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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
17th October 2018
Reference:   42141
Placename:   Newcastle
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 17th May 1991
Previous Names:   City of Newcastle
Kingstown
GNB File:   GNB3538
LGA:   Newcastle
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -32 56 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 47 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -32 55 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 47 04
Topographic Map:   Newcastle
1:100000 Map:   Newcastle 9232
Parish:   Newcastle
County:   Northumberland
Description:   A city about 2 km SE by S of Carrington and about 2 km S by W of Stockton. Boundaries within the Newcastle Council area shown on map GNB3538.
Meaning:   Also: Aboriginal Mulubinba for 'an indigenous fern'. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   RASH NEWCASTLE- Newcastle, Draft of the town of 1822 vol 21 page 163. (Illustration) Discovery and first settlement of Vol 9 pt 5 page 255 Pain of Allotments 1823-27 Vol 12 Pt 2 Page 10 Excursion to: by J. Jarvis Vol 26 Pt 6 Page 520 Excursion to: by C.P. Conigrave Vol 32 Pt 4 Page 271
History:   Originally called Kingstown Native name, MULUBINDA ref. Bulliere p 306 Newcastle & Port Macquarie - RASH - The Early History Vol 1 Part 10 Page 201
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