Report on Maribyrnong, Mont Park, Thornbury, Pender's Grove, and Werribee : also Sir Thomas Bent's interest in certain lands adjacent to the St. Kilda-Brighton electric street tramway : with findings and minutes of evidence

Corporate Author: Victoria. Royal Commission on the Acquisition of Certain Estates by Sir Thomas Bent, as a Minister of the Crown
Other Authors: Campbell, Hugh John Munro, c 1854-1921, Elmslie, George Alexander, 1861-1918, Hutchinson, William, 1864-1924, Membrey, James George, 1862-1940, Solly, Robert Henry, 1859-1932, Stanley, Robert, 1847-1918, Tunnecliffe, Thomas, 1869-1948
Published: Melbourne : J. Kemp, Government Printer, 1909
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1909, Second Session no. 22
Online Access:
Tags: Add Tag
Cover Image
Saved in:
Item Description: "Presented to both Houses of Parliament by His Excellency's command"
Commission comprised William Hutchinson (Chairman), Hugh John Munro Campbell, George Alexander Elmslie, James George Membrey, Robert Henry Solly, Robert Stanley and Thomas Tunnecliffe
Witnesses examined: Henry Charles Hotham Agg (accountant Treasury), T. J. Allen (employee Gibbs Bright & Co.), Henry Edward Beamish Armstrong (accountant), George Clarence Arnold (Sydney Arnold & Co. valuers), Sir Thomas Bent MLA, Reginald Bright ((Gibbs Bright & Co.), Samuel Charles Brittingham (architect Public Works Dept.), John Godfrey Brodie (officerTitles' Office), John A. Brown (Town Clerk St. Kilda), John Russell Brown (Government valuer), Frederick Horatio Bruford (Auditor-General), Thomas Cain (farmer & grazier), Edward Henry Cook (valuer, auctioneer & estate agent), Thomas Forrest Cumming (ex Chairman Closer Settlement Board), William Davidson (Inspector-General of Public Works), Daniel Joseph Duggan (member Closer Settlement Board), David Henry Dunn (correspondence clerk Premier's Office), Hastings Alfred Elms (valuer for the Savings Bank Commissioners), Frederick Karl Esling (Superintendent Engineer Flinders Street Station), James M. Gillespie (Chairman Closer Settlement Board), Sir Samuel Gillott (ex Chief Secretary & Minister of Labour), William Henry Gray (clerk Chief Secretary's Office), Edward John Day Guinness (Crown Solicitor), Alfred Gillman Hall (solicitor Fink Best & Hall), Sigismund Jacoby (Mayor St Kilda), George Augustus James (public servant), Alice Daniel James, James Kirk Jennings (valuer Jennings & McInnes), James Elliott Jenkins (Sec. Closer Settlement Board), Dr William Ernest Jones (Inspector-General of Insane), Sidney Brewster Joske (manager Commercial Bank), William Stephen Keast (auctioneer, land salesman & MP for the district of Dandong), Maurice E. Kernot (Chief Engineer Railway Construction), John Limerock (branch manager English & Scottish Bank Fitzroy), Andrew McGregor Lonie (barrister and solicitor Maddock Jamieson & Lonie), John Emanuel Mackey MLA, Henry Charles Malcolm (manager Small Holdings Branch Lands Dept.), Henry William Meakin (ex Under-Treasurer), Henry Gunton Montgomery (valuer), John Murray (Premier), Smith McDonald (valuer), John McEwan (John McEwan & Co. estate agents), Edward McNaughton (Asst. Inspector Bank of Victoria), Albert Nixon (clerk Treasury), Thomas Alexander Patterson (auctioneer Baillieu Patterson & Sons), George Michael Prendergast MP, Joseph Martin Reed (Surveyor-General), James Bastian Richards (clerk Office Crown Solicitor), John Alexander Ross (clerk Office Crown Solicitor), Henry Ryan (employee Gibbs Bright & Co.), William Frederick Salmon (valuer), Edward William Sampson (valuer and Crown Lands Bailiff), Thomas Patrick Slattery (clerk Titles Office), Walter Spence Stott (valuer Stott & Bastings), Frederick John Tadgell (auctioneer, estate agent & land valuer), Thomas Henry Taylor (clerk Lands Dept.), Richard F. Toutcher MLA, William Frederick Vale (auctioneer Vale & Co. Collins St.), Margaret Morrisson Ward-Cole (daughter of Captain George Ward-Cole, Brighton), William Alexander Watt MP, Robert Selman [i.e. Selmon] Whiting (solicitor) and John West (Argus journalist)
Physical Description: xxvii, 296p. ; 33cm.