Topic: Town Board members

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Until Hamilton became a Borough in 1877 it was governed by two Town Boards - Hamilton West and Hamilton East. The Boards were elected each July and the five trustees elected a chairman at the first meeting of each board.


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Name

Elected

Left office

     

Members of Hamilton West town board

 

 

     

Butler, W.H.

1875

1876

Deegan, J.

1875

1876

Edgecumbe, G.

1871

1872

Farrell, T.

1871

1873

Gaudin, F.

1874

1875

Gaudin, F.

1876

1878

Gwynne, R.

1876

1878

Harper, J.

1873

1873

Hay, W, Mcg.

1876

1877

Highley, J.

1871

1872

Hinton, J.

1874

1876

Hume, J.

1876

1878

Hunter, H.

1871

1871

Jone, W.

1872

1874

Kingsley, H.L.

1875

1875

Knox, J.

1873

1873

Knox, J.

1874

1875

Longbottom, J.L.

1875

1876

Mcdonald, J.K.

1877

1878

Martin, J.

1873

1876

Morris, T. W. H.

1873

1875

Peat, R.

1876

1876

Tanfield, S.

1871

1872

Vialou, I.R.

1873

1874

Vialou, I.R.

1876

1878

Webb, J.

1872

1873

Wooley, J.

1872

1873

Young, B.

1871

1873

 

 

 

Chairmen of Hamilton West town board

 

 

 

 

 

Farrell, T.

1871

1873

Vialou, I.R.

1873

1874

Gaudin, F.

1874

1875

Longbottom, J.L.

1875

1876

Hay, W. Mcg..

1876

1877

Vialou, I.R.

1877

1878

 

 

 

Members of Hamilton East town board

 

 

 

 

 

Coates, I.

1871

1872

Coates, I.

1874

1875

Coleman, W.

1875

1877

Cumming, W.

1871

1877

Gardiner, D.

1877

1878

Harris, R.

1875

1877

Le Quesne, P.

1871

1871

Le Quesne, P.

1877

1878

Mcdonald, J.K.

1871

1871

Mcdonald, J.K.

1873

1874

Mullions, H.

1871

1874

Mullions, H.

1877

1878

Pearson, E.J.

1871

1875

Potter, A.

1874

1878

Tippen, C.

1872

1878

Vincent, A.

1872

1872

Williamson, R.

1871

1873

 

 

 

Chairmen of Hamilton East town board

 

 

 

 

 

Cumming, W.

1871

1877

Potter, A.

1877

1878

The list has been sourced from Astride the river : a history of Hamilton by P.J. Gibbons. Image from Hamilton 1878-1928 : commemorating the jubilee of the Hamilton Borough by E.J. Davey.

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