Betty May Jackman

It was early in 1856 that steps were taken to elect a council and the first municipal elections were held in Bendigo.


This book of over 260 pages tells the history of the Bendigo Council/Councillors/Town Clerks and Mayors plus a background history of early Bendigo, the Town Hall, Mayoral Chain, Coats of Arms etc.


Photographs of all the Mayors from 1865 to 2001 are included with a story of their life and times.


Many early photographs of Bendigo have been hidden for decades in Council archives, some are from private collections.



Plus $8.00 postage to all States


Books can be ordered from

Betty M. Jackman
172 Tannery Lane
Mandurang. 3551


You can e-mail Betty at Betty M. Jackman