Trove Tuesday – What’s in a Name?

The Argus of July 22, 1944 took a look at some of the more unusual place names around Victoria.  Some of Western District towns appear including Byaduk and Bessibelle.  The copy is streaky in parts, but is still legible.

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VICTORIA HAS SOME CURIOUS PLACE NAMES. (1944, July 22). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), p. 2 Supplement: The Argus Week-end Magazine. Retrieved September 24, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article11353326

VICTORIA HAS SOME CURIOUS PLACE NAMES. (1944, July 22). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 – 1957), p. 2 Supplement: The Argus Week-end Magazine. Retrieved September 24, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article11353326

2 thoughts on “Trove Tuesday – What’s in a Name?

    • Thanks Jill. After your comment I looked for an article about the NSW names, which I would have to agree are strange, but I only came up with the one I posted for the following week’s TT. Merron

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