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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Wellington Provincial District]

Wellington Corporation

Wellington Corporation.

His Worship The Mayor (Mr. F. H. D. Bell, B.A.) was again elected to the position of Chief Magistrate of Wellington City at the annual election of 1896, defeating Mr. G. Fisher, who offered himself for re-election.

Councillor William Lingard, whose career is given on page 541, was elected to a seat in the Wellington City Council, representing Thorndon Ward, in 1896.

Councillor Alfred Lindsay, a leading boot and shoe manufacturer (see page 699), was returned in the interests of the ratepayers of Lambton Ward at the annual election of 1896.

Councillor William Mcgill, who conducts business in Wellington as a monumental mason, became a member of the Council for Te Aro Ward at the 1896 election.