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The Penfold Reserve, which is named after Dr Christopher Rawson Penfold, commemorates the 50th anniversary of the proclamation of the City of Burnside,


Address:The Parade, Penfold Reserve, Magill , 5072
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.917929
Long: 138.681748
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:Government
Actual Event Start Date:23-December-1943
Actual Event End Date:23-December-1993


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 5th December, 1993
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Penfold Reserve

Named after Dr. Christopher Rawson Penfold 

Officially opened by His Worship, Mayor James W. Jacobsen
Sunday 5th December, 1993

Dedicated to the Burnside community to mark the 50th anniversary of the proclamation of the City of Burnside

Proclaimed as a City - 23 December, 1943
Established as a District Council in 1856

Cr. R.G. Cooper    Cr. J. Moschakis
Cr. J. P. Davies      Cr. T. Naccarella
Cr. M. A. Griffin      Cr. M. R. O`Kelly
Cr. P. G. Harris       Cr. A. J. Taylor
Cr. P. Kelly              Cr.  A. A. Ward
Cr. H. S. Kershaw   Cr. J. C. Wickham

R. W. S. Donne, Chief Executive Officer


Source: MA
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