Allenby Gardens, South Australia

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Allenby Gardens
AdelaideSouth Australia
Population
  • 1,893 (2011 census)[1]
  • 1,847 (2006 census)[2]
Established 1922[3]
Postcode(s) 5009
Location 4.7 km (3 mi) NW of Adelaide city centre
LGA(s) City of Charles Sturt
State electorate(s) Croydon
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around Allenby Gardens:
Beverley West Croydon West Croydon
Beverley Allenby Gardens Welland
Flinders Park Torrensville Torrensville

Allenby Gardens is a western suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. It is located in the City of Charles Sturt.

History[edit]

Laid out in 1922, the suburb was briefly advertised as Gallipoli Gardens before being named Allenby Gardens in honour of the British Field Marshal, Lord Allenby.[3]

The first Allenby Gardens Post Office was renamed West Croydon, South Australia on 1 March 1945; on the same day a new office opened within the present boundaries of the suburb.[4]

Education[edit]

Allenby Gardens Primary School is located on Barham Street.[5] It been in operation since 1926.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Allenby Gardens (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Allenby Gardens (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c "Place Names of South Australia". The Manning Index of South Australian History. State Library of South Australia. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  4. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 26 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Australian Schools Directory". Australian Schools Directory. Archived from the original on 26 April 2011. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 

Coordinates: 34°54′14″S 138°33′18″E / 34.904°S 138.555°E / -34.904; 138.555