James Symons was born 26 April 1864 in Redfern, son of Thomas Symons and Anne Bunny. He married Margaret Brown (-1943) on 18 August 1887 in Redfern and they had 3 sons and a daughter. James Symons died on 3 June 1955 at his residence, 24 Roberts Avenue, Mortdale and he was buried with his wife in the Methodist Section of Woronora Cemetery. He lived at 91 George Street, Waterloo.
Occupation & interests
In 1903 James Symons, boot manufacturer, carried on his business at 91 George Street, Waterloo.
James Symons was a justice of the peace (JP).
Local government service
James Symons was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1903-05, representing North Ward.
‘Municipal and shire nominations’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 7 February 1903, p. 10, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/page/1337202