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Part of [[Maitland, New South Wales]].
 
Part of [[Maitland, New South Wales]].
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==History==
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Originally Maitland consisted of three separate towns which arose roughly around the same time. [[West Maitland, New South Wales|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, New South Wales|East Maitland]], which was established by the colonial New South Wales government, and [[Morpeth, New South Wales|Morpeth]], another private town founded by Lt Close, a [[Peninsular War]] veteran.
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The present city was proclaimed in 1945 with the amalgamation of the three local government areas.
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[[Category:Maitland, New South Wales]]

Latest revision as of 01:02, 10 August 2012

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Part of Maitland, New South Wales.

History[]

Originally Maitland consisted of three separate towns which arose roughly 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 Lt Close, a Peninsular War veteran.

The present city was proclaimed in 1945 with the amalgamation of the three local government areas.