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 11 Honorary Freeman of the City and in the history of the City there have been a total of 16.

Full list of Honorary Freeman of the City

 City of Swan Honorary Freeman                Date appointed                              
 John McNamara  April 17, 2021
 David Lucas  April 17, 2021
 Margaret Kidson  April 17, 2021 (deceased)
 Giovanni Stefanelli  September 19, 2019
 Barbara Dundas    May 6, 2017
 Ronald (Ron) Carey APM  
 May 6, 2017
 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) 

 

 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)