Place Names Register Extract

Delacruz Street

Extract date: 30/05/2020

Name Delacruz
Type Designation Street
Place Id 24448
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 2 May 2013
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Palmerston City Council
History/Origin In commemoration of the De La Cruz family, who have resided in Darwin since 1915. Their contribution to the Northern Territory is displayed in such fields as sports, music and many years of committed service in the workforce.

Deceased members of the De La Cruz family being commemorated include Lopez De La Cruz, who was a Fisherman and Pearl Diver in the Northern Territory, John De La Cruz, who was a butcher and Darwin Buffaloes supporter, Philomeno James De La Cruz, who was a Pearl Diver and a member of the Assemblies of God Church Band and Ken De La Cruz who was a long term Public Servant and a member of the Northern Territory Amateur Boxing Association, Rugby League Judiciary and the Danila Dilba Board.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
02/05/2013 Date added to the Register
15/05/2013 NTG G20

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