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is a semi-rural suburb in the south east of Perth, Western Australia
Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia and the fourth most populous city in Australia. The Perth metropolitan area has an estimated population of almost 1,700,000....
, located within the City of Armadale
The City of Armadale is a Local Government Area in the south-eastern suburbs of the Western Australian capital city of Perth, located about southeast of Perth's central business district...
. Located approximately 40km from Perth in the Darling Range, some of the local attractions include Churchman Brook Dam, Wungong Dam and the Elizabethan Pub. William Shakespeare's Bed & Breakfast
. The area is popular for hiking and cycling. Being close to Armadale train station provides easy access to the city by train.
It was first named as a townsite in 1905.
The area is named after Admiral Sir Frederick Denham Bedford (1838-1913), Governor of Western Australia from 24th March 1903, to the 22nd April 1909. Governor Bedford chose some of the older street names to commemorate several famous Admirals.