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Waterford

Homesteads. Waterford is a 9th century Viking town. The name is Norse, Vadrefjord, not English.

Virginia

Para Daniel and Rose Brady from Cavan arrived in 1840 on the Diadem. They bought land north of Adelaide and named it Virginia after the place name in County Cavan that had been named for Queen Elizabeth 1. The first settlers in South Australia’s…

Tyrone

James Cowan named this place after his mother’s birthplace in Ireland. Tyrone is in Irish Tír Eoghan, Owen’s country

Tullamore

Homesteads. The tulach mór or ‘big hill’ on County Offaly is where St. Catherine’s Church stands.

Tullamore

Homesteads. The tulach mór or ‘big hill’ on County Offaly is where St. Catherine’s Church stands.

Torrens River

These are named after Derry-born Colonel Torrens, Chairman of the South Australian Colonisation Commission. He never visited South Australia, but did buy land here. Torrensville is named after Robert Richard Torrens who arrived on the Brightman in…