Proclamation of the first St Marys Council Election





New South Wales to wit: Proclamation by His Excellency The Right Honourable CHARLES ROBERT, BARON CARRINGTON, a Member of Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Colony of New South Wales and its Dependencies.WHEREAS by certain Proclamation dated the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred and ninety, and duly published in the Government Gazette of the fourth. of the same month, and otherwise in accordance with the provisions, contained in the Municipalities Act of 1867, a certain district in the said Proclamation described and named, and the limits and boundaries whereof wore thereby defined, was by the said Proclamation. declared to be a Municipality, within. the meaning and for all the purposes of the said Act, by the name and style of the “Municipal District of St. Mary’s,” and the electors for the time being of the said Municipality, immediately upon such publication as aforesaid. became and were a body corporate under such name and style.. And whereas it is by the said Act provided and declared that the first.election of Aldermen and Auditors for any such newly proclaimed Municipality shall take place on a day, at noon, and at a place to he notified by the Governor,

within three months, after the incorporation of such Municipality; and that the Returning Officer shall at such first election be nominated by the Governor, and shall exercise certain powers and perform, certain duties in reference to such first election, as in the said Act are prescribed and definer: : Now, therefore, I, CHARLES, ROBERT,. BARON CARRINGTON, 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, nominate JOHN KING LETHBRIDGE, Esquire, J.P, of St Mary’s, to be the first Returning Officer of the said Municipality: And I do hereby notify that, the said first election shall take place in Mrs. Paskin’s late residence, Main Western Road, St. Mary’s, at noon, on Monday, the fifth day of May next.

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

By His Excellency’s Command,