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Bundey, South Australia

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Postcode(s)  5320
Bundey  Maude
Federal division  Division of Grey
State electorate(s)  Stuart
Postal code  5320
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Lga  Regional Council of Goyder

Bundey is a locality in the Mid North region of South Australia. It is located on Goyder's Line, on the plains between Burra and Morgan in the Regional Council of Goyder. The bounded locality of Bundey corresponds to the boundaries of the cadastral Hundred of Bundey, except for the southwestern corner of the Hundred which is the northeastern corner of the locality of Geranium Plains. Bundey was named in 1878 for politician William Henry Bundey.

Map of Bundey SA 5320, Australia

The area was originally the territory of the Ngadjuri people. Following European settlement, it was surveyed into 500 acre blocks and taken up by farmers in 1879. Bundey Post Office opened on 1 May 1882 and closed on 1 October 1901.

Bundey Immanuel Lutheran Church was established in 1889. in the 1880s. The first building was pug and daub. After storm damage, a more substantial building of limestone and bricks replaced it in either 1900 or 1905. The church building also served as a school during the week, with lessons in a mixture of German and English, until its forced closure by the state government in 1917. The church itself closed in January 1925, and the building is now an abandoned ruin.

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Bundey, South Australia Wikipedia


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