Monday, August 30, 2010

NAMING OF CANBERRA

Another newspaper clipping discussing the naming of Canberra. This article from The Sydney Morning Herald - 14 November 1942 by Frederick Slater alludes to the name Canberra - Canburry - Canberry etc. as being of English origin and not Aboriginal as is widely accepted today...






National Library of Australia (here)

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  1. There are quite a few different theories J Bar from berry picking by an old codger to it being named after a tree. I collect them.

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