Glamorgan Land District
Location in Tasmania
Glamorgan Land District is one of the twenty land districts of Tasmania which are part of the Cadastral divisions of Tasmania. It was formerly one of the 18 counties of Tasmania. It is located along the eastern edge of Tasmania, from Seymour in the north, to Pontypool in the south. It includes Swansea, Bicheno, Cranbrook, and Lisdillon. It also includes the area around Great Oyster Bay, the Freycinet Peninsula and Schouten Island. The LGA of Glamorgan Spring Bay Council is in a similar region.
The original parishes
The County of Glamorgan, bounded on the north by a portion of the county of Cornwall; on the east by the Pacific ocean; on the south by Little Swanport river, and on the west by the county of Somerset. This county to include all islands on the east coast thereof, and the Schoutens and all islands in Oyster bay not lying further southward than the Schoutens.
Only 1 hundred and two parishes were proclaimed at this time:
- The hundred of Eastbourne
- Eastbourne parish
- "Proclamation". The Hobart Town Courier. 15 January 1836. Retrieved 19 August 2010 – via National Library of Australia.