Proclamation of Mulgoa Municipal Council

NSW Government Gazette, 26 July 1893

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No. 532.

WEDNESDAY, 26 JULY.

1893

NEW SOUTH WALES, to wit.

Proclamation by His Excellency The Right Honourable Sir ROBERT WILLIAM DUFF, a Member of Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council, a Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, and Commander-in-Chief of the Colony of New South Wales and its Dependencies.

WHEREAS by a certain Proclamation, dated the twelfth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and seventy. one, and duly published in the Government Gazette and otherwise, a certain District therein described was declared to be a Municipality under the name and style of the ” Municipal District of Penrith,” in accordance with the provisions of the “Municipalities Act of 1867”: And whereas by . further Proclamation, bearing date the seventh day of October, one thousand eight hundred and ninety, the said Municipality was divided into four Wards: And whereas provision is made in the said Act for the division or separation of a Municipality, on the receipt of a petition signed by at least two-thirds of the, electors resident or owning ratable property in any defined area of any Municipality, praying that such area may be separated from such Municipality, and be constituted a separate municipality: And whereas a petition signed by at least two-thirds of the ratepayers of a certain defined area of the said Municipal District, of Penrith, has been received by the Governor, praying the separation of the said area from the said Municipal District, and the erection of such area into a separate and distinct Municipality, the substance and prayer of which petition were duly published in the Government Gazette and otherwise, in accordance with the provisions of the said Act: Now, therefore, I, Sir ROBERT WILLIAM DUFF, the Governor aforesaid, in pursuance of the provisions of the said Act, and with the advice of the Executive Council, do, by this my Proclamation. declare that the said area of the said Municipal District of Penrith shall be, and the same hereby is, separated from the said Municipality, and is hereby constituted a separate and

distinct Municipality under the name and style of the “Municipal District of Mulgoa,” and that the limits and boundaries thereof shall be as follows, viz:- County of Cumberland, parishes of Mulgoa and Bringelly, area about 29.5 square miles: Commencing on the eastern bank of the Nepean River, at the, centre of Factory. Road; thence by a line along the centre of that road and its. prolongation south-easterly to the centre of Mulgoa Road ; thence-by a line along the centre of that road, north-easterly to meet the north-westerly prolongation of a line along the centre of Jeannette. street ; thence by that prolongation and by a line along the centre of that road and its prolongation south-easterly to the centre of Enfield-street; thence by a line along the centre of that street and its prolongation easterly to the centre of the Bringelly Road; thence by a line along the centre of that road generally southerly to the boundary dividing John Blaxland’s 6,710 acres and D. Wentworth’s 1,200 acres; thence by part of that boundary westerly to the eastern bank of the Nepean River aforesaid ; and thence by that bank of that river downwards, to the point of commencement.

Given under my Hand and the Seal of the Colony, at Government House, Sydney, this twenty-fifth day of July, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety-three, and in the fifty-seventh year of Her Majesty’s Reign.

By His Excellency’s Command,

GEORGE R. DIBBS.

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!

SYDNEY:

Printed and Published by CHARLES POTTER, Government Printer, Phillip-street,
26th July, 1893.