Castlereagh Municipal Council – Petition for a Municipality

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NSW Government Gazette, 25 April 1895

278.

THURSDAY 25 APRIL

1895

Chief Secretary’ a Office,
Sydney, 25th April,,1895.

CASTLEREAGH. – PETITION FOR A MUNICIPALITY.

HIS Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor, with the advice of the Executive Council, directs the publication, in accordance with the “Municipalities Act of 1867,” of the substance and prayer of a Petition addressed to His; Excellency, and signed by 110 persons, praying that, their locality therein described may be erected into a Municipality under the name of the “Municipal District of Castlereagh.”

JAMES N. BRUNKER.

The Petitioners state that they are persons who, upon incorporation, would be liable to be assessed for Municipal rates in aspect of property or household residence.

That the population of the proposed Municipality is not less than 500, and the area thereof about 45 square miles.

That the following are the boundaries proposed, viz:-

County of Cumberland, parishes of Castlereagh and Londonderry; bounded on the west by the Nepean River; on the south by the northern boundaries of the Municipalities of Penrith and St. Marys ; on the east by South Creek; on the north-east by the Richmond Road; and on the north by the southern boundary of Ham Common.

Your Petitioners trust that your Excellency will deal favourably with the foregoing, and your Petitioners, as in duty bound will ever pray.”
Name………………..Address…….Qualification.
1 A. Leo. Hough …….Agnes Banks….auctioneer (freeholder)
2 Arthur DevIin ………Agnes Banks ..…farmer (lease-holder)
3 John Williams ..……Agnes Banks ..…farmer (free-holder).
4 James Williams .……Agnes Banks ….freeholder’
5 Wellington Freeman …Agnes Banks ….farmer (lease-hold).
8 Thoma8 Freeman ..…Agnes Banks ….farmer (lease-hold.)
7 John Pearce X ………Agnes Banks ….farmer (lease-hold).
8 William Parker ..……Agnes Banks ….farmer (lease-hold)
9 William Pearce ..……Agnes Banks ….farmer (lease-hold)
10 John Wheeller X…..Agnes Banks ….drover (lease-hold).
11 Henry J . Klein ..……Agnes Banks ….freeholder.
12 Charlotte Pearce ..…Agnes Banks ….leaseholder.
13 Edwin Stinson ..……Agnes Banks ….freeholder.
14 James Mortimer ..…Agnes Banks ….freeholder.
15 Henry Farlow .…….Agnes Banks ….freeholder.
16 Samson Pearce .……Agnes Banks ….freeholder.
17 Joseph Freeman .….Agnes Banks ….freeholder.
18 Thomas Cross ..……Agnes Banks ….leaseholder.
19 Robert Farlow ..……Agnes Banks ….freeholder.
20 Isaac Shiels ..………Agnes Banks ….leaseholder.
21 Sarah Smith ..………Agnes Banks ….leaseholder.
22 John J. Allen ..……..Agnes Banks ….leaseholder.
23 Alfred Smith ..……..Richmond ….freeholder.
24 John Cornwell ..……Richmond ….freeholder.
25 Perey C. Cornwell….Richmond ….freeholder.
26 Charles Robers X….Richmond ….leaseholder.
27 R. Allen ..………….Richmond ….freeholder.
28 W. J. Kelly ..………Richmond ….freehold.
29 C.S. Guest ..……….Richmond ….freeholder.
30 Arthur S. Hough …Agnes Banks….freeholder.
31 John Daylin ..……..Agnes Banks ….leaseholder.
32 Henrietta Saul ..…..Blacktown Rd . ….freehold.
33 John Buchanan….Berkshire Park Leaseholder
34 Joseph Walters…..Berkshire Park freeholder
35 James McKay…….Berkshire Park…Leaseholder
36.L. Gardner..……….Berkshire Park ….freehold
37 R. M’Kay ..……….Berkshire Park ….freeholder.
38 R. Reddell ..………Berkshire Park ….freehold
39 W H. Isaac..………Kenny Park ….leasehold.
40 W. Parker ..………Cupitt’s Grant(South Creek.), leaseholder.
41 L J. Jones ..………………………….freehold
42 J. J. Hughes ..…….Llandilo ….freehold
43 Lottie Fairhall ..…..The Pines, Llandilo leaseholder.
44 Margaret Ellis .……Llandilo ….freehold
45 Blanche Booth .…..Llandilo ….freehold
46 Elizabeth Bird ..…..Llandilo ….ireehold
47 John Fyvic ..………Llandilo, ….freehold
48 John Berridge …….Llandilo….freehold
49 H. F. Breach .………Llandilo ….freehold.
50 D. Baileky ..………..Llandilo ….leasehold.
51 Henry Bonnard .Vitis Park nr. Richmond freeholder.
52 Hannah Cross ………….
53 James B. Adams ….Castlereagh ….owner &.farmer.’
54 James Scott ..……..Castlereagh….owner.
55 Robert Sbaw ..……Castlereagh ….owner.
56 James Corr ………….Castlereagh ….owner.
57 John M’Phee …..….Castlereagh ….lessee.
58 John Shaw …………Castlereagb ….owner.
59 Thomas Hadley ….Castlereagh ….owner
60 Edward Clarke .…..Castlereagh ….lessee.
61 William. Childs ..….Castlereagh ….owner
62 Charles Hadley.junr. Castlereagh ….owner
63 Frederick A. H. Cork Castlereagh ….owner
64 David H. Parker ..…..Castlercagh ….lessee.

