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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

Back Creek - Also known as Saxby. Barrington Gold field (1879)

Baelpin - Patrick Plains district

Baerami - A spear thrower. (aboriginal meaning). Durham Co. Located in Muswellbrook shire. In 1893 a post office; mail 3 days a week. Nearest railway station Muswellbrook 30 miles away on the northern line. [37]

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'

Baiami Caves - Situated at Milbrodale, the estate of Rev. Richard Hill. Eighty-hectare site containing rock shelters with many signs of Aboriginal occupation

Baileys Bluff - Morisset Park - named after early landowner Bert Bailey

Baker's Creek. Co. Gloucester, a small tributary of the Belbora Creek. [37]

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

Banana Gardens - Also known as Dartmouth. Near Catherine Hill Bay 1870

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. Co. Durham. In 1893 a postal township; mail 3 times a week. Morpeth nearest railway station. Situated on the E. bank of the Chichester River at its junction with the Williams. Nearst town Dungog 7 miles. - [37]

Banfield - Co. Gloucester. An agricultural settlement on the Williams River 7 miles N of Clarence Town. [37]

Bangulgully - Liverpool Plains. Station of James Evans

Baradine Creek. Southern tributary of the Namoi River rising in the Warrabungle Ranges. Geographical Encyclopaedia of NSW 1893

Barborah Creek. Co. Northumberland, a small tributary of the Mangrovee Creek near its source. [37]

Bareena Bay - eastern side of Coal Point

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. Jesmond House situated in Barker Street. [3]

Barnard River - Northern boundary of part of Co. Gloucester. Flows into the Manning

Barnsley - Known as Teralba until 1891

Barokee - Stone (Aboriginal meaning)

Baromee Creek - flows in Port Stephens -Dangar's map [29]. The home of the swan (aboriginal)

Baronia Creek. Co. Gloucester. Small drainage creek flowing into Port Stephens on its northern shore. [37]

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

Barraba - George Thomas Palmer, grandson of First Fleet Commissary John Palmer

Barragan - Reed bed

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.

Barrami Creek. Co. Hunter. A southern tributary of the Goulbourn River

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. Rises at the head of the Manning. Empties into the Gloucester river

Barrington Tops National Park - Barrington and Gloucester Tops sections of the Mount Royal Range. Approx 150 square miles

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 [29]

Battens Point - Speers Point. Opposite Pippi';s Hotel.

Baxter Junction - Singleton shire

Baybuck Hill - Also Babock, Bibock, Babuck, Bubock, Bebock. Mount Royal Ranges. Upper Hunter.

Baybeg - Site of School of Arts at Morpeth (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. Also Bemadilwa [39]

Bebeah - Famous vineyard of Alex Munro of Singleton from the native word Babee to sleep; Bebeah, a good place to camp or sleep

Bective - (Bubbogullion)- Estate of Robert Pringle. In 1893 Co. Inglis, a small town reserve 14 miles NW of Tamworth on the Peel River. [37]

Bedham Creek. (also Bedlam) Co. Northumberland, a small tributary of the lower end of Mangrove Creek. [37]

Beebo - Liverpool Plains on the Severn river. Station of C. Abercrombie

Beggary Creek - Muswellbrook. Native name Bungarree Creek

Beith Cottage - McCormack street, Newcastle. Two doors from the Baptist Chapel 1868, off Sydney street

Belbora Creek. Co. Gloucester. A southern tributary of the Manning River receiving the waters of the Millbrook and Baker's Creeks. [37]

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. Previously known as Jump-up.

Belgrave Farm - adjoined the estate of Travallyn, Paterson River

Belin - estate on Hunter River Parish of Gosforth -Dangar's Map [29]. James Thomas Lamb resided here in 1828

- Cessnock district

Belltrees - Named after Lord Sempill's estate in Scotland. Estate of Hamilton C. Sempill. Counties of Durham and Brisbane. 20 miles east of Scone.

