Municipality of Penrith Proclamation 1893

penrithpetition

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 Majestt’s Most Honourable Privy Council, a Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint and George, R. W. DUFF, Governor 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 a 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 rateable 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 Municipality, and the erection of such area into a separate and distinct Municipality: And whereas by a further Proclamation bearing even date herewith, the said area of the said Municipal District of Penrith. was declared to be separated from the said Municipality, and constituted a separate and distinct Municipality under the. name and style of the “Municipal District of Mulgoa,” in accordance with the provisions of the said Act.. And whereas in consequence of such separation of such area as aforesaid, it has become necessary to define the boundaries of the area embraced within the remaining portion of the said Municipal District of Penrith, so that the said area may become and be a Municipality within the meaning and for all the purposes of the said Act: Now, therefore, I Sir ROBERT WILLIAM DUFF, the Governor aforesaid, in persuance of the provisions of the said Act, and with the advise of the Executive Council, do, by this my Proclamation declare that the area embraced within the said. remaining portion of the said Municipal District of Penrith, shall be, and that the same is, hereby constituted a Municipality, under the name and style of the ” Municipal District of Penrith,” and that the limits and boundaries thereof shall be as follows, viz.:- County of Cumberland, parishes of Castlereagh and Mulgoa, area about 13.56 square miles: Commencing on th eastern bank of the Nepean River, at the centre of the road divding T. Lambley’s 80 acres and T. Cheshire’s 140 acres , parish of Castlereagh ; and bounded thence on the west by that bank of that river upwards to the centre of Factory Road; thence by a line along the centre of that road and its prolongation south-easterly to the centre of the 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 street 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 Bringelly Road; thence by a line along the centre of that road generally northerly to meet the easterly prolongation of a line along the centre of the road forming the northern boundary of Thomas Faux’s 86 acres ; thence by that prolongation and by a line along the centre of that road and the road forming the northern boundaries of Robt. Stuart’s, junior, 58 acres 1 rood Nathaniel Lawrence’s 70 acres, Wm. Baker’s 140 acres, Thomas Bigger’s 100 acres, Edward Field’s 100 acres westerly to the eastern boundary of C. M. Hume’s 50 acres ; thence by part of that boundary northerly and by

the northern boundary of that land westerly to the creek forming the eastern boundary of John Pughs’ 190 acres ; thence by that creek northerly to the centre of the road forming the northern boundary of that land; thence by a line along the centre of that road and its prolongation westerly to the centre of the road forming the western boundary of that land; thence by a line along the centre of that road southerly to meet the easterly prolongation of a line along the centre of the road forming the northern boundary of Thomas Lambley’s 80 acres aforesaid; thence by that prolongation and by a line along the centre of that road westerly, to the point of commencement. .

And I further declare that the said Municipal District shall be, and the same is, hereby divided into three Wards, with the names and boundaries hereinafter described, that is to say

SOUTH PENRITH WARD.

County of Cumberland, parish of Mulgoa, area about 4.77 square miles.. Commencing on the Nepean River, at a point where the centre of High-street meets it; and bounded thence by the centre of that street easterly to the centre of the Bringelly Road ; thence by the centre of that road which partly forms the western boundary of the Municipal District; of St Mary’s southerly to the southern boundary of the Municipal District of Penrith, as proclaimed this day; thence by that boundary generally westerly and north-westerly to the Nepean River; and by the Nepean River downwards, to, the point of commencement.

NORTH PENRITH WARD.

County of Cumberland, parish of Castlereagh, area about 1.66 square miles: Commencing on the Nepean River, at a point where the centre of High-street meets it; and bounded thence by that river downwards to its junction with Gale’s Creek; bounded thence by that creek upwards to the western extremity of the northern boundary of D. Woodriff’s 1,000 acres; thence by that boundary and its prolongation easterly to the centre of the road from Camden to Richmond, known as the Bringelly Road; thence by the centre of that road which forms the western boundary of the Municipality of St. Mary’s southerly to a point where the centre of High-street intersects it; thence by the centre of High-street westerly, to the point of commencement.

CASTLEREAGH WARD.

County of Cumberland, parish of Castlereagh, area 7.13 square miles : Commencing on the right bank of the Nepean River, at the junction of Gale’s Creek ; and bounded thence by that creek upwards to the western extremity of the northern boundary of D. Woodriffe’s 1,000 acres; thence by that boundary and its prolongation easterly to tile centre of the road from Camden to Richmond, known as the Bringelly Road; thence by the centre of that road northerly to the northern boundary of the Municipal District of Penrith, as proclaimed this day; thence by that boundary generally westerly to the right bank of the Nepean River aforesaid ; and thence by that river upwards, 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!

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