Place Names Register Extract

Holmes

Extract date: 01/03/2021

Name Holmes
Type Designation Suburb
Place Id 22296
Place Type Administrative Area
Status Registered
Date Registered 3 April 2007
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -12° 23' S (Decimal degrees -12.3876)
Longitude: 130° 55' E (Decimal degrees 130.924)
Locality / Suburb  
  (None Found)
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin This Darwin suburb is based on Holmes Jungle, named after Felix Holmes, a prominent NT citizen in 20s and 30s. Holmes owned a butchery, ice works, cordial factory and power station and ran cattle in the Jungle.

The suburb boundary, as approved on 8 March 2007, is deliniated on CP 5076.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
03/04/2007 Date of Registration
04/04/2007 NTG 14 Notice of Naming

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