Fremantle, Western Australia was initially incorporated as a Town Trust with limited powers on 17 April 1848. The Municipal Institutions Act 1871 empanelled the Town Council with a Mayor, and it was made a Municipal Council in 1883. On 3 June 1929, Fremantle was declared a city — Western Australia's second after Perth, which was declared in 1856.
List of mayors of Fremantle Wikipedia
Summary of Members of the Fremantle Town Trust, 1848-1871. Compiled from letters to the Colonial Secretary up to 1856, and thereafter from the Minutes of the Fremantle Town Trust.
Summary of Office-bearers of the Fremantle Town Council. Compiled from the Minutes of the Fremantle Town Council which are intact from 1871-1873
Summary of Members of the Fremantle Municipal Council 1883-1929. Compiled from the Minutes of the Fremantle Municipal Council.
Summary of Members of the Fremantle City Council, 1929-2011.