Morphett Street, Adelaide
Morphett Street was named after Sir John Morphett, a prominent pioneer, whose votes at a meeting on 10 February 1837, (including numerous proxies), were critical in confirming the site of Adelaide.
The southern half of Morphett Street, between Grote Street and South Terrace, was originally named Brown Street after John Brown, the first Immigration Officer of South Australia. Brown Street was subsumed into the expanded Morphett Street in August 1967. The Brown Street Memorial in Whitmore Square maintains the commemoration of John Brown.
- 2008 Adelaide Street Directory, 46th Edition. UBD (A Division of Universal Press Pty Ltd). 2008. ISBN 978-0-7319-2118-8.
- Sir John Morphett, History of Adelaide Through Street Names, www.historysouthaustralia.net. Retrieved 2008-09-28.
- Sir John Morphett (1809-1892), Australian Dictionary of Biography, on-line edition. Retrieved 2008-09-28.
- John Brown, History of Adelaide Through Street Names, www.historysouthaustralia.net. Retrieved 2008-09-28.
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