Royden Cuthbertson


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Newtown 1917 1920
  • Jubilee souvenir of the municipality of Newtown, 1862-1912 (City of Sydney Archives LIB-00017635)

Family background

Royden Leigh Cuthbertson was born in Hobart; his father served on Hobart Council. Royden Cuthbertson died in Tamworth where he had played a prominent part in public affairs in 1949.

Occupation & interests

Cuthbertson was an assistant manager of the Newtown Leagues football team.

Local government service

Royden Cuthbertson was an alderman on Newtown Council in 1917-20, representing O’Connell Ward. He resigned from council on 27 November 1920.


‘Municipal Elections’, Sunday Times, 1 July 1917, p. 7.

‘Personal’, The Mercury, 29 January 1918, p. 5

‘Flying Motors’, Evening News, 11 June 1919, p. 6

‘Rugby League World’, Arrow, 18 June 1920, p. 6

‘Federal Elections’, Glen Innes Examiner, 5 October 1937, p. 4,

‘Former Hobart Man Dies in NSW’, The Mercury, 29 December 1949, p. 5

‘Obituary’, The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser, 9 December 1949, p. 2,


Printer friendly version Persistent URL:

Share this entry on: