William Edwards

Brick Master

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Newtown 1904 1919
Mayor Newtown 1905 1905
  • Newtown Alderman William Edwards, Mayor 1905 (Jubilee Souvenir of the Municipality of Newtown, 1862-1912)

Family background

William Edwards lived at 31 Pearl Street, Newtown. He died on 1 September 1918. His wife and several adult children survived him.

Community activity

Edwards was a justice of the peace (JP). He was a member of Loyal St John’s Lodge, MUIOOF, No. 6, Newtown.

Local government service

William Edwards was an alderman on Newtown Council in 1904-19, representing Camden Ward. He resigned in 1915. He also served in the 1890s on St Peters Council, and was its mayor in 1894.


‘Advertising’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 3 February 1904, p. 13 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article14597058

‘Municipal election’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 21 June 1915, p. 4 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article15588792

‘Family Notices’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 10 September 1918, p. 5 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article15801976


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