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Centenary Plaque : 30-August-2014
Centenary Plaque : 30-August-2014

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

Plaque erected to mark the centenary of the trust 1858-1958.

The boundaries of Parramatta Park were surveyed and on  6 August 1858 a proclamation appeared in the  Government Gazette appointing five people as trustees representing government, business and  community interests of the people of Parramatta.  

They were: James Byrnes, MP; William Goodin;  George Oakes, MP; Nathanniel Payten, Sen.; and John Purchase.

Location

Address:O`Connell Street (near George Street), Parramatta Park, Parramatta, 2150
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.812769
Long: 150.99994
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1958
Front Inscription
THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED
TO MARK THE CENTENARY OF

THE PARRAMATTA
NATIONAL PARK TRUST
FIRST TRUSTEES APPOINTED 1858.

PRESENT TRUSTEES 1958
R.E.COLEMAN ( Chairman)
W.G.GATES, S.T.MOXHAM, R.G.HAY,
J.O.ROWE, H.O.WEBB, J.N.L.ARGENT,
J.P.DALTON and A.M. GOLDSMITH.

 
Source: H, MA
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