Henry Albert Wood

Hatter, Straw Hat Manufacturer

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Erskineville 1903 1910
  • Council of the Municipality of Erskineville Sign, no date (City of Sydney Archives Collection)

Family background

Henry Albert Wood was born about 1840, the son of John and Mary Wood. He moved to Erskineville in the early 1890s. Wood lived at 37 Erskineville Road. He died at his home on 25 December 1921 aged 81, survived by his widow Ann and three living children.

Occupation & interests

Wood was a hat manufacturer, specialising in straw hats. In 1896, the Sands Directory listed H A Wood and Sons, hatters, at 37 Erskineville Road.

Local government service

Henry Albert Wood was an alderman on Erskineville Council in 1903-10, representing Middle Ward.


‘Personal’, Evening News, 28 December 1921, p. 6, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/118880880

‘Deaths’, Sydney Morning Herald, 27 December 1921, p. 4

Certificate of Title, Volume 1442 folio 188


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