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Hundred of Hawarden

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Name Hundred of Hawarden
Type Designation Hundred
Place Id 20510
Place Type Administrative Area
Status Historical
Date Registered
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -14° 53' S (Decimal degrees -14.885)
Longitude: 134° 48' E (Decimal degrees 134.810001)
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Locality / Suburb  
  (None Found)
Local Government Area  
  Roper Gulf Shire Council
History/Origin The Hundred of Hawarden was one of the six Hundreds in the County of Gladstone in the Roper River area gazetted in January, 1873. It was named after the stately home of the Prime Minister of England, W.E Gladstone - Hawarden Castle - seven miles from Chester in the United Kingdom.

The Hundred lapsed with the passage in 1976 and subsequent assent of the Crown Lands Ordinace 1976 (No 1 of 1977) and the Crown Lands (Validation of Proclamations) Ordinance 1976 (No 2 of 1977).

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
09/01/1873 SAGG
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