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Tuey Close

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Name Tuey
Type Designation Close
Place Id 24734
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 14 March 2016
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Litchfield Council
History/Origin Named after Lily Tuey Ching, who was married to Chin Loong Pak (one of three sons of Chin Mielang). Lily had six children, all born in Darwin. Ernie was born in Sydney during World War II. The family returned to Darwin in 1947 to take up the old shop C.C. Pak, opposite the Don Hotel in Bennett Street/Cavenagh Street, famous for its shaved ice and general tailoring. All the descendants of the Chin Mielang Family still reside in Darwin.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
14/03/2016 Date added to the Register
23/03/2016 NTG G12
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