65 James Byrnes ..…….Castlereagh. ….lessee.
66 William Wright ..……Castlereagh ….lessee.
67 George Beacroft .…..Castlereagh ….lessee.
68 Charles Hadley ..…..Castlereagh ….lessee.
69 George Howell .…….Castlercagli ….owner
70 Isaac Smith .………..Castlereagh ….lessee.
71 Luey Howell ..….…..Castlereagh ….owner
72 Peter Howell ……….Castlereagh ….owner
73 Louisa Clarke ..……..Castlereagh ….owner
74 James Harris .……….Castlereagh ….lessee
75 Annie Greenhalgh …Castlereagh ….owner
76 Emanuel Fowler..…..Castlereagh ….gentleman.
77 Andreas Pedersen …Castlereagh…owner
78 Levi Witcom ..……..Cranebrook ….owner
79 R. Shaw ..…………..Castlereagh ….lessee
80 A. Byrnes ….……….Castlereagh…..occupier.
81 J. Mills, senr . ….…..Castlereagh…..owner
82 J. Mills, junr …….…..Castlereagh……..owner
83 James David Gordon..Cranebrook ….owner
84 George Andrews..….Cranebrook ….owner
85 James Walker……….Castlereagh ….lessee
86 Joshua Field ..……..Castlereagh ….lessee
87 George Poat ..………Castlereagh ….selector.
88 W. IL Milliss ..…….Castlereagh ….occupier.
89 Frank Gavin . X..…..Castlereagh ….lessee
90 Thomas Gavin ..……Castlereagh ….lessee
91 William Russell X …Castlereagh ….occupier.
92 Carl L. Ogaard ..……Castlereagh ….owner
93 William. Anderson ..Castlereagh ….owner
94 Jas. B. Shaw ..………Castlereagh ….owner
95 W. Henry Smith ..…..Castlereagh ….owner
96 S. H. Cabban ..………Castlereagh ….owner
97 E. Cabban …………..Castlereagh ….owner
98 Charles Mills X………Castlereagh ….lessee
99 C. Stuart Icely ..…….Castlereagh ….owner
100 M. Clark ..………….Castlereagh ….lessee
101 Joseph D. Single, J.P. Castlereagh….owner…
102 Robert Robertson ..Castlereagh…..owner.
103 H. Lavinder ..………Agnes Banks ..owner
104 John Jackson ..…….Castlereagh …..owner.
105 W. P. Clemson ..…..Castlereagh …..owner.
106 A. F. Dorhauer ..…..Castlereagh ….owner.
107 E. G. Lance ..……….Castlereagh ….owner.
108 Samuel Nelson X…..Cranebrook …..owner.
109 William Forrester ….Castlereagh….occupier
110 E. Clemson. ..………Castlereagh ….owner.

I, John DevIin, do solemnly declare that all the affixed to the appended petition, and numbered (1 to31)..one to thirty-one consecutively, are the genuine signatures of the persons whose signatures they purport to be, and that such persons are persons liable to assessment for Municipal taxes in respect of property or household residence within the boundaries of the proposed Municipal district as set forth in this petition.

JOHN W. DEVLIN

Declared and subscribed before me, at Richmond, this sixteenth day of March, 1895,

W. MITCHELL, J.P.

1, Edward Clemson, do solemnly declare that all the signatures affixed to the appended petition, and numbered (32-53) thirty-two to fifty-two consecutively, are the genuine signatures of the persons whose signatures they purport to be, such persons are persons liable to assessment, for taxes in respect of property or household residence within the boundaries of the proposed Municipal District as set forth this petition.

EDWARD CLEMSON

Declared and subscribed before me, at Richmond, this sixteenth day of March, 1895,

W. MITCHELL, J.P.

I, John Shaw, do solemnly declare that all the signatures affixed to the appended petition, and numbered (53 to ll0) fifty three to one hundred and ten consecutively, are the genuine signatures of the persons whose signatures they purport to be and that such persons are persons liable to assessment for Municipal taxes in respect of property or household residence within the boundaries of the proposed Municipal District as set forth in this petition.

JOHN SHAW

Declared and subscribed before me, at Richmond, this sixteenth day of March, 1895,

W. MITCHELL, J.P.

SYDNEY:

Printed and Published by CHARLES POTTER, Government Printer, Phillip-street,
25th April, 1895.

Note X next to the name indicates the person could not write his signature & just made his mark.