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Place Names Register Extract

Wilson Street

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Name Wilson
Type Designation Street
Place Id 8319
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 5 November 1982
Locality / Suburb  
  Timber Creek
Local Government Area  
  Victoria-Daly Shire Council
History/Origin Named after Matthew Bell Wilson who was the storekeeper at the Victoria River depot at Timber Creek between 1912 and 1931. The depot was used in the 1890s as a storage point for supplies for Victoria River Downs during the riverboat era. Wilson held a permit for the store in 1912 and was granted a miscellaneous lease by Administrator Urquhart in 1921. Wilson died in 1931 and was buried on the Hill near the sub-divided area.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
05/11/1982 NTG44
11/09/2013 NTG G37 Extension
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