This Day in History: 1896-11-16
The annual Newcastle Municipal Council election was held. The two retiring councillors (Edward Francis Robins and Henry Davey) and two retiring auditors (Samuel McCombie and Mark Dore Rogers) were re-elected unopposed. The retiring Mayor (Joseph Ablett Wroth) did not re-nominate.
Northam advertiser, 7 Nov. 1896, p.2; 21 Nov. 1896, p.3.