Ernest Navin


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Waterloo 1934 1940

Family background

Ernest Francis Navin was born on 23 October 1882 in Waterloo, NSW, son of Michael Navin and Ellen Walsh. He did not marry. Ernest Francis Navin died on 3 August 1946 in Redfern, NSW, aged 64 years and he was buried in the Catholic Mortuary Section of Rookwood Cemetery. He lived at 3 Pitt Street, Waterloo (1933).

Local government service

Ernest Navin was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1934-40 representing North Ward. Three Waterloo Council aldermen were sacked in 1940: John Neilson, George Cohen and Ernest Navin. A by-election was held in May 1940. Richard B Chew, Harry V CurrieĀ  and James P Kinchington were elected in their place. Ms Mary V Neilson, wife of one of the sacked aldermen, was also a candidate; she later became Waterloo mayor.


‘Municipal and Shire Nominations’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 21 November 1934 p.18,

The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 May 1940, p. 11,


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