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Latitude and Longitude

 Department of Sustainability and Environment 'Parish' Centroid for Melbourne:


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Place Name Meanings

Named by Sir Richard Bourke, who at the time was the NSW governor. The City was named after Great Britain's Prime Minister at the time, Lord Melbourne (VICNAMES Historic Names Register)

Traditional Name: Bikjomangy (VICNAMES Historic Names Register)

Alternative Names: Bareberp, The Settlement, Bearbrass, Bareport, Bareheap, Dutigalla and Glenelg (VICNAMES Historic Names Register)

Alternative Names: Narrm - scrub (VICNAMES : Historic Names Register)

Alternative Name: Narrm-jaap (VICNAMES: Historic Names Register)

Nicknames: Smellbourne - Melbourne was known by this nickname in the late 1880s due to the smell eminating from open drains and human waste left on the streets by Nightsoil collectors (Public Record Office Victoria on Culture Victoria)

References

State Government of Victoria. ‘VICNAMES - Historical Information’. VICNAMES, n.d. http://services.land.vic.gov.au/vicnames/historicalInformation.html?method=list


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  1. Alice Sweeny
  2. Ann Dwyer
  3. Ann Kelly (3)
  4. Ann Kelly (4)
  5. Ann Nelligan
  6. Ann Nicholas
  7. Ann Noble
  8. Ann O'Donnell
  9. Ann Oates
  10. Anne Cowen
  11. Assisted Immigration Voyage Reports
  12. Ballarat Botanical Gardens - Crocodile Correspondence
  13. Biddy Boyle
  14. Biddy Burke (2)
  15. Biddy Burke (3)
  16. Biddy Costello
  17. Biddy Crossen
  18. Biddy Cuillan
  19. Biddy Cunningham
  20. Bridget Clagherney
  21. Bridget Conaughton
  22. Bridget Egan
  23. Bridget Miniter
  24. Bridget Murphy (4)
  25. Catherine Baird
  26. Catherine Brien
  27. Catherine Collins
  28. Catherine Dawson
  29. Catherine Dunn
  30. Catherine Ellis
  31. Catherine Hanley
  32. Catherine Honan
  33. Catherine Hughes
  34. Catherine Johnston
  35. Catherine Maher
  36. Catherine McGuinnes
  37. Catherine McNamara
  38. Catherine Osborne
  39. Catherine Tool
  40. Central Inward Primary Schools Correspondence
  41. Closer (and Soldier) Settlement Files - Trawalla Estate
  42. Correspondence from Goudy and kort to Town Clerk, City of Melbourne
  43. Debney Park Swimming Pool
  44. Dudley Flats to Docklands
  45. Eliza Christie
  46. Eliza Magrath
  47. Eliza McDonald
  48. Eliza Moseley
  49. Eliza Nelligan
  50. Eliza Thompson
  51. Elizabeth Barnett
  52. Elizabeth Cunningham
  53. Ellen Burke
  54. Ellen Cahill
  55. Ellen Cassan
  56. Ellen Cummerford
  57. Ellen Henley
  58. Ellen Murphy
  59. Emily Mary Page Stone
  60. Emma Constance Stone
  61. Establishment of a Zoological Gardens Collection at Ballarat - Some Suggestions
  62. Hannah Coyle
  63. Henry Spence
  64. Honora Courtney
  65. Isabella Brown
  66. James Ah Oun Prisoner Number 7911 (24597)
  67. Jane Baxter
  68. Jane Cahill
  69. Jane Colbourne
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  71. Jane Flynn
  72. Jane Grillisk
  73. Jane Hagan
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  75. John Foster
  76. John Manning
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  78. Judy Curran
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  80. Kate Connell
  81. Leslie 'Squizzy' Taylor
  82. Margaret Betty
  83. Margaret Cleary
  84. Margaret Gardener
  85. Margaret Gilkison
  86. Margaret Hughes (3)
  87. Margaret Kennedy
  88. Margaret Mary Farrel
  89. Margaret McDonald
  90. Margaret Miniter
  91. Margaret Moore
  92. Margaret Moore (2)
  93. Maria Dogherty
  94. Maria Donohue
  95. Mary Ann Collins
  96. Mary Ann Connor
  97. Mary Ann Downey
  98. Mary Archbold
  99. Mary Bourke
  100. Mary Boyle (2)
  101. Mary Brady (2)
  102. Mary Brien
  103. Mary Carden
  104. Mary Cogan
  105. Mary Crane
  106. Mary Crow
  107. Mary Doyle (2)
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  109. Mary Fitzgerald
  110. Mary Hall
  111. Mary Hanlon
  112. Mary Jane Graham
  113. Mary Jane Jeffries
  114. Mary Keefe
  115. Mary Kelly (5)
  116. Mary McDermot
  117. Mary McGrath (2)
  118. Mary McNamara (3)
  119. Mary Murtagh
  120. May Day March - Record of the Month May 2013
  121. Napier Waller
  122. Napier Waller Murals, Melbourne Town Hall
  123. Ned Kelly Trial: Capital Case File and report to the Governor.
  124. Outward Correspondence - Robert Hoddle to the Surveyor-General, Sydney, 10 April 1837
  125. Outward Correspondence - Robert Hoddle, No. 23, 24 & 25
  126. Outward Registered Correspondence to Surveyor General, 36/204
  127. Petition against the 1855 immigration tax
  128. Proceedings of Inquest held upon the body of Robert Spurway
  129. RSS Test 20150825
  130. Record of the Month - September 2011
  131. Robert Spurway
  132. Rose Cavanagh
  133. Royal Visit to Victoria, Australia 1954
  134. Sally Curran
  135. Sarah Hanlon
  136. Sarah O'Brien
  137. Soldier test 010514
  138. Squizzy, a Death in the Family
  139. Surveyors' Field Books, Black Sequence - Bundle 79, Book 1154 Hoddle R. Melbourne Williamstown
  140. Susan Best (2)
  141. Theresa Robinson
  142. Thomas Godfrey Leslie
  143. Town Clerk's Files, Fillis's Great Circus and Menagerie, Parade in Melbourne
  144. Town Clerk's Files, Letter from Events Co-ordinator of 1981 Moomba Festival
  145. Town Clerk's Files, W Angliss & Co, Weighing Machine Installation
  146. VPRS 10742 P0 C2650
  147. VPRS 12800 P1 H 4788
  148. VPRS 12903 P1 Box 017/10
  149. VPRS 12903 P1 Box 091/01
  150. VPRS 12903 P1 Box 661/12
  151. VPRS 12903 P1 Box 677/23
  152. W.H. Foster's Letterbook, Reports and Diary - Letterbook
  153. Winifred Kelly
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