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Beulah
Tasmania
Population 79 (2016 census)
LGA(s) Kentish Council
State electorate(s) Lyons
Federal Division(s) Lyons

Beulah (Australian postcode 7306) is a small township on the north-west coast of Tasmania south of Devonport, Tasmania, under the foothills of Mount Roland, Tasmania. The closest town of consequence is Sheffield, Tasmania.

The hamlet of Lower Beulah lies, perversely, higher up the foothills of Mount Roland, to the south of the main township.

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Beulah has one of the oldest cricket clubs in Tasmania. The Beulah Bushrangers Cricket Club was founded in 1896, Cricket was played in the Beulah area and surrounding districts prior to this. The side had at the turn of the century consisted of a team made up from the one family. It was the Dawkins family who had lived at Beulah made up this side. Brothers Lewis, Cecil Dawkins who played for Beulah club into their 50s and competed in the Roland Cricket Association and the Kentish Cricket Association with Beulah from the early 1900s until the 1950s when the club went into recess. The Club was reformed in 1979–80 season competing in the Kentish Association by Craig T Davey and Grant Youd up until 2006 when went into recess and then reformed in 2010–2011 in the Mersey Valley Cricket Association with A reserve and B grade teams by club legends Davey & Youd, local Cricketing identity Quentin von Stieglitz, Ashley McCarthy and Jamie Smithurst. The club has made finals in their first year in the MVCA under the leadership of former Tasmanian Gillette cup Captain and Opening batsman Kerry Mace (A Grade) and Quentin von Stieglitz (B Grade). Since 2010-2011 season Beulah has been into recess once for the 2016/2017 season. In recent years Beulah has won flags in 2015/2016 A Reserve and 2019/2020 in B Grade in the Mersey Valley Cricket Association.

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