Smythesdale

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Smythe's Creek flows through this town. In 1878 it boasted a public court, court of mines, mining survey and registry, sub-treasury, post office, town hall telegraph office, bank, lock-up.[1] The school had 350 children in attendance, and there were five places of worship. [2]

In 1878 the Borough of Smythesdale had a population of 600 with 108 ratepayers on the roll. [3]


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Municipal Facts

1861 - proclaimed a municipality. [4] 1869 - proclaimed a borough. [5]

Smythesdale Mayors

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

Other sites

James Oddie


References

  1. Victorian Municipal Directory, 1878.
  2. Victorian Municipal Directory, 1878.
  3. Victorian Municipal Directory, 1878.
  4. Victorian Municipal Directory, 1878.
  5. Victorian Municipal Directory, 1878.



--Sallyanne Doyle 15:24, 23 February 2013 (EST)

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