Historical information

The City of Melbourne issued a License or Licence for Melbourne Tramway and Omnibus Co (MTOCo) drivers (gripmen) or conductors under their Hackney Carriage by-law No. 110. The cost was 5/- or five schillings. This practice ceased during 1917.
1 - License No. 179, was issued to George A Barrett of Port Melbourne who was a tram conductor on the 16/1/1914. The document is signed by John Clayton as Town Clerk.
2 - License No. 58, issued to Herb S Browne of Glenferrie, tram conductor on 14/1/1917 and signed by T Geo Ellery Town Clerk.

Significance

Demonstrates a license issued by the City of Melbourne under their Hackney Carriage By-Law

Physical description

Document - set of two - pink paper License No. 179 for 1914 and No. 58 for 1917

Inscriptions & markings

Hand written name and date