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Fremantle: 1887

2 June. The Fremantle Town Hall opened.

3 June. After a ball at the Town Hall, William Conroy shoots Cr Snook, who later dies. Conroy put on trial for wilful murder and hanged 18 November 1887, the last man to be hanged within the precincts of Perth gaol.

Contract let to RO Law to build a new approach and extend the sea jetty [Long Jetty] by 1,000 feet in a westerly direction towards Gage Roads.

Garry Gillard | New: 6 August, 2015 | Now: 19 December, 2018