Penrith Municipal Council – Penrith Aldermen 1871 – 1899

1871

First Council was elected for the Municipality of Penrith

James John Riley

– Mayor

Thomas Andrews

Donald Beatson
John Matthews
John Reddan
Peter Smeaton
Thomas Smith
Austen Forrest Wilshire
Edwin James Wilshire

1872

Retiring Aldermen
Thomas Smith – Re-elected
John Reddan – Re-elected
Peter Smeaton – Defeated

 

Elected Aldermen

James John Riley

– Mayor
Thomas Andrews
Donald Beatson
Edward Edmund Haynes – Newly elected to fill the vacancy created by the removal of John Matthewsowing to his bankruptcy
John Matthews – Removed from Council March 1872
John Reddan
Robert Stuart (Senior) – Newly elected
Thomas Smith
Austen Forrest Wilshire
Edwin James Wilshire

1873

Retiring Aldermen
Thomas Andrews – Re-elected
Edward Edmund Haynes – Defeated
Austen Forrest Wilshire – Defeated

 

Elected Aldermen

James John Riley

– Mayor
Thomas Andrews
Donald Beatson
George Henry Dempsey – Newly elected
John Reddan
James Tobias Ryan (Jnr) – Newly elected
Robert Stuart (Senior)
Thomas Smith
Edwin James Wilshire

1874

Retiring Aldermen
Donald Beatson – Re-elected
James John Riley – Re-elected
Edwin James Wilshire – Defeated

 

Elected Aldermen

James John Riley

– Mayor
Thomas Andrews
Donald Beatson
George Henry Dempsey
James Vincent McCarthy – Newly elected
John Reddan
James Tobias Ryan – Newly elected
Thomas Smith
Robert Stuart (Senior)

1875

Retiring Aldermen
Thomas Smith – Re-elected
John Reddan – Re-elected
Robert Stuart (Senior) – Re-elected

 

Elected Aldermen

James John Riley

– Mayor
Thomas Andrews
Donald Beatson
George Henry Dempsey
James Vincent McCarthy – Newly elected
John Reddan
James Tobias Ryan – Newly elected
Thomas Smith
Robert Stuart (Senior)

1876

Retiring Aldermen
Thomas Andrews – Defeated
George Henry Dempsey – Defeated
James Tobias Ryan – Defeated

 

Elected Aldermen
James Vincent McCarthy – Mayor
Donald Beatson
Alfred Colless – Newly elected
Charles Evans – Newly elected
James Evans
Michael Long – Newly elected

James John Riley

Thomas Smith
David John Worboys

1877

Retiring Aldermen
James Vincent McCarthy – Re-elected
Donald Beatson – Re-elected
James John Riley – Defeated

 

Elected Aldermen
Donald Beatson – Mayor
Alfred Colless
Charles Evans
James Evans
William Fulton – Newly elected
Michael Long
James Vincent McCarthy
Thomas Smith
David John Worboys

1878

Retiring Aldermen
James Evans – Re-elected
Thomas Smith – Defeated
David John Worboys – Did not stand for re-election

 

Elected Aldermen
James Vincent McCarthy – Mayor
Donald Beatson
Alfred Colless
George Henry Dempsey – Newly elected
Charles Evans
James Evans
William Fulton
Michael Long
James John Riley – Newly elected
Thomas Smith

1879

Retiring Aldermen
Michael Long – Re-elected
Charles Edward Evans – Re-elected
Alfred Colless – Defeated

 

Elected Aldermen
Donald Beatson
Alfred Colless – Newly elected to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of William Fulton
George Henry Dempsey
Charles Evans
James Evans
William Fulton – Resigned March 1879
Michael Long
James Vincent McCarthy
James John Riley
Thomas Smith

1880

Retiring Aldermen
Donald Beatson – Re-elected
Alfred Colless – Re-elected
James Vincent McCarthy – Re-elected

 

Elected Aldermen
Alfred Colless – Mayor
Donald Beatson
Donald Beatson
George Henry Dempsey
Charles Evans
James Evans
Michael Long
James Vincent McCarthy
James John Riley
Thomas Smith

1881

Retiring Aldermen
George Henry Dempsey – Defeated
Thomas Smith – Defeated
James John Riley – Defeated

 

Elected Aldermen
Alfred Colless – Mayor
George Brian Besley – Newly elected
Donald Beatson – Dies in office, July 1881
Thomas Joseph Cross – Newly elected
Charles Evans
James Evans – Vacated seat in July 1881
Michael Long
James Vincent McCarthy – Resigned August 1881
John Henry Paskin – Newly elected to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of James Evans
John Price – Newly elected to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of James Vincent McCarthy
James John Riley
Robert Stuart (Junior) – Newly elected to fill the vacancy created by the death of Donald Beatson

1882

Retiring Aldermen
George Henry Dempsey – Defeated
James Evans – Defeated
James John Riley – Defeated

 

Elected Aldermen
Alfred Colless – Mayor
George Brian Besley
Thomas Joseph Cross
Charles Edