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Place Names Register Extract

McMinn Street

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Name McMinn
Type Designation Street
Place Id 7087
Place Type Road
Status Recorded
Date Registered
Locality / Suburb  
  Darwin City
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin Named after Gilbert Rotherdale McMinn, a 1st class Surveyor in charge of the No. 4 Survey Party in the Goyder expedition to establish Palmerston (now Darwin) in 1869 and later in charge of surveying the Central Sections of the Overland Telegraph Line. McMinn was later to be appointed Government Resident of the Northern Territory. He held freehold sections in the Darwin Rural area. His wife, Anna, is buried in the old Palmerston Cemetery.
(It is an historical practice to show road name on plans with a space between Mc & Minn (ie Mc Minn))

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
02/05/1984 NTG17 Part Closed
31/03/1993 NTG13 Part Closed
28/07/1993 NTG30 Part Closed
13/11/2007 South easterly extension
28/11/2007 NTG 48
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