Latitude and Longitude
Department of Sustainability and Environment 'Parish' Centroid for Trawalla: 37° 28' 8" S, 143° 24' 24" E
Place Name Meanings
Trawalla - 'wild water' in the Watha wurrung language, spoken by the Wathaurong people (Wesson 2001, p.81)
Trawalla - comes from Tawalla meaning 'Much rain' (VICNames Historical Information, 2012)
Trawalla - much rain, wild water, flood (VICNames Historical Information, 2012)
State Government of Victoria. ‘VICNAMES - Historical Information’. VICNAMES, n.d. http://services.land.vic.gov.au/vicnames/historicalInformation.html?method=list.
Wesson, Sue. ‘Aboriginal Flora and Fauna Names of Victoria: As Extracted from Early Surveyors’ Reports’. Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages, 2001. http://www.vaclang.org.au/admin%5Cfile%5Ccontent9%5Cc7%5Cff.pdf.
Trawalla has been tagged on these pages:
- Closer (and Soldier) Settlement Files - Trawalla Estate
- Receipts from John Ellis Senior and John Ellis
- Soldier test 010514
- Trawalla Estate Soldier Settlers