Lake Macquarie History

Broughton Point, Bolton Point

About 1836 it was named Broughton Point by Reverend LE Threlkeld after Rt Rev William Grant Broughton, first and only Bishop of Australia

Reference

Clack, E. W & Clouten, Keith & Lake Macquarie and District Historical Society 1975, Early history of Toronto, 2nd ed, Lake Macquarie & District Historical Society, [Toronto, N.S.W.

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