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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
25th October 2014
Reference:   3364
Placename:   Beaconsfield
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 19th July 1996
GNB File:   GNB3717
LGA:   Sydney
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 54 47
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 11 57
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 54 41
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 12 01
Topographic Map:   Botany Bay
1:100000 Map:   Sydney 9130
Parish:   Alexandria
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A neighbourhood about 4km W by S of Randwick and about 3km E of Tempe. Boundaries and names within South Sydney City Council, see map GNB3717
Origin:   Probably named after Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-81) the brilliant writer and statesman who was responsible for Britain's acquisition of half-rights in the Suez Canal. (Place Names of NSW, Reed, 1969).
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