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Place Names Register Extract

Wood Crescent

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Name Wood
Type Designation Crescent
Place Id 21986
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 17 October 2005
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Palmerston City Council
History/Origin Wood Crescent is named in commemoration of Mounted Constable Alexander Grey (Gray) Wood who joined the South Australian Police Force on 1 May 1880 then transferred to the Northern Territory three months later on 1 August 1880 as a 3/C Mounted Constable serving in the Top End. Mounted Constable Wood was serving at Yam Creek (The Shackle) a gold mining area north of Pine Creek when he died on 9 June 1881 after being stricken by sickness and diarrhoea, aged 27 years.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
02/11/2005 NTG44
15/11/2006 NTG46 Extension
05/09/2007 NTG 36 South easterly extension to Haydon St
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