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Risdon Post Office opened on 1 July 1864. It was named Gregson during 1911.
It derives its name from Captain William Bellamy Risdon a naval officer.
Between 1916 and 1920 Electrolytic Zinc developed a zinc refinery, and also a suburb of housing of employees of EZ developed with the name of the works as the Risdon works and located in the Risdon suburb.
- Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 16 June 2012.
- "RISDON ELECTROLYTIC ZINC WORKS.". The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954). Hobart, Tas.: National Library of Australia. 19 May 1919. p. 4. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
- http://mininglink.com.au/site/risdon-smelter History of the smelter and area
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