Honorary Freeman of the City

What is an Honorary Freeman?

This is the most prestigious form of honour or recognition the Council of the City of Swan can place on an individual. It’s a title given only in rare and exceptional circumstances to those who have made an outstanding and exceptional contribution to the community.

There are four Honorary Freeman of the City and in the history of the City there have been a total of ten.

Full list of Honorary Freeman of the City

 City of Swan Honorary Freeman Date appointed 
Cosimo (Charlie) Zannino May 7, 2016
Melvyn (Mel) Paul Congerton, JP May 7, 2016 
Maria Haynes, JP May 7, 2016 
Charlie Celestino Marino Gregorini, JP March 31, 2007 (deceased) 
Mary Julia (Judy) Hamersley March 24, 2001 (deceased) 
 Barbara Dundas  May 6, 2017
 Ronald (Ron) Carey, APM   May 6, 2017

 

Shire of Swan Honorary Freeman Date appointed 
George Humphrey Park  October 4, 1991
Harold Norman (Snow) Bennett  July 22, 1985 (deceased) 
Leonard Douglas Marshall July 25, 1983 (deceased) 
Dr Carl Georgeff, FRCS (Eng)  September 28, 1981 (deceased)
Donald Henry Ferguson, MBE JP  July 15, 1970 (deceased)