James Fallick

Builder, Contractor

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Newtown 1902 1903
  • James Fallick (The Truth, 4 December 1904, p. 8063)

Family background

James Fallick was born on the Isle of Wight, England, on 2 May 1853. He trained as a bricklayer and arrived in NSW in 1876 after living for two years in New Zealand. In 1877, he married Elizabeth Ann Wild. The couple moved to St Peters in 1881 and had five children, one son and four daughters. James Fallick died in Chatswood in 1926.

Alfred W. Fallick, who served on Newtown Council in 1873-78, and John Frederick Fallick, an alderman on Erskineville Council, were possible relatives. Also potentially related was Henry Fallick, who served on Kogarah Council from 1913 to 1922.

Occupation & interests

James Fallick was a builder who carried out some large contracts, including alterations to the Colonial Secretary s Office, the erection of St George’s Hall and the Trocadero at Newtown.

Community activity

James Fallick was a well-known bowler.

Parliamentary service

James Fallick represented Newtown-St Peters as a Liberal candidate in the NSW Legislative Assembly in 1901-03. He represented Singleton in 1903-20.

Local government service

James Fallick was an alderman on Newtown Council in 1902-03, representing Enmore Ward. He won the election for extraordinary vacancy on 24 June 1902 after the death of William Dolman.

Prior to that, he had served as an alderman at St Peters Council, from 1886 to 1893; he was the Mayor of St Peters in 1888.


Biographical information for this alderman was originally researched by Mark Matheson for the Newtown Project Website.

Parliament of New South Wales, Former Members, Mr James Fallick

‘Obituary’, Dungog Chronicle: Durham and Gloucester Advertiser, 7 May 1926, p. 3, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article138214333


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