Agency VA 3025
Merriang (Shire 1871 - 1915)
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Date Range: 1871 - 1915
 
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On 3 November 1871 the Donnybrook and Wallan Wallan Road District (VA 3026) was renamed and proclaimed as the Shire of Merriang. The Shire's boundaries were redefined on 31 May 1897.

On 15 October 1915 Merriang Shire was united with VA 2395 Broadmeadows Shire. Prior to the union Merriang consisted of three ridings: Beveridge, Donnybrook and Wallan Wallan Ridings. Merriang Shire became Merriang Riding and then Wallan Riding of Broadmeadows Shire. Part of this riding was severed and annexed to VA 2499 Romsey Shire on 31 May 1916.

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SOURCES:

1 Victorian Government Gazette, 1871, page 1914
2 Victorian Government Gazette, 1897, page 2097
3 Victorian Government Gazette, 1915, page 3344
4 Victorian Government Gazette, 1916, page 4361
5 Victorian Government Gazette, 1916, page 2067

Victorian Municipal Directory, Arnall & Jackson Pty Ltd, 1988, Melbourne

Victorian Municipal Directory, Arnall & Jackson Pty Ltd, 1916, Melbourne

Summary Guide to the Public Record of Victoria

VPRS 7959, Rate Books

VPRS 7963, Rate Books
 
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1976 - 1976 Rate Books (Microfilm copy of VPRS 7959; VPRS 7963; VPRS 8332) VPRS 2337 North Melbourne Open
By 1871 - 1916 Rate Books [See Microfilm Copy VPRS 2337 for period to 1900] VPRS 7963 North Melbourne Open
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1871 - 1915 Municipalities VRG 12