GHOST TOWNS STARTING WITH 'G'

 

Ghost towns - Western Australia

 

 

 

 

 

GABANINTHA
GABANINTHA and PORLELL are very close to each other and were often mistaken for each other despite the difference in names.
26 55' S 118 39' E 40Km SE of Meekatharra.
The name first appears in April 1894.
Gazetted in November 1898. Town lots remained un-surveyed until 1905.

GALENA
Latitude 27 49.8' S 114 41.5' E
Originally called Geraldine but was renamed in 1921.
Galena

GALILEA MISSION - CARNARVON AREA
On the bank of the Gascoyne River 4Km from Carnarvon.
Anglican Mission for Aborigines.
Welsh born, Edward John Brown GRIBBLE was selected to start this mission in 1885.
See Carnarvon for more on his story.

GAP WELL
Near Nannine.

GARDEN WELL
Originally called GARDNERS WELL.
Located between Cuddingwarra and Day Dawn.

GERALDINE
See GALENA above.

GIPPSLAND
32Km NNE of Kanowna.

GNOWS NEST
20Km SE of Yalgoo

GOODWOOD TIMBER MILL
10Km W of Donnybrook.

GOONGARRIE
Originally called 90 MILE or ROARING GIMLET.
30 03' S 121 09' E
On the railway between Menzies and Kalgoorlie.
Goongarrie

Goongarrie

THE GRANITES
Originally a name for YUNDAMINDERA.

GRANTS PATCH
Mining is starting up in this area again.
Ora Banda area.

GRIFFITHSTON
Original name for LINDEN.

GRIMWADE
33 41 54.79 S 116 02 54.79 E
Timber mill.
Grimwade

GULLEWA
28 40' S 116 19' E
The townsite was gazetted in 1898.
Gullewa Spring was first recorded by John Forrest in 1873.
Gullewa
(c) Jannifer Harris

GUTHA
29 00' S 115 57' E
20Km N Morawa.
Originally it was proposed to call this place Muthingutha, the Aboriginal name of a nearby rock hole but this was shortened to Gutha.
Gutha siding was established in 1913. Gazetted a town site in 1914.

 

 

 

 

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