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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
24th November 2014
Reference:   60052
Placename:   Tregear
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 9th January 1987
GNB File:   GNB3725,673,2697
LGA:   Blacktown
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 45 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 47 40
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 44 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 47 44
Topographic Map:   Riverstone
1:100000 Map:   Penrith 9030
Parish:   Rooty Hill
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A Suburb about 3.5km North of Colyton and about 5km WNW of Rooty Hill. Boundaries within the Blacktown Council area shown on map GNB3725. Previous boundaries shown on map GNB2697/F
Origin:   Tregear was named after the Lethbridge's property in Cornwall of the same name. (Pollon F, 1988, The Book of Sydney Suburbs)
History:   Original land grant made to James Whalan in 1831. Purchased by the Lethbridge family who were related by marriage to Governor King. Property sold to RAAF in 1942 who on sold it in 1951.
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