Occupation & interests
William Robinson set up business as a small building contractor, which grew into a large scale construction firm
William Robinson was a member and Master of the Masonic Lodge Star of Australia, a member of the Heart if Oak Druids lodge plus a member of the Mark and Royal Arch Chapters. He was also a justice of the peace (JP).
Local government service
William Robinson was an alderman on Erskineville Council in 1895-1916, representing North Ward. He was mayor in 1902-07 and 1914-16.
‘Obituary’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 12 April 1933, p. 22, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article16975143