Place Names Register Extract

Aldridge Street

Extract date: 29/02/2024

Name Aldridge
Type Designation Street
Place Id 5042
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 23 December 2011
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Litchfield Council
History/Origin Named after Jas Aldridge, who was a Cadet Surveyor with Surveyor-General Goyder when Palmerston (now Darwin) was being surveyed in 1869, and was assisting Mr R P Knuckey on the Overland Telegraph (OT) Line. He travelled extensively during the construction of the line and was notably connected with the establishment of the Alice Springs section of the OT Line.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
23/12/2011 Date Registered.
16/05/2012 NTG G20

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