John Fletcher

Cab Owner

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Waterloo 1917 1920
  • Waterloo Municipal Council stamp (City of Sydney Archives A-00310569)

Family background

John Alexander Fletcher was born c1856, son of John Fletcher and Ann. He married Susannah Beale (1861-1937) on 10 June 1886 in Sydney, NSW. There were two daughters, Ethel (1887) and Olive (1889). Fletcher died on 18 January 1921 in Sydney Hospital (late of Waterloo) and he was buried in the Old Church of England Section at Rookwood Cemetery. He lived at 118 Botany Street, Waterloo.

Occupation & interests

Fletcher was a cab owner.

Community activity

John Fletcher was a justice of the peace (JP).

Local government service

John Fletcher was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1917-20, representing West Ward.


‘Municipal Elections’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 3 July 1917 p. 5,


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