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Notes on the Origins and Locations of Place Names

Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Hunter Valley, Liverpool Plains,

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Aberglasslyn House -
Sandstone house overlooking the Hunter River. Built for George Hobler in 1840. 3 miles from W. Maitland
Abbey Green - Estate of George Loder on the Hunter River near Singleton. Also owned by Alexander Warren and Archibald Mossman
Aberdeen - Aboriginal name Moonbil.  In 1828 Thomas Potter McQueen was granted 10,000 acres between Scone and Muswellbrook. He named this small township Aberdeen after his friend George Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen.
Aboriginal Grant - former 10,000 acre grant - for location see Dangar's 1828 map. Wahrah
Adams Green - Also Adams Flat or Black Adams Flat; after Isaac Adam White an Aboriginal man who lived there

Adamstown
- Named after Surveyor Thomas Adams, who surveyed the town in 1869
Aelaong - Co. Northumberland bounded on North by Pokolbin

Ahalton Farm -  In 1829 James McClymont's farm on the Hunter River adjoining Nelson's Plains. Later owned by Henry Carmichael
Albion Farm - 300 acres owned by John Tucker junior at Patterson's Plains 1823
Albuera - Drummond Mountain range Liverpool Plains. Named by Captain Forbes of 39th Regt.,
Alderley Creek - Stroud.
Alderley House - situated on Bucketts Way halfway between Stroud and Booral. Built c. 1831
Alderley Stables - Established c. November 1831 by Sir Edward Parry near Stroud.

Allandale - After place in Scotland. Grant to Captain Alexander Anderson - Upper Hunter River
Allandale - parish of NSW bounded N. by Branxton; S by Pokolbin; W. by Rothbury
Allan's Hill - also known as Signal Hill - Soldiers camped there in 1878 - Newcastle
Allyn River - Co. Durham. Falls into the Paterson River
Alnwick - Parish in Co. Northumberland. Bounded on N. and E. by the Hunter River; W. by Maitland and S by Hexham
Althorpe - Parish in Co. Durham bounded on N. by Vaux; W. and S by Hunter River and E. by Wynn.
Amboise  -   2,000 acre property that stretched from the coast between Wamberal and Terrigal Lagoons, all the way to Erina Creek. Estate of Willoughby Bean; David Maziere and Henry Donnison
Amersham - Cardiff/Glendale - Early name for Joseph Weller's land (1830's)
Angora Heights - Teralba; also known as Billy Goat Hill

Annambah - Estate of George Cobb
Annandale - Estate of David Maziere - Hunter River - later Dalwood owned by George Wyndham
Annandale - House built by Major Edward Johnston - Paterson
Annasdale - Branxton - Dangar's Map
Anvil Creek  - A small tributary of Black Creek flowing through the village of Greta.
Apple Tree Flat - situated at Jerry's Plains
Apple Tree Flat - early name for Killingworth
Arcadia Vale - Ideal rustic paradise

Archerfield - Grant to George Bowman in 1825 at the Hunter River opposite the junction of Falbrook
Arden Hall Estate -  Estate of John Dowe - 12 miles from Scone
Arnott's Steam Biscuit Factory - Union Street Newcastle built in 1889
Arrarrowine - Run belonging to John Robertson - Liverpool Plains
Arundinetum - Mirrabooka - The name of Joseph Marshall's property at Sugar Bay and site of the sugar processing plant

Ash Island - Named by Colonel Paterson on June 17, 1801, on account of 'a very excellent wood similar in quality to ash, and grows as large". Estate of Alexander Walker Scott. Also known as Glandville or Greville Island
Ashton - homestead on Hunter River, Parish Ravensworth (Dangar's Map)
Atunga - Liverpool Plains. Bosley's station

Auchentorlie Estate - Residence of Police Magistrate Thomas Cook at Dungog
Auckland Street, Newcastle - Named after the Earl of Auckland who was b. 1784; holder of position in British Government
Avoca Point - Co. Northumberland six miles from E. Gosford

Awaba - A plain surface. Aboriginal name for Lake Macquarie. Town in Lake Macquarie shire
Awaba Park - Booragul
Awaba Park Estate - Marmong Point


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Baan Bah or Baamba - Grazing Run of Sir John Jamison on the Namoi River
Babinboon - Liverpool Plains between the Conadilly and Gaora rivers
Baelpin - Patrick Plains district
Baerami
- A spear thrower. (aboriginal meaning). Located in Muswellbrook shire.
Bagman Creek - Early name for Four Mile Creek
Bahtabah - Belmont - name given by Rev. Threlkeld to his mission house at Belmont; Aboriginal for "hill by the lake" to his mission house at Belmont; Aboriginal for "hill by the lake"
Baileys Bluff - Morisset Park - named after early landowner Bert Bailey
Balcolyn - Scottish origin. Suburb of Lake Macquarie
Balleroo - Liverpool Plains. Station of Messrs Scott and Pitt

Ballickerra - Grant to Lieut. William Caswell in 1830
Ballindo  - or Dampton Farm - Dartbrook, Upper Hunter in 1846
Balley Hill - Bolwarra. A fight amongst the native tribes took place in 1835
Balmoral - Scottish origin. Suburb of Lake Macquarie
Banbar - a river in district of Liverpool Plains. Branch of the Namoi
Bando Plains - Station of W. Alison Liverpool Plains

Bandon Grove - Named by Mr. Kingston after Bandon in County Cork, Ireland
Bangulgully - Liverpool Plains. Station of James Evans
Bareena Bay - eastern side of Coal Point
Baonbad
- Liverpool Plains on the Namoi. Station of Lady Jamison
Baradeen - Run at Liverpool Plains belonging to James Walker
Barfield - (Barford) Parish in county of Durham bounded on W. by Paterson river; S. by Butterwick. E. by Uffington
Barford - Parish Co. Durham bounded on N by Fingal; S. by Butterwick and E by Uffington
Barker Street,
Newcastle
- In honour of Bishop Barker, second Bishop of Sydney
Barnard River - Northern boundary of part of Co. Gloucester. Flows into the Manning
Baromee Creek - flows in Port Stephens (Dangar's map)

Baroona - Place far away (aboriginal meaning) - see John Larnach
Barraba - Run belonging to John Hoskinson at Liverpool Plains. 76,800 acres
Barraba - Run belonging to Esther Hughes at Liverpool Plains 20,480 acres on the Manilla River
BarrabaGeorge Thomas Palmer, grandson of First Fleet Commissary John Palmer
Barrahingbin / Burraghihnbihng - A large swamp in Co. Northumberland nine miles from Newcastle known as Hexham Swamp. Used to describe part of Wallsend and including the area bounded by the Hunter River, Ironbark Creek and Mount Sugarloaf.
Barrington (Gloucester) After Robert Barrington Dawson, son of the first agent of the A.A. Co.
Barrington River - Named after Lord Barrington by Robert Dawson of the A.A.Co. Empties into the Gloucester river
Barrow's Valley - Situated in the district of Liverpool Plains to the northward of the Peel River. Named by John Oxley after one of the Secretaries of the Board of Admiralty.
Barryowen - Pulbah Island; also Boroyirong
Barties Swamps  - Area between Rosebank and Boorara - now Swan Reach. Probably named for settler Thomas Bartie
Batobato Point - Port Stephens - See Dangar's map
Battens Point - Speers Point. Opposite Pippi's Hotel.
Baybeg - Where School of Arts at Morpeth stands (1860s)
Bayleigh - Station of George Fulford in the district Liverpool Plains NSW
Beacon Hill -  Early name for the area around Nobbys
Beamadilwa - Kamilaroi aboriginal name for Bengalla estate
Bebeah - Famous vineyard of Alex Munro of Singleton from the native word Babee to sleep; Bebeah, a good place to camp or sleep
Beebo - Liverpool Plains on the Severn river. Station of C. Abercrombie
Bective (Bubbogullion)- Estate of Robert Pringle near Tamworth.
Belford - A parish in Co. Northumberland NSW bounded on the N. by Hunter River E. by Black Creek, S by Parish of Ovingham and Rothbury and W. by Whittingham

Belgrave Farm -  adjoined the estate of Travallyn, Paterson River
Belin - estate on Hunter River Parish of Gosforth (Dangar's Map). James Thomas Lamb resided here in 1828

Belltrees - Named after Lord Sempill's estate in Scotland. Estate of Hamilton C. Sempill
Bellevue - Grant to William Evans in 1820's. On the banks of the Paterson River
Bellmont - Estate of John William Penn Blick at Black Creek
Bell's Mountain - Muswellbrook area. Kamilaroi aboriginal name Millboorum

Belmont - Named by Thomas Williamson, who settled here after his home town a village on Island of Unst in the Shetland Islands. Site of the first settlement of Rev. Thelkeld known as Biddobar
Belmore Bridge - Bridge across the Hunter River at Maitland

Bengalla - Grant to Samuel Wright. Co. of Brisbane NSW. Four miles from Muswellbrook. Kamilaroi aboriginal name Beamadilwa
Bengaria - estate on the Gwydir River - Archibald Bell

Benlarugh - Estate of Peter Sinclair - Hunters River
Bennetts Green - early name Rose Tree Hill
Benny's Top - Named after Benjamin Hooke one of original owners of Curracabark. This is the lowest gap in the watershed range between Curracabark Creek and Pigna Barney River
Bentham - Estate on the Wollombi or Black Brook (Dangar's Map)

Beresfield - Grant to William Cummings
Berkeley - located County of Northumberland NSW on shores of Tuggerah Beach.

Berrico - A hollow place (aboriginal meaning)
Berry Park House - Duckenfield Road Morpeth. Built in 1837 by John Eales
Bickham Estate - Pages River
Biddaba - Aboriginal for Speers Point area meaning silent resting place. Name of Jonathon Warner's house

Biddobar - First settlement of Rev. Thelkeld. Belmont
Big Swamp - near Hexham; near William Sparke's land; Aboriginal name Barrhinebin or Burraghihnbihng
Billy Baker - Situated in Liverpool Plains on a branch of the Namoi
Billy Goat Hill - Teralba
Bimboorien - aboriginal name for Muswellbrook
Binder's Farm
- Farm of Richard Binder at  Patterson's Plains
Bingera - located on the Gwydir River. Owned by George Hall
Bingle Street, Newcastle - named after Captain Bingle who led a deputation to Sydney to preserve Nobbys.

Binglebra - A place of thorns
Bingleburra - Paterson/ Dungog district
Bird Cage Point - Lake Macquarie
Bird Hill Farm - Upper Paterson. Farm of Richard Clarke
Bird Island - Situated off the coast of Co. Northumberland NSW; a short distance to the northward of Bungary Norah. See Dixon's map)

Birnum Wood - near Leamington. Estate of John Smith and Richard Hobden
Birwon - vicinity of Nord's Wharf on Henry Dangar 's 1828 map. Wallarah colliery
Bishop's Bridge
- After an early settler named Bishop (possibly Thomas Bishop?)
Bishop's Court - Morpeth. Owned by Bishop Tyrrell from 1848. Formerly Closeburne
Biwogkula - the place of red ti-trees; (Threlkeld))
Black Adams Flat - Swansea; or Adams Green

Black Creek - Co. Northumberland. Rises in the Broken Back range and flowing northerly empties into the Hunter River between Singleton and Maitland.
Black Creek - Early name for Branxton

Black Diamond Hotel - Blane (Hunter) Street Newcastle. Building first owned by J & A Brown.
Blackhead - An island of NSW 10 miles off Port Stephens. Name given by Captain Cook as he passed up the coast to the North Head.
Black Jacks Point - Belmont - adjacent to 16ft sailing club. Threlkeld reported that Old Jacky's tribe lived near his mission station
Black Ned's Bay - named after " Old Ned", King Edward White , the husband of Margaret, the last of the Awabakal tribe. This is the area near Swansea where they had their home
Blackalls colliery - Fassifern
Blackalls Park: Tom Blackall, a Newcastle dentist
Blacks Colliery - Cockle Creek
Blairbeth - farm in the Dungog district
Blairmore - Estate of Peter McIntyre. Blairmore estate. The homestead on this estate dates back to 1836.

Blane Street Newcastle - former name of Hunter Street between Brown St. and Cottage Ck. named after Mr. Blane - Deputy Governor of A. A. Co.
Bleardugood Farm - near Maitland in 1850
Blind Creek - Near Black Creek
Blue Gum Flat  - Early name for Ourimbah.

Blood Tree Farm - Four miles from Newcastle in 1845
Bloomfield - (640 acres near Maitland)
Boarding House Dam (Watagans) Originated because it was where men camped and a bark shed was built to cook meals. Later a dam was built at the location
Bobadil - established by the Bettington family. Located at Liverpool Plains
Bogey Hole
- A public baths hewn out of rock on a wave cut platform below the cliffs at Shepherd Hill Newcastle. Made by convicts for Commandant James Morisset
Boggabri (Aboriginal Bukkiber-i place of creeks)
Boggibrie -Run at Liverpool Plains belonging to John Panton
Boikonumba - a place of ferns
Bold Hill - Station of W. Alison in Liverpool Plains district. 80 miles from Murrurundi
Bolton Point - earlier also known as Boughton Point. John Herring Boughton first settler. Said by some sources to have been named for Major John Charles Bolton.
Bolton Street (Newcastle) Spelled Boulton on original deeds, after Matthew Boulton, English engineer

Bolwarra - View from high place (aboriginal meaning). Grant to John Brown, later acquired by Richard Jones
Bomabeg - Back of Morpeth Swamps (1860s)
Bomi - Aboriginal name for Wallis Creek

Bomera - Run at Liverpool Plains belonging to James Hale
Bonago - Estate of John Hooke Williams River
Bonarius lane, Newcastle - Named after J.C. Bonarius, business man of Newcastle

Bona Vista - 2000 acres granted to James Phillips. Above Tocal on the Paterson River
Bondaballa - Run belonging to Philip Thorley at Liverpool Plains
Bone - run at Liverpool Plains taken up by Nelson Simmons Lawson
Bone Creek - Liverpool Plains. On this stream are the stations of N.S. Lawson
Boobadil - The station of J.B. Bettington in the district of Liverpool Plains
Booindabah Island - Port Stephens (1826)

Boolambaye/ Boolonbayl - Twin lakes or two lakes (aboriginal meaning) - Situated in Co. Gloucester NSW near the Myall Lake
Boolaroo - Place of flies (Aboriginal meaning). Lake Macquarie
Boolladilla - On the Myall River, Co. Gloucester NSW near the lofty mountain of that name. (Bulladelah)
Boomera - Hale's station district of Liverpool Plains 50 miles from Cassilis
Boonalla - A mountain in the district of Liverpool Plains between the Peel and Turrabeile rivers
Boondelbah Island uninhabited island lying 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) off the mouth of Port Stephens. Originally called Inch Kenneth by Governor Macquarie due to its resemblance to the island of Inch Kenneth in Argyle.

Booragul - Summer (aboriginal meaning). Suburb of Lake Macquarie. Grant to Madame Rens (wife of Gilbert Cory); Captain James St. John Ranclaud and James Mitchell
Boorewalla - Kamilaroi aboriginal name for Negoa
Boorel (Booral)- (Aboriginal meaning: big, large) A town in Co. of Gloucester on the Karuah River
Booroobulbarrowindi - Situated in County of Brisbane at Gammon Plains
Boorroomma - Run belonging to James White at Liverpool Plains
Boorambil - Joseph Onus' run at Liverpool Plains On the Oness creek, tributary of the Mooki
Borambil - In the vicinity of the bora ground, where the blacks meet to make men. (aboriginal meaning)
Booranbil - Creek in district of Liverpool Plains 20 miles from Gircobill
Boorumbeelah - Karmilaroi aboriginal name for St. Hiliers
Bootawah - Manning River aboriginal meaning - Water Rat
Borehole -  Area of Hamilton known as the Cameron's Hill area.
Borongo - In district of Liverpool Plains; station or R. Pringle
Boroyirong - Pulbah Island
Boun - Aboriginal name for Wallis Plains
Burke Street Maitland - Named after convict overseer John Bourke who arrived on the Archduke Charles in 1813
Borehole Colliery - Cockle Creek
Boughton's Point - Bolton Point
Boun - the site of Wallis Plains; from a bird of that name (Threlkeld))
Bow Creek - Estate of Charles Blaxland, Cassilis
Bowen River - District of Liverpool Plains; rises near Pandora's Pass and falls into the Turrabeile at its junction with the Yorke river; Names by John Oxley in honour of Commissioner Bowen of the Navy Board
Bowling Alley Point - Gold diggings near Nundle
Bowman's Creek ( Singleton) After Dr. James Bowman, who in the 1840's owned the Ravensworth Estate.

Bowthorne estate - On the Paterson River, Parish Butterwick, four miles from Maitland. Estate of Alexander Livingstone
Boyce's Point - Fennell Bay
Boyen - Aboriginal name for West Maitland (1860s)

Braithwaite Head -  Name given to Fort Scratchley, Newcastle by Lt John Shortland in 1797.  Named after Lieutenant Robert Braithwaite of H.M. Reliance
Bramcote - Barnsley subdivision of 1882
Brandon
- Grant to John Wighton. Williams River
Branxton - (village) After a place in Northumberland, England. Situated Co. Northumberland on Anvil Creek between Maitland and Singleton
Branxton (Parish) Co. Northumberland bounded on N. by the Hunter River; on E. by parish of Gosford; on S. by Allandale and W by Black Creek to its confluence with the river Hunter
Bray Farm - Allyn River
Brecon Farm - Paterson
Breeza - Run at Liverpool Plains taken up by Andrew Lang
Brickwoods Ridge - Below Buckles Range (Dangar's Map)
Bridgman / Bridgman Park- Thomas Clarkson's grant later acquired by Robert Lethbridge and managed by Richard Alcorn. Located at Falbrook

Brindley Park - Estate belonging to the Bettington family. Situated Co. Brisbane between Gummum and Bow Creeks. Merriwa
Brinkburne House - Residence of G.T. Fenwick in 1849. Gresford
Brisbane - County of NSW. Towns Murrurundi, Haydonton, Scone, Merriwa, Cassilis, Invermein, St. Aubins
Brisbane Water - Police district of NSW Bounded on the N. by a line from Reid's Mistake across Lake Macquarie, bearing westerly to Dora Creek and by Dora Creek to the Warrawolong range; on W. by crest of Mount Warrawolong range to Mount Simpson and by the north road to Wiseman's Ferry; on S by the Hawkesbury and Broken Bay roads to Box Head. (1848)
Brisbane Water - Harbour of NSW in Co. Northumberland. Principal streams that flow into are Erina and Narrara creeks. (1848) named after Sir Thomas Brisbane, Governor 1821-25. Early name for the Gosford area.

Brisbanefield - Grant to James Kelly Hunter River
Brisbanegrove - Grant to George Williams, Paterson River
Broadmeadow Farm - later Newcastle suburb. Thomas Groves early resident
Brogden's River - Flows into the Stroud River (Dangar's Map)

Broke - Named by Sir Thomas Livingston Mitchell, Surveyor-General after Sir Charles Broke Vere. -  County Northumberland in Wollombi Brook
Brokenback - A mountain of NSW situated  Co. Northumberland to the S.W. of Maitland.
Brookfield - Co. Durham on Williams River 7 miles from Clarence Town. Estate of Charles Smeathman and later Brent Clement Rodd; occupied by Edwin Hickey in 1848
Brook Lodge - on Wollombi Brook (see Dangar's Map)
Brooks Flat  - Early name for the area now known as Buchanan, after George Brook who had the original land grant.
Brooks' Mountain  - Early name for Munibung Hill, Lake Macquarie
Brooks Street (Cooks Hill) Named after George Brooks, Govt. Medical Officer in Newcastle 1823

Broomfield - Grant to James White at Pages River
Brougham - parish in Co. Durham bounded on N. by Rowan, W. by Hunter River and S. by Vaux

Broughton Island (off Port Stephens) - After Captain W.R. Broughton of H.M.S. Providence, who in August 1795, sought shelter in Port Stephens
Brown St. Newcastle - Named after Alexander Brown who succeeded Mr. Henderson as A.A. Co. colliery manager in 1836
Brunkerville  - Named after James Nixon Brunker, M.L.A.
Brown's Brush - vicinity of Bolwarra

Buchanan - named after David Buchanan, Parliamentary member for Morpeth 1860. Situated Co. Northumberland parish of Stockrington near Maitland on Wallis Creek; property of George Brooks in 1848. Also known as Brook's Flat
Buchanan St. Newcastle - named after Henry Buchanan Mayor Newcastle
Bucklebone - station of Brown and Selwyn in district of Liverpool Plains on the Namoi River
Buckles Range - Between Harrington and Stroud Rivers. (Dangar's map)
Buckut - Manning River aboriginal name meaning A Stone
Buddle - River, branch of the Namoi district of Liverpool Plains
Bubbogullian - Run at Liverpool Plains belonging to Robert Pringle
Buchan - aboriginal name meaning large rock or stone. Also known as The Buckets - Barrington Tops
Buckawackah - Manning River aboriginal name meaning To Crawl on the Hands and Knees
Bugaldi - Run belonging to Charles Fitzsimmons at Liverpool Plains
Buhlbah - Name for Pulbah Island (Henry Dangar map)
Bulba - Aboriginal name for an island; any place surrounded with water {Threlkeld}}

Bulga - A single mountain (aboriginal meaning)
Bulgarrie - Run belonging to Joseph Moses at Liverpool Plains
Bulga Road (now known as Putty Road)
Bulga Farm - Cockfighter's Creek, Mr. Cobcroft
Bulgonia - former name of Brightwaters
Bulkara - Aboriginal name for mountain; from bulka 'the back' of a man or a beast
Bull - Run belonging to Thomas Parnell - Liverpool Plains
Bull Street Newcastle, Named after Captain Bull, Govt Superintendent of Works 1836
Bulladelah - A big Creek
Bulla Delah - Manning River aboriginal name for two big rocks
Bullee Noyden - rock near Bungaree Norah (Norah Head). Also known as 'The Bull'

Bullock Island  - also known as Corrumbah, Chapman Island, Onebygamba and Carrington
Bull's Creek - Gateshead
Bundabah  - Named after the A.A.Co Bundabah Run located on the Bundabah Creek.
Bundabah - Place of kangaroo (aboriginal meaning)
Bundanbing Brook - parish of Stanhope
Bundabarrina - a cattle station fifteen miles below Pokataroo. Liverpool Plains
Bundee, Bondee - Toronto - Coal Point peninsula on early maps
Bundobollah - station of P. Thorley in district of Liverpool Plains
Bunduckaluck - mountainous range in Co. Durham near Vacy. See Dangar's map
Buneewa - Kamilaroi aboriginal name for Merton estate
Bungaree Bay - A cattle station of Colonel Snodgrass in Co. Gloucester
Bungaree Norah - (Norah Head) Point of land near Tuggerah Lakes Co. Northumberland 90 miles from Sydney
Bungwahl - Manning River aboriginal meaning - The root of a Swamp Fern sometimes called Uki

Bunnan - Ashes (aboriginal meaning)
Bunyah - Manning River aboriginal word - An Opossum
Burburgate - Run belonging to W.C. Wentworth at Liverpool Plains
Burburra Burburra - Kamilaroi aboriginal  for Pickering estate
Burrell - station of Thomas Parnell district Liverpool Plains on the Namoi River
Burrill - Manning River aboriginal name meaning yellow
Burreen Creek - also known as Greig's Creek Upper Hunter. Near the estate of James Greig.
Burrenburren - district of Liverpool Plains. Station of John Eckford
Burrinbingon/ Burrabihngarn Aboriginal name for Pirate Point/ Stockton meaning a land of plenty with food in abundance.
Burroull - Williams River. Estate of George Mossman
Burwood Estate - Newcastle - Copper smelter developed by James Mitchell 1846. Original name of Glenrock Lagoon
Buttaba - village on Lake Macquarie (aboriginal for the name of a hill on the margin of the Lake) (Threlkeld)
Buttaba Hills -  Henry F Halloran named his 1920 subdivision Buttaba Hills
Butterembutt Island - Port Stephens (Dangar's map)
Butterwick - Parish in Co. Durham bounded on N. by Bradford, on E. by Seaham and Uffington; W. by the Paterson River and S. by the Hunter River.

Butti - More, continue the action (aboriginal meaning)

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Cabbage Tree Island (Port Stephens) Named so because it is covered cabbage tree palms.
Cabbage Tree Bay - also once covered in cabbage tree palms situated at Norah Head
Caderidia Farm - Allyn River
Caergwrle
- After a place in Flint, near Gresford, Wales. Estate of William Boydell
Cairnsmore - Grant to Crawford Logan Brown at Paterson River
Calingorady - A creek in district Liverpool Plains; a branch of the Peel River
Callaghan Swamp - George Hall's run
Calory - Co. Durham near Merton. Residence of H.G. Hamilton in 1848
Camberwell - Village situated on Co. Durham; on Falbrook between Singleton and Muswellbrook
Cameron Park - Suburb of Lake Macquarie. Called Esteville previously
Camerons Hill (Hamilton) Subdivision bounded by Belford, Denison, Samdon, Steel and Everton Streets

Camyr Allyn - Grant to Charles Boydell - Co. Durham on the Allyn River. Runs among the spurs of a range of hills which attain the height of 3000 or 4000 feet. Hilly ground intersected by deep narrow valleys (1848)
Campbell's Hill - Maitland - Named after Patrick Frederick Campbell

Canningalla - Estate of James Dowling - Co. Gloucester near the town of Dungog.
Cape Hawke  - The name given by Capt James Cook to the point on the north of Port Stephens after Admiral Sir Edward Hawke
Cardiff - Amersham
Cardiff Point - Valentine named after Cardiff Colliery

Cardoness - Estate belonging to James Adair in 1843
Careair Point  - Port Stephens (Dangar's map)
Carey Bay - Suburb of Lake Macquarie.  Named after William Cary of the Excelsior Land Investment and Building Company and Bank Limited

Carleton Cottage - William Munnings Arnold house at Paterson in 1848
Carowery - A creek situated in Co. Gloucester; empties into the Williams River

Carrabolla - The leather head (a bird) (Aboriginal name)
Carribeen -  Early name given to the Carrington (Port Stephens Area) by Henry Dangar but later changed to Carrington by Robert Dawson.
Carrington - Situated in Co. Gloucester on northern shores of Port Stephens. See Dangar's map
Carrington - (known to Aboriginal people as the place of the mud crab "wuna-r tee"). Also known as Corrumbah, Chapman Island, Bullock Island and Onebygamba (Newcastle)
Carroll - Run at Liverpool Plains belonging to John Howe
Carrow Brook - A stream situated in Co. Durham; a branch of Fallbrook
Cassilis - Police district embracing western portion of Co. Brisbane and the whole of Co. Bligh (1848)

Castle Forbes - Estate of James Mudie in 1830's. 6 miles from Singleton
Castle Sempill - Parish of NSW situated in Co. Durham at the junction of Stewart's brook with the Hunter River
Catherine Hill Bay  - named after schooner " Catherine Hill" which was beached there on 21 June 1867.
Cattai Cattai - aboriginal meaning Swampy country
Cawarra/ Caewarra - Estate of Henry Lindeman
Cecil Avenue Wangi - Named after the son of landowners David and Rachel Israel
Cedar Arm  - Early name for the Paterson River.
Cedar Brush  - Early name for West Maitland.
Cedarford Farm - near Maitland
Centre Island - Hunter River island. (see Barrallier's 1801 map)

Cessnock - Named by James Campbell after one of Burns's poems "On Cessnock's Banks"
Chainbibber - early name for Point Wolstoncroft
Chapman Island - Also known as Currumbah, Bullock Island, Onebygambah and Carrington. See Barrallier's 1801 map for location)

Cheapside House - Lewis Lipman's Clothing and Drapery Warehouse in Muswellbrook 1840's
Cheshunt -  Land grant on the Hunter River to William Simms Bell, eldest son of Lieut. Archibald Bell.
Chevelly -  Originally called the Duckhole and part of the Millers Forest area.
Chichester - River of NSW situated in Co. Gloucester; flows into the Williams River
Church St. Newcastle - named after Christchurch which opened in 1821

Cintra - Grant to Susannah Matilda Ward- Paterson River
Clan Alpine Cottage - Morpeth

Clardendon Park - Grant to Susannah Matilda Ward - Paterson River
Clarencetown - A town situated on the Williams River. Co. Durham. Aboriginal name Erringti (place of the black ducks)
Clerkness - district of New England. Station of Edward George Clerk
Clevedon - situated in Co. Durham near Gresford. Residence of Arthur Edwin Way in 1848
Clifden Estate - Part of the estate of John Gault Smith at Woodville
Cliffdale - located at Wingen near Scone - estate of William Forsyth
Clifton House - located at Lochinvar

Closeburne - Later Bishop's Court - Morpeth. Owned by Bishop Tyrrell from 1848.
Clydesdale - at Darlington. Occupied by John Johnston in 1833
Coalbrook - Early mining village in the Cardiff area
Coal Island - Early name for Nobbys Island. (see Barrallier's 1801 map)

Coal River - Early name for Hunter's River
Cobbitty - Creek in district of Liverpool Plains. On this creek is the station of D. Capel called Piedmont
Cobla - Situated near Tamworth on the Peel River
Cobra Creek - Wyee Point
Cockburn - River situated in district of Liverpool Plains; branch of the Peel River

Cockfighter Creek - So named in 1820 by John Howe and B. Singleton because one of their horses called Cockfighter was bogged here on their return trip from Wallis Plains (Maitland) to Patrick Plains (Singleton)
Cockle Creek - A stream in Co. Northumberland. Flows into Lake Macquarie
Cockrabell - situated on eastern bank of the Krui river Co. Brisbane.
Cockrenoyo - Point of land near Carrington, Port Stephens
Coddle Creek - bordering the estates of Weller and Ranclaud. Flows into Lake Macquarie (see Dixon's map)
Cogo - New England district. Station of A. Nivison
Colbin Farm - Upper Paterson

Collaroy (near Merriwa) - The long swamp reed
Collier's Point -  What is thought to be the first coal mine in the Southern Hemisphere was sunk at Colliers Point, below Fort Scratchley, in 1801
Collyblue- district of Liverpool Plains. Station of George Wyndham
Collymungle - district of Liverpool Plains. Greenaway's station
Collywarry - district of Liverpool Plains. Station of J. Cape
Comboyne - aboriginal meaning a kangaroo
Combwell Farm - Paterson
Commonage  - Public land bordering the Municipalities of Hamilton, Merewether, Lambton and Adamstown areas.
Como Como - district of Liverpool Plains, Pringle's station
Conadilly - River situated in district of Liverpool Plains. Flows into the Peel River at Mulluba Plains
Coogoowil - Kamilaroi aboriginal name for Piercefield
Cookaboi - Station of J. Robinson, district of Liverpool Plains on the Bora Creek junction.
Cookapie - district of Liverpool Plains on the Namoi River. Station of Dr. Adams
Cooley Camp A hilly area near "Woodville"

Cook's Hill (suburb of Newcastle) - After Thomas Cook of Turanville near Scone. His parents retirement home Lucerna stood on the corner of Auckland and Laman streets

Coolongolook - (Coolingite) Place of bats (Manning River Aboriginal name)
Cooloogooloogheit - Aboriginal name for East Maitland (1860s)
Cooma - district of Liverpool Plains. Doyle's station
Coomawidyera - Kamilaroi aboriginal name for Dartbrook
Coon Island - Swansea - named after Herbert Greta Heaney whose nickname was coon
Coonanbarra - Aboriginal name for part of the Hunter River at Morpeth
Coongoolgon - (Aboriginal) Eckford's Lagoon near Morpeth

Coopernook - The elbow (that is, the bend in the river. Aboriginal name)
Coopabulga - Many high hills (aboriginal name)
Cooplacurripa - Plenty of Mosquitos
Coorumgoora - Kamilaroi aboriginal name for The Castle Rock, Muswellbrook district
Cooranbong - From Aboriginal word "Kour-an-bong" meaning rocky bottom creek or water over rocks. Lake Macquarie. Also Corrumbung
Cooreii Estate - Estate of Robert Lloyd Alison, Dungog. Aboriginal name for the high hill in the locality
Cooreel (Kauraei) Hill in Dungog district.
Copper Point - early name for Vales Point
Coppymurrumbillah - district of Liverpool Plains on the Macintyre river. Station of John Browne.
Coquun - Aboriginal name for Hunter River

Corinda Estate - Situated five miles from Black Creek. Co. Northumberland. Estate of Archibald Bell
Corlette - Port Stephens. Named after Captain Corlette of the cutter 'Lambton'
Corlette St. Newcastle. Named after Mr Corlette accountant A.A. Company in 1856.

Cornwall Vale - Paterson
Corobeare - early name for Wollombi

Coruna Cottage - Raymond Terrace
Cory Vale - Estate of John Cory, Paterson. Situated at the confluence of the Allyn and Paterson rivers

Corroba - A contraction of corroboree, a ceremonial dance
Corrumbah - located on Dangar's map in the Hunter River adjacent to Cottage Creek

Cottage Creek Cemetery -  Hunter Street Newcastle adjacent to the Palais Royale dance hall
Coulston - Situated in Co. Durham near Gresford. Residence of J. Brown in 1848
Cowmore - district of Liverpool Plains. Robertson's station
Crabbs Beach; also Flatrock - Swansea
Craigdarrech Estate - Williams River - estate of Robert Mackenzie 1835
Crayton Shaw - Later known as Hillend. Upper Hunter. Estate of James Greig at Greig's Creek.
Craigdarrach Estate - Estate of Robert Mackenzie - Williams River
Crawford - a river situated in Co. Gloucester. Branch of the Myall river.
Creebank - Paterson James Adair

Cressfield - Estate of Archibald Little - Co. Brisbane near Scone. Residence of S.H. Darby in 1848. Also known as Glencairn
Crippford Estate - County of Gloucester
Croki - Toad Fish
Cromarty Creek - named after William Cromarty - Port Stephens
Cromarty Bay - named after William Cromarty
Crooke's Park - Estate of John Hooke senior
Crossroads - Unofficial name of intersection at Cardiff Road and Edgeworth Road
Croudace Bay - named after Thomas Croudace manager of Scottish Australian Mining Company
Crui - river situated in Co. Bligh and Brisbane. Empties into the Goulburn river
Cryon - Name of run at Liverpool Plains belonging to Helenus Scott
Cubbaroo - district of Liverpool Plains on the Namoi River. Station of J. Button
Cuerindi - George Hall's run on the Gwydir river
Culpa - Run belonging to William Ogilvie. Liverpool Plains
Cullarraba - Kamilaroi aboriginal name for Mt. Arthur (Whites Sugar loaf)
Cumbil - Run at Liverpool Plains taken up by Joseph Hyam
Cumboderryderry - district of Liverpool Plains. Station of W. and N. Lawson in 1848
Cumnaroy - old name for Jerry's Plains
Cumoo Cumoo - Run of Robert Pringle - Liverpool Plains
Cundletown - Manning river aboriginal name Klundul
Cunningham's Gap - On the dividing range dividing the districts of Clarence River from Darling Downs.
Cureeki - Not obtainable

Curracobakh - An open place
Curracabark - estate - Benjamin Hooke one of the original owners after the A.A. Co's occupation lease fell in. Woko National Park
Curracobundy - a deep valley through which the Barnard River runs. (aboriginal meaning narrow place or gorge)
Currindi - district of Liverpool Plains. Run taken up by George and Andrew Loder. Also Hall's station
Currungai - A creek in the district of Liverpool Plains
Curtis' Ridge - near Buckles Range. Carrington River (Dangar's Map)


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Dagworth - Grant to Captain  Thomas Valentine Bloomfield, Maitland
Dalkeith
- Town in Co. Bligh. Near Cassilis
Dalswinton - Estate of Peter Cunningham - Upper Hunter

Dalwood -
Co. Northumberland near Maitland. Estate of George Wyndham
Dandrie - district of Liverpool Plains. Station of James Evans
Dano Range -
district of Liverpool Plains on the Mooki river 43 miles from Murrurundi. Station of Samuel Clift
Daragen - Aboriginal  - Morpeth Swamps (1860s)

Darby Street Cook' Hill -
Originally Lake Macquarie Rod. Named after A.A. company surveyor George Darby who first laid out town allotments on the Company estate
Dark Creek - early name for part of Jesmond
Darlington - Parish in Co. Durham
Dartbrook - a stream rising on the Liverpool range near Mount Towarra, Co. Brisbane. It runs through the county and flows into the river Hunter. Kamilaroi aboriginal name Coomawidyera
Dartbrook House - Owned by Thomas Simpson Hall
Dawson Street Cooks Hill - named after Robert Dawson, commissioner of A.A. Co.

Deard's Farm - Paterson
Deega Estate
- Lake Macquarie - A grant to A.W. Scott. Killingworth
Deep Water - district of New England. Station of Messrs  and A. Windeyer
Deepwater Estate - Cockle Creek c. 1884

Delungara
- district of Liverpool Plains. Hall's station
Dempsey Island
- Island in the Hunter River situated between Ash Island and Moscheto Island
Dempster Island - as above - see Barrallier's 1801 map)
Denison Street Hamilton - named after Sir William Thomas Denison, an early Governor of NSW

Denman
- After Lord Thomas Denman (1779 - 1854), Lord Chief Justice of England, grandfather of Lord Denman, Governor General of Australia 1911 - 14) Situated Co. Brisbane.
Dennis' Dog Kennel - Co. Northumberland near the Great North road 78 miles from Sydney. See Dixon's map
Deptford - Raymond Terrace - named after a suburb of London by William Lowe pioneer ship builder

Derahbambah - (a.n.) - also Punte or Puntei. Land on which Ebenezer was built - Toronto Lake Macquarie
Derraderra - district of Liverpool Plains . William Cox's station

Derridgerie - Rough bushes that grow in creeks (aboriginal meaning)
Derriga - a small stream Co. Durham. Runs into the Myall
Devil's Backbone - On the Great North Road
Dewey Point - Toronto, Lake Macquarie

Dewrang - High in mountainous country
Diamond Drill Point - opposite South Beach estate in 1931, south of Nords Wharf
Dilgoor - Aboriginal name. Junction of Page and Hunter Rivers

Dilgry - Rocky bounder
Dingadee - Good place for game - estate of  John Hooke's 4 miles from Dungog
Dinindarine - district of Liverpool Plains on the Manning River. Station of Otto Baldwin
Dirra - district of Liverpool Plains. O'Neil's station
Dobell Park - Wangi in honor of Sir William Dobell, artist
Dockyard - name given to part of Millers forest where John Korff's shipyard was situated
Doghole Farm - Close to Minmi, part of James Muir's land
Donnybrook - Estate of Beresford Hudson near Mount Elizabeth several miles from Lamb's Valley
Donny Brook Inn - near Singleton
Dooreldoorel - a creek situated on Co. Gloucester flowing into the Williams River
Dooribang / Doorabang - Aboriginal name for the Williams River
Doreet - A creek situated in Co. Gloucester flowing into the Williams River
Dory (Dora) A creek in Co. Northumberland on which stands the town of Newport. Flows into Lake Macquarie. (aboriginal meaning Doree Doree meant a creek running to the lake). Also known as Nekinda; also Dorri Brook
Doughboy Hollow - district of Liverpool Plains 5 miles from Murrurundi; the station of Dr. Gill

Dowadee Island - Port Stephens (1826)
Dowling's Range - near Hungry Flat (see Dixon's map)
Downgimbie - (Aboriginal meaning- mussel ground) - Muswellbrook

Doyles - A creek situated in Co. Hunter. Empties into the Hunter River
Drilldool - district of Liverpool Plains on the Namoi River. Station of Edward White
Drummond Range - a range of mountains situated in district of Liverpool Plains. South of the Gwyder river
Duckinfield House - House belonging to John Eales - Hunter River
Duck Hole - old name for Pindimar
Duck Hole Estate - Also known as the Big Swamp. Also known as Chevelly. Part of the Millers Forest area.
Duck Island - Island in the Hunter River below confluence of Hunter and Paterson Rivers. (See Barrallier's 1801 map)

Duck River Farm - Farm belonging to Francis Moran

Dulcamah Estate - At Whittingham. First owned by Robert A. Rodd who sold it to Duncan Forbes Mackay
Dulwich - Estate of James Glennie. Situated on Falbrook, Co. Durham
Dumaresq St. Newcastle - Named after Col. Henry Dumaresq who succeeded Sir Edward Parry

Duncans - a creek in the district of Liverpool Plains. On this stream is the station of J.T. Armytage & Co.
Dungaleer - district of Liverpool Plains. Emanuel Hungerford's station
Dungee - Situated in district of McLeay on Dungee Creek. Station of Alexander Gammack

Dungog - Clear hills (aboriginal meaning). Situated Co. Durham on the Williams River.
Dungowan - district of Liverpool Plains. Run belonging to Isaac Haig, also Hamilton's station

Duninald - Estate belonging to William Dun - Paterson River
Dun's Creek - near Duninald

Dunmore - Named by Andrew Lang, the original grantee in 1822, after his mother's maiden name - Paterson
Dunmore House - Situated on the estate of Dunmore
Dunvegan Estate - Upper Paterson
Dural - district of Liverpool Plains. Station of John Wild
Durham - County of NSW. Towns include Paterson, Muswellbrook, Seaham, Clarencetown, Dungog, Hinton, Gresford, Merton and Camberwell.
Duri - Estate at Broke
Dyrring - Parish in the Co. of Durham bounded on the W. by Brought; E. by Mirannie; and S. by Sedgefield. In this parish is situated Mount Dyrring under which is Fallbrook


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Eagleton - Estate of Colonel William Snodgrass - situated Co. Gloucester on the Williams River. 9 miles from Raymond Terrace
Early's Cottages - Devonshire Street Maitland
Ebeneza -
Estate/ coal mine of Rev. Threlkeld at Toronto
Eccleston
- After a place near Chester, England. Located on the Allyn River
Edden Park - Early name for Pulbah Island named in 1919 in honour of Minister for Mines.
Edenville - early name for Kearsley
Edgeworth - Named after Sir T.W. Edgeworth-David

Edinglassie - Estate of George Forbes. Kamilaroi aboriginal name Malgoorieyn
Edmunds Bay - Toronto / Blackalls Park . Named after Edmund Chapman

Eelah Estate - Previously Hunter's Hill
Egerton Hills - Paterson River (see Barrallier's 1801 map)

Eildon Hall Farm - 1500 acres - 8 miles from Maitland
Elderslie - Named by T.C. Harrington, Assistant Colonial Secretary 1834, after a village in Scotland
Eldon - Parish in Co. Gloucester bound on the N. by Thornton; S by Stockton; E by Stowell and W. by the Williams and Hunter Rivers
Eldon Estate - Estate and residence of Peter Sinclair - Hunter River

Eleebana - Beauty (aboriginal meaning). Lake Macquarie
Elizabeth Island - Port Stephens. Named by Governor Macquarie after his wife Elizabeth

Ellalong - A swampy place (aboriginal meaning). Robert Crawford's land grant
Ellalong Lagoon - situated Co. Northumberland near the source of the Wollombi brook
Ellen Vale Estate - Estate of John Milson, Wollombi
Ellerslie Estate - Estate of Richard King - Jerry's Plains
Ellerston Estate - Estate of H.C. Sempill - Upper Hunter
Ellis - A parish in Co. Brisbane bounded on the S. by Clanricarde; E by the Hunter River and N. by Strathearne
Ellulang Estate - 13 miles from Maitland.
Elm's Hall Estate - Upper Paterson
Elmswood - estate at Pages River
Engheim - Estate of Charles Ferdinand Hamilton Smith

Eraring - That which gleams or glitters (aboriginal meaning).  Percy Simpson's grant of 7th April 1838 (Coorumbung Parish) covered Eraring. Yererung on Henry Dangar's 1828 map
Erina - a creek in Co. Northumberland; flows into Brisbane Water at the town of East Gosford
Erringi - or Erringhi. Aboriginal name for Clarencetown. Place of the black ducks
Eskdale - Land granted to Walter Scott - Williams River
Estelville - Old name for Cameron Park
Euroka - district of Liverpool Plains; station of E.B. Cornish
Evelien - Area of Cardiff South (c. 1904)
Ewbank - located at Singleton. Bank manager's residence

Eyeball Reach - Estate of William Peppercorn

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Fairfield Farm - Near Newcastle 1850s
Fairley - Holmesville
Falbrook - a stream of water in Co. Durham. Flows through Camberwell and into the Hunter River
Falbrook Estate - 4000 acres belonging to Alexander Brodie Sparke. Hunter Valley
False Bay - early name for Fingal Bay because mariners mistook it for Port Stephens
Fame Point - Port Stephens - named after the vessel Fame
Farley
- Named by Captain Emmanuel Hungerford, a settler of 1828, after his home town Farleigh near Bath, England
Fassifern - Scottish origin. Suburb of Lake Macquarie
Fennells Bay - named after Richard Fennell
Figtree Point - Point of land on the southern side of Fennell Bay bridge
Fingal Bay - A bay situated in the county of Gloucester, near Port Stephens harbour. Early name False Bay
Fishery Creek - located between Hexham and Sandgate - drained into Hexham Wetlands
Fitzroy - a parish in Co. of Gloucester bounded on the N. by Crosbie; S by Verulam, and E. by the Australian Agricultural Company's estate
Five Islands - Boolaroo; Teralba
Flaggy Creek - located at Glenrook Lagoon
Flagstaff Hill - Newcastle (aboriginal name Tahlbihn Point). Early name for Fort Scratchley
Forbestown - private subdivision at South Muswellbrook.
Fordwich - Wollombi Brook - Arthur Blaxland
Fordwick - Situated at Gammon Plains, Co. Brisbane

Forster - After William Forster, Premier of NSW 1859
Fort Fiddlesticks - Convict name for Fort Scratchley
Fort Scratchley -  former fortifications perched atop a large knoll that lies immediately behind, and overlooking, Nobbys Beach, the headland and the river mouth. Named for architect Col. Peter Scratchley Named Braithwaite's Head by Lieut. Shortland in 1797
Forster - Called by the Manning River aboriginal  Wooboomba meaning That Kangaroo
Fosterton - small settlement near Chichester River
Four Mile Creek - Earlier name Bagman Creek. Tributary of the Hunter River flowing through Millers Forest
Foybrook - A stream of water in Co. Durham. Empties into the Hunter River
Freeman's Waterhole - a settlement south of The Gap once known as Heatonville
Frenchmans Rock - Swansea - Named for the French ship Henri which foundered in 1852
Freshwater Bay - Shown on Barrallier's 1801 map of Newcastle. Near Stockton
Freshwater Creek - Teralba; also known as the Gravel Pits.
Friendship Point - early name for Soldiers Point, Port Stephens
Frog Hollow - Dudley.
Frying Pan Point - Lake Macquarie. South of Point Wolstoncroft

Fullerton Cove - After William Fullerton traveller and soldier 1754- 1808. Situated Co. Gloucester. Extensive Cove of Port Hunter.

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Galathra - Run belonging to W.C. Wentworth at Liverpool Plains
Galgabba - Aboriginal name for an area at Pelican's Flat. Residence of Thomas Boyd in 1880
Gammon's Plains - Co. of Brisbane 150 miles from Sydney
Gaol Hill - Newcastle. Site of the Old Gaol. Situated at the beach end of Scott Street Later a tram depot.
Garawantara - any plain, a flat
Garrangola - (Goorangoola) a creek in Co. Durham. Branch of Fallbrook
Gearywah - Manning River aboriginal meaning the iguana. Black Head the seaside resort
Genena Hill - early name for Violet Hill at Myall Lakes
George The Barber's Stockyard - Grazing run on the Namoi belonging to Sir John Jamison
Georgetown
- Originally called Geordie Town. Suburb of Newcastle named after George Moate
Giant - a creek in Co. Brisbane; it flows into the river Goulburn
Giant's Leap - high country above Giant Creek (Dangar's Map)
Gibbagunyah Creek (aboriginal meaning house built of stone, shallow cave). West of Scone
Gilcoobil - (Kickerbill)- station of A and J. Blaxland in district of Liverpool Plains
Gilgandra - Kamilaroi aboriginal name Geelganderra meaning youth who had gone through the third bora ceremony

Gillieston - After John Gillies, Mayor of West Maitland 1888
Gineroi - district of Liverpool Plains on the Gwyder river. 280 miles from Maitland; Galley's station
Gingamboon (Kingimbon) Hunter River
Ginger - Run at Liverpool Plains taken up by Nelson Simmons Lawson
Gircobill - situated in district of Liverpool Plains, 22 miles from Gammon Plains
Girriwillie (Garrawilla) - Namoi River. Squattage of Charles Purcell, son of John Purcell, one time Commandant at Newcastle
Glandville - another name for Ash Island
Glebe Farm - Newcastle, Peter Flemming
Glenalbion Estate - Situated on the Paterson River
Glenarm Estate - Williams River four miles from Seaham
Glencairn - Upper Hunter Valley. Also known as Cressfield, the estate of Archibald Little

Glendon - Co. Durham on Glendon Brook near Singleton. Named by Robert and Helenus Scott after their home in Scotland
Glendon Farm - Farm of W.B. Fenwick near Newcastle in 1840s

Glenlivit Estate - Williams River. 1500 acres. One mile from Clarencetown
Glen Mitchell - name given to Quigley Estate, Lake Macquarie

Glennies Creek - After James Glennie, early settler
Glenridding - situated in Co. Durham on Hunter river near Maitland. Grant to John Earl
Glenrock - property belonging to Alexander Campbell at Barrington Tops
Glenrock Lagoon - south of Newcastle. Also known as Valley of the Palms. Later Burwood. Nearby as Wahrah on Dangar's 1828 map
Glenrose - Farm of Rev. George Augustus Middleton - Paterson
Glenview Farm - 4 miles from Raymond Terrace

Gloucester - After the Cathedral city in England - River and County in NSW
Gnoolooma - run belonging to Joseph Pearse at Liverpool Plains
Goat Hill - Pittown area of Wallsend
Goat Island - (native name Memel) an island situated at the mouth of the Parramatta River in the harbor of Port Jackson
Goat Island - small island in the Hunter now part of Kooragang
Goat Island - Lake Macquarie
Gola - Kamilaroi aboriginal name for Overton estate
Goloyauwe - a point of land on the south side of the Lake
Goo-a-rinda - Grazing run of George Thomas and Andrew Loder at Quirindi Creek
Goodar - Run at Liverpool Plains taken up by James Marks
Goonal - district of Liverpool Plains on Waterloo creek; Thomas Brown's station
Goonda Point - Wangi - Aboriginal word meaning fire or star
Goonoogoo - district of Liverpool Plains on the Peel River
Goonou - a river in district of Liverpool Plains. Branch of the Peel river
Goora - On the peel river in the district of Liverpool Plains
Goorable - in the district of Liverpool Plains on the Gwyder River 300 miles from Maitland. Station of Andrew Blake.

Goorangoola - (also Garrangola). A bend in the creek. (aboriginal meaning). Estate owned by Robert Dawson
Gorian - Run belonging to Joseph Pearse at Liverpool Plains
Gorriagilla - run at Liverpool Plains taken up by John McDonald
Gorroinba - the female emu place

Gosforth - Parish in Co. Northumberland bounded on the N. by Hunter River; W by Branxton and Allandale; S by Heddon and E. by Maitland
Gostwyck - Estate of Edward Cory at Paterson River.
Goulburn Grove - Estate of Standish Lawrence Harris. Situated Co. Durham at the junction of the Hunter and Paterson Rivers. Known as Trafalgar in 1848
Goulburn River - discovered by Lawson and Scott in 1822 in their endeavour to reach the Liverpool Plains. They named the river after Major Goulburn, the Colonial Secretary.
Government Garden - Pacific St. Newcastle near intersection of Reid lane area overlooking the Newcastle surf club pavilion.
Grassy Haugh Estate - Henry Fisher, Black Creek
Gravel Pits - Teralba; Freshwater Creek

Great Lodge - Estate of Richard Hobden - Hunter River
Green Hill - name given to by Lieut. Shortland to Raymond Terrace
Green Hill Farm - Farm belonging to David Davis at Wollombi

Green Hills - Estate of Edward Close. Later known as Morpeth.
Greenaway's Creek - near Raymond Terrace
Greenland Farm - Estate of Greenway family 1828
Green Wattle Estate - 1280 acres 4 miles from Hinton 1843.

Greenwood Estate - Situated near Singleton on the South West side of the Maitland to Singleton Road. Estate of G.H. Green
Greigs Creek - Names for Robert or his cousin James Greig - A creek situated in the county of Hunter also known as Burreen Creek. Flows into the Hunter River.

Gresford - After a town on River Allyn, near Chester England
Greta - village situated in Co. Northumberland on Black creek between Maitland and Singleton
Greville Island - Island in the Hunter River named after Charles Francis Greville by Ensign Barrallier. Also known as Ash Island. (see Barralliers 1801 map)
Grossman House - located at Maitland - one of two mirror image, Victorian Regency properties, built side by side on the same lot in 1870-71 for the prosperous business partners, Isaac Beckett and Samuel Owen.
Grovetown - early name for Waratah
Gully Line - name given to a railway line owned by Caledonian Collieries. Ran from Charlestown gully and crossed Lambton Rd at Broadmeadow. Original name Raspberry Gully
Guluthrea - district of Liverpool Plains 138 miles from Murrurundi. Squattage of W.C. Wentworth
Gummum - a creek situated in Co. Brisbane. Empties into the Goulburn river.
Gummum Plains - Merriwa district
Gunady - District of Liverpool Plains on the Mooki river 68 miles from Murrurundi; J. Johnston's station
Gunadaddy - district of Liverpool Plains on Gunnunderry creek at Mallalay Plains. Station of A. Denison
Gunandelly - district of Liverpool Plains on the river Mooki. Allen's station
Gundamine - district of Liverpool Plains on the Namoi River 130 miles from Murrurundi. Station of Campbell and Ryan.
Gunderman - a creek situated in Co. Northumberland; flows into the Hawkesbury river.
Gundibri - on Gungal or Hall's Creek near Merton. A grant to Rev. John Dunmore Lang. Later owned by George Hall

Gundy - (Gunda) A camp (aboriginal meaning). Situated Co. Brisbane on the Page's River
Gundy Gundy - A parish in Co. Brisbane bounded on the S. by Macqueen; E. by Pages River
Gunerai - Run belonging to George Gally then James King at Liverpool Plains
Gungal - situated in Hall's creek in the county of Brisbane. Aboriginal meaning Bullrushes
Gungalla. As above. Aboriginal meaning rushes.
Gunygudah - a creek in district of Liverpool Plains. On this stream is the station of George Bowman situated 100 miles from Murrurundi.
Gurby - District of Liverpool Plains at Waterloo Plains 165 miles from Murrurundi. Station of the Bank of Australasia
Gurranba - a place of brambles
Guygallon Estate - Owned by James Webber - Paterson River
Gwydir (or Kindur); a river in the district of Liverpool Plains. (aboriginal Gu-i-da meaning place of red (banks))
Gwydir - district of Liverpool Plains on the Gwydir river 30 miles from Armidale. James Hale's station
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Hacking Point/ Island - Early name for Nobbys. Named by Lieutenant Shortland in 1797 after Quartermaster Hacking of H.M.S. Sirius
Hall's Creek - Co. Brisbane; flows into the Goulburn river
Hall's Hill - steep hill near the junction of the Dungog and Gloucester roads named after Charles Hall superintendent of AA. Co.
Hallsborough - Maitland - House of William Hall a Waterloo veteran of Maitland
Halton Estate - Allyn River
Hamilton
- named after the residence of William M. Carlyle Secretary of the A.A. Company which was named after Edward Hamilton, Governor of the A.A. Company 1856 - 98
Hampton Estate - Left bank of Cockle Creek. Argenton, Lake Macquarie
Hampton Park - Jerry's Plains. Estate belonging to Peter Duff in 1838
Hams Beach - Caves Beach - named after William Henry Ham, first resident
Hanbury - early name for Waratah. Named by Thomas Grove after his birthplace in Staffordshire England.
Hanging Rock - Gold fields near Nundle. Land originally taken up by Nathan Burrows in 1848
Hannan Street Maitland - Named after John Hannan
Hannan House Maitland
Happy Flat - Hamilton from Steel Street to Turner Street
Harben Vale - in the Co. of Brisbane on Page's river 4 1/2 miles from Murrurundi. Estate of W.H. Warland
Hardys Hill - Name given to the hill at Speers Point which was the site of an old council quarry
Harrowby Estate - Wollombi Brook. A grant to John Tremayne Rodd (see Dangar's Map)
Harthill Farm - property of Rev. J.H. Garven near Maitland
Hatfield Park - farm 4 miles from Dungog
Hathorn's River - flows into Carrington River (See Dangar's map)
Haydonton - a private town situated in Co. Brisbane across the Page River from the town of Murrurundi. See Thomas Haydon

Heatherbrae - Suburb of Port Stephens near Raymond Terrace
Heaton's Gap - also known as Brunkerville Gap or The Gap - a pass over the Watagan Mountains
Heatonville - a timber getting settlement south of The Gap now known as Freeman's Waterholes
Hecknadiiey - Aboriginal name for the pass over the Liverpool Ranges

Hebburn - After a suburb of Newcastle on Tyne
Heddon - a parish in Co. Northumberland bounded on the N. by Gosforth; S. by Stanford; E. by Maitland and Strockrington and W. by Allandale.
Heddon Greta - village established near a coal mine
Hexham - Newcastle suburb. Grant to Edward Sparke in 1820's. Situated Co. Northumberland half way between Newcastle and Maitland.  Named after market town of Hexham, England
Hexham Swamp (Aboriginal name Burraghihnbihng) - Territory of the Pambalong or Big Swamp Tribe
Highgate - Barnsley - early subdivision c. 1880
High Street, Newcastle - Lieut. Charles Jeffreys of the brig Kangaroo produced a survey map in 1816 naming the one street in the Coal River settlement as High St. This later became Watt St.

Hillsborough - Estate of Beresford Hudson - Hunter River near Maitland
Hillsborough - Named after an early landholder of Lambton Dr. John James Hill. Situated at Lake Macquarie
Hillsend Farm - Also known as Greig's Farm. Upper Hunter
Hinnes Craigs - Gloucester

Hinton Estate - Adjoining the Bowthorne Estate. A grant of 640 acres to Robert Coram Dillon
Hobby Hill - situated near Hunter River downriver from Maitland - see Barrallier's 1801 map
Hoddle - Mountain situated in the district of Liverpool Plains between the Rivers Peel and Turrabeile
Hogg Island - (Former) Island in the Paterson River
Holdsworthy Downs - Situated just above the confluence of the Dartbrook with Kingdon Ponds in Co. Brisbane (See Dangar's map)
Holkham/ Holkam - In the county of Brisbane on the Hunter River 5 miles from Scone. Estate of Henry Dangar

Hollow Tree Farm - Bounded on the land belonging to Siddons and Peppercorn 1841. Charles Croaker. See Hunter Valley Settler Map1
Holmesville - after a resident, a miner Joseph Holmes

Homebush - Estate of John Field
Honeysuckle Point - name given to area adjacent to Newcastle Harbour because of native plant resembling honeysuckle flower
Hope Cottage - near the Long Bridge Maitland
Hopewell Cottage - Cottage on the Bowthorne Estate
Horseshoe Beach - beach at Newcastle
Horton - Parish in Co. Gloucester bounded on the North by Thalaba; S. by Wilmot; E. by Karuah and W. by the Williams River.

Howe's Valley - After John Howe, who, with Benjamin Singleton discovered Patrick Plains on 17 March 1820.
Howick - a parish in Co. Durham bounded on the W. by Wynn; S. by the Hunter River and E. by Ravensworth.
Humumba - Run belonging to Edward and George Rouse at Liverpool Plains
Hungry Flat - On the Great North Road at Mangrove Creek. See Dixon's map

Hunter's Hill - Estate of Timothy Nowlan. Later known as Eelah
Hunter's River - Named after Governor John Hunter by Lieut. John Shortland. For many years known as the Coal River. (Aboriginal name Coquun; Myan or Coonanbarra) Also Gingamboon.
Hunter Street, Newcastle - earlier name was Blane Street.
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Illalong / Illalung - Early name for Morpeth. Named by E.C. Close after the aboriginal name meaning swampy plains
Ingar
- Place of rest
Invermein - Estate of Francis Little Situated Co. Brisbane on Dartbrook
Invermere - Co. Roxburgh at Holdsworthy Downs (Dangar's Map)

Iona Estate - Paterson
Irish Town - Early name for the area around Mill Brook estate
Iron Bark Creek - (aboriginal name  Toohrnbing) - near Newcastle on Dangar's 1828 map. Named by Lieut. Platt to his estate

Iron Bark Farm - near Newcastle
Ironbark Creek - Run belonging to Messrs Spencer at Liverpool Plains

Irrawang - Estate of James King. Aboriginal meaning where the water runs

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Jacob and Joseph - station of John Eales situated at Liverpool Plains
Jarvistone - near Nelson's Plains see Dangar's map
Jerry's Plains - Co. of Hunter on the South bank of the Hunter River . Old name Cumnaroy
Jervis Farm - Farm belonging to Alexander Warren, Williams River
Jewells
(near Belmont) Should be Jules, as it was named after Jules Windeyer an old resident of Newcastle who used to go shooting there
Jewhurst's Farm - 900 acres originally granted to George Townshend, Paterson
Jew's Lagoon - on Namoi River
Jigadee Creek - early name for Sandy Creek a branch of Dora Creek
Johnys Point - near Silverwater, Lake Macquarie.
Jonestown - Cardiff. Part of John Jones 1862 land grant
Jooloogan Estate - at Dartbrook
Judge Dowling - a range of mountains situated in the Co. of Northumberland, a part of the Carmarthen Mountains. Formerly named the Devil's Backbone.


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Kahibah - Quick, active, eager (aboriginal meaning). See Dangar's map.
Kaiaraba - place of sea weeds

Kalburn Estate - Near Trevallyn on the Paterson River
Kalingo - near Ellalong (aboriginal meaning by the water)

Kallitoota - Aboriginal meaning Evergreen
Kaluda - 560 acres part of the original Lochinvar estate granted to Leslie Duguid purchased by J.F. Doyle. John Doyle established a vineyard which was managed by P. Terrior. By 1933 the farm was a dairy and owned by the Gurr family
Kangy Angy - a mountain situated in Co. Northumberland near Wyong Creek

Kankool - A wallaroo (aboriginal meaning)
Kanwal - aboriginal meaning great, large - Central Coast
Karakunba - a place of swamp oaks
Kareen - a river situated in district of Liverpool Plains; flows into the Gwyder

Karrabee - A cockatoo (aboriginal meaning)
Karrak - Manning River aboriginal meaning Spittle

Karuah - A native plum tree (aboriginal meaning). Parish situated in Co. Gloucester bounded on the N. by A.A. Co Estate; on the S. by Tarean; E. by the Karuah river; and W. by Horton
Kawanggawa Brook - Flows into the Hunter River (Dangar's Map)

Kayuga - A plain (aboriginal meaning). Estate of Donald McIntyre - Upper Hunter. Kamilaroi aboriginal name Talgoobewaa
Kearsley - After William Kearsley the first member of Parliament for Cessnock
Keel-keelba - a place of grass tree
Keepit - district of Liverpool Plains on the Namoi river. William Sims Bell's station
Keera - district of Liverpool Plains on Bundara Creek; A. McPherson's station
Keightly st. Newcastle - named after Stewart Keightly, Mayor of Newcastle

Keinbah - Place of termites
Kellabakh - Manning River aboriginal name for the Blue Gum Tree
Kelso Place - Singleton
Kelvinside - estate near Aberdeen
Kemp St. Newcastle - named after Simon Kemp, Mayor of Newcastle
Kendall Grange - Morisset Park

Kennington - Estate of William Peppercorn and then William Bowden. Near Tomago
Kenrick St. Newcastle - named after Atwell Kenrick, wharf manager and coal salesman who succeeded Mr. Croasdill
Kerowahlahrn - Dangar's 1828 map - area between Lake Macquarie and Catherine Hill Bay
Khanterin - Aboriginal name for Shepherd's Hill, Newcastle
Kiambir - run at Liverpool Plains taken up by John Miller
Kickerbill (Gilcoobil)- station of A and J. Blaxland in district of Liverpool Plains
Kilaben Bay - Lake Macquarie. Aboriginal meaning shining, bright, glorious
Kilbrawny - Butterwick - see Dangar's Map
Kilcoy Estate - Raymond Terrace; also known as Timavus; a grant to W. McLean

Killabin - Shining (aboriginal meaning)
Killawarra - Manning River aboriginal meaning for a Scrub
Killingworth - coal mining town south of West Wallsend. named after a place north of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Kimbriki - Manning River aboriginal meaning for where a kind of water weed grows
Kimmerghame Estate - Michael Henderson - Raymond Terrace

Kincumber - Belonging to an old man (aboriginal meaning). Situated Co. Northumberland, Brisbane Water
Kindur (native name for Gwydir)
Kingdon Ponds - A stream situated in the Co. of Brisbane; rises on the Liverpool range and flows into Dartbrook
Kinghome - Also known as Torryburn. Grant to John McIntyre - Allyn River
King's Creek. Flows into the Hunter River. Near James Arndell's estate (see Dixon's map)
King's Street, Newcastle - named after Gov. King

King's Town - Early name for Newcastle after Philip Gidley King
Kinross - first known as Warraburreen. Grant to George Thomas Graham. Later purchased by Archibald Windeyer
Kintiirrabin / Kentiirabin - aboriginal name for a small extinct volcano on the sea coast near Red Head north east of Lake Macquarie {Threlkeld}}
Kirkdale - early name for Arcadia Vale after Joseph Kirk early settler

Kirkton - Estate of William Kelman. Named after Kirktown, Scotland by John Busby
Kiwarrie - Manning River aboriginal meaning - A lump on a tree, hollow at the top
Klundul - Manning River aboriginal name for where the Wild Carrot grows. Name for Cundletown.

Knockfinn Estate - (also Noch-fin) 8 miles from Maitland. Estate belonging to Vicars Jacob
Koikaligba - a place of brambles
Koiyog - the site of any native camp (Threlkeld))
Kolen Kolen - Mountain near Donny Brook (Dangar's Map)
Kona-konaba - Aboriginal name of the place where the stone called kona-kona is found. Name of a large mountain at the northern extremity of Lake Macquarie {Threlkeld}. Known as Murdering Gully}. Known as Murdering Gully

Koolbury - Aboriginal name for Emu
Koonawarra - Duck's high place (Aboriginal meaning)
Kooragang - Estate situated on Mosquitto island, Port Hunter. Estate of Rev. C. Pleydell N. Wilton, Chaplain of Christ Church Newcastle (1848 Well's Gazetteer). Aboriginal meaning Brolga
Kooroora Bay - Bay on the lake side of the Fennell Bay bridge
Kopurrba - name of the place from the aborigines obtained the kopurra a yellowish earth (Threlkeld))

Kotara - A club (aboriginal meaning {Kotirra  - Threlkeld}). Suburb of Newcastle.}). Suburb of Newcastle.
Krambakh - Manning River aboriginal meaning - a kind of gum tree the bark of which is used for torches
Kuloo - Estate of the Bettington family at Merriwa
Kulubal - a creek situated in district of Liverpool Plains running through the A.A. Co's estate
Kundibakh - Manning River aboriginal name for The Apple Tree
Kurraka - Awabakal for the entrance to Glenrock Lagoon
Kurrahboolya - aboriginal name for the junction of the Crawford and Myall Rivers
Kurra-kurran - the name of a place in which there is almost a forest of petrifications of wood of various sizes. It is in a bay at the north western extremity of Lake Macquarie {Threlkled}
Kurrundarra - homestead over the river from Glendon (Dangar's Map)

Kurri Kurri - Very quick of the very first (aboriginal meaning)
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Laguna - Situated in Co. Northumberland on Sugar Loaf Creek on the north road from Wiseman's to Maitland. Named by Heneage Finch surveyor, in 1825. See Dixon's map
Laing St. Newcastle - Named after William Laing, merchant, alderman of Newcastle
Lake Macquarie -
After Lachlan Macquarie, Governor of NSW 1810 - 1821.
Lake Macquarie Road
- Originally the path from Newcastle to Lake Macquarie. From Blane Street along Darby Street then over Glebe Hill to the Lake
Lake Paterson - wetlands eastern side of Paterson River
Laman Street Cooks Hill - named after Thomas Laman overseer of the A.A. o
Lamb's Valley - Estate of James Thomas Lamb situated in Co. Durham on the N. side of the Hunter River
Lame Cow Creek - Dungog / Gloucester district
Langlands - Situated in Co. Durham equidistant between the towns of Seaham and Clarence in the parish of Uffington

Langworth
- on the Karuah river
Largs
- After a place in Ayrshire, Scotland the birthplace of Andrew Lang
Lauer's Lane - named after Charles Lauer
Leconfield -  a small district positioned between Branxton, Dalwood and Greta with Leconfield House being the prominent property in the area
Leamington
(Lemington) - a parish situated in Co. of Hunter between the Hunter River and Wollombi brook
Lee Wharf-road Newcastle - named after Charles Lee, ex minister for works
Leeholme - House constructed by John Lee, son of Benjamin Lee - Paterson River
Leigh Farm - Known as Pennington's Grant 1/2 mile from Raymond Terrace.
Lemon Grove - Estate of John Swan - Patterson's Plains

Lennoxton - Estate of James Adair - Paterson
Leslieville - 63 Union Street Cooks Hill. William Arnott's house
Lewinsbrook - Estate of Alexander Park - Paterson
Liddell - Parish situated in Co. Durham bounded on the S. by the parishes of Ravensworth and Vane
Lidney - grant to George Porter in the Millers Forest area
Limeburner's Bay - situated on a peninsula of low land separated from Newcastle by the Hunter River. (1820).See Dangar's Map Located Piper's beach in Fullerton Cove
Limejuice Ponds - in the district of Liverpool plains situated between the Namoi and Gwydir rivers
Lingard Street Merewether - named after Samuel Lingard an old resident
Linwood - Wickham around the Carrington bridge area. First house built by Peter Fleming
Liverpool Plains - (native name Corborn Comleroy). Squatting district of NSW named by Johnn Oxley after Lord Liverpool.
Lobster Ponds - District of Liverpool Plains situated between the Namoi and Gwydir rivers

Loch End - Estate of William Brooks - Speer's Point, Lake Macquarie
Loch Gyle Estate - Paterson. Estate of Captain Taggart

Lochnagar - Grant of 2060 acres to William Maxwell Shawl Stewart near Maitland
Lochinvar - After the hero in Sir Walter Scott's poem. Grant to Leslie Duguid
Loders - a creek in the district of Liverpool plains. On this stream is Loder's station 27 miles from Murrurundi
Longford's Farm - 825 acres Wollombi
Long Point - District of Liverpool Plains on the Mooki river 54 miles from Murrurundi. Eales' station

Lorn - Grant to Thomas McDougall. Named after ancestral land in Argylshire
Lorne - Part of Fennell Bay and Fassifern used to be known as Lorne (c. 1881)
Lostock - Village on the Paterson River

Lough End Farm - Maitland/Morpeth
Louth Park - Maitland - John Thomas Maughan
Lowe Estate - near Hexham. Estate of George Brooks 1848. On Iron Bark Creek. See Dangar's map
Lower Farm - Speers Point - owned by William Cark in 1830s
Lower Portland Head - early name for Wiseman's Ferry
Loxton House - located main street of Muswellbook. Built c. 1838

Lucan Park - Estate of Cyrus Matthew Doyle Jerrys Plains
Lucerna - Home of Thomas Cook, cnr Laman and Auckland Streets Cook's Hill
Luskintyre - Estate of Alexander McLeod. Situated Co. Durham
Lymington - Early name for Cardiff after a mine in the area

Lyndhurst Vale - Estate of John Verge - William River

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Macquarie Farm - Farm belonging to Anthony Dwyer Patterson's Plains 1828
Macquarie Pier - Breakwater from Nobbys to the mainland
Macquarie Street - name given to Watt Street early in the settlement
Macquoid - a mountain in Co. Northumberland near the Great North Road 80 miles from Sydney
Magonebay Island - Port Stephens (Dangar's map)
Main Creek Farm - Dungog
Maitland
- After Captain Maitland R.N. who received the surrender of Napoleon Boneparte on H.M.S. Belerephon after his flight at Waterloo
Malaraway - district of Liverpool Plains at Waterloo Creek. Station of John Eckford
Malgoorieyn - Kamilaroi  - aboriginal for Edinglassie
Mallabula - Port Stephens
Manilla - Run belonging to Richard Rouse at Liverpool Plains
Manilla River (Aboriginal Muneela meaning round about)

Manning River - Named by Robert Dawson the first agent of the A.A. Company in honour of the Deputy Governor of the company, Sir Herbert Manning
Marlee - Manning River aboriginal name meaning The Elder Tree
Marmong Point - (Aboriginal meaning low water or swampy water). Lake Macquarie
Maroota - Aboriginal name for an area four or five miles from Wiseman's Ferry
Marrogoingan Island - Port Stephens (1826)

Martinddale - Estate belonging to the Bettington family. Hunter River
Martin's Creek - Named after Edward Martin who settled on the banks of the Paterson River near where the creek joins it in 1851.
Martinsville - Named after William and Sarah Martin. Colloquially known as The Brush
Marwood - Parish in Co. Durham bounded on the N. by Mirannie; W. by Sedgefield; E by Stanhope; and S. by the river Hunter.
Mayben Vale Estate - Murrurundi
Maryland - 1280 grant to George Brooks. Originally called Merrylands

Maryville (suburb of Newcastle) - After the wife of James Hannell M.L.A.
Maryville - situated in Co. of Hunter at Jerry's Plains. Residence of W.L. Russell. Formerly belonged to John Martin Davis

Maule - River situated in district of Liverpool Plains; flows into the Namoi
Mayfield - (suburb of Newcastle) - After May Scholey one of the daughters of John Scholey a butcher of Newcastle who bought the area on April 2 1881 and had it subdivided
McCormack St. Newcastle - named after early merchant Thomas McCormack
McKellar Island - Hunter River. Also known as Moscheto Island. Named after Ensign Neil McKellar. (see Barrallier's 1801 map for location
Medkin - district of Liverpool Plains on the Gwydir 300 miles from Maitland. Station of R. Fitzgerald
Medway Estate - Four miles from Newport Lake Macquarie, 1840. Part of a grant to Mr. Osborne
Meerah - Grazing run of the Loder brothers on the Namoi
Meeroe - district of Liverpool Plains on the Namoi river. John Town's station
Meggoneby Island - Port Stephens (1826)

Melbee - Estate belonging to Duncan Forbes Mackay. Co. Durham
Melbourne - Parish in Co. Brisbane bounded on W. by Willis; S by Dartbrook; and E. by Kingdon Ponds.

Melmerby Farm - 300 acres near Hinton
Melville - Grant to William Hicks. Purchased by Joseph Underwood in 1826.
Melville Peaks - Gloucester
Melville Street Newcastle - named after the Hon. J.T. Leslie Melville, on of the first directors of the AA. Co.. Early name for Union Street
Mendip Hills - Paterson district, Parish of Wolsingham (Dangar's Map)
Merah - run at Liverpool Plains taken up by George and Andrew Loder
Merewether - named after Edward Christopher Merewether, Superintendent of the A.A. Co
Merianborrough - station of Moses Joseph district of Liverpool Plains
Merindebrie - district of Liverpool Plains on the Peel river. Cobcroft's station
Merrigala - Grazing run on the Namoi River belonging to Sir John Jamison
Merrilong - Aboriginal name for Day's Hill, East Maitland (1860s)

Merriwa - Plenty grass seed (aboriginal meaning); town situated on Co. Brisbane on Gummum creek
Merrumborough - Run belonging to Joseph Moses at Liverpool Plains

Mersheen - Grant to William Buchanan - Upper Hunter
Merton - Grant to William Ogilvie - Situated on Twickenham Meadows near confluence of the Goulburn and Hunter Rivers. Kamilaroi aboriginal name Buneewa
Mibrodale - Estate belonging to John Howe on Parson's creek Co. Northumberland
Middlecamp - Catherine Hill Bay

Middlehope - Parish in Co. Durham bounded on the S. by the Hunter river; E by the Paterson river; N by Houghton; and W. by Wolsingham
Milegang - Estate/house - parish Wittingham (Dangar's Map)
Milgarra - located at Wybong Creek - estate of Archibald Bell

Milkingourie - district of Liverpool Plains on the Namoi river. John Town's station
Millboorum - Kamilaroi aboriginal name for Bell's Mountain in Muswellbrook district

Milleree - In the district of Liverpool plains on the Barwon river. Station of C. Abercrombie
Millers Forest - Estate of Vicars Jacob
Miller's Estate - Cardiff near Tickhole tunnel
Miller's Wharf - Cockle Creek
Millfield - So named because a flourmill was once situated there
Mill Ford Farm - near Clarencetown
Millobee/ Milloba -  Situated on the shores of Lake Macquarie. Later known as Speer's Point
Mindaribba - A hunter (aboriginal meaning). Near Old Banks, Paterson

Minimbah - The place of the teacher of the tribe (aboriginal meaning). Grant to John Cobb
Minmi / Minmai- (Aboriginal meaning - The home of the giant lily {Threlkeld})}) Minmi began as a cattle station in the 1830’s. Later a private town owned by J and A Brown.
Minnibimbil - The grave of the teacher of the tribe (Aboriginal meaning)
Minyago yugilla - (Why weepest thou?) name of a fountain springing out of the side of a mountain near the Namoi

Mirannie - A camp (aboriginal meaning)
Mirrabooka - at Lake Macquarie
Moffatt's Swamp - near Raymond Terrace
Mogilmogil - district of Liverpool Plains on the Namoi river. Captain C.F.H. Smith's station
Mohenia - Run at Liverpool Plains taken p by William, N.S.
Molly Morgan's Hill - Hill outside Greta named after Molly Morgan who land there
Mondrock - Manning river aboriginal meaning The place of Frogs
Monilla - Run belonging to W.C. Wentworth at Liverpool Plains
Monkerai - Aboriginal name - grey gum tree. - Teralba
Monkey Town - Teralba
Monnybung - near Punby Brook, Parish Wolsingham (Dangar's Map)
Mooki - district of Liverpool Plains 36 miles from Murrurundi. Estate named after a fine spring situated 100 yards up the bank at the back of the house. Lease held by John O'Dell for Hawkesbury Benevolent Soc.,1840s. Managed by Mr. Meredith in 1887
Mooki Springs - run at Liverpool belonging to Isabella Holmes
Mooki River - (aboriginal Mook'i - flinty)
Moonan - Difficult to accomplish (aboriginal meaning)
Moonbi - A creek situated in district of Liverpool Plains. Branch of the river Cockburn
Moonbil (now Aberdeen) Green head Ant (aboriginal meaning)
Moonboy - district of Liverpool Plains on the Cockburn river 10 miles from Tamworth. station of Henry Dangar
Moon Island - Swansea - Thought to have played a part in the Captain William Reid's mistake which led to the discovery of Lake Macquarie
Moorabie - run at Liverpool Plains taken up by Nelson Simons Lawson
Moorkadool - district of Liverpool plains on the Barwon river. Helens Scott's squattage
Morandoo - Port Waratah site of B.H.P. Co Steelworks
Moreton Bay. In 1848 a squatting district of NSW
Moreton Farm - Hunter River
Morgan St. Newcastle - named after Dr. C.W. Morgan, Mayor of Newcastle
Moroney ave Newcastle - named after Alderman M.J. Moroney, Mayor of Newcastle

Morpeth - also known as Green Hills  - after a town in the north of England and Illalung (aboriginal). Situated Co. Northumberland
Moscheto Island
- island in the Hunter River now forming part of Kooragang. Once known as McKellar Island after Ensign Neil McKellar
Mosey's Beach - Nords Wharf

Moss Cottage - Stone Creek, Maitland
Motto Farm - Charles Croaker. Aboriginal name 'Mutah' meaning black snake
Moto - Manning River aboriginal name for black snake
Mount Anne - Paterson River (See Barralliers 1801 map)
Mount Arthur - (Whites Sugar Loaf) Kamilaroi aboriginal name Cullarraba

Mount Aubin Estate - Wollombi - Richard Wiseman
Mount Breezer - district of Liverpool Plains on the Mooki river. Squattage of Andrew Lang
Mount Dangar - After Henry Dangar, Surveyor to the A.A. Company
Mount Elizabeth - On Barraliers 1801 map Mount Elizabeth situated at (r) bank Hunter River at Beresford Hudson's 'Donnybrook'.
Mount Johnstone - near Vacy - see Dangar's map

Mount Joye - Estate of Ferdinand Anley situated on the Williams River. The estate of Clark Irving in 1848
Mount Kanwary - original Mt. Kenworthy after Lieut. Kenworthy who was attached to the garrison at Newcastle
Mount King - Situated on the Irrawang estate
Mount Mulberry - Toronto - Name given to Threlkeld's second mission house
Mount Murulla - Cone shaped mountain in the Liverpool Ranges
Mount Pleasant - Pattersons' Plains. Farm belonging to Robert Whitmore 1820s

Mount Royale -  A mountain situated in Co. of Durham; from this mountain the Allyn and Paterson rivers take their rise
Mount Simpson - named after Lieut. Percy Simpson in charge of construction on the Great North Road

Mount. Thorley - After Philip Thorley who with John Howe and Benjamin Singleton discovered Patrick Plains 17 March 1820
Mount Tomalpin - known as Tumblee
Mount Warrawolong - mountain west of Lake Macquarie named by Major Mitchell in 1831
Mount Wingen - Aboriginal - place of burning or fire
Mowbray Estate - Paterson. Formerly known as The Vineyard. G.J. Frankland

Muddy Lake - Swamp/fish breeding ground at the mouth of Dora Creek near Eraring
Mulbring - The big mountain (aboriginal meaning)
Mukibundie - district of Liverpool Plains on the river Gwydir. Baldwin's station
Mulconda Farm - Bandon Grove
Mullenroo - Many streams (aboriginal meaning)
Mullug-bula - the name of two upright rocks about nine feet high springing up from the side of a bluff head on the margin of Lake Macquarie; Beneath the mountain on which the two pillars stand was a seam of coal from which Reid obtained a cargo of coals when he mistook the entrance of Lake Macquarie for Newcastle

Mulubinba - An indigenous fern (aboriginal meaning). The site of Newcastle
Muluerinde - a river situated in district of Liverpool Plains empties into the Peel River near Wallumburra
Mundebry - district of Liverpool Plains on the Peel River. 28 miles from Tamworth. Cobcroft's station
Mundoie - Aboriginal meaning the foot - A chain of waterholes near Singleton running at the foot of a long range of hills.
Mundowie - Liverpool Plains. Station of the Fleming family in 1830s
Mungyir - station of Richard Hill, district of Liverpool Plains
Munibung Hill - Speers Point
Munmurra - A moonblind blackfellow (aboriginal meaning)
Munni - Grant of 1920 acres to John Mann - Williams River
Munibung Hill - earlier known as Brooks' Mountain. Overlooking Lake Macquarie
Munnimbah Brook - a stream situated in Co. Northumberland 123 miles from Sydney. Estate Rusholm nearby (see also Dangar's Map)
Munimbah - Estate of Robert Adamson Rodd
Munug - gurraba - place to which sea snipe resort
Munukan - name of a point under which is  seams of cannel coal jut into the ea. (1834) (Threlkeld))
Murdering Gully - also called Burwood Gully (aboriginal name Kona-Konaba)
Murkadool - Run at Liverpool Plains belonging to Helenus Scott
Murulla - A meeting place (aboriginal meaning)
Murraman and Dural - Run belonging to John Wild at Liverpool Plains
Murray's Run - early grant to Andrew Murray at Wollombi Brook
Murray St. Newcastle - named after Bishop Murray
Murrurundi - Five fingers (aboriginal meaning referring to the five peaks surrounding the town). Situated on Pages river .Co. of Brisbane.
Murulla - a mountain situated in County Brisbane at the head of Kingdon Ponds
Musquito - a creek in the district of Liverpool Plains; on this stream is the station of Dr. Gill

Muswellbrook - So called because of the quantity of mussels found in the vicinity in the early days. Lieut. Grant in his Journal of 1801 writes "the ground was covered with freshwater shells of the sort found in the rivers of England and Scotland and called the house mussel" (Kamilaroi aboriginal name Bimboorien)
Muscle Creek  Kamilaroi aboriginal name Gyarran

Myambat - A native dwelling (aboriginal meaning)
Myall - A stranger (aboriginal meaning);  A lake in Co. Gloucester at entrance of the Myall river. The river empties into Port Stephens harbour
Myall Creek - a creek in Co. Durham which flows into the Williams River
Myall Creek - district of Liverpool plains. On this stream is the station of Henry Dangar
Myall Ranges - early name for the Watagan Mountains
Myan - Aboriginal name for part of the the Hunter River

Myuna Bay- Clear water (aboriginal meaning) On early maps the bay was named Pantaloon Bay.

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Nabiac - Manning River aboriginal name meaning The long narrow leaved fig tree
Nalawa
- A camp
Namoi/ Namoi - named the Peel by John Oxley in honour of the Right Honorable Robert Peel; joins the river Darling at Pockataroo.
Nandowra - near Scone. Estate of Matthew Henry Hall, son of George Hall
Naomi - district of Liverpool Plains on the river Namoi. Station of E. Cox
Napoleon Cottage - adjoining the upper gate entrance to the Race course, West Maitland
Narrably - district of Liverpool Plains near Tamworth. Station of A.B. an F.M. Doyle
Narrabri (aboriginal Nurra-bur-i - meaning forks)
Narrara - Creek situated in Co. Northumberland. Flows into the Brisbane Water adjoining the town of Gosford.

Narrowgut - Corruption of aboriginal Narragan - a narrow waste of land between rivers. Also known as Phoenix Park; and Trafalgar
Narrows, The -  Narrowest section of the Wangi Peninsula. Near the school.

