Early 1900s map of Houghton and Tea Tree Gully, South Australia
Hand drawn map from “The History of the Village Of Houghton 1836-1950”
It was these maps and South Australian electoral rolls which solved the puzzle of a place called New Guinea in South Australia where my grandmother and several of her siblings were born.
The electoral roll stated
- Scadden, William Henry (my great grandfather)
- New Guinea
- sec 5398, New Guinea