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  [Somerton] National Archives of Australia: Somerton related queries

28 January 2008, 11:02am      

Here's some search results that pertain to Somerton (at least a couple are new, never seen them before)

Somerton, 'Somerton Inn'
record located in Sydney
barcode 3532551

Suspension of Fawkner Somerton train
record located in Melbourne
barcode 3249489

Somerton - Post Office and related history
c1901 - c1988
record located in Melbourne
barcode 1351972

Somerton Post Office
1866 - 1986
record located in Sydney
barcode 3259112

I suspect the Somerton Inn record may be for a Somerton in a different state, or at the least the year is bogus (the date range is a rough guide and sometimes when you look at the record it's completely off). It is currently closed so I have submitted an application for access.

Related posts:
[Somerton] Daniel Mackenzie - Somerton School
[Somerton] Newspaper ad from 1888
[Somerton] Signal box demolished
[Somerton] Oldest surviving building in Somerton?
[Somerton] Located more photos of Somerton station & area