John Frederick Fallick


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Erskineville 1881 1890
Mayor Erskineville 1884 1884

Family background

John Frederick Fallick was born in c1849. He was the youngest son of Charles Major Fallick (1810-76). His brother Alfred Wadmore was an alderman on Newtown Council. A Charles Fallick or Fallack was listed as working as a newsagent in Newtown in the late 1850s.

Frederick John Augustus Fallick was married to Eliza Ann Millard in 1872. On 21 September 1884, John Fallick’s daughter Florence Amy died at ‘Strickland Cottage’ George Street. In 1872, Frederick J A Fallick married Eliza J Millard. They had eight children and ‘John Frederick Fallick’ was recorded as the father with numerous variations of his given names. Frederick John Augustus Fallick died at his home 72 Dension Street, Newtown on 22 May 1918 and was buried at Rookwood.

He was known variously as Frederick John Augustus Fallick, John Frederick Augustus Fallick and John Frederick Fallick.

Occupation & interests

Fallick first appeared in the 1884 Sands Directory as Frederick Fallack, ironmonger, George Street and was listed there with various permutations of his name through the 1880s.

Community activity

Frederick John Augustus Fallick was a keen cricket supporter. In 1887, he was president of the Macdonaldtown (Oxford) Cricket Club.

Local government service

John Frederick Fallick was an alderman on Macdonaldtown (Erskineville) Council in 1881-90. He was the mayor of Macdonaldtown in 1884.


NB and,

‘Family Notices’m The Sydney Morning Herald, 12 September 1872, p. 1,

‘In Memoriam’, Balmain Observer, 4 October 1884 p 3,

‘Cricket Gossip’, Sydney Mail, 10 December 1887, p 1250,

‘Deaths’, Sydney Morning Herald, 25 May 1918 p 12,


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