William Wilson


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Waterloo 1863 1868
Mayor Waterloo 1864 1864
  • Waterloo Municipal Council stamp (City of Sydney Archives A-00310569)

Family background

William Wilson was married to Margaret (died 1872) and he lived in Garden Street off Raglan Street, Waterloo in the 1860s.

Occupation & interests

William Wilson, carpenter, Waterloo Estate, was declared insolvent in 1868. He was a carpenter.

Community activity

William Wilson was a Freemason and a member of the Protestant Alliance Friendly Society where he was the Secretary.

Local government service

William Wilson was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1863-68 representing Western Ward. He was mayor in 1864.


‘Election Results’, Empire, 12 February 1863, p. 8, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/60522710


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