This Day in History: 1877-09-28

The Town of Newcastle was declared a Municipality by His Honor Edward Douglass Harvest, Esq., Lieut.-Colonel in Her Majesty’s Army, Administrator of the Government of the Territory of Western Australia and its Dependencies.

East and West Wards were defined.

WA government gazette, 2 Oct. 1877, p.207.
Herald (Fremantle, WA), 6 Oct. 1877, p.2.