James F Fallick was born at the Isle of Wight, England, in 1853. He arrived to NSW in 1876 after living for two years in New Zealand and moved to St Peters in 1881. He died Chatswood 1926. He was survived by his widow Elizabeth, one son and four daughters. Possible relative, Alfred Fallick, served on Newtown Council in 1873-78; Henry Fallick served on Kogarah Council from 1913 to 1922.
Occupation & interests
James Fallick 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.
James Fallick was a well-known bowler.
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 death of Dolman. In 1886 he was elected to St Peters Council, serving until 1893; he was the mayor of St Peters in 1888.
‘Obituary’, Dungog Chronicle: Durham and Gloucester Advertiser, 7 May 1926, p. 3, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article138214333