Sidney Fleming


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Newtown 1932 1946
Mayor Newtown 1945 1945
  • Alderman Sidney Augustus Fleming of Newtown Municipal Council, 1935-37 (Marrickville Council Library and History Services N3.282n)

Family background

Sidney Augustus Fleming was born in c1883. He was married to Mabel May Brown in 1911. The couple  lived at 64 Oxford Street, Newtown, with their son, also called Sidney, according to the Electoral Roll of 1943. Sidney Augustus Fleming died in 1968.

Local government service

Sidney A Fleming was an alderman on Newtown Council in 1932-46, representing Kingston Ward. He was mayor in 1945.


‘Elections’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 4 December 1934, p. 15,

‘Playground opened’, The Labor Daily, 10 September 1936, p. 12,

‘More rent protests’, The Labor Daily, 7 September 1938, p. 5,

‘Sydney alderman visits Wagga Wagga’, Daily Advertiser, 14 January 1943, p. 2,

‘Mayoralty won on draw from hat’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 6 December 1944, p. 4,

‘Aldermen differ on housie’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 14 March 1945 p. 4

‘Redbaiters Had Two Setbacks’ Tribune, 24 July 1945, p. 5,

‘Official Labor man elected to Council’, Truth, 24 March 1946, p. 27,


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