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Place Names Register Extract

Petherick Road

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Name Petherick
Type Designation Road
Place Id 23368
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 16 May 2008
Locality / Suburb  
  Humpty Doo
Local Government Area  
  Litchfield Council
History/Origin Named in commemoration of Rosie Nangalaku Petherick (1925?2007) an Aboriginal woman, born on the Moyle River, who in 1949 met Edward Raymond (Ray) Petherick and together they cut and milled timber and shot crocodiles in the Reynolds and Finniss River wetlands. They had eight children. Rosie's grandmother Rarem was a Marri, which according to H Basedow (1907) were a southern Larrakia group.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
16/05/2008 Added to Register
28/05/2008 NTG21
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