History of the Council


Municipal of Lithgow (1889-1944)

1890- 1895

1890 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895
Mayor Thomas Bennett Mayor Thomas Bennett Mayor Thomas Bennett Mayor Thomas Bennett Mayor George Clout Mayor George Clout
Horace Bracey 11 Feb 1895
J.M. Huges Thomas Bennett Thomas Bennett Thomas Bennett Thomas Bennett Thomas Bennett
David Jones George Donald George Donald Richard Sheldrake J.C. Hooper George Clout
David Brown David Jones David Jones David Jones David Jones John Thirlwell
J.C. Hooper John W. Spooner Denis Jones Dennis Jones Dennis Jones Dickson
N. Sheridan David Brown George Clout N. Sheridan N. Sheridan Mansell
Thomas Bennett Richard Sheldrake John W. Spooner John Jones George Clout Horace E.S. Bracey
elections 17 Feb 1890 N. Sheridan J.C. Hooper John W. Spooner Rees J.C. Hooper
George Donald Denis Jones N. Sheridan J.C. Hooper J. Vincent John James
Denis Jones J.C. Hooper Richard Sheldrake Rees first meeting 13 Feb 1893 Broughall John Owens
John W. Spooner George Clout first meeting 16 Feb 1891 John James first meeting 23 May 1892 J. Vincent first meeting 13 Feb 1893 Dickson first meeting 23 Apr 1894 William Dougherty first meeting 11 Feb 1895
Richard Sheldrake Broughall first meeting 13 Feb 1893 Mansell first meeting 23 Apr 1894 William Drewett first meeting 20 May 1895
John Thirlwell first meeting 18 Jul 1894 Stephen Hobbs first meeting 17 June 1895
John Owens first meeting 8 Oct 1894 Horace Edward Seymour Bracey first meeting 5 Nov 1894


1896- 1901

1896 1897 1898 1899 1900 1901
Mayor Horace Bracey Mayor Horace Bracey
John James elected 8 Feb 1897
Mayor John James
John Spooner elected 8 Feb 1898
Mayor John Spooner Mayor John Spooner
John James
Mayor John James
John W Spooner William Dougherty John James John W. Spooner John W. Spooner John James
John James John Rodham John Thirlwell John James Thomas Bennett Thomas Bennett
Thomas Bennett Horace E.S. Bracey John W Spooner John Thirlwell John Gibson
last meeting 5 Feb 1900
Edward Burns
J.C. Hooper Thomas Bennett Horace E.S. Bracey William Dougherty Edward Burns Hegarty
John Owens John Owens John Gibson John Gibson John James John Ireland
William Drewett J.C. Hooper Thomas Bennett Thomas Bennett Robert Crawford John Thirlwell
Horace E.S. Bracey Stephen Hobbs John Owens John Owens Leeper Robert Crawford
Stephen Hobbs John W. Spooner William Dougherty Leeper William Dougherty William Dougherty
William Dougherty William Drewett Edward Burns first meeting 7 Feb 1898 Robert Crawford first meeting 7 Aug 1899 John Thirlwell John W. Spooner
John James Leeper first meeting 5 Sep 1898 John Ireland first meeting 13 Feb 1900 Henry Dyball
John Gibson elected 8 Feb 1897 Hegarty first meeting 17 Sep 1990 Horace E.S. Bracey
John Thirlwell elected 8 Feb 1897 John Owens