Historical information

Warrnambool was created as a municipality on 7th December 1855, declared a Borough on 1st October 1863, proclaimed a Town on 2nd February 1883, and a City on 8th April 1955.


This booklet is of significance as it shows the governance of the Town of Warrnambool in 1898, fifteen years after Warrnambool was proclaimed as a town.

Physical description

A 54 page bound paper booklet with a green cover. The inside front page has a handwritten Government Gazette reference to the proclamation of Warrnambool as a town.

Inscriptions & markings

Town of Warrnambool By-Laws and Regulations Warrnambool M Hassett "The Reporter" Printing Works Timor Street 1898 Higgins & Parrington handwritten in ink