Mount Druitt and about 3 km E by N of St Marys. Boundaries within the Blacktown Council area shown on map GNB3725. Previous boundaries shown on map GNB2697/F
Origin:   James Whalan.
History:   James Whalan, who was granted 300 acres in 1831 by Governer Darling. For more information see letter from council dated 1.4.71 on G.N.B. file 673.
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