Thomas Adams

Cab Proprietor

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Darlington 1876 1880
  • Darlington Council seal (Civic Collection 2006.032.2)

Family background

Thomas Mark Adams was born 4 December 1825 in Ramsgate, Kent, England, the son of Thomas Adams and Elizabeth Kimber. He married Sarah Anderson (1824-1910) 17 September 1849 at Chippendale, NSW, and they had three sons and five daughters. Thomas Mark Adams died 25 July 1901, aged 76 years, at his residence 1 Cromwell Street, Leichhardt, and he was interred in the Methodist Section of Rookwood Cemetery. He left a Will and his estate and assets were valued at £2,086. Thomas Mark Adams lived at Rose Street, Darlington.

Occupation & interests

Adams was a cab proprietor.

Community activity

Thomas Mark Adams was the Secretary of the Bronzewing Cricket Club.

Local government service

Thomas Mark Adams was an alderman on Darlington Council in 1876-80.


‘Advertising’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 8 February 1876, p. 3,


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