Larger text size icon Smaller text size icon

Place Names Register Extract

Chambers Drive

If you know of any information about this place name which does not appear in this extract, please let the Place Names Committee know by completing a submission form.

View in NT Atlas | Print Extract | Search Again

Name Chambers
Type Designation Drive
Place Id 5613
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 28 October 1987
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Katherine Town Council
History/Origin Named after Catherine Chambers who was the second daughter of James Chambers, a pioneer colonist and pastoralist of South Australia. James Chambers and his brother John were leading financial supporters to the exploratory expeditions of John McDouall Stuart in the early 1860s. Stuart Named the Katherine River from which the town later took its name in 1862 after Catherine (Kate) Chambers.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
28/10/1987 NTG43
26/02/2014 NTG G8 Extension
View in NT Atlas | Print Extract | Search Again