James Andrew Lynch was married Alice Mary Higgins in Gundagai in 1905. She died on 9 August 1942 only weeks before him. They had seven children, one of whom predeceased them.
Occupation & interests
James and Alice Lynch lived at 150 King Street, Newtown.
James Lynch was a member of the Hibernian Australasian Catholic Benefit Society, St Joseph’s Newtown Branch. He was a very active member of the St Josephs Catholic Church, and a supporter and donor to the foundation of the St Josephs Boys School.
Local government service
James Lynch was an alderman on Newtown Council in 1941-42, representing Enmore Ward. He was deputy mayor in 1942. He died in office.
‘Family Notices’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 1 October 1942, p. 8 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article17806973
‘Family Notices’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 22 October 1942, p. 8 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article17821461
‘A Tribute to our Pioneering Ancestors’: http://www.theycametheystayed.com/p309.htm#i11209