Frederick Roberts


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Newtown 1926 1941
Mayor Newtown 1932 1932
  • Alderman F B Roberts, Newtown Municipal Council, 1935-37 (Marrickville Council Library and History Services N3.282ae) 1937

Family background

Frederick Benedict Roberts was born at Araluen, his mother brought the family to Newtown after his father died. He died 6 March 1938, in Gloucester House.

Occupation & interests

Roberts was an organiser of the Municipal Employees Union

Community activity

Roberts was a member of the State ALP executive and the Federal ALP executive.

Local government service

Frederick Benedict Roberts was an alderman on Newtown Council in 1926-41, representing O’Connell Ward. He was mayor in 1932.


‘Mr Frederick B Roberts’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 8 March 1938, p. 16

‘Obituary’, The Catholic Press, 24 March 1938, p. 27


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