Narara - A black snake
Neath - After a coalmining town in Wales
Nectarbank (Nalalban) -  over the other side of the Page River to the north of the village, which is now on the ‘Elmswood’ property.
Needle Island - Island in Hunter River (see Barrallier's 1801 map for location)
Negoa - Estate of William Cox. Kamilaroi aboriginal name Boorewalla

Nekinda - Creek. Also known as Dora Creek
Nelson's Plains - After H.M.S. Lady Nelson which in 1801 was sent to Newcastle to survey the Hunter River and district
Neotsfield - Grant to Henry Dangar - Co. Northumberland on the Hunter River. 3 miles from Singleton. Named after St. Neots his birthplace in Cornwall
Newcastle - Seaport town at the mouth of the Hunter River
Newcomen Street Newcastle. Named after Thomas Newcomen an English mechanic one of the inventors of the steam engine
Newport - village in Co. Northumberland on Dora Creek. Eraring
Ngoroinbah - Henry Dangar's map. Early name for Point Wolstonecroft
Nikkinba - Aboriginal for a place of coals {Threlkeld}. House at Hamilton}. House at Hamilton
Nimbecourigina - Run at Liverpool Plains taken up by James Morris junior
Nineways - Junction of Brunker Road, Belford Street Chatham Road and Denison Streets Broadmeadows
Ningan - run at Liverpool Plains taken up by John Mackay

Niritba - The home of the mutton bird (Aboriginal) - the name of the island off the entrance to Lake Macquarie {Threlkeld}}
Nobbys Island - (Aboriginal name Whibayganba). Named Hacking Point by Lieutenant Shortland in 1797.
Noch-fin (also Knock Fin) - near Luskintyre (Dangar's Map)
No-Grass Valley - Also Snodgrass Valley - Great North Road
Nookooeddy - Aboriginal - West Point, Narrowgut, Morpeth 1860s

Nooroo - night, dark (aboriginal meaning) situated northwest of Stroud
Norah Head/ Noraville - Central Coast - near Cabbage Tree Bay
Nord's Wharf - Lake Macquarie - named after William James Nord
Norman' River - Flows into Carrington River (See Dangar's map)
Northumberland - County of NSW
Northumberland Cottage - Morpeth
Norwood - Estate of Francis Blower Gibbes

Nowendoc - A very cold place (aboriginal meaning
Nowerby - district of Liverpool Plains. Station of G. Cox

Nulkaba - Place of iron stone (aboriginal meaning). originally the village of Pokolbin
Nundah - Wood (aboriginal meaning)
Nuneham Cottage - Newcastle - Built by Martin Richardson after his home village in Oxford. Demolished 1937
Nurruby - district of Liverpool Plains Station of C.M. Doyle


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Oakfield - Co. Northumberland on the Hunter River 7 miles from Newcastle; estate of John Smith
Oakhampton
- Named by Robert Lethbridge, an early settler after a town in the heart of Dartmoor, England where it is spelled Okehampton
Oak Range - Jerry's Plains - Ellis family in 1872
Old Banks - Name given to the site of an early cedar cutter's camp and military barracks on the Paterson River located in the area of Mindaribba near Tocal Road
Onall Creek - flows into Port Stephens (Dangar's Map)
Onebygamba - also known as Corrumbah, Chapman Island, Bullock Island and Carrington. Place of mud mounds or large island (aboriginal meaning)

Orangegrove - A grant of 100 acres to John Powell. Adjoined Duninald on the banks of the Paterson River
Ordnance Street Newcastle - adjoined old ordinance land and military quarters. Ordnance stores were on the southern side
Orpheline Cottage - Presbyterian Glebe West Maitland
Orrabar - Station of Joseph Fleming in the New England district. Bushranger Gentleman Dick captured here
Orungal Point - Port Stephens (Dangar's Map)
Osborne Estate - Arcadia Vale
Osterley - near Hinton - Estate belonging to Edwin Hickey 1830s
Oswald Estate - Harper's Hill - Grant to William Harper 8 miles from Maitland

Ourimbah - The ring or circle on the Bora ground (aboriginal meaning)
Overton - Grant to Francis Allman. Co. Brisbane near Muswellbrook. Kamilaroi aboriginal name Gola
Ovingham - Parish in Co. Northumberland bounded on the N. by the parish of Belford and Whittingham; W by Vere; and E. by Rothbury

Owl Pen Farm - R. Hungerford
Oyster Beach - Port Stephens (see Barrallier's 1801 map)


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Pacific Street Newcastle - early inhabitant Alexander Phelps
Pagan Plains - Run belonging to E. & G & R Rouse - Liverpool Plains
Pallaranga - Macintyre River - Grazing run of John Lethbridge
Pandoras Pass -
District of Liverpool Plains. Discovered by Allan Cunningham in 1825
Pangela
- A kangaroo (aboriginal meaning)
Pantaloon Bay - early name for Myuna Bay
Pages River - Rises on the Liverpool range and empties into the Hunter river at Segenhoe. Early name for Murrurundi. Called Macqueens river by Sir T. Mitchell
Parnell Place, Newcastle - In old records of the S.A.M. Co. Parnell place was called Farnell. As James Squire Farnell was then Minister for lands
Parry Street, Cook's Hill - Named for A.A. Company Commissioner and Arctic Explorer Sir William Edward Parry.
Parry - a river and a mountain in the district of Liverpool Plains
Parson's Creek - south of Rev. R. Hill's estate
Parson's Road - Track through the Wollombi from Hawkesbury marked by John Blaxland and used by Rev. Middleton on his way to Newcastle in 1821

Paterson - Named after Lieut-Colonel William Paterson, of the N.S.W. Corps. Situated in parish of Houghton on the river Paterson
Paterson River - Named after Lieut-Colonel William Paterson. Flows into the Hunter River at Hinton. Aboriginal name Yimmang
Patterson's Plains - Co. Durham on the Paterson River. Early name for Woodville

Patonga - The small wallaby (aboriginal meaning)
Patrick Plains (Singleton) - So called because the first explorers of the district, John Howe and Benjamin Singleton, camped there on 17 March 1820 (St. Patrick's Day)
Patrick St. Newcastle - Named after the Patrick family who lived in that street.

Pattimore / Poltimore- Estate belonging to John Cory. See Dangar's map
Paxton - After Mr. Paxton Chairman of Directors of the original coalmining company there.
Payne's Crossing - named after Edward Payne a pioneer of the district
Pearl Beach - Wangi (Pearly). Names after landowner David Israel's daughter Pearl. In front of Beach Road
Pebbly Beach - Wangi. South side bay off Chisholm Rd/ Dobell Drive

Pelaw Main - after a coal mining village near Newcastle on Tyne
Pelican Flat - earlier name for Swansea

Pelton - After a colliery town near Durham, England
Pembroke Park - 1 mile from Hinton
Penshurst - Upper Paterson. A grant to John Phillips Webber
Perkins Street Newcastle - named after Jacob Perkin, engineer
Petherton Cottage - East Maitland
Petwyn Valley - In the Co. of Brisbane at Kingdon ponds 10 miles from Murrurundi. Estate of Henry Dangar
Petwyn Vale - Estate of Dr. Street, near Scone
Phoenix Park (called by the natives Narragan); an estate in Co. Durham formed by the Paterson and Hunter Rivers. A portion of this peninsula was a few years ago (1848) laid out into a village called Trafalgar
Piallamore or Swamp Station - run taken up by R.L. Jenkins at Liverpool Plains
Pialawa - in the district of Liverpool plains 15 miles from Tamworth. McDougall's squattage
Pialaway - a creek in district of Liverpool Plains; on this stream is the station of George Curtis. 15 miles from Tamworth

Pickering - Named by Captain John Pike, the original owner after a place in Yorkshire, England. Situated in co. of Brisbane on the Hunter River near Merton. (Kamilaroi aboriginal name Burburra Burburra)
Piedmont - in the district of Liverpool Plains on Cobbity creek 60 miles from Tamworth. Station of D. Capel

Piercefield - Estate belonging to the Bettington family. Situated Co. of Durham on the east bank of the Hunter River near Merton. Kamilaroi aboriginal name Coogoowil
Pig Island - Small island in the estuary of the Hunter River, now part of Kooragang

Pikedale - The station of John Pike in the district of Darling Downs
Pike's Gap (near Denman) - After Captain Pike, the original owner of Pickering
Pilcher's Mountain (Wallarobba) - named after Henry Incledon Pilcher, early solicitor at Maitland
Piliga - run on the Liverpool Plains belonging to Patch and Glennie
Pillapay Kullaitaran - Aboriginal meaning for Valley of the Palms. - Glenrock Lagoon
Pillar - a village in the co. of Gloucester on the Myall lakes.
Pinchgut - (native name Mattewae); an island situated in Port Jackson; it was named Rock island by Governor Phillip

Pindimar - The home of the black opossum. (aboriginal meaning). Early name Duck Hole. Port Stephens
Pirate's Point - early name for Stockton. (see Barrallier's 1801 map)
Pitlochry - Dungog district - named after the seaside suburb of Edinburgh, Scotland

Pitnacree - Named by Rev. William McIntyre after his old home on River Tay, Scotland
Pitnacree Bridge - First bridge across the Hunter River.
Pitoba - a place of pipe clay (Threlkeld))
Pit Row, Newcastle - Cook's Hill
Pit Town Wallsend - originated when Newcastle Wallsend Coal Co. established two rows of houses near its mine
Plashett - Estate of the Robertson family at Jerry's Plains
Plattsburg - Wallsend began as two mining towns, Wallsend and Plattsburg
Platts Channel - The channel between land owned by John Laurio Platt and Spit Island
Pockataroo - situated in the district of Liverpool plains at the junction of the Gwydir and Karaula rivers. Run of James Reid. Run of Standish Callaghan
Pokataroo (aboriginal Bukkitaro meaning river going, wide)
Podgewoy (Budgewoi) - A narrow strip of land separating Tuggerah lakes.
Point Bass, Newcatle- Named after Surgeon George Bass discoverer of Bass Strait
Point Flinders, Newcastle - Named after Lieut. Matthew Flinders
Point Kent, Newcastle - named by Lieutenant Shortland in 1797 after Lieut. Kent commander of H.M.S. Supply. Now known as Stockton
Point Morisset - Cams Wharf
Point Wolstonecroft - also known as Little Wangi; also known as Chainbibber. On Henry Dangar's 1828 map marked as Ngoroinbah
Pokolbin - a parish in County of Northumberland bounded on the N. by the parishes of Ovingham, Rothbury and Allandale; and S by Ellalong
Pondee Point - Toronto
Poole Farm - Farm belonging to Montague Parnell 1/4 mile from Maitland
Popran - a creek situated in Co. of Northumberland; branch of Mangrove creek
Porcher St. Newcastle - named after Henry Porcher, on of the first directors of the A.A. Company
Porcher's River - flows in to Carrington River (see Dangar's map)
Porphyry Point - vineyard north of Seaham established by Rev. Henry Carmichael.

Port Stephens - Named by Captain James Cook on May 11, 1770 after Philip Stephens, Secretary to the Admiralty. Situated in Co. of Gloucester. Entrance points named Yacaba and Tomaree.

Pothana - smoke (aboriginal meaning)
Premer - Run at Liverpool Plains taken up by Nelson Simmons Lawson
Presqueville - near Maitland. Estate of Wakefield Simpson
Princes Bay - Toronto - Bay which runs along Brighton Av. In 1920 the Prince of Wales stayed at Craig Royston on the waterfront here.
Prospect Cottage - near Maitland
Prospect Hill - early name for suburb of Newcastle known as The Hill 

Puenbuen - small stones (aboriginal meaning). Estate belonging to John Bingle
Puenbuen - a mountain situated in Co. of Brisbane on the left bank of Dartbrook
Pulbah - An island in Lake Macquarie (Bulba - Aboriginal name for an island; any place surrounded with water); also Boroyirong

Pullaming - in the district of Liverpool plains on the Mooki 64 miles from Murrurundi. Estate of J. Brown
Pumpkin Creek - Dungog/Gloucester district - said to be called so after a teamster upset a load of pumpkins on his way to Cobark diggings and the pumpkins rolled down a steep hill
Punby Brook. Flows in to the Paterson river near Tocal. (see Dangar's river

Puntei -  ( a narrow place; the name of any narrow point of land - aboriginal meaning {Threlkeld}) also}) also Derahbambah -  land on which Ebenezer was built - Toronto Lake Macquarie
Purandarra Brook - Flows in to the Hunter R. County of Belford. (Dangar's Map)
Purranville - creek situated in district of Liverpool plains; branch of the Conadilly
Purribagba - Ants nest place. (Threlkeld))

Putty - fish (aboriginal meaning); situated in Co. of Hunter on Putty creek which flows into Wollim creek.
Putty Road - alternate name for Howe's road; also formerly Bulga Road
Pyong - a creek in district of Liverpool plains; on this stream was the station of Helenus Scott


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Quigley Estate - Booragul; Teralba
Quintambone
- in the district of Liverpool Plains on the Namoi river. H. Cox's station
Quirindi - Aboriginal meaning dead tree on mountain top
Quoipolly - situated in the district of Liverpool Plains on a branch of the Purranville creek

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Radfordslea Estate - near Black Creek. 2000 acres owned by Alexander Brodie Sparke
Ramsgate - Catherine Hill Bay
Rankin Park - Newcastle. Named for solicitor A.A. Rankin
Raspberry Gully - original name for the present day Gully Line
Rathbourne Cottage - near Osterley
Rathmines Edward Hely named "Rathmines" after the family's home town near Dublin, Ireland.
Rattigan
- Estate of Alexander McLeod
Ravenscroft -
Allyn River
Ravenshaw Hills - above Stroud River ( see Dangar's map)

Ravensworth
- Estate belonging to James Bowman; situated in Co. of Durham between Fallbrook and Foybrook
Raworth
- After a place in Suffolk, England.  This land near Morpeth was a grant to James Griffith in 1823. John Howe purchased this 200 acres in 1839.
Raymond Terrace - After Midshipman Raymond, who in 1797 was sent by Lieut. Shortland by boat up the River hunter and who remarked on the "terraced" appearance of the trees at the junction of the Hunter and William Rivers. The locality for some time was called "Raymond's Terraces". Situated in Co. Gloucester on E. bank of Hunter river. According to Huntington also known as Green Hill. Alternative naming was after James Raymond Postmaster-General
Recovery - Estate at Lake Macquarie opposite Rev. Threlkeld in 1838

Redbourneberry
-   A grant of 700 to John Howe as reward for his discoveries. Situated on the eastern side of Singleton
Red Head - Situated in Co. of Northumberland, a few miles north of Reid's Mistake (1848)
Red House - Inn known as The Red House - Black Creek
Reid's Mistake - Situated at the entrance of Lake MacquarieMullug-bula - the name of two upright rocks about nine feet high springing up from the side of a bluff head on the margin of Lake Macquarie; Beneath the mountain on which the two pillars stand was a seam of coal from which Reid obtained a cargo of coals when he mistook the entrance of Lake Macquarie for Newcastle {Threlkeld}}
Retreat Farm - Cockfighter's Creek
Rhondda - Teralba - site of the Rhondda Colliery
Richmond Vale - near Maitland. Name given by John Palmer in 1823
Ringwood  - Raymond Terrace
Robertson Street, Carrington - named after Sir John Robertson KCMG premier of NSW
Rosebank - Grant of 2560 acres to Thomas Bartie - Hinton
Rosebrook - Estate of James Reid, Hunter River
Rose Cottage - Residence of John Eckford in 1852 - Maitland
Rose Hill Farm - near the Rising Sun Inn, Wollombi
Rosemount - Estate of John Larnach 6 miles from Singleton
Rosemount Cottage - Situated in Bourke Street West Maitland
Rose Tree Hill - early name for Bennetts Green
Roslyn Castle - Raymond Terrace - House of Michael Henderson. House built at vast expense being a double pavilioned roofed mansion.

