Placenames of the Greater Hawkesbury Region

Placenames of the Greater Hawkesbury Region

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History and meanings of Hawkesbury River placenames.

Placenames of the Greater Hawkesbury Region

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Covers all places and features in the geographical rectangle bounded by Penrith, St Albans, Wyong and Collaroy. Information on the meanings and historical associations of hundreds of names, some of them among the earliest in Australia, enlivened by many amusing anecdotes. Illustrated with 44 original sketches.

Soft cover, A5, 142 pages, map, personal names index.
'The stories behind the early settlement of this area are an essential part of our history. We should be grateful to John Powell that he has taken the time to research these names.

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Short Description History and meanings of Hawkesbury River placenames.
Weight (g) 266.0000
Author John Powell
Publisher HRE, now Deerubbin Press
Date Published 1994
ISBN 0646201077
Size 210mm x 149mm

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