Scarsdale

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'A municipal township, with telegraph station, savings bank, and money-order office, on Smythe's Creek. 115 miles W by N of Melbourne. There is a branch bank, and the leading insurance companies have agents; several hotels and a State school. The free library contains about 750 volumes. The district is a mining and agricultural one. Population of the town and vicintiy about 900. The railway from Ballarat and Scarsale is now opened up, a distance of 17 miles; fares 2s 9d and 2s 3d from Ballarat.[1]

Contents

Origin of the Name

History

Governance

Municipal Facts

Smythesdale Mayors (1861–1921)

# Mayor Term
? 1861–1862
John Lynch 1862–1863
John McDonogh 1863–1864
Edward Merrin 1864–1865
Edward Jackson 1865-1866
Alexander Young 1866-1867
John Pounder Roberts 1868-1870
Alexander McVitty (died in office) 1870–1873
Alexander Young 1873-1874
Charles Funcke 1874–1875
Robert Bell 1875–1878
Edmund Knights 1878-80
G. J. Jones 1880-1882
K. Morrison 1882-1883
D. McGrath 1883-1884
W. Carnegie 1884-1886
D. Flowitt 1889–1890
K. Morrison 1890–1892
T. W. Bennett 1892–1894
J. Christie 1894–1896
T. W. Bennett 1896-1897
Alexander Young 1897–1899
T. W. Bennett 1899–1900
A. Bowler 1900–1901
J. T. Sadler 1901–1902
Alexander Young 1902–1904
J. J. Edgar 1904–1906
D. M. Aisbett 1906–1907
C. Merry 1907–1908
H. C. Japp 1908–1909
A. A. Edgar 1909–1910
D. Crosthwaite 1910-1911
T. H. Crosthwaite 1911-1912
D. M. Aisbett 1912–1913
[[]] 1913–1914
Williamson 1913-1914
McMenamin 1914–1915
? 1915–1916
? 1916–1917
? 1917–1918
? 1918–1919
? 1919–1920
? 1920–1921


Geography and climate

Environment

Economy

Demography

Culture

Sport

Industry

Hotels in Scarsdale

Garibaldi Hotel


Tourism

Transport

Architecture

Education

Media

See also

Gold Ore Mining

Notes

  1. The Victorian Municipal Directory and Gazetter for 1884, p31.

References


Further reading

External links


--Sallyanne Doyle 22:53, 18 September 2012 (EST)

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