Kew Historical Society


Since its foundation in 1958, members of the Kew Historical Society have been compiling and storing information about subjects relating to the history of Kew and its environs, of which this file is an example.


Secondary Values (KHS Imposed Order)


Kew was declared a municipality in 1860, a borough in 1863, a town in 1910 and a city in 1921. The file contains records of correspondence between Kew researchers and former mayors and or their families. Another part of the file includes articles form the Progress Leader about particular councillors and mayors. The file includes the family tree of Cr John Wilkinson. Material in the file contributed to the KHS publication 'From Municipality to City: Councillors and Mayors of Kew 1860-1994'