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 Creek - Co. Gloucester, an eastern tributary of the head of the Hunter River. [37]

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

Benalla - A musk duck (aboriginal)

Bendemeer. Co. Inglis.273 miles N of Sydney. Mountainous and gold bearing district situated on Muluerindie River near Moonbi. [37]

Bendolbah - Dungog district. Also Puntolba. (see Trove) Co. Durham. 162 miles N of Sydney. Nearest railway station Morpeth 42 miles away. [37]

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 [29]

Beresfield - Grant to William Cummings

Berkeley - located County of Northumberland NSW on shores of Tuggerah Beach.

Berico Creek. Co. Gloucester. Southern Tributary of the Gloucester River. [37]

Berrico - A hollow place (aboriginal meaning)

Berry Gill - Cattle run in the Gwydir district leased/owned by Robert Pringle

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 Creek - Also known as Mirari Creek. Falling into the Allyn River near its junction with the Paterson

Big Hill Paddock - Also known as The Windella Estate on the Maitland Road near Lochinvar

Big Swamp - near Hexham; near William Sparke's land; Aboriginal name Barrhinebin or Burraghihnbihng. In 1921 called Stylesgrove after Henry Styles

Billy Baker - Situated in Liverpool Plains on a branch of the Namoi

Billy Goat Hill - Teralba

Bimboorien - aboriginal name for Muswellbrook (Kamilaroi) [39]

Binder's Farm - Farm of Richard Binder at Patterson's Plains

Bingara - Co. Murchison. 352 miles N. of Sydney. Nearest Railway station Tamworth 100 miles away on the northern line. [37]

Bingara Creek. Co. Murchison. An Auriferous stream, falls into the Gwydir River. Geographical Encyclopaedia of NSW 1893

Bingera - located on the Gwydir River. Owned by George Hall

Bingle's Hill - Estate near Wickham

Bingle Street, Newcastle - named after Captain Bingle who led a deputation to Sydney to preserve Nobbys. Captain Barney, had caused two tunnels, each about 150 ft long with chambers for explosives to be driven into the landmark, which he desird to demolish so as not to rob of the wind sailling vessels approaching the port. The name of Lieut. Sutherland is carved at the end of the tunnels where they met. Probably he was in charge of the working gangs. [3]

Binglebra - A place of thorns

Bingleburra - Paterson/ Dungog district

Biriban Cave - cave on the southern side of Pulbah Island, Lake Macquarie

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

Birdwood Park - Newcastle. Named for General William Riddell Birdwood (WW1). This park was formerly known as West End Park

Birmingham Gardens - Newcastle suburb - First subdivided in the 1930s. The name Birmingham Gardens was given by Mr.T.M.Burke after the English town of Birmingham

Birnum Wood - near Leamington. Estate of John Smith and Richard Hobden

Birriadool - Liverpool Plains [40]

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?). Co. Northumberland, parish Allandale. Nearest railway Farley on the southern line. Geographical Encyclopaedia of NSW 1893

Bishop's Court - Morpeth. Owned by Bishop Tyrrell from 1848. Formerly Closeburne

Bishop's Settlement - Early name for Honeysuckle Point area, named because the Bishop of Australia once had plans to build a Grammar School on the site

Biwogkula - the place of red ti-trees; -Threlkeld[21]

Black Adams Flat - Swansea; or Adams Green

Blackbutt Reserve - Located between New Lambton and Kotara. Approx 370 acres

Black Creek - Creek on the Liverpool Plains

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 and A Brown.

Blackboy Creek - Dungog district. Formerly known as Montyac Creek.

Blackhead Island - An island of NSW 10 miles off Port Stephens. Name given by Captain Cook as he passed up the coast to the North Head. Three small rocks lying off the coast between Port Stephens on the S and Treachery Head on the N. [37]

Black Hill - Cessnock district

Black Jacks Point - Belmont - adjacent to 16ft sailing club. Threlkeld reported that Old Jacky's tribe lived near his mission station

Black Jack Mountain - six miles from Gunnedah

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

Black Town - Situated in the vicinity of the miners' huts near Laman Street, Newcastle

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.

Blandford. Co. Brisbane. 188 miles N of Sydney.Situated on the Page River and Warland's Creek about 3 miles N of Murrurundi. [37]

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 near Gosford. Co. Northumberland

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

Boggabilla - Station on the McIntyre River in partnership of George Yeomans and Otto Baldwin

Boggabri (Aboriginal Bukkiber-i place of creeks)Co. Pottinger. 318 miles N of Sydney. Situated on the upper end of the Boco Creek about 8 miles W of Merriwa.

Boggibrie -Run at Liverpool Plains belonging to John Panton

Boggy Creek. Liverpool Plains, a small drainage creek supposed to flow into the Ghean Creek. [37]

Boggy Flat. Co. Durham. Nearest railay station Singleton, 7 miles away. [37]

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 1728 - 1809. He purchased Soho, near Birmingham 1762. He expended about 47,000 pounds helping James Watt to construct the steam engine, and took out the patent in 1769. He introduced gas lighting into Birmingham 1798.[3]

Bolwarra - View from high place (aboriginal meaning). Grant to John Brown, later acquired by Richard Jones. Co. Durham. Situated on the northern bank of the Hunter River 8 miles from Morpeth. [37]

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 - (Boondelbah) - Port Stephens (1826)

Boolambaye/ Boolonbayl Boolambayte - Twin lakes or two lakes (aboriginal) - 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)

Booloombago. Co. Gloucester. Small hamlet on western border of Myall Lakes. [37]

Boomera - Hale's station district of Liverpool Plains 50 miles from Cassilis

Boonabilla Valley. Co. Durham. A deep valley lying between Mount Carrow and Cobrabald. 25 miles from Bandon Grove. [37]

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.

Boonooboonoo - (Aboriginal meaning) Kangaroo's camp - north of Tenterfield [24]

Boorabea Rd. - Wangi (aboriginal meaning native bear) - from Israel's subdivision map c. 1923)

Booragul - Summer (aboriginal). 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 [39]

Boorel (Booral)- (Aboriginal meaning: big, large) A town in Co. of Gloucester on the Karuah River. 5 miles from Stroud

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

Booranbil/ Borambil - Creek in district of Liverpool Plains 20 miles from Gircobill

Boorumbeelah - Kamilaroi aboriginal name for St. Heliers [39]

Bootawah - Manning River aboriginal meaning - Water Rat

Borambil - Aboriginal meaning - In the vicinity of the bora ground, where the blacks meet to make men.. On the Cassilis road previously known as the old Two Mile Hollow

Boree - Singleton district

Boree Swamp. Co. Northumberland. A tract of marshy land on the Big and Little Boree Creeks 10 miles from Wollombi township. [37]

Borehole - Area of Hamilton known as the Cameron's Hill area. Previously also known as Pittown Co. Northumberland. 2 miles from Newcastle. Mining village. The Post Office at the Borehole was changd to Hamilton on 1st August 1872

Borehole Colliery - Cockle Creek

Borongo - In district of Liverpool Plains; station or R. Pringle

Boroyirong - Pulbah Island

Borringargul - Wyong Creek (NSW Atlas of settled areas)

Boughton's Point - Bolton Point

Boun - Aboriginal name for Wallis Plains; from a bird of that name' -Threlkeld [21]

Bow - Co. Brisbane. 235 miles N of Sydney. Nearest railway Muswellbrook 57 miles. [37]

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. Co. Parry. Situated on the Peel River. Nearest railway Tamworth. [37]

Bowman - Co. Gloucester. township. 177 miles N of Sydney on the Bowman River a tributary of the Manning River. [37]

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

Bow Wow Creek - Adjacent to the Wollombi catchment on the eastern boundary near Mulbring

Box Farm - Jerrys Plains

Box Tree Clearing - Singleton district

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

Branch Creek. Co. Brisbane. Western tributary or head of the Hunter River. [37]

Brandon - Grant to John Wighton. Williams River

Brandy Hill - William River district

Branxton - (village) After a place in Northumberland, England. Situated Co. Northumberland on Anvil Creek between Maitland and Singleton. The original name of Branxton was Farmborough. Later it was known as Black Creek. 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

Brass Water. Co. Gloucester. A noble sheet of water at the head of the Myall River above Port Stephens.

Bray Farm - Allyn River

Brecon Farm - Paterson

Breekin Mount - Co. Durham. A high hill lying S.E of Gresford at a distance of 4 miles. [37]

Breeza - Run at Liverpool Plains taken up by Andrew Lang

Brettville - 1500 acre estate on Dora Creek at Cooranbong. Estate of William Brett 1892. Known as Campbell's grant.

Brickwoods Ridge - Below Buckles Range -Dangar's Map [29]

Bridgeman Bridgman Park- Thomas Clarkson's grant later acquired by Robert Lethbridge and managed by Richard Alcorn. Located at Falbrook. Co. Northumberland.

Brindley Park - Estate belonging to the Bettington family. Situated Co. Brisbane between Gummum and Bow Creeks. Merriwa

Brinkburne House - Residence of George Thomas 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 - Thomas Groves early resident. Broadmeadow was part of the Newcastle Pasturage Reserve of 648 hectares. It developed around the Great Northern Railway, the road to Newcastle’s western suburbs and the construction of the Sydney to Newcastle Railway in the 1880s

Broadwater. Co. Gloucester. An expansion of the Myall River forming the S. portion of the sheet of water known as the Myall Lake.

Broadwater, The. Co. Northumberland. Name applied to Brisbane Water Harbour.

Brogden's River - Flows into the Stroud River -Dangar's Map [29]

Broke - Named by Sir Thomas Livingston Mitchell, Surveyor-General after Sir Charles Broke Vere. - County Northumberland in Wollombi Brook

Brokenback Range - A mountain of NSW situated Co. Northumberland to the S.W. of Maitland.

Broken Pot Creek. The Gwydir. a small arm of the Mooni Creek draining swampy land to the W. of Burrandon. [37]

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[29]

Brooks Flat - Early name for the area now known as Buchanan, after George Brooks 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 [3]

Broomfield - Grant to James White at Pages River

Brothers - The old name of the place said to be the name given by the blacks to a species of ant and named in consequence of the large number there. [40]

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. Opposite the headland known as The Gibbers.

Brown Muir - Wollombi - The estate of Thomas Crawford

Brown St. Newcastle - Named after Alexander Brown who succeeded John Henderson as A.A. Co. colliery manager in 1836 [3]

Brown's Brush - vicinity of Bolwarra

Brunkerville - Named after James Nixon Brunker, M.L.A. Cessnock district.

Brush Farm - 30 acre farm of John Eckford at Wallis Plains established 1818

Brushy Hill. Co. Brisbane. Nearest railway station Aberdeen 7 miles away. [37]

Bubbah-Bubbah Swamp. Co. Northumberland. A tract of flat swampy ground near Stingaree Point, at the fall of the Dora Creek into Lake Macquarie. [37]

Bubbogullion - Attunga Creek - Liverpool Plains Cattle run leased by Robert Pringle

Buchan - aboriginal name meaning large rock or stone. Also known as The Buckets - Barrington Tops

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 [3]

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[29]

Buckut - Manning River aboriginal name meaning A Stone

Buddle - River, branch of the Namoi district of Liverpool Plains

Buckawackah - Manning River aboriginal name meaning To Crawl on the Hands and Knees

Bugaldi - Run belonging to Charles Fitzsimmons at Liverpool Plains

Bulahdelah. Co. Gloucester.. Also Bulladelah. Indigenous name Kurrahboolya

Bulba - Aboriginal name for an island; any place surrounded with water - Threlkeld [21]

Buhlbah - Awabakal name for Pulbah Island - Dangar map [29]; also Boroyirong

Bulbararing Lake. Co. Northumberland. A small lagoon or inlet of the sea, about 1 mile square, and having a sand bank or island in its centre. The N. part of the lake is called Moore's Lagoon, about 2 miles E of Kincumber. [37]

Bulga - (Balgarr) A single mountain (aboriginal). Singleton district

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 John Edward Newell Bull, Govt Superintendent of Works 1836 [3]

Bulladelah - A big Creek

Bullahdelah Mount. Co. Gloucester. 6 miles by bush track from the township of Bullahdelah. Geographical Encyclopaedia of NSW 1893

Bulla Delah - Manning River aboriginal name for two big rocks

Bullal - Dry creek

Bullee Noyden - also Bullen Agglen. Rock near Bungaree Norah (Norah Head). Also known as'The Bull'. The Ceres paddle steamer wrecked there in 1836

Bullock Island - also known as Corrumbah, Chapman Island, Onebygamba and Carrington. Co. Northumberland, Hunter River. Separated from the mainland by a narrow channel called Throsby's Creek. On the NW point of the Island was the quarantine ground for port of Newcastle. [37]

Bull's Creek - Gateshead

Bundabah - Named after the A.A.Co Bundabah Run located on the Bundabah Creek.

Bundabah - Place of kangaroo (aboriginal)

Bundanbing Brook - parish of Stanhope

Bundabarrbarina - a cattle station fifteen miles below Pokataroo. Liverpool Plains [40]

Bundarra - town is located on Thunderbolts Way and on the banks of the Gwydir River, in the Uralla Shire. (Kamilaroi meaning grey kangaroo)

Bundarra River - Also known as Rocky River and Gwydir River [40]

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 [29]

Buneewa - Kamilaroi aboriginal name for Merton estate [39]

Bungalaben Mount - Co. Northumberland. a peak in the Hunter Range about 18 miles SE of Wollombi.

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

Bungwall Flat. Co. Gloucester. 169 miles N of Sydney. [37]

Bunnalong Swamp. Co. Northumberland. A tract of swampy ground on the N. bank of the Dorah Creek near Singaree Creek. [37]

Bunnan - Ashes (aboriginal). Co. Brisbane. 187 miles N of Sydney. Nearest railway station Scone 20 miles away. [37]

Bunyah - Manning River aboriginal word - An Opossum

Burburgate - Run belonging to W.C. Wentworth at Liverpool Plains

Burburra Burburra - Kamilaroi aboriginal for Pickering estate [39]

Burragurra Mount. Co. Northumberland. A peak in the Hunter Range, parish Lockyer, about 14 miles SSW of Wollombi. [37]

Burrell - station of Thomas Parnell district Liverpool Plains on the Namoi River

Burrell - Dungog district (1841)

Burrill - Manning River aboriginal name meaning yellow

Burrill Creek. Co. Gloucester. A small tributary of the Manning River. [37]

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. Co. Northumberland. A village near Hexham on the road and railway between Newcastle and Maitland. [37]

Burwood Estate - Merewether - Newcastle - Copper smelter developed by James Mitchell 1846. Original name of Glenrock Lagoon

Burying Ground, The - Governor Macquarie in his 1812 visit to the Maitland district called the area The Burying Ground or Schank's Plains.

Busby's Creek - Also known as Carrow Brook, Carro Creek, Carrocreek (Mitchell's map). Upper Hunter.

Buttaba - village on Lake Macquarie (aboriginal for the name of a hill on the margin of the Lake - Threlkeld[21]

Buttaba Hills - Henry F Halloran named his 1920 subdivision Buttaba Hills

Butterembutt Island - Port Stephens - Dangar's map [29]

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. 8 miles from Maitland.

Butti - More, continue the action (aboriginal). Cessnock district

Buttonton - district of Murrurundi