George Todd

Carrier And Contractor

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Darlington 1904 1904
Alderman Redfern 1905 1907
Alderman Redfern 1917 1919
Mayor Redfern 1907 1907
  • George Todd (The Sun, 5 February, p. 9)

Family background

George Todd was born at Redfern, NSW on 25 December 1866 at Redfern, NSW, the son of Henry Todd and Margery Margaret Campbell. He married Julia Trevillien (1872-1915) 7 January 1914 at Redfern, NSW. Todd died 4 January 1940 at Ashfield, formerly of Darlington and Balmain, NSW, aged 73 years. He was either cremated at Rookwood Crematorium or buried at Wentworth Falls, NSW. He left a Will and his estate and assets were valued at £11,771. George Todd lived at 193 Abercrombie Street, Redfern and 35 Rosehill Street, Redfern.

Occupation & interests

A self employed horse drawn carrier, George Todd started work at 6am, working six days a week. Todd was the principal of the firm G & H Todd, Master Carriers, Excavation and Sand Contractors, of Park Road, Mascot. He was a member of the Builder’s Exchange and the Treasurer of the Darlington Branch of the Protestant Defence Association c1904.

Community activity

George Todd was the secretary and delegate for the Redfern Cycling Club for the 1906-07 season.

Local government service

George Todd was an alderman on Darlington Council in 1904. He later also served as an alderman with Redfern Council from 1905-1907 and 1917-1919 (representing Golden Grove Ward), and was Redfern’s mayor in 1907.


‘Advertising’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 3 February 1904, p. 13,

‘What is it worth?’, The Sun, 5 February, p. 9,


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