Thomas James Williams

Provision Merchant, Butcher

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Waterloo 1906 1907
  • Waterloo Municipal Council stamp (City of Sydney Archives A-00310569)

Family background

Thomas James Williams was born on 29 May 1853 in Richmond, Victoria, son of Thomas James Williams Snr and Frances Wittick. Williams Jnr married Martha Jones (1852-1929) on 12 January 1880 in Sydney, and they had 3 daughters. Thomas Williams died on 6 November 1926 in Redfern, NSW and he was buried in the Church of England Section of Rookwood Cemetery. He left a Will and his estate and assets were assessed at £455. He lived at 99 Regent Street, Redfern.

Occupation & interests

Williams was provision merchant and butcher.

Community activity

Williams urged a conference with inner city councils to determine the financial contribution each should make towards the upkeep of the Fire Brigades Board.

Local government service

Thomas James Williams was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1906-07 representing North Ward.


‘Municipal Elections’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 12 February 1906, p. 10,

‘Waterloo Aldermen’, Evening News, 19 February 1906, p. 8,


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