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Place Names Register Extract

Magdalen Street

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Name Magdalen
Type Designation Street
Place Id 24201
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 4 August 2011
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Palmerston City Council
History/Origin Named after Sister Magdalen McNamara, one of three Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart who were aboard the St Francis, travelling from Port Keats and arriving in Darwin after the bombing of Darwin. She provided an eyewitness account of the devastation.

The theme, Top End Catholic Priests and Religious, was selected through consultation with Larrakia Development Corporation.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
04/08/2011 Date added to the Register.
17/08/2011 NTG33
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