Thomas James English


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Erskineville 1917 1934
Mayor Erskineville 1918 1918
Mayor Erskineville 1922 1922
Mayor Erskineville 1927 1929
Mayor Erskineville 1931 1931
Mayor Erskineville 1934 1934
  • Council of the Municipality of Erskineville Sign, no date (City of Sydney Archives Collection)

Family background

Thomas James English’s birth was registered at Newtown in 1873. He died on 17 May 1942 at Alexandria. He was buried at the Roman Catholic cemetery, Botany. His address in 1917 was  64 Malcolm Road, Erskineville,

Occupation & interests

Thomas James English was a Justice of the Peace (JP).

Local government service

Thomas James English was an alderman on Erskineville Council in 1917-34, representing Middle Ward. He was mayor in 1918, 1922, 1927-29, 1931 and 1934


‘Fine record of service’, The Labor Daily, 30 December 1931, p. 6,

‘Family Notices’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 18 May 1942, p. 10


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