Hundred of Bagot

Infobox Australian cadastral
name = Hundred of Bagot
state = Northern Territory



caption = Map of the hundred in 1872
county = Palmerston
region =
est = September 1871
area =
near-nw =
near-n =
near-ne =
near-e = Paton
near-se = Strangways
near-s = Strangways
near-sw = Ayers
near-w =

The Hundred of Bagot is the cadastral unit of hundred for the city of Darwin, Northern Territory and also encompassing the city of Palmerston. It is one of the 14 hundreds that were proclaimed in the County of Palmerston. [ [http://www.nt.gov.au/lands/lis/placenames/origins/hundred.shtml NT Lands Group, Origin of the term "hundred"] ] (although the from 1868-1870. [ [http://www.nt.gov.au/lands/lis/placenames/origins/greaterdarwin.shtml#b NT Lands Group placenames origins] ] The Hundred was enlarged in 1963 when the Governor-general revoked the Hundred of Sanderson and included this into Bagot, this was formerly located to the north of Bagot. Old maps of Darwin (formerly Palmerston) mention the Hundred of Bagot. [ [http://nla.gov.au/nla.map-rm3509 Township of Palmerston on east side of Port Darwin] , Hundred of Bagot] The hundred is divided into sections.

It is mentioned it various legal documents relating to land transactions, e.g. "sections 4258 and 4257 Hundred of Bagot" [ [http://www.nntt.gov.au/registration/files/DC96_7_24022003.pdf National Native Title Tribunal registration test] ] It includes the LGAs of the City of Darwin, the northern part of the City of Palmerston and part of the north-western edge of the Shire of Litchfield. Bagot is a suburb of Darwin, which like the rest of the suburbs of Darwin, are part of the Hundred. Note that there is also a Hundred of Bagot in South Australia; the South Australian hundred was named after Captain Charles H. Bagot, the father of John Bagot who this NT hundred was named after.

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References

* [http://www.ntlis.nt.gov.au/placenames/view.jsp?id=20493 NT Place Names Register]


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