James Henderson was born c1815 and he married Jemima Stewart at St Andrew’s Manse, Sydney, on 17 June 1857 and they had a son. He died in Hampstead, London on 7 August 1875, aged 60 years. James Henderson left a Will and his estate and assets were assessed at £45,000 in England and £110,000 in Australia. He lived in George Street, Waterloo (1870).
Occupation & interests
James Henderson was a [artner in the firm of Scott, Henderson & Co, Merchants and Commission Agents of 322 George Street, Sydney.
Henderson was Chairman of the Waterloo Council Finance Committee in 1871-72.
Local government service
James Henderson was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1870-73. He was mayor from October 1872 due to Faulkes’ resignation.
‘Borough Council’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 18 August 1870 p. 5, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/13212685