Place:Great Swan Port, Tasmania, Australia

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NameGreat Swan Port
TypeRegistration District
Located inTasmania, Australia

Tas Reg Districts 1838 Five districts of Launceston, Avoca, Oatlands, Brighton, Hamilton, Waterloo Point, Hobart in existence at this time 1843 Waterloo Point divided into Spring Bay and Great Swanport 1848 Spring Bay and Great Swanport combined into Spring Bay 1856 Spring Bay divided into Sorell, Spring Bay and Glamorgan http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~austashs/resource/regdist.htm

Great Swan Port-a bay on the eastern coast. A river of the same name falls into it. The district has a police magistrate, an episcopal and a presbyterian church, and a post station. The population of the town and district is 1,684, and the number of houses 274, 105 being of stone or brick. The History of Tasmania - Volume II (of 2) by John West 1852 http://freeread.com.au/ebooks/e00115.html#ALPHABETICAL_ACCOUNT_OF_CHIEF_PLACES

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