James Wilcox

Born
1790
Died
1876
Profession
Draper

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Waterloo 1867 1869
Mayor Waterloo 1869 1869

Family background

James Wilcox was born c1790. He lived in Botany Road, Redfern and died here on 12 March 1876, aged 85 years and he was buried at Rookwood Cemetery. He was married to Jane Colless (1808-62) on 17 September 1827 at Castlereagh, NSW and they had 4 sons and 4 daughters.

Occupation & interests

In 1861 Wilcox was secretary of the Ancient Order of Royal Foresters.

Community activity

Wilcox was the Chairman of the Finance Committee and for three years he was one of the auditors for Waterloo Council.

Local government service

James Wilcox was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1867-69 representing North Ward. He was mayor in 1869.

References

Municipal and shire nominations’, The Sydney Morning Herald 6 February 1867 p. 3, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/13148156

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