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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
19th April 2014
Reference:   4605
Placename:   Bidwill
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 9th January 1987
Previous Name:   Bidwell
GNB File:   GNB3725,673,2697
LGA:   Blacktown
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 43 54
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 49 15
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 43 48
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 49 19
Topographic Map:   Riverstone
1:100000 Map:   Penrith 9030
Parish:   Rooty Hill
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A suburb about 5km SE by E of Shane Park and about 3km SSW of Marsden Park. Boundaries within the Blacktown Council area shown on map GNB3725. Previous boundaries shown on map marked GNB2697/F
Origin:   Named after John Carne Bidwill (1815-1853) appointed as botanist in charge at the Botanic Gardens in 1847.
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