Councillors of Boroondara Shire

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This article covers councillors of the Shire of Boroondara, who made up the Council that governed the municipality. In May 1905, the Shire was gazetted as the Borough of Boroondara and Camberwell, and subsequently as a Town in 1906 and then the City of Camberwell in April 1914.[1]

Powers and duties

Selection process

Remuneration

Councillors by riding

1889 to 1904

For councillors after 1904, see Councillors of Camberwell Council

Councillors[1]
Year North Riding Centre Riding South Riding
1904 John Maling[2][3][4] William McBeath[2][5][6] George Merey[2] Robert Beckett[2][3][7] J. McBratney[2][5] A. T. Lewis[2][8] A. J. Smith[2][3] Edward Dillon[2][5][9] W. H. Roberts[2]
1903
1902 Henry Rooks[5][8][10]
1901 P. T. Hedges[8] T. H. Braim[8]
1900
1899
1898 Herbert Barrett[11][12] G. C. Scott[13][14]
1897 Charles Haines[15]
1896 William Ryall[8] Frederick Vear[8]
1895
1894
1893
1892 Clarence Hicks[16][17]
1891 John Clayton[18] A. B. Taylor[19][14]
1890 John Day[20] Thomas Sweetnam[21]
1889 Charles Taylor[19]

1889 - 1871

During this time period, the municipality was unsubdivided with six councillors. Ridings of three councillors each were proclaimed on 8 April 1889 with a consequent increase in the total number of councillors to nine.[8][18][22]

Councillors[1]
Year
1888 John Maling John Day[23] Thomas Sweetnam[23] Charles Taylor[19][24] Clarence Hicks Edward Dillon[9][24][25]
1887 William Blanksby[26]
1886 Henry Hutchins[27][28]
1885 Placeholder George Taylor[23]
1884
1883
1882 Swen Wiedemann[29][30]
1881 Thomas Hillard[31]
1880 Richard Werrett[32]
1879
1878
1877 Thomas Robinson[33]
1876
1875
1874 G. P. Smith[34][35] George Wilson[36] George Taylor[37][38]
1873 J. McDonald[39] Thomas Robinson[39] Thomas Ragg[40]
1872 Edward Dillon[35]
1871

† = died in office

1854 - 1871

The Shire of Boroondara was proclaimed on 17 November 1871. It was previously the Boroondara District Roads Board, which was established on 11 July 1854. See Members of the Boroondara District Roads Board for this time period.

See also

References

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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 Box Hill Reporter. Boroondara Shire Council. 21 October 1904. http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/90309374, accessed: 7 September 2016
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