Thomas Fusedale


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Waterloo 1874 1879
Mayor Waterloo 1876 1876
  • Waterloo Municipal Council stamp (City of Sydney Archives A-00310569)

Family background

Thomas Lloyd Fusedale was baptised on 2 March 1823 in Shenleybury, Hertfordshire, England, son of John Fusedale and Hannah. Thomas Lloyd Fusedale married Louisa Wheeler (1825-1892) on 13 September 1854 in St Phillip’s Church, Sydney, NSW and they had five children; 2 sons and 3 daughters. Thomas Lloyd Fusedale died on 8 August 1885 in Waterloo, aged 62 years and he was buried in the Old Church of England Section of Rookwood Cemetery. Thomas Lloyd Fusedale left a Will and his estate and assets were assessed at ¬£9,975. He lived at 18 Pitt Street, Waterloo.

Occupation & interests

Fusedale was a scrivener.

Community activity

In 1875 Fusedale was Waterloo Council’s representative at a conference of representatives of suburban and country municipalities for the purpose of taking into consideration the draft bill for amending the Municipalities Act of 1867. Fusedale in 1878, represented the council in a deputation to the Minister for Works, to urge the importance of the government undertaking, without delay, the work of carrying out a system of suburban railways.He was involved in the temperance movement.

Local government service

Thomas Lloyd Fusedale was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1874-79. He was mayor in 1876.


‘Municipal Nominations’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 4 February 1874, p. 9,

‘Municipalities Act Amendment Bill’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 16 November 1875, p. 6,

‘The Equitable Permanent¬†Benefit Institution’, The Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser, 25 May 1878: 735,

‘Suburban Railways’, Evening News, 7 June 1878, p. 3,


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