Physical description

Bound copy of the Victorian Municipal Directory and Gazetteer: Also Commonwealth Guide and the Water Supply Record for 1928. The volume contains 846 pages and includes sections on:
- Comparative table – Municipal Returns for Twenty-one Years.
- Index to Townships, Parishes and Railway Stations.
- Changes and appointments.
- Commonwealth of Australia (Constitution, Parliament, Departments and Officers).
- State of Victoria (Parliament, Departments and Officers / Boards, Institutions, Trusts and Loans).
- Municipalities in Victoria (Cities and Towns, Boroughs, Shires).
- Water Supply (State Rivers and Water Supply Commission).

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Inscriptions & markings

Embossed in gilt on spine "Victorian Municipal Directory 1928" and on front cover "City of Kew. / Cr. C. S. Parry".


The Victorian Municipal Directory provided annual details, and later bi-annual details, of all councils. Published by Arnall & Jackson (Printers and Stationers), copies were published in 'cloth' for sixteen shillings and 'half roan' for eighteen shillings. This copy was owned by Cr C.S.Parry. Elected to the Kew City Council as a representative of North Ward, Cr Parry was elevated to the position of Mayor in 1931. It, together with five other editions, was presented to the Kew Historical Society in 1987 by his grandson.