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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
15th November 2018
Reference:   33234
Placename:   Lismore
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 2nd June 1995
GNB File:   GNB3628
LGA:   Lismore
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -28 48 30
Approx. AGD66 Long:   153 17 05
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -28 48 24
Approx. GDA94 Long:   153 17 09
Topographic Map:   Lismore
1:100000 Map:   Lismore 9540
Parish:   South Lismore
County:   Rous
Description:   An address locality within the City of Lismore. Boundaries within the Lismore Council area shown on map GNB3628.
Meaning:   The word 'Lismore' is Gaelic 'Lios Mor.' 'Lios' meaning fort and 'Mor' meaning big. Translates to 'the big fort.'
Origin:   Station taken up by William Wilson in 1844-5.Named after Lismore in Scotland. Aboriginal Bundjalung name for Lismore was Tuckurimba. North Lismore was Banyam meaning sleeping lizard; South Lismore was Pwooyan and Bowyum for the Lismore district, both having same meaning as Banyam. (Richmond Tweed Reg. Lib. & Rich. River Historical Soc.1983
History:   The Bundjalung name for Lismore was Tuckurimba.
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