Municipality of Guildford

The Municipality of Guildford was a local government area of Western Australia. It first came into existence in 1838 as the Guildford Town Trust, before ceasing to function several years later.[1] It was reconstituted in 1863, and became a Municipality in 21 February 1871 under the Municipal Institutions Act. It ceased to exist when it was merged with the Swan Road District on 10 June 1960 to form the Swan-Guildford Road District.[2][3]

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1911 1,669—    
1921 1,876+12.4%
1933 2,039+8.7%
1947 2,217+8.7%
1954 2,134−3.7%

Chairmen and mayorsEdit

When first established, the council had a chairman. After June 1887, in celebration of the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria, it had a mayor.[4][5] Among those who have been chairman or mayor of the Municipality of Guildford are:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Johns, J. R. H. (1949). "The Development of Local Government in Western Australia". The Australian Journal of Public Administration: 172–179.
  2. ^ "Municipality Boundary Amendments Register" (PDF). Electoral Boundaries WA. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  3. ^ "History of Guildford". City of Swan. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  4. ^ a b "Walter Padbury". Parliament of Western Australia. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  5. ^ a b c d e "Johnson's Complex". inHerit. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  6. ^ a b "1988 Australian Bicentennial Commemorative Plaques" (PDF). Town of Bassendean. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  7. ^ "Padbury, Walter (1820–1907)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  8. ^ "Frank Tratman". Guildford Swan Historical Society. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  9. ^ "Thomas Jecks". Guildford Swan Historical Society. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  10. ^ "William Byers Wood". Guildford Swan Historical Society. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  11. ^ "Frank Henry Monger". Swan Guildford Historical Society. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  12. ^ "Cornthwaite Hector (William James) Rason". Parliament of Western Australia. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  13. ^ "Rason, Sir Cornthwaite Hector (1858–1927)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  14. ^ "William Traylen". Parliament of Western Australia. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  15. ^ City of Swan. "House". inHerit. Retrieved 29 December 2022.
  16. ^ "House". inHerit. Retrieved 9 June 2021.