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Ringwood Street

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Name Ringwood
Type Designation Street
Place Id 7673
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 23 December 2011
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Litchfield Council
History/Origin Named after Alexander "Paddy" Ringwood, labourer, then draftsman and clerk of Surveyor-General Goyder's original Palmerston (now Darwin) survey in 1869 (at 180 pounds per annum). He made a report of his testing of quartz rock to Goyder and the SA Government. His later plan of the Overland Telegraph (OT) Line in 1874 contained early OT Line nomenclature.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
23/12/2011 Date Registered.
16/05/2012 NTG G20
29/07/2016 Extension
10/08/2016 NTG G32 Extension notified in Gazette.
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