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Ward Road

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Name Ward
Type Designation Road
Place Id 24663
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 10 March 2015
Locality / Suburb  
  Lloyd Creek
Local Government Area  
  Litchfield Council
History/Origin Named after Mary Alice Ward, a teacher and pastoralist who joined the gold-rush at Tennant Creek in 1935 and who, with her husband, after striking gold purchased and developed Banka Banka cattle station, north of Tennant Creek. Known as 'the missus of Banka Banka', Mary also owned a butcher shop at Tennant Creek, supplying it from the abattoir at the cattle station.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
10/03/2015 Date added to the Register
18/03/2015 NTG G11 Date Gazetted
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