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Centenary of first Municipal Council : 02-October-2012
Centenary of first Municipal Council : 02-October-2012

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A plaque commemorates the centenary of the first meeting of the Williamstown Municipal Council in April 1856.


Address:104 Ferguson Street, Town Hall, Williamstown, 3016
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.858333
Long: 144.896111
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Actual Event Start Date:11-April-1856
Actual Event End Date:11-April-1856


Front Inscription

This Tablet Was Unveiled In The Presence Of The Hon. Sir Thomas Maltby E.D., M.L.A. Minister For Public Works By His Worship The Mayor Cr. E.S. Loft J.P On The 11th April, 1956 To Commemorate The Centenary Of The First Meeting Of The Williamstown Municipal Council Held On 11th April, 1856

Councillors 1856
Mayor Cr. T. Mason
Cr. T. Stewart
Cr. R. Armstrong
Cr. Sir Geo. Verdon 
Cr. D. P. Maclean
Cr. J. Moxham
Cr. R. Langford
Town Clerk J. Rees

Councillors 1956
Mayor Cr. E. S. Loft, J.P.
Cr. J. T. GRay, M.C., B.C.E.
Cr. W. G. Gray
Cr. E. W. Jackson, S.M., J.P.
Cr. G. J. Digman, J.P.
Cr. R.A.E. Ducrow, J.P.
Cr. W. L. Floyd, M.L.A., J.P.
Cr. L. A. Parker, B.D.Sc., L.D.S.
Cr. S. J. Benson, R.D., J.P.
Cr. A. G. Parker
Cr. K. C. White
Cr. J. J. Ginifer
Town Clerk & Manager J. E. Morley, J.P.

Source: MA
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