Sylvester Bernard Quigley

Real Estate Agent

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Darlington 1938 1941
  • Darlington Council seal (Civic Collection 2006.032.2)

Family background

Sylvester Bernard ‘Bernie’ Quigley was born 28 June 1897 at Neville, NSW, the son of Henry Quigley and Anna Maria Bell. He married Florence Cecelia Cohen (1900-1992) 25 October 1919 at St Paul’s Anglican Church, Redfern, NSW, and they had one son and two daughters. Sylvester Bernard Quigley died 15 June 1943 at Lewisham Hospital, late of Abbotsford, aged 45 years, and he was interred in the Anglican Section of Rookwood Cemetery. He left a Will and his estate and assets were valued at £3,982. Sylvester Bernard Quigley lived at 42 Hopetoun Street, Camperdown.

Occupation & interests

Sylvester Quigley was a real estate agent. He was the principal of the company S B Quigley & Co, Real Estate Agents, Newtown. He was the one time secretary of the Sydney Bicycle and Motor Club.

Local government service

Sylvester Bernard Quigley was an alderman on Darlington Council in 1938-41. He was deputy mayor in 1941.


‘Landlord’s plight’, The Daily Telegraph, 25 March 1933, p. 1,

‘Advertising’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 6 December 1937, p. 4,

‘Meeting with no hecklers – not even an audience’, The Daily Telegraph, 26 March 1938, p. 7,


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