Showing the new allotments in “Norwood, Kensington, Kent Town, Stepney, St. Peter’s, Maylands, Eastwood, Hackney, Burnside, Magill, Murray Park, Corryton Park, Roslyn Park, Knightsbridge, Marryatville, Toorak., Leabrook, Rose Park, Victoria Park, Kensington Gardens, Evansdale and Holmesdale” . Some of these names no longer survive except as street tags or titles on civic halls.
Colonel Light’s Survey team had laid out the City of Adelaide by March 1837 and then moved outside the parklands into the ‘county sections’ in 1838. The land had sold slowly so the Commissioners in London made adjustments in allotment sizes, becoming 134 acres, and also lower price per acre. This was the subsequent size in the later districts to the east. We suspect much of this plan is speculation on Frearson's behalf...
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