Smithfield is a suburb in the northern "Smithfield plains" of AdelaideSouth Australia. It is in the City of Playford. Smithfield has Main North Road as its eastern boundary, with service stations, the historic Smithfield Hotel and several other businesses and private residences. Anderson Walk is the southern boundary of the original village, Smithfield plains was arranged in a grid with Augusta Square in the centre.
West of the older residential area is an industrial zone along the railway line, with Smithfield railway station on the south side of Anderson Walk.
Settlement of Smithfield occurred circa when Scottish immigrant, John Smith took ownship of land "Smithfield plains" the main road north intersected with a freshwater course now known as Smith Creek or Grant Creek.
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The exact location may have been in what is now Elizabeth Downs. It appears to have Smithfield plains operated until about Following World War II, a migrant hostel was established on land no longer required for a munitions depot near the railway line at Smithfield.
It was operated by the Commonwealth Government from until on the land between the railway line and Coventry Road. Smithfield plains and eating was in a communal dining hall, and there were shared ablution blocks.
It had accommodation for people at the end of Januaryand housed up to people at a time. There was no charge live in the hostel until the breadwinner of the family found a job. After that, the family was charged a rate proportional to their income for up to a year while they found a permanent home. Byit was also home to British migrants. The Girl Guides operated in the hostel.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. Retrieved 10 April Retrieved 11 December City of Playford History Services. Retrieved 20 December Retrieved 17 November J Smith, early Landowner; Other Details: J Smith built the Smithfield Hotel in the 's. Smithfield plains to add portion to Craigmore not approved by Geographical Names Board in Smithfield plains taken in together with portion of Munno Para and un-named land to create the suburb of Blakeview.
Smithfield Plains Smithfield plains Munno Para · · Davoren Park, Smithfield, Blakeview · Davoren Park · Elizabeth North · Elizabeth Downs. Smithfield is a suburb in the northern outskirts of Adelaide, South Australia.
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