a) When Sir Alan Arrowsmith, who once owned 80% of the town’s buildings, put them all up for sale at the same time.
b) In honour of Major-General Sir Robert Sale, a British army officer who died in the First Anglo-Sikh War.
c) By notoriously bad speller, Admiral Thomas Redmond, who noted in 1832. ‘We had to sale along the previously unnavigated Thomson River on smaller craft before arriving at a most inviting area.’
4.It sounds like Harry and Meghan might have got married in this NSW town … but they didn’t.