Lethbridge Park, New South Wales

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Lethbridge Park
SydneyNew South Wales
Postcode(s) 2770
Location 47 km (29 mi) west of Sydney CBD
LGA(s) City of Blacktown
State electorate(s) Mount Druitt
Federal Division(s) Chifley
Suburbs around Lethbridge Park:
Ropes Crossing Willmot Shalvey
North St Marys Lethbridge Park Blackett
Tregear Whalan Emerton

Lethbridge Park is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Lethbridge Park is located 47 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Blacktown and is part of the Greater Western Sydney region.

History[edit]

Lethbridge Park takes its name from the Lethbridge family. Robert Copeland Lethbridge settled at Werrington on a land grant made on 1 January 1806, while his sister Harriet settled on the Dunheved estate. The district's two pioneering families were united by marriage. Harriet Lethbridge was married to Captain Phillip Parker King (1791-1856), son of Governor Philip Gidley King and Anna Josepha King. Robert Copeland Lethbridge married King's sister, Mary.[1]

Education[edit]

Lethbridge Park Primary School is a public school covering Kindergarten to Grade 6.

Notable Residents[edit]

-Roy Courlander, British Fascist and later member of the British Free Corps SS Unit

References[edit]

  1. ^ Penrith City History - Town Foundation: Early Town Plans and Subsequent Speculative Subdivision

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