Seaforth Proctor

Produce Auctioneer, General Commission Agent

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Camperdown 1886 1889
Alderman Camperdown 1891 1897
Mayor Camperdown 1891 1892

Family background

Seaforth Proctor was born in Sydney in 1843. He was married on 1 March 1873 in Sydney to German-born Amelia Becker (1847-1907); they had two daughters and one son. He died on 21 August 1909, aged 39 years.

Community activity

At Camperdown Town Hall on 7 March 1888 Proctor moved the formation of a local volunteer fie brigade. Ten men joined the committee of volunteer firemen.

Local government service

Seaforth Proctor was an alderman on Camperdown Council for two terms: 1886-89 and 1891-97. He was mayor in 1891-92.


Sydney Morning Herald, 8 March 1888, p. 12,

‘Borough of Camperdown’, New South Wales Government Gazette,15 February 1895, p. 1027,

‘Death of Mr J S Proctor’, Evening News, 23 August 1909, p. 7,


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