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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
21st November 2018
Reference:   45138
Placename:   Parry
Designation:   County
Status:   Assigned 30th December 1966
LGA:   Gunnedah
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -31 15 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 00 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -31 14 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 00 04
Topographic Map:   Goonoo Goonoo
1:100000 Map:   Boggabri 8936
Parish:   Several
County:   Parry
Description:   A lands administrative division.
Meaning:   A surname used as county name.
Origin:   The county was proclaimed in 1848 and described:- N.S.W. Govt. Gazette 30/12/1848. 'Bounded on the south west by the range which divides the waters of the River Peel, from the waters of the River Conadilly; on the north by the Rivers Peel and Cockburn; on the east also by the River
History:   The county was named after Sir William Edward Parry, Commissioner for the Australian Agricultural Company, who selected the area within the county which was granted to the Company, known first as the Peel River
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