Rothbury - After a village near Morpeth, England. Situated in Co. of Northumberland; bounded on the N. by Belford; W. by Ovingham and E. by Black creek.
Rouchel - A river situated in Co. of Durham flowing into the river Hunter
Rous Lench - part of the Edinglassie estate
Rowan - A parish in the co. of Durham bounded on the N. by Sandy Creek; S. by Muswellbrook; and W. by the River Hunter

Roxburgh - After a place in Scotland, the home town of the wife of Sir Thomas Brisbane, Governor of N.S.W.
Royal (Mount Royal) - A mountain situated in Co. of Durham; from this mountain the Allyn and Paterson rivers take their rise
Runnimede - property belonging to John Terry Hughes on Erina Creek
Rushholme - John Cobb. Situated on Munnimbah Brook (see Dangar's Map)

Russell - A parish in the Co. of Durham bounded N. and W. by the Hunter River and S. by Sandy Creek
Rutherford - After George Shaw Rutherford early settler

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Sadleir's Farm - 2560 acre grant to Lieut. Richard Sadleir
Sadler's Flat - Situated on William Brooks land at Lake Macquarie in 1835
Salamander Bay - named after the Salamander  explored Port Stephens in 1791
Salisbury - in the district of New England 17 miles from Murrurundi. Squattage of M.H. Marsh
Salt Ash - Port Stephens
Salt Water Creek - Port Stephens
Salts Bay - Swansea. Site of a salt works built in mid 1800s
Sandhills - Early name for Newcastle East because of drifting sand
Sandy Creek - a stream situated in Co. Durham; it flows into the Hunter River at St. Heliers.
Sandy Creek ( Moralgary?) - run at Liverpool Plains belonging to Joseph Hyam
Sandy Island - Situated in Co. Gloucester at the entrance of Fullerton cove (1848). Now part of Kooragang
Sandy Hollow, Maitland -  situated between Hannan and Sempell Streets and was the site of the second bridge known in the old days as the Short Bridge
Satur - Estate of William Bell Carlylse. Situated in Co. Brisbane near the town of Scone
Saumarez - in the district of New England near Armidale; Ten-hectare grazing property was first inhabited by British settlers led by Henry Dumaresq in the 1830s.
Sawmill Bay - Arcadia Vale - one of the 3 bays in Eraring Bay ; named for G. Hawkins sawmill which supplied most of the timber for housing in Arcadia Vale and Wangi.
Sawyer's Point - a village in the county of Gloucester on the Karuah river
Scarborough - former name for Bonnells Bay
Schank's Forest Plains - early name for Maitland. Named by survey party of Lieut-Col William Paterson
Scone - parish situated in Co. Brisbane bounded on the E. by the parish of Macquarie; on the N. by the parish of Melbourne; and on the W. by Dartbrook
Scone -   a town situated in county of Brisbane named after a place in Perthshire, Scotland
Scott St. Newcastle - Originally Beach st. The slaughter houses of the town were situated at the eastern end. First one by William Nicholson St. Re-named Scott st. after Alexander Walker Scott.
Seaham - Village in the county of Durham on the Williams River
Seaham - Parish situated in Co. Durham bounded on the E. by the Williams river; on the S. by the Hunter River; on the W. by Butterwick and on the N. by Uffington
Secret Bay - early name for Balmoral
Sedgefield - a parish situated in Co. of Durham bounded on the N. by Dyrring; on the S. by the Hunter river; on the W. by Darlington; and on the E. by Marwood
Segenhoe - Estate of Thomas Potter Macqueen - situated in Co. of Brisbane on the banks of the Hunter River. 168 miles from Sydney. Named Segenhoe after the Segenhoe Manor in which T.P. Macqueen was born in Bedfordshire in 1791.
Selwood - Estate of Charles Macquarie, Hunter River
Serpent - A river situated in Co. of Gloucester; flows into the Karuah river
Shepherd's Hill - Newcastle. Named by Lieut. Paterson because it resembled sheep grazing hills in England. Known earlier as Sheep Pasture Hills. (aboriginal name Khanterin) . See Barrallier's 1801 map)
Sherwood - situated in Co. of Durham on the Wattle ponds 7 miles from Singleton; estate of Henry Dangar
Shingle splitters Point - Balcolyn, Lake Macquarie. Timber cutters used to make wooden roofing tiles from the casuarina trees that grew here. Sara family
Shortt's Farm - Grant to Francis Shortt - Hunter River
Shortland
- After Lieut. John Shorthand who on September 8 1797 discovered the estuary of the Hunter River and the site of Newcastle while searching for escaped convicts.
Siddon's Swamp - Raymond Terrace area . Named for Richard Siddons
Signal Hill - also known as Allan's Hill and Fort Scratchley - Soldiers camped there in 1878 - Newcastle
Silo Hill - Stroud - Underground silos built there in 1841
Simpson's Pass - situated in Co. Northumberland on the Great North Road about 72 miles from Sydney
Skellator - Estate of Sir Francis Forbes. Kamilaroi aboriginal name Tamindi
Sky Point - Coal Point - One of the names given to Thelkeld's Estate

Singleton - After Benjamin Singleton, one of the party that discovered the district on 17 March 1820. Situated at Patrick's Plains in parish of Whittingham, Co. Northumberland on the south bank of the Hunter River
Smith's Lake - Said to be named after Peter Smith an assigned convict to surveyor James Ralfe
Snapper Island (or Snapper-hole Island) - An island situated in the county of Northumberland on the river Hunter to the northward of Moscheto Island. Now part of Kooragang
Snapper Island  - An island situated in Co. of Gloucester in the harbour of Port Stephens
Snodgrass Valley - Also known as No-grass valley. On the Great North Road (Sir Thomas Mitchell)

Soldier's Point (Port Stephens) - So named because soldiers were stationed there to intercept runaway convicts on their way from the penal settlement of Port Macquarie to Newcastle. Earlier name Friendship Point
Solodunna - in the district of Liverpool Plains. station of Messrs Smith and Harper
Spectacle Island - . Small island at the estuary of the Hunter River and east of Moscheto Island . Now part of Kooragang
Spectacle Island - Lake Macquarie
Speer's Point - May be named after William Speer who purchased 1280 acres there in 1870. The aborigines had called the spot Milloba or Biddaba. William Brooks was first granted this land

Spit Island - Hunter River. First named Needle Island by Lieut. Paterson in 1801
Spicer's Peak -
situated near Cunningham's Gap
Spit Island
- situated in Co. of Northumberland on the Hunter River to the South of Ash Island
Staffordshire Cottage
- Opposite the Church of England East Maitland

St Albans - a town situated on the Macdonald river in Co. Northumberland. after the
City of St Albans in Hertfordshire, England
St. Aubyns -
Estate of William Dumaresq - Upper Hunter
St. Aubyns - Town situated Co. Brisbane on Dartbrook
St. Clair - Singleton
St. Germans Meadow - near Kingdon Ponds (Dangar's Map)
St. Heliers - Estate of Henry Dumaresq - Upper Hunter near the confluence of Dartbrook (Kamilaroi aboriginal name Boorumbeelah)
St. Heliers Creek - Weeduran
Stanford - a parish situated in Co. Northumberland; bounded on the N. by the parish of Heddon; on the E. by the parish of Stockrington; and W. by Pokolbin
Stanhope - A parish situated in Co. of Durham bounded on the N. by Tangorin; on the S. by the Hunter River; on the E. by Wolsingham; and on the W. by Marwood
Steele Street, Newcastle - named after James Steele, Engineer for the A.A. Co.
Stewarts Brook - flows into the Hunter river near Castle Sempill.  (Stewards Brook on Dixon's map)
Stingaree Point - Dora Creek - Peninsula of land on the south bank of Dora Creek.
Stockade - Newcastle -  near the Custom House. An amusement hall adjoined the Stockade late 1800's.
Stockrington - a parish situated in County of Northumberland; bounded on the N. by the parish of Maitland; on the W. by the parishes of Stanford and Heddon; and on the E. by the parish of Hexham
Stockton - Town situated in parish of Stockton, co. of Gloucester opposite the town of Newcastle. In 1797 named Point Kent by Lieut. Shortland. Burrinbingon was the Aboriginal name for Stockton meaning a land of plenty with food in abundance.
Stodart Valley - situated in the district of Liverpool plains; watered by one of the tributaries of the Gwydir river.
Stoneybatter - George Hall's run on the Macdonald River
Stoney Creek - Early name for Farley
Stoney Creek - Blackalls Park
Stradbroke - Estate of William Munnings Arnold
Strathearn - parish situated in Co. of Brisbane bounded on the E. by Dartbrook; on the S. by Ellis
Strathilsa Estate - Paterson

Stroud - Village named after a place in Gloucestershire, England by Robert Dawson. Situated on the Karuah river. Headquarters of the A.A. Co in 1848
Strowan - Estate of George Bowman and later Robertson family
Sugar Bay - area on Lake Macquarie where a sugar plantation existed. Brightwaters
Sugarloaf Creek - At its junction with Wollombi brook on the Great North Road in the Co. of Northumberland in is 92 miles from Sydney
Sugarloaf Point - On the coast to the north of Port Stephens and near the north end of Myall lake
Sugarloaf - Mount Sugarloaf, also known as Great Sugar Loaf, is a mountain in the lower Hunter Region overlooking the cities of Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Cessnock and Maitland. Early name for Watagan Mountains
Sugeebag - a branch of Mangrove Creek, Co. Northumberland
Summer Hill - Grant to Edward Kealy - Paterson River
Summer Hill Station - neary Wearys Creek - John Single
Susan Gilmore Beach - Newcastle - named for the Susan Gilmore which was wrecked there in 1884
Swamp Oak - In the district of Liverpool Plains on Swamp-oak creek 70 miles from Murrurundi. Station of Peter Brodie.
Swan Reach -  A reach about 1 km long on the Hunter River. Located about 4 km downstream from the junction of Paterson River with Hunter River.

Swansea - After the seaport of that name in Wales by Captain R.H. Talbot one of the pioneers of the shipbuilding trade there who fancied that he perceived some resemblance to the Welsh coal port
Sweetman's Creek - Wollombi - named after William Sweetman, a settler there


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Tabbit - a creek situated in Co. of Durham; flows into the Williams River
Tacoma
- The small diver or shag
Tahlbihn Point - (aboriginal name) Flagstaff Hill; Fort Scratchley, Newcastle

Tahlee - Sheltered from the wind (aboriginal meaning)
Tahlee House - at Carrington Port Stephens
Talgoobewaa - Kamilaroi aboriginal name for Kayuga
Tallgamaroongee - Muswellbrook district. Kamilaroi aboriginal name for The Mountain Rossgole

Tamboy - the ibis (aboriginal meaning); located on the Myall Lakes
Tamindi - Kamilaroi aboriginal name for Skellatar estate
Tangorin Estate - W.F. Gordon, Hunter River. Situated in Co. of Durham
Tanilba - situated on the shores of Port Stephens in the Co. of Gloucester
Tanumbuc - situated on the south bank of the Williams River in the county of Durham
Tareebin - Taree
Taree - Aboriginal name Tareebin, the fruit of the Rough Leaved Fig Tree

Tareeleii - Squattage of Thomas Cullen in the district of Liverpool Plains on the Gwydir river
Tarill - in the district of Liverpool Plains on the river Namoi; Parnell's station
Tarriaro - Run of Alexander Munro - Liverpool Plains

Tarro - A stone (aboriginal meaning)
Tattina - A point of land situated on the S. shore of the Harbour of Port Stephens

Telarah - A Welsh word for a pit pony; so named by a Welsh miner a Mr Ralston who worked in a pit near Farley

Telegerry/ Talleghary/ Tilligery - A pelican (aboriginal meaning) ; Situated in Co. of Gloucester on the banks of the Karuah river
Telford Street, Newcastle - named after Thomas Telford, engineer
Tenambit - East point Narrowgut - Morpeth 1860s

Teralba -  On the shores of Lake Macquarie Early grant to Captain James St. John Ranclaud; also Tirelbah; Trialba
Terambay Point - Prt Stephens near Nelsons Bay (Dangar's Map)
Terangang Point - Port Stephens (see Dangar's map)
Tereil - a mountain; one of the points of the Liverpool range
Terragong - estate at Merriwa. House built in 1830. Bettington family
Terrigat Hills - Co. Barford - see Dangar's map
Terriouri - on the Namoi River
Terrymilla - Hill at Bishop's and E.C. Close's residences at Morpeth
Terrura Estate - Paterson
Terry Hie Hie - in the district of Liverpool Plains; the station of George Bowman
Terula - Run belonging to William Ogilvie. Liverpool Plains

Thalaba - native clover (aboriginal meaning). - a parish in Co. of Gloucester bounded on the N. by Trevor; S. by Horton; E. by the A.A. Co's estate and W. by the Williams River
Thalaba - Grant 2560 acres on William's River to Major Benjamin Sullivan. Later purchased by Horatio Nelson Matcham.
Thalaba Creek - also known as Wangi or Wonga creek. Flows into the Williams river
The Brush -  Colloquial name given to the Martinsville area
The Camp - early name for Maitland
The Castle Rock - Muswellbrook region - Kamilaroi aboriginal name Coorumgoora
The Folly - Mayfield
The Garden of Eden - piece of brush land on the Stroud River (Parry diary)
The Glebe - 35 acres of church land west of The Junction , Newcastle
The Grange - Estate of Matthew Chapman
The Hill - Suburb of Newcastle. The Hill was first known as Church Hill, then Prospect Hill.
The Mountain Rossgole - Muswellbrook area. Kamilaroi aboriginal name Tallgamaroongee
The Oaks - near Muswellbrook. Charles Cox purchased half of his fathers estate and named it The Oaks. On Coal Creek
The Pottery - location of Welham's Pottery works near Merewether
Theribry - Run of William Sharp at Liverpool Plains
Thorn St. Newcastle - named after John Thorn, Mayor of Newcastle

Thornthwaite - Estate of Joseph Docker near Scone
Throsby Creek - named after Charles Throsby who was Commandant at Newcastle in 1805. Previously known as Mangrove Creek
Thurlow's Farm - 2000 farm 23 miles from Maitland. Original grant to William Thurlow

Tiberenah - Run belonging to W.C. Wentworth at Liverpool Plains
Tibuc - Manning River aboriginal name meaning a Bush Vine

Tickhole - situated in Charlestown Road
Tickhole Tunnell - Cardiff

Tighe's Hill (suburb of Newcastle) - After Atkinson Tighe an early resident who in 1843 purchased the estate
Tigrah - Manning River aboriginal name meaning The Iron bark Tree
Tilbuster - in the district of New England near Armidale; squattage of W. Dumaresque
Tilligra - Estate of Charles Windeyer - Williams River
Tillimby - Estate of John Herring Boughton - Paterson
Timavus (or Kilcoy) situated in Co. of Gloucester on the Hunter River 5 mmiles from Raymond Terrace; W. McLean's grant. 3 miles of river frontage

Timor - A large rock
Tinagroo - a mountain, one of the points of Liverpool range
Tindarra - Kamilaroi aboriginal name for Hanging Rock above St. Hilliers
Tinmarby - in the district of Liverpool Plains at Namoi junction ; squattage of W.S. Hall
Tirabeenba - tooth like point of land (Threlkeld))

Tirrikiba - place of fire (aboriginal) Mayfield area
Tirill - Manning River aboriginal meaning - A Tick
Tocal /  Tucal - Estate of James Philips Webber and Felix Wilson on the Paterson River

Togar - smoke (aboriginal meaning)
Toloduna - Run belonging to C.F.H. Smith and W. Harper at Liverpool Plains

Tomago - sweet water (aboriginal meaning) - Adam Beveridge original grantee
Tomago House - Built by Richard Windeyer.

Tomalla - Big noise (referring to the noise of the creek) (Aboriginal meaning). Belonged to Alexander Campbell . Barrington Tops
Tomalpin - A high hill (aboriginal meaning - situated in Co Northumberland
Tomaree - A high mountain (aboriginal meaning) situated easternmost point of Port Stephens; a high line of cliffs from which projects a sandspit leaving only a narrow entrance (1848)
Tomatto - estate in Co. of Gloucester at Fullerton Cove about 10 miles from Newcastle belonging to Mrs. D. and Miss E. Snodgrass

Tongy - A council ground a talking place (aboriginal meaning)
Tonobore - a branch of the Namoi river in the district of Liverpool Plains
Toohrnbing/ Toorrnbing Creek - Aboriginal name for Iron Bark Creek (see Dangar's 1828 map)
Tooke Street Cooks Hill - named after Thomas Tooke director of the A.A. Co.

Toolangi - The fight by the waterhole (aboriginal meaning)
Tooloogan/ Toologan Farm - at Dartbrook
Toomeree or South Head - Port Stephens (Dangar's Map)
Toompoah - Aboriginal meaning piece of clay. Land near Toronto West
Toorigil Yallow - in the county of Northumberland at Cockle Creek, Brisbane Water about 6 miles from East Gosford

Toronto - Named by the Excelsior Land and Building Company which owned the land there, in honour of Edward Hanlan the champion sculler of the world who hailed from Toronto Canada and who arrived in NSW at the time of the subdivision.
Torryburn Estate - Allyn River. Also known as Kinghome. Grant to John McIntyre'
Tory-Wee-Wha - Run of Charles Purcell on the Namoi River
Towarra - a mountain, one of the points of the Liverpool range
Treachery Head - a point of land in Co. Gloucester at Sugar Loaf Point
Trematon Park - situated in parish of Stockton at Fullerton Cove; estate of Rear Admiral Hollinworth
Tremayne estate - Wollombi - Estate of Robert Adamson Rodd

Trevallyn - After a place near Gresford England. Grant to George Townshend - Paterson
Trevor - a parish in Co. of Gloucester bounded on the N. by Faulkland; S. by Thalaba and E. by the A.A. Co estate
Trinkey - in the district of Liverpool Plains on Backwater creek 60 miles from Murrurundi. Loder's station. Run taken up by George Loder
Truro - situated in Co. Northumberland near the town of East Maitland; it is the estate of Francis Mitchell
Tuckerman - district of Liverpool Plains on the Peel River near Tamworth; Station of C.T. Williams
Tuggerah - situated in Co. of Northumberland at the mouth of Tuggerah Lakes; Tuggerah known as meaning cold in native dialect and the points there being low and exposed to the sea breeze and southerly gales are cold and bleak (1848)
Tugrabakh - Gloucester districct. Aboriginal place for ironbark

Tulkaba - Belmont. The place of the soft leaf ti-tree (aboriginal meaning {Threlkeld})})
Tulkaba Creek - Teralba. Flows into Cockle Creek at the Five Island Bridges.
Tulcumbah - in the district of Liverpool plains on the Namoi. Station of John Larnach
Tuncurry - aboriginal meaning - plenty of fish
Turanville - Grant to William Dangar - near Scone
Turrawan - Run belonging to Robert Halliley Milner. Liverpool Plains

Twickenham Meadows - located Parish Muggleswick near George Forbes estate Edinglassie
Tyringham Estate - Estate belonging to Dr. Blick, Armidale
Tyrell St. Newcastle - named after Bishop Tyrell

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Uffington - a parish in County of Durham; bounded on the W. by Barfield; S. by Seaham; and E. by the Williams River
Ulambie -
Run of Daniel Macfarlane - Liverpool Plains
Ullumbarella -
station on the Gwydir River - Archibald Bell
Umina
- Central coast (aboriginal meaning camping place)
Underbank Estate
- Grant to John Lord - Upper Allyn River
Upper Reserve - Early name for King Edward Park, Newcastle

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Vacy / Vasy - Paterson River
Valentia - Part of the Cintra Estate - Paterson
Valley of the Palms - Glenrock Lagoon
Vane - a parish in the County of Durham bound on the E. by Falbrook; S. by Hunter River; and W. by Ravensworth and Liddell
Vaux - Parish situated in County of Durham bounded on the N. by Brougham; W. by Hunters River an S. by Althorpe
Vaux Cottage - Paterson Plains
Vere
- After Sir Charles Broke Vere. a parish in the county of Northumberland bounded on the N. by Whittingham; W. by Wollombi and E. by Ovingham
Victoria Bridge Maitland - Opened in 1852 on the anniversary of the Battle of Vittoria
Vineyard Cottage - Grant to George Jackson Frankland - Paterson. Later re-named Mowbray
Vine and Figree Valley - Situated in County of Gloucester on the Williams river about 6 miles from Dungog
Violet Hill - situated in County of Durham near Dungog; the residence of Mr. Thomas Abbott, Police Chief. Early name Genena Hill
Violet Town - early name for Tingira Heights


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W

Wabung Head - off the coast between entrance to Lake Macquarie and Norah Head ( see Dixons Map)
Wahrah - near Glenrock Lagoon -see Dangar's 1828 map.
Walamoul - in the district of Liverpool Plains on the river Peel. The station of George Jenkins
Waldool - situated on the Peel river in the district of Liverpool Plains
Walka - The sun. Walka Lagoon location of camp of Lieut Grant's expedition in 1801
Wallabadah - situated in district of Liverpool Plains 25 miles from Murrurundi. Squattage of Messrs Martyn and Combes
Wallah - In the district of Liverpool palins on the Namoi River 130 miles from Murrurundi. Station of F.H. Bartlett
Wallalong (Wollalaghn) - Grant to Walter Scott - Paterson river. (Aboriginal meaning flat near a river or creek)
Wallamburra - a ford on the Peel river at Mulluba plains
Wallarah - The mountain kangaroo
Wallaringa - Originally the residence of the late H.I. Pilcher near Dungog. Adjoined The Grange.
Wallarobba - A rainy gully (aboriginal meaning); Grant to Alexander McDuff Baxter - Paterson River
Walleroo Park - situated in county of Northumberland between Gosford and Newport on the road from Brisbane Water to Maitland. Residence of Alick Osborne.
Wallgrove Cottage - Situated almost opposite St. Johns Church West Maitland
Wallis Creek
  -  County of Northumberland, Maitland.
Wallis Plains (now Maitland) Named after Captain James Wallis of the 46th regiment, Commandant of Newcastle 1817 -1818. (Aboriginal name Boun named for a bird of that name{Threlkeld})})
Wallis Island - Island in the Hunter River. Also known as Dempsey Island. Possibly called Dempster Island after politician George Dempster.

Wallsend - After a place near Newcastle-on-Tyne. An early aboriginal name for the Wallsend area was Barrahinebin. The suburb began as two mining towns, Wallsend and Plattsburg
Walsh Island - Named for Henry Deane Walsh, engineer
Wambo - a parish in the co. of Hunter bounded on the N. by the Hunter River; an E. by the parish of Lymington
Wambo Estate belonged to ex-convict/settler James Hale. located at Warkworth
Wandoobar - district of Liverpool plains 65 miles from Murrurundi. Sumner's station
Wandowandah Point - Port Stephens (Dangar's Map)
Wangen - Run at Liverpool Plains belonging to Patch and Glennie
Wangi - A creek in the county of Gloucester; it flows into the Williams River. This creek is also called Thalaba
Wangi Wangi -  Many night owls. (aboriginal meaning, Threlkeld) To) Town situated on the shores of Lake Macquarie. Once owned by Edward Gostwyck Cory; also  referred to as Wonde Wonde by Henry Dangar on his 1828 Map
Wang Wauk - Manning River aboriginal name meaning Flying Fox
Wanhiggi Brook - Branxton (Dangar's Map)

Waratah - After the Australian flower - It was originally called North Waratah as it marked the extreme north of where the waratah is found (from the Hunter River to Victoria)
Warawallug - name of a high mountain to the west of Lake Macquarie(Threlkeld))
Ward's River - situated in Co. of Gloucester; a source of the Karuah river
Wareena - in the district of Liverpool Plains on the river Namoi. H. Cox's station
Warkworth - a parish in Co. Northumberland; bounded on the N. by the river Hunter; W. by Wollombi brook; S. by the parish of Wollombi; and E. by Wittingham
Warkworth Cottage - Cockfighter's Creek
Warland's Range - Blandford

Warner's Bay (Lake Macquarie) - after Jonathan Warner the original grantee of 1280 acres on what was once called Awaba Bay
Warnervale (near Wyong) After A.H. Warner a local landowner, a descendant of Jonathan Warner
Warrabella - In the district of Liverpool plains on the Macintyre river; squattage of John Larnach
Warrabella Estate - Upper Williams River
Warraburreen - 12 miles from Newcastle. Grant to George Thomas Graham. Later known as Kinross
Warragundi - A mountain situated in the district of Liverpool Plains
Warrah - in the district of Liverpool Plains 20 miles from Murrurundi. Squattage of Messrs Martyn and Combes
Warrah - district of Liverpool Plains 16 miles from Murrurundi; squattage of the A.A. Co.,
Warrawolong- (aboriginal meaning like a human head) A mountain situated in Co. Northumberland 95 miles from Sydney. Also known at sea by the name of Hat Hill (Wells 1848). Highest peak of the Watagan Mountains. See Dixon's map. See also...
Warawallug - Aboriginal name of a high mountain to the west of Lake Macquarie. As a land mark it is seen from a considerable distance. The name is derived rom Wallug, the 'human head' from its appearance {Threlkeld}.}.
Washpool - Stroud. A.A. Co sheep washing location
Watagan Mountains - The Watagan Mountains are located on the western side of Lake Macquarie
Watagong - as above. See Dixon's map
Wattle Ponds - Darlington near Glendon. (Dangar's Map)
Wattook - (or Brass Water); in the co. of Gloucester 45 miles from Carrington. Excellent timber for ship building (1848)
Watt Street Newcastle - Known earlier as Macquarie Street and High St. Named Watt St. after James Watt, Scottish engineer.
Waukivory - Aboriginal meaning scene of tribal fight between coastal blacks and the Kalooks, the tribe of the Gloucester-Barrington district.
Wau Wai - aboriginal expression for a voracious fish (also Woy Woy)
Wauwaran - Aboriginal name of a hole of fresh water in the vicinity of Lake Macquarie between it and the mountains westerly {Threlkeld}}
Waybong - a river in county of Brisbane which flows into the river Goulburn; rises in the Liverpool range.
Waydring - in the county of Gloucester on the banks of the Myall river near Little Boolladilla
Waywerryghein - Queen's Wharf and west of same (Morpeth 1860s)
Weeres Creek - a branch of the Conadilly river situated in district of Liverpool Plains
Weeduran - Kamilaroi aboriginal name for St. Heliers Creek
Weegillie - Aboriginal - firewater, meaning rum, brandy etc
Weepi Point - Port Stephens (See Dangar's map)
Weetawaa - in the district of Liverpool Plains on the Namoi river 152 miles from Murrurundi; squattage of C.W.M.S. Morison
Weia Weia Creek - Run belonging to Rev. Vidal at Liverpool Plains
Weira - a creek in the district of Liverpool plains; squattage of John Singleton 20 miles from Tamworth
Weirabilla - near Thalaba Creek, Liverpool Plains
Welbon - district of Liverpool Plains. Station of George Galley
Welcome Ponds - situated in district of Liverpool plains; they flow into the Namoi river
Wellbon - run at Liverpool Plains belonging to George Gally then James King
Wellersley Estate - situated on Iron Bark Creek, Hexham
Werrendi River - Flows into the Goulburn river. (See Dixon's map)
Westville cottage - near St. Mary's church, West Maitland
Wetellebah - the fire is out. Aboriginal name of a station on the Namoi
Whalan - district of Liverpool plains on the Macintyre river. Station of John Wiseman
Wheel Ponds - situated in the district of Liverpool plains ; they flow into the Gwydir river
Whibayganba - (Aboriginal name ) Nobbys Island - Newcastle
Whispering Gully
- Merewether
Whispering Gully -
Dungog/Gloucester district. This gully is so precipitous and enclose that echoes are very loud and even a whisper can be heard in the distance
Whitehead's Lagoon
- Myuna Bay, Lake Macquarie. Philip Whitehead, a Frenchman had a vineyard in 1898
Whitely Farm
- 6 miles from Jerry's Plains

Whittingham (near Singleton); parish bounded on the N. by Hunter River; S. by Vere and Ovingham; W. by Warkworth and Wollombi; and E. by Belord parishes. Named  by H.C. Dangar after a place near Edinburgh. Named by Henry Dangar
Whyharbour (Wyharbour) (Wyabah) Farm - Part of the Sparke estate, Hunter River. 12 miles from Newcastle
Wickeye's Camp - in the Co. of Gloucester; on the neck of land between Smith's lake and the Myall lower lake
Wickham - (suburb of Newcastle - After suburb of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Means village by the creek
Wihurghully - village situated in County of Durham at the confluence of Myall creek with the Williams River; also a hill near Tabbit creek
Wilalwital - a creek situated in the Co. of Gloucester, empties into Port Stephens (Dangar's map)
Willabilla - Run belonging to Robert Roberts at Liverpool Plains

William's River - Named for Lieut-Colonel William Paterson
Williams River - Called by the natives Dooribang - rises on the Mount Royal Range and empties into the Hunter river near Raymond Terrace
Willis - a parish in the Co. of Brisbane bounded on the E. by Melbourne parish; and S. by Dartbrook
Willis' Hill - located on the Beltrees road
Winding Creek - early name for Cardiff
Windermere - Grant to Thomas White Melville Winder

Windmill Farm - Situated between Morpeth and Hinton. John Portus
Wingen - Fire (the burning mountain is here) See Map 9
Wiragulla/ Wirra Gulla - The Ben Bullen parrot (aboriginal meaning); John Hooke senior's land

Wirey Gully - (same as above) Dungog District - 2000 acre Grant to John Hooke; later Benjamin Hooke. Wirey was the name given by aborigines to the twigs which fell off the box trees and were used for roasting paddymelon for flavour.
Wirrung Island - Port Stephens (1826)
Wiseman's Ferry - named after Solomon Wiseman
Witta - Called by the natives Billah; in the county of Gloucester; the estate of Mr. Mayers
Wogarabil - A muddy creek (aboriginal meaning)
Wolfe Street Newcastle - named after Arthur Woolf, engineer
Wolsingham - a parish in Co. Durham bounded on the W. by Stanhope; S. by the river Hunter; E. by Houghton and Middlehope; and N. by Tyramin
Wollen - A mountain situated in Co. Durham at the head of the Rouchel brook and Stewart's brook
Wollomba - a river situated in co. Gloucester; empties into Wallace Lake
Wollombi - The meeting of the waters (aboriginal meaning) Town situated on the banks of Wollombi brook 93 1/2 miles from Sydney on the Great North Road. Previously known as Corobeare
Wollombi - parish in co. Northumberland bounded on the N. by Warkworth; W. and S. by Wollombi Brook; and e. by parishes of Vere and Whittingham
Wollomol - Run at Liverpool Plains taken up by George Jenkin
Wollun - Grant to George Blaxland - Hunter River
Wombo - A mountain situated in Co. of Hunter between the Hunter river and Wollombi brook. See Dixon's map
Wombromurra - run at Liverpool Plains taken up by R.L. Jenkins

Wommara - A throwing stick
Wonga Creek - native name for Thalaba Creek near Dungog
Woodbury - land once owned by Edward Sparke
Woodlands - Estate of James Arndell - Jerry's Plains
Woodlands - Estate of Edward Sparke - Hunter River
Woodlands - Home of Joseph Wood at Newcastle. Later became a private hospital
Woodville - Estate of John Galt Smith - Patterson's Plains
Woodville Farm - 2000 farm owned by Charles Throsby. Situated at Black Creek
Woolabra (Collywarry) Run of Thomas Parnell at Liverpool Plains
Woolf's Cottage - Situated in Abbott Street, Maitland
Woombooba - Manning River aboriginal name meaning That Kangaroo. Name for Forster

Woy Woy - Much water (aboriginal meaning) (also Wau Wai, the aboriginal expression for a voracious fish (NMH)
Wyabah - Village which became established on the north-western boundary of John Sparke's property at Hexham.
Wyabray - Run at Liverpool Plain belonging to Thomas Parnell
Wybong - situated in Co. of Brisbane near the town of Muswellbrook. Residence of W. Cox. Aboriginal meaning a dead fire

Wyee - Fire (aboriginal meaning)
Wylie's Flat - near Singleton
Wyoming Farm - Farm of Frederick Augustus Hely, Brisbane Water
Wynn - parish in Co. Durham bounded on the N. by Althorpe; S. by the Hunter River ; and E. by Howick

Wyong - Running water (aboriginal meaning)
Wyrahalong - Between Tuggerah lakes entrance and Brisbane Water (see Dixon's map)


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Yaccaba - Called North head by Captain Cook - Port Stephens entrance (Yacabah on Dangar's Map)
Yackerboon
- Green grass (aboriginal meaning)
Yagaby - district of Liverpool Plains on the Gwydir river. John Hoskinson's station
Yagabi - in the district of Liverpool Plain on the Gwydir river. Eales station.

Yallambie - To dwell to stay (aboriginal meaning)
Yaminginba - Run belonging to Charles Fitzsimmons at Liverpool Plains
Yankinkite - Manning River aboriginal name meaning having Reeds (Woodside)
Yarinebah Island - Port Stephens (1826)
Yarundi / Yarrandi - Grant to Stephen Coxen - Upper Hunter
Yarrabung - near Wallis Creek. George Turner's estate in 1840s. ( see Dangar's map for location)
Yarraconill - Estate on Hunter River, Parish Middlehope - see Dangar's map
Yarra Hills - near Rosebrook, Hunter River - see Dangar's map

Yarramalong - Place of wild horses. (aboriginal name) Situated in Co. Northumberland near Jillibyjilliby creek. Estate of R. Hill in 1848
Yarraman - district of Liverpool Plains; station of R. Fitzgerald
Yerangle - Run at Liverpool Plains belonging to Emanuel Hungerford junr.
Yererung - Henry Dangar's 1828 map. Earlier name for Eraring
Yimmang - Aboriginal name for the Paterson River
Yirannalai - Aboriginal name of a place near Newcastle on the sea beach beneath a high cliff {Threlkeld}
Young Wallsend - Edgeworth
Yulgibar - William Ogilvie's run on the Clarence River


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The above information has been derived from the following sources

Trove - National Library of Australia

Newcastle Morning Herald 11 December 1954

The Newcastle Sun 2 May 1918

The Newcastle Sun 26 January 1931

The Many names of Newcastle Mulumbinba

Lake Macquarie History of Places

Newcastle Suburbs

Cadell, F.A., Survey of Newcastle, Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Australian Historical Society, 1936

Davies, Noel, Convict Nobbys : the story of the convict construction of Macquarie's Pier and the reconstruction of Nobbys Island

Historical Roads of New South Wales

Keith H. Clouten, Reid's mistake : the story of Lake Macquarie from its discovery until 1890

County Electors in Newcastle 1855

Hunter Estates Comparative Heritage Study

The Dungog Chronicle 6 July 1949

The Scone Advocate 24 July 1894 (Muswellbrook names)

Wingham Chronicle 13 November 1931 (Manning River places)

King Tom's Aboriginal Geography in Memorandum of E.C. Close, in Australian Town and Country Journal, 12 January 1878, p. 8.

Aboriginal names, Australian Town and Country Journal 11 January 1879p. 17

Henry Thomas Ebsworth papers, June 1825-February 1827; with illustration and maps

Horsemen of the First Frontier (1788-1900) and the Serpent's Legacy Front Cover Keith Robert Binney

An Australian Language as spoken by the Awabakal, the people of Awaba, Lake Macquarie, being an account of their language, traditions and customs - Lancelot Threlkeld (many of the aboriginal terms above have come from this source which is probably the language of the lower Hunter tribes)(many of the aboriginal terms above have come from this source which is probably the language of the lower Hunter tribes)

Coal River Working Party - Ludwig Leichhardt in Newcastle

A geographical dictionary or gazetteer of the Australian colonies ... By William Henry Wells

Placenames as a guide to language distribution in the Upper Hunter - Jim Wafer

Lake Macquarie : past and present

Wangi Wangi Street Names by Clive Read

Forgotten place names of Lake Macquarie

Lake Macquarie: Parish of Awaba, County of Northumberland, Shire of Lake Macquarie. Parish map in 4 sheets and reference sheet: South East Sheet

Map of the Hunter River and its branches by Henry Dangar 1828

Robert Dixon's 1837 Map - Trove

Ensign Francis Barrallier's Map 1801 - Hunter Living Histories


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