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29th May 2020
Reference:   24971
Placename:   Islington
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 17th May 1991
Previous Name:   Village of Islington
GNB File:   GNB3538
LGA:   Newcastle
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -32 54 58
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 44 53
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -32 54 52
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 44 57
Topographic Map:   Wallsend
1:100000 Map:   Newcastle 9232
Parish:   Newcastle
County:   Northumberland
Description:   A suburb about 3 km E by S of Lambton and about 3km N of Merewether. Boundaries within the Newcastle Council area shown on map GNB3538.
Meaning:   Meaning: Gislas dun or hill. (Reed, 1969).
Origin:   After the northern metropolitn borough in London.
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