At the census it had approximately 78, inhabitantsspread over an area of The city centre Austrxlia located on the right bank of the Hunter River, protected from potential flooding by a levee.
Surrounding areas include the cities of Cessnock and Singleton local government areas. Originally Maitland was a culmination of three separate towns which arose roughly all around the same time.
West Maitland, now just Maitland, was a privately founded town which grew because of its proximity to the river and which today is the commercial centre of the city. The other areas were East Maitland, which was established by the colonial New South Wales government, and Morpeth, another private town founded by Lieutenant Close, a Peninsular War veteran.
Each town functioned as if they Naughty reviews Maitland separate municipalities. The name, Maitland, was reported in to have had its name taken 'from Sir George Maitland, Under Secretary for the Colonies, and M. The present city was proclaimed in with the amalgamation of the three local government areas. The city's boundaries have been increased by incorporating parts of other local government areas since then most notably Kearsley Shire which from to was the only local government area in Australia's history to have a Communist majority of councillors.
West Maitland was founded in close to the tidal reach of the Hunter River where vessels with a shallow draft could navigate. Nearby Morpeth served as the head of navigation for larger ships later, steamshipsand goods would be transhipped upriver to West Maitland on barges and smaller vessels.
Pof Wodonga females was coujty the point at which goods were unloaded for, and distributed to, the prosperous riverland of the Hunter Valley.
Accordingly, there were large warehouses some of which still exist built, which faced onto the main High Street and backed onto the Hunter River. For almost 20 years until the Victorian gold rushMaitland was the second largest town in Australia.
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Honeysuckle Cemetery. Pioneer Register. The first newspapper to link West Maitland with what is now the suburb of Lorn was opened in and named in honour of the then Governor of New South Walesthe 4th Earl of Belmore. Baker The Civilized Surveyor.
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Another serve of fest success. At the censusMaitland had a population of 1,|At the censusMaitland had a population of 1, The town was named in after Lady Austdalia Maitland, the wife of the First Lord of Kilkerrana family connection of the governor of South Australia at this time, Sir James Fergusson ; the local aborigines calling it "madu waltu", meaning white flint.
Maitland in situated Austgalia twenty-three miles from Moontaon Yorke's Peninsula, and is about equidistant between the two Gulfs. The town stands about feet above the sea, and is surrounded by some of the richest soil on the Peninsula.
The township is only about nine years old, and has made steady progress, and bids fair to be the next largest town to Moonta on the Peninsula.
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