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13-January-2014
13-January-2014

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A plaque commemorates 100 years of local government in Hamilton.

Location

Address:2 Tarleton Street, Council Offices, Hamilton, 7140
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.559929
Long: 146.829971
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Local
Approx. Event Start Date:1863
Approx. Event End Date:1963

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 6th October, 1963
Front Inscription

Municipality of Hamilton
1863 - 1963

This plaque was unveiled by the Honourable W. A. Bethune M.H.A. on the 6th October 1963, to mark the completion of 100 years of local government within the municipality

Wardens

J. F. Sharland     1863 - 1870
John King            1870 - 1890
J. C. Bethune      1890 - 1891
J. F. C. Walker    1891  - 1903
G. C. Nicholas    1903 - 1905
F. C. K. Pitt           1905 - 1912
W. H. Dixon          1912 - 1914
F. C. K. Pitt           1914 - 1917
F. H. Madden       1917 - 1918
F. C. K. Pitt            1918 - 1919
W. H. Dixon           1919 - 1921
S. R. G. Allwright  1921 - 1944
L. Ashton Jones   1944 - 1946
R. K. Madden        1946 - 1967
H. C. Walch           1957
R. K. Madden        1957 - 1980
R. A. Gourlay         1960 - 1983
R. A. Johnston      1983 - 1993
 

Source: MA
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