William Stubbs


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Alexandria 1914 1916
  • Alexandria Town Hall in 1943 (Alexandria, 'the Birmingham of Australia': 75 years of progress, 1868-1943, published by Alexandria Municipal Council, 1943).

Family background

William James Stubbs was born 23 April 1877 at Sydney, the son of William Stubbs and Sarah Jane Hanlan. He married Nellie Smith 1881-1958) on 27 May 1899 at Waterloo, NSW, and they had a son and a daughter. William Stubbs died at Redfern, NSW, on 12 February 1918, aged 58 years; he was buried at Rookwood Cemetery in the Church of England section. Stubbs lived in Mitchell Street, Alexandria.

Occupation & interests

William Stubbs was a Freemason and a member of P A O Druids, Alexandria Lodge and actively involved in the social and political life of Alexandria.

Local government service

William Stubbs was an alderman on Alexandria Council 1914-16, representing the South Ward. His son Henry was also an alderman on the council.


The Polling’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 2 February 1914, p. 10, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/15473283


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