The Donald family donated a stone drinking fountain in memory of Hamilton's first Mayor, George Donald.
The Hamilton clock tower was named the W R Alexander Clock Tower, in honour of Mr Alexander's services as Alderman.
The Municipal building was substantially rebuilt. Local historian Mrs Mavis Ebbott recalls that when the clock tower was replaced, something was different. It was not as high as it was before.
The first Aldermen of the Hamilton Municipal Council had an intense local focus. They wanted to make Hamilton a better place for its residents - to live, work and shop.
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