This page contains short details of towns (and localities where no town exists) in Wetsern NSW.
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Short history: A couple of paragraphs would be ideal
Newspapers: List of relevant newspapers and their publication period
Schools: Opening/closing dates, records
Churches: Opening/closing dates, records
Cemetery : Gazetted opening? Still open/closed? Records held by? Monumental inscriptions?
Records: Rate books, shire records, etc. located where?
War memorials: Location and specific conflict (e.g. WWI/WWII) of war memorials and honour boards.
Organisations: e.g. Masonic Lodges
Books: Books about the town.
Links: Other sites with details of town.
Details of Yanga Station, a major property near Balranald, can be found in the Library
Details of Maidens Hotel, Menindee, by Mary Wilson, can be found here.
Name: Tartna Point
Approximate Location: North of Menindie, on the Tolarno run, in the property now called Harcourt.
Short history: Included the Cliffs Hotel, delicenced in the 1890s. Ted and Ettie Baker ran the Tartna Point Post Office and Telephone Exchange from there for a number of years.
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