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Amans Place

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Name Amans
Type Designation Place
Place Id 23376
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 20 May 2008
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Palmerston City Council
History/Origin Amans Place is named in commemoration of Jean Edna (Jay) Amans (1913 - 2002) racehorse owner and trainer who following World War ll married an American service man. Jay, as her husband called her, was an owner trainer and supporter of bush race meetings as well as race meetings in Darwin, Katherine and Adelaide River. Her horse Son of Syrus won the 1971 Katherine and Darwin Cups, and with Ricardo, Jay won the 1972 Katherine Cup. Jean (Jay) Amans was a resident of Terrace Gardens Aged Care Home, Palmerston, when she died.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
04/06/2008 NTG22
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