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Angliss Road

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Name Angliss
Type Designation Road
Place Id 5087
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 17 September 1997
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin Named after Sir William C Angliss, born in Dudley, England in 1865 and migrated to Australia in 1884. Settling in Melbourne he opened a butcher's shop which was the first of a chain of shops and by 1934 his company W Angliss & Coy was Australia's leading meat exporter. Sir William Angliss held a seat in the Victorian Legislative Council from 1912 to 1952, was knighted in 1939 and died in 1957. On his death he left $2 million to various charitable organisations in Victoria and Queensland.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
17/09/1997 NTG37
16/05/2007 NTG20 Southerly extension
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