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Gaven history

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Click to enlarge Eric John Gaven, circa 1960. Alexander McRobbie, photographer.

Eric John Gaven, circa 1960.
Alexander McRobbie, photographer.

The boundaries of the suburb of Gaven were gazetted on the 22 March 1979.

The Albert Shire Council named the district after the Gaven family whose association with the area goes back to 1880.

(City of Gold Coast files, Queensland Place Names Board.)

Information and images provided by the City of Gold Coast Local Studies Collection.

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