Thomas Dickson Campbell


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Darlington 1920 1922
  • Darlington Council seal (Civic Collection 2006.032.2)

Family background

Thomas Dickson Campbell was born 15 February 1855 at Milton, Glasgow, Scotland, the son of Walter Campbell and Agnes Scott. He married Catherine Rees 2 December 1880 at the bride’s parents house Rees Terrace, Pitt Street, Newcastle, NSW, and they had two sons and three daughters. Campbell died 11 January 1937, aged 81 years, at Darlington, and he was interred in the Independent Section of Rookwood Cemetery. He left no Will. Thomas Dickson Campbell lived at 118 Rose Street, Darlington.

Occupation & interests

Campbell was a boilermaker on the NSW Railways from 1884 until he retired in 1914.

Community activity

Thomas Dickson Campbell was an unsuccessful candidate for the 1911 Council Elections for Darlington.

Local government service

Thomas Dickson Campbell was an alderman on Darlington Council in 1920-22.


‘Advertising’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 2 February 1920, p. 3,

Campbell, Thomas Dickson, Railway Personal History Card, State Archives NSW, NRS-12922-1-[11/16577]-[247],


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