Thomas Warren

Seedsman, Seed Merchant

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Darlington 1881 1885
Mayor Darlington 1884 1884
  • Darlington Council seal (Civic Collection 2006.032.2)

Family background

Thomas Warren was born 5 April 1826 at Sydney, NSW, the son of John Warren and Rosina (Rose) Doyle. He married Ellen Daley (1834-1917) 5 January 1854 at St Andrew’s Scots Church, Sydney, and they had one son and two daughters. Warren died 13 July 1889, aged 63 years, at home ‘Kingsville’, Kinstone Road, Camperdown, and he was interred in Balmain Cemetery. He left a Will and his estate and assets were valued at £3,980. Thomas Warren lived on Darlington Road; also Kingston Road, Camperdown in 1888.

Occupation & interests

Thomas Warren was a seed merchant.

Community activity

Henry Hargreaves claimed Darlington Council was run by a clique at a council meeting on 7 August 1884. Mayor Warren said it was not, and as Hargreaves did not respect the chair, Warren terminated the meeting. Thomas Warren was a justice of the peace (JP).

Local government service

Thomas Warren was an alderman on Darlington Council in 1881-85. He was mayor in 1884 and the Returning Officer in 1885.


‘Municipal Nominations’, The Evening News, 3 February 1881, p. 3,


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