John William Elliott Jnr

Wool Classer

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Erskineville 1920 1948
Mayor Erskineville 1937 1937
Mayor Erskineville 1944 1944

Family background

John William Elliott Jnr (known as Jack) lived at 26 Bray Street, Erskineville. He was born in 1872 to  Clara (nee Booth) and John William Elliott Snr, who was also an alderman of Macdonaldtown (Erskineville) from 1885 to 1887. In 1896, he married Catherine Maclean (or McLean). There were at least two children born to the couple. Elliott Jnr moved to Queensland living at 53 Jean Street, Wilston, a suburb of Brisbane. He died on 15 June 1954 and was cremated.

Occupation & interests

Elliott was a Justice of the Peace (JP).

Local government service

John William Elliott junior was an alderman on Erskineville Council in 1920-47, representing South Ward. He was mayor in 1937 and 1944. Elliot resigned from Erskineville Council on 16 July 1948.


‘Municipal and shire nominations’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 17 November 1934, p 18

‘Ex-Mayor dies’, The Courier-Mail, 17 June 1954, p. 6,


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