Thomas Probert

Law Clerk, Land And Estate Agent

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Camperdown 1888 1889
Alderman Camperdown 1891 1908
Mayor Camperdown 1899 1901

Family background

Thomas Probert was married in 1873 to Sydney Mary Pryke (1840-1921). They had four daughters and two sons. He died on 6 September 1922.

Parliamentary service

Probert stood unsuccessfully as Liberal candidate for Newtown in 1901.

Local government service

Thomas Probert was an alderman on Camperdown Council for two terms in 1888-89 and 1891-1908. He was mayor in 1899-1901. Probert as mayor in 1900 directed house to house inspections in Camperdown. regarding the bubonic plague. He complained in council in 1902 that larrikins gathered in local back-lanes on Sunday mornings to play two-up, dispersing when police arrived.


Sydney Morning Herald, 31 July 1901, p. 4

Evening News, 7 March 1900, p. 4

Evening News, 5 October 1901, p. 6

Evening News, 31 October 1902, p. 7

Sydney Morning Herald, 7 September 1922, p. 8


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