Charles Ibbotson

Coach Builder

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Newtown 1894 1910
Mayor Newtown 1899 1899
  • Alderman Charles Henry Ibbotson, Mayor of Newtown 1899 (Jubilee Souvenir of the Municipality of Newtown, 1862-1912)

Family background

Charles Henry Ibbotson died in May 1936. He was survived by his wife Kate, two daughters and three sons.

Community activity

Ibbotson was a past master of Lodge Manoah, Foundation member and past president of the Blakehurst Progress Association, where he was living at the time of his death.

Local government service

Charles Henry Ibbotson was an alderman on Newtown Council in 1894-1910, representing Enmore Ward. He was mayor in 1899.


‘Metropolitan Suburban Mayors’, The Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser, 22 April 1899, p. 922

‘Obituary’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 6 March 1936, p. 8

‘The Ibbotson Story’, Newtown Project website:

‘Biographies of the Early Aldermen’, Newtown Project website:


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