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The County of Musgrave is a cadastral unit in the Australian state of South Australia that covers land on the west coast of Eyre Peninsula. It was proclaimed on 22 June 1876 and named after Anthony Musgrave, the Governor of South Australia from 9 June 1876 to 29 January 1877.[2][1][5][6]

Contents

1 Description 2 Constituent hundreds

2.1 Hundred of Barwell 2.2 Hundred of Blesing 2.3 Hundred of Colton 2.4 Hundred of Cowan 2.5 Hundred of Haig 2.6 Hundred of Hudd 2.7 Hundred of Kappawanta 2.8 Hundred of Kiana 2.9 Hundred of McIntosh 2.10 Hundred of McLachan 2.11 Hundred of Mitchell 2.12 Hundred of Peachna 2.13 Hundred of Pearce 2.14 Hundred of Shannon 2.15 Hundred of Squire 2.16 Hundred of Talia 2.17 Hundred of Tinline 2.18 Hundred of Ulyerra 2.19 Hundred of Ward 2.20 Hundred of Way

3 See also 4 References

Description[edit]

South Australian counties as of 1893 including Musgrave

The county covers the part of the west coast of the Eyre Peninsula overlooking the Great Australian Bight between Talia Beach in Anxious Bay in the north and Cape Drummond in the south, and extends inland from the coastline for a distance of about 90 kilometres (56 mi).[2][4][1] The town of Elliston falls within the county's borders, and the towns of Lock, Tooligie and Yeelanna are located adjacent to the county's eastern boundary.[2] The Flinders Highway passes along the coastline of the county from the northwest to the southeast, the Tod Highway passes through the county in a north-south alignment near its eastern boundary, and the Birdseye Highway passes through the county in a west-east direction between Elliston and Lock.[2][7] The Port Lincoln to Wudinna line of the Eyre Peninsula Railway passes through the county near its eastern boundary in a north-south alignment with a branch line terminating at Kapinne in the county’s south, and with stations at Lock and Yeelanna.[2] Constituent hundreds[edit] The county comprises 20 hundreds. The hundreds are laid out from west to east in four rows (from north to south) as follows:[4]

Colton, Talia, Tinline, Squire, McIntosh and Ulyerra. Ward, Hudd, Kappawanta, Blesing and a cluster consisting of Barwell, McLachan and Cowan. Way, Pearce, Haig and Peachna. Kiana, Mitchell and Shannon.

Hundred of Barwell[edit] The Hundred of Barwell (33°33′52″S 135°34′08″E / 33.564440°S 135.568980°E / -33.564440; 135.568980 (Hundred of Barwell)) was proclaimed on 4 December 1919. It covers an area of 250 square kilometres (95 sq mi) and is named after Sir Henry Barwell, a former member of the South Australian Parliament.[8] Hundred of Blesing[edit] The Hundred of Blesing (33°39′53″S 135°26′09″E / 33.664730°S 135.435940°E / -33.664730; 135.435940 (Hundred of Blesing)) was proclaimed on 30 January 1936. It covers an area of 250 square kilometres (95 sq mi) and is named after A P Blesing, a former member of the South Australian Parliament.[9] Hundred of Colton[edit] Main article: Hundred of Colton (South Australia) The Hundred of Colton, proclaimed on 22 June 1876, covers an area of 370 square kilometres (141 sq mi) and is named after John Colton, a former member of the South Australian Parliament. Hundred of Cowan[edit] The Hundred of Cowan (33°42′24″S 135°38′17″E / 33.706670°S 135.638090°E / -33.706670; 135.638090 (Hundred of Cowan)) was proclaimed on 4 July 1929. It covers an area of 250 square kilometres (95 sq mi) and is named after John Cowan, a former member of the South Australian Parliament.[10] Hundred of Haig[edit] The Hundred of Haig (33°51′38″S 135°32′31″E / 33.860460°S 135.541940°E / -33.860460; 135.541940 (Hundred of Haig)) was proclaimed on 9 July 1885 as the Hundred of Homburg which was named after Robert Homburg, a member of the South Australian Parliament. In 1916, the hundred was renamed as part of the policy to change "names of enemy origin". The name Poondulta was proposed but did not proceed. The hundred was finally renamed as the Hundred of Haig after the British soldier, Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig. As the Hundred of Homburg, it covered an area of 400 square kilometres (156 sq mi) while as the Hundred of Haig, it covers an area of 280 square kilometres (108 sq mi).[11][12][13] Hundred of Hudd[edit] The Hundred of Hudd (33°40′09″S 135°09′26″E / 33.669160°S 135.157190°E / -33.669160; 135.157190 (Hundred of Hudd)) was proclaimed on 31 January 1936. It covers an area of 240 square kilometres (94 sq mi) and is named after Sir Herbert Sydney Hudd, a former member of the South Australian Parliament.[14] Hundred of Kappawanta[edit] The Hundred of Kappawanta (33°40′01″S 135°17′40″E / 33.666860°S 135.294580°E / -33.666860; 135.294580 (Hundred of Kappawanta)) was proclaimed on 31 January 1936. It covers an area of 240 square kilometres (94 sq mi) and is named after the Kappawanta Homestead.[15] Hundred of Kiana[edit] The Hundred of Kiana (34°02′38″S 135°21′24″E / 34.043910°S 135.3567°E / -34.043910; 135.3567 (Hundred of Kiana)) was proclaimed on 18 September 1879. It covers an area of 164 square kilometres (63.5 sq mi) and its name is reportedly derived from an Aboriginal name.[16] Hundred of McIntosh[edit] The Hundred of McIntosh (33°24′35″S 135°33′14″E / 33.409780°S 135.553920°E / -33.409780; 135.553920 (Hundred of McIntosh)) was proclaimed on 20/ December 1934. It covers an area of 164 square kilometres (63.5 sq mi) and is named after Sir Malcolm McIntosh, a former member of the South Australian Parliament.[17] Hundred of McLachan[edit] The Hundred of McLachan (33°34′48″S 135°42′07″E / 33.580060°S 135.701810°E / -33.580060; 135.701810 (Hundred of McLachan)) was proclaimed on 25 April 1895. It covers an area of 350 square kilometres (136 sq mi) and is named after J McLachlan, a former member of the South Australian Parliament.[18] Hundred of Mitchell[edit] The Hundred of Mitchell (34°03′00″S 135°31′14″E / 34.050060°S 135.520670°E / -34.050060; 135.520670 (Hundred of Mitchell)) was proclaimed on 26 November 1903. It covers an area of 400 square kilometres (156 sq mi) and is named after Samuel James Mitchell, a member of the South Australian Parliament at the time.[19] Hundred of Peachna[edit] The Hundred of Peachna (33°50′10″S 135°41′03″E / 33.8360°S 135.684140°E / -33.8360; 135.684140 (Hundred of Peachna)) was proclaimed on 3 August 1916. It covers an area of 350 square kilometres (136 sq mi) and its name is reportedly derived from an Aboriginal name.[20] Hundred of Pearce[edit] The Hundred of Pearce (33°50′35″S 135°23′09″E / 33.842940°S 135.385840°E / -33.842940; 135.385840 (Hundred of Pearce)) was proclaimed on 4 December 1884. It covers an area of 400 square kilometres (156 sq mi) and is named after James Pearce, a former member of the South Australian Parliament.[21] Hundred of Shannon[edit] The Hundred of Shannon (34°03′16″S 135°41′21″E / 34.054320°S 135.689160°E / -34.054320; 135.689160 (Hundred of Shannon)) was proclaimed on 15 January 1903. It covers an area of 400 square kilometres (156 sq mi) and is named after John Shannon, a former member of the South Australian Parliament.[22] Hundred of Squire[edit] The Hundred of Squire (33°27′40″S 135°25′04″E / 33.461040°S 135.417730°E / -33.461040; 135.417730 (Hundred of Squire)) was proclaimed on 8 March 1894. It covers an area of 450 square kilometres (173 sq mi) and was named “in memory of the late Mr. Edward Squire, Deputy Postmaster-General.”[23][24] Hundred of Talia[edit] The Hundred of Talia (33°27′24″S 135°03′58″E / 33.4566°S 135.066230°E / -33.4566; 135.066230 (Hundred of Talia)) was proclaimed on 22 September 1881. It covers an area of 450 square kilometres (173 sq mi) and its name is reportedly derived from an Aboriginal word meaning “near water.”[25] Hundred of Tinline[edit] The Hundred of Tinline (33°27′39″S 135°14′31″E / 33.460740°S 135.242020°E / -33.460740; 135.242020 (Hundred of Tinline)) was proclaimed on 22 September 1881. It covers an area of 440 square kilometres (169 sq mi) and is named after George Tinline, a former member of the South Australian Parliament.[26] Hundred of Ulyerra[edit] The Hundred of Ulyerra (33°24′39″S 135°41′32″E / 33.410960°S 135.692310°E / -33.410960; 135.692310 (Hundred of Ulyerra)) was proclaimed on 24 September 1925. It covers an area of 277.8 square kilometres (107.25 sq mi) and its name is reportedly derived from an aboriginal word meaning “good.”[27] Hundred of Ward[edit] The Hundred of Ward (33°39′03″S 135°00′19″E / 33.650880°S 135.005370°E / -33.650880; 135.005370 (Hundred of Ward)) was proclaimed on 22 June 1876. It covers an area of 300 square kilometres (114 sq mi) and is named after Ebenezer Ward, a former member of the South Australian Parliament.[28] Hundred of Way[edit] The Hundred of Way (33°50′39″S 135°14′34″E / 33.8442°S 135.242890°E / -33.8442; 135.242890 (Hundred of Way)) was proclaimed on 22 June 1876. It covers an area of 360 square kilometres (139 sq mi) and is named after Sir Samuel James Way, a former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of South Australia.[29] See also[edit]

Lands administrative divisions of South Australia List of Australian place names changed from German names

References[edit]

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Retrieved 21 November 2016 – via National Library of Australia.  ^ Leadbeater, Maureen (2014). "Counties & Hundreds of South Australia". FamilyHistorySA. Retrieved 20 November 2016.  ^ A.J. Millazzo, Delegate of the Commissioner of Highways (28 February 2011). "Naming of State Rural Roads - Eyre Peninsula" (PDF). Government of South Australia. Rack Plan 997. Retrieved 23 November 2016.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of Barwell (HD)" (Record no SA0034374) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of Blesing (HD)" (Record no SA0007299) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of Cowan (HD)" (Record no SA0016545) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of Haig (HD)" (Record no SA0028898) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of Homburg (HD)" (Record no SA0030910) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of Poondulta (HD)" (Record no SA0000433) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of Hudd (HD)" (Record no SA0031440) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of Kappawanta (HD)" (Record no SA0034093) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of Kiana (HD)" (Record no SA0034093) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of McIntosh (HD)" (Record no SA0043871) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of McLachan (HD)" (Record no SA0043939) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of Mitchell (HD)" (Record no SA0045422) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. 29 January 2009. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 28 June 2017.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of Peachna (HD)" (Record no SA0053979) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of Pearce (HD)" (Record no SA0054067) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of Shannon (HD)" (Record no SA0061217) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of Squire (HD)" (Record no SA0064286) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.  ^ "Latest News". Evening Journal (Adelaide). XXVI, (7300). South Australia. 9 March 1894. p. 2. Retrieved 21 November 2016 – via National Library of Australia.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of Talia (HD)" (Record no SA0065216) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of Tinline (HD)" (Record no SA0066607) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of Ulyerra (HD)" (Record no SA0014682) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of Ward (HD)" (Record no SA0017308) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016.  ^ "Search result for " Hundred of Way (HD)" (Record no SA0020120) with the following layers selected - Suburbs and Localities", "Counties" and "Hundreds"". Property Location Browser. Government of South Australia. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 

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