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Sweet Street

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Name Sweet
Type Designation Street
Place Id 7989
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 19 July 1967
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin Named after Captain Samuel Sweet and his wife Mary Elizabeth Sweet. As Captain of the "Gulnare" accompanied by the barque "Bengal", he carried officials and settlers to old Palmerston among whom were Captain Douglas and his family. Mrs. Sweet and her child were aboard and the two ships reached old Palmerston on 24th June, 1870 and these women were among the first to set foot in the Darwin of today. Captain Sweet registered some of the first marriages in Darwin.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
19/07/1967 NTG37
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