Warrenben Hundred Map
HUNDRED OF WARRENBEN - Proclaimed on the 23rd of January 1877.
WARRENBEN (105,920 acres, 165 square miles), Cape Spencer, Stenhouse Bay, Marion Bay, Ponda-Iowie Bay. (Althorpe's Lighjthouse is opposite Cape Spencer.)
Hundred of Warrenben. - Comprising all that portion of the County of Fergusson south of the Hundred of Carribie, and west of the Hundred of Coonarie.
Given under my hand and the public seal of the said Province, at Adelaide, this twenty-third day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven, and in the forty-first year of Her Majesty's reign. By command,
WILLIAM MORGAN, Chief Secretary.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!
Images are used courtesy of the State Library of South Australia
In the hundred of Warrenben there is no settlement of any kind. The country is unsuited for it; there are thousands of acres literally covered with limestone, and that district is about as poor as it can well be.