The Bathurst name comes from Beada – Hyrst meaning Battle-Wooded Hill. In the East regions (Sussex) where it was they used "u" to replace "y" so it could be Beadahurst, other variations are, Beaduhurst, Bodehurst, Badahurst. Its an Anglo Saxon name for the area.
Saturday, 8 December 2012
To follow the Coffin Bathurst Line in New Zealand, see the www.CoffinNZ.blogspot.com website.
This is Caroline Bathursts decendants.