What is the history of Faulconbridge

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What is the history of Faulconbridge

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Faulconbridge (447m(

Sir Henry Parkes bought 600 acres of land here in 1876 and named his residence Faulconbridge, the maiden name of his mother. A railway platform with this name was built to service his needs in 1877. Parkes, his first wife and two of his sons are buried in the cemetery he established here.

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Faulconbridge - Map

Faulconbridge – Map

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