Royden Cuthbertson


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Newtown 1917 1920

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

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


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