James Conley


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Newtown 1864 1875
Mayor Newtown 1867 1867
  • James Conley, Mayor of Newtown in 1867 (Jubilee Souvenir of the Municipality of Newtown, 1862-1912)

Family background

James Conley lived on Eliza Street, Newtown. He was married to Jane, who died in 1882. He died on 9 June 1876.

Occupation & interests

James Conley kept the Kingston Lodge Hotel on Australia Street, Newtown.

Local government service

James Conley was an alderman on Newtown Council in 1864-75.


Biographies of the Early Aldermen’, Newtown Project website: http://newtownproject.com.au/local-council-info/biographies/4

‘Advertising’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 1 December 1875 p. 2 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13368290

‘Family Notices’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 10 June 1876 p. 16 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13375073

‘Family Notices’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 9 June 1882, p. 1 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13513059

‘Old Sydney’, Truth, 8 December 1912, p. 12 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article168737465

James Conley Jnr: In Memorium’, The Methodist, 28 April 1923, p 13 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article155261012

James Conley and family of Kingston, by Patricia Steane, in ‘Marrickville: a past worth preserving’, Marrickville Historical Society, 2011


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