Albert Edward Elvy


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Darlington 1926 1948
Mayor Darlington 1938 1939
Mayor Darlington 1944 1944
  • Darlington Council seal (Civic Collection 2006.032.2)

Family background

Albert Edward Worsley Elvy was born 13 May 1893 at Newtown, the son of William Elvy and Jane Read Hydaspes Worsley. He married (1) Idalia Harriett Edith Brown (1894-1956) 6 November 1920 at Redfern, NSW, and they were divorced in 1927. He then married (2) Edith Lough 22 April 1929 at Sydney. Albert Elvy died 28 July 1972 at Newtown, late of Haberfield, aged 79 years, and he was cremated at Rookwood Crematorium. He lived at 214 Rose Street, Darlington.

Occupation & interests

Albert Elvy was a Freemason and a member of Lodge Homebush 910.

Local government service

Albert Elvy was an alderman on Darlington Council in 1926-48. He was mayor in 1938-39 and 1944. His father William, brother Arthur and nephew Harold were also aldermen on Darlington Council, along with his brother in law James Pope Melville.


‘Advertising’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 28 November 1925, p. 3,


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