Robert Elstub

Carrier, Omnibus Driver, Builder

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Newtown 1894 1915
  • Robert Elstub, alderman on Newtown Council in 1894-1915 (Jubilee Souvenir of the Municipality of Newtown, 1862-1912)

Family background

Robert Elstub lived at 116 Regent Street, Newtown. He married Martha Elizabeth Thompson in 1855, and she died in 1911. In 1913 he married a second time to Alma Elizabeth Goldspring. Robert Elstub died in February 1915.

Community activity

Robert Elstub was a justice of the peace (JP). He was a member of the Loyal St Johns Lodge, No 6 Newtown, MUIOOF.

Local government service

Robert Elstub was an alderman on Newtown Council in 1894-1915, representing Kingston Ward. He died in 1915, at which time he was preparing to contest the seat again.


‘Alderman Robert Elstub’, Truth, 16 November 1913, p. 3

‘A Newtown veteran’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 19 February 1915, p. 4.


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