The 1946 electoral roll showed William James Anderson, miner, was living at 33 Ashmore Street, Erskineville, with his wife Beatrice Maud Anderson, plus Ellen Mary Anderson and William George Anderson, waterside worker. The marriage of William James Anderson and Beatrice M Newton was registered at Greta in 1915. The birth of Florence E Anderson and William Anderson were registered in 1915 and 1916 respectively.
Local government service
William James Anderson was an alderman on Erskineville Council in 1945-48. He was mayor in 1947-48.
Electoral Roll, Commonwealth Division of Cook, Erskineville Subdivision, 1946