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AU WA S863




  • 1894-12-03 - (Creation)

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AU WA A269 - MUNICIPALITY OF COOLGARDIE (1894-01-01 - 1921-01-01)

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In 1894 the townsite of Coolgardie was proclaimed a municipality and the boundaries defined. The boundaries were extended in 1895, and in 1896 the title of chairman of the Municipal Council was changed to Mayor. In 1898 the population of the municipality was declared to be over 5000 and the municipality was divided into 4 wards. Boundaries were altered. In 1901 the population was declared to be over 1000 and under 5000; the wards were abolished. In 1921 the Coolgardie Municipality was abolished and included in the Coolgardie Road District.

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AU WA A270 - COOLGARDIE ROAD BOARD (1896-01-01 - 1961-07-01)

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In 1896 the Coolgardie Road Board District was designated and the boundaries defined. In 1921 the Municipality of Coolgardie was dissolved and absorbed into the Coolgardie Road District. The former municipal area became the town ward and the balance of the Coolgardie Road District became the country ward.

In 1961 all Road Boards became Shire Councils.

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AU WA A271 - SHIRE OF COOLGARDIE (1961-07-01 -)

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In 1961 all road boards became Shire Councils. The Coolgardie Road Board became the Shire of Coolgardie.

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Register of burials in Coolgardie Cemetery. Details given include number (a running number is allocated to each entry in the register), date of burial, name, age, late residence, occupation, by whom ceremony performed, disease, denomination, location? in cemetery, remarks (between 1895-1903 the undertaker's name was given in this column).


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