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Price Street

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Name Price
Type Designation Street
Place Id 7572
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 30 October 1968
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin Named after Mr Edward W Price, SM, who was the Government Resident who welcomed the Parliamentary Party at old Palmerston in 1882. The District Council members and a host of supporters were marshalled on the beach as a welcome to the distinguished travellers. Mr. Price also conducted the Wesleyan Church Service in the absence of its Minister; the Wesleyan Church being the only church building in 1882.

On 25 February 1875, Edward Price, whilst a Magistrate in Darwin, lost his wife, Minna, and five children when the SS Gothenburg sunk off the coast of Queensland.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
30/10/1968 NTG47
05/04/2000 NTG13 Extension
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