John Williams lived in Alma Street, Darlington (1870-76) and at Ivy Street in 1879.
Local government service
In 1864, John Williams with others, headed a petition for the incorporation of Darlington as a municipality. The petition was granted and he was elected one of the alderman. John Williams was an alderman on Darlington Council in 1864-65. In 1865 he was part of the finance committee.
‘Advertising’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 26 September 1864, p. 4, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/13105849