Charles Veryard

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Charles John Besley Veryard (1900–1967) was a City of Perth Councillor from 1927 until 1964 and Mayor of Perth from 1964 to his death in 1967.[1]

Veryard was also a manager and director of West Cycles. He attended Hale School and played three seasons of football with West Perth Football Club between 1917 and 1920.[2]

The Charles Veryard Reserve in Bourke Street, North Perth is named in his honour.

In August 1951, Veryard was convicted and fined for tax fraud after understating his income.[3]

His grandfather, John Veryard, was a member of state parliament in Western Australia and a mayor of Leederville.[4]


  1. ^ North Perth – A Brief History of the Suburb Archived 4 September 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Old Haleians Association
  3. ^ "Tax Offender Criticised For "False" Evidence.". The West Australian. Perth: National Library of Australia. 23 August 1951. p. 7. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 
  4. ^ Veryard clan in Australia

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