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Ward Street

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Name Ward
Type Designation Street
Place Id 8218
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered
Locality / Suburb  
  Pine Creek
Local Government Area  
  Victoria-Daly Shire Council
History/Origin Named after The Honourable Ebenezer Ward, Minister for Agriculture and Eduction in 1875 - 1876 under the Boucaut Government. He was earlier one of those who served under Finniss at Escape Cliffs in the 1864 NT Survey expedition. He asked the Government Resident Scott as Minister to submit a plan for a railway to the reefs and the "successor Colton Government adopted McMinn's Report for a railway scheme for the Northern Territory".

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
12/01/2000 NTG1
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