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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
21st November 2018
Reference:   34094
Placename:   Lockhart
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 26th September 2008
Previous Name:   Greens Gunyah
GNB File:   GNB3780,3814
LGA:   Lockhart
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -35 13 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   146 43 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -35 12 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   146 43 04
Topographic Map:   Lockhart
1:100000 Map:   Lockhart 8227
Parish:   Lockhart
County:   Urana
Description:   A locality on Brookong Creek and The Rock-Oaklands Railway Line about 16 km SE of Boree Creek and about 65 km SW of Wagga. Boundaries within the Lockhart Council area shown on map GNB3780. Boundaries within the Wagga Wagga Council area shown on map GNB3814.
Origin:   C.G.N. Lockhart - a commissioner for Crown Lands in the Murrumbidgee area in the 1850's. (p 94 Billabidgee-Urana by W.A. Bayley)
History:   Originally known as Greens Gunyah, renamed Lockhart 1897. Greens Gunyah so named because a Mr Green was the earliest settler and had a grog shop there, on the Urana-Wagga Wagga stagecoach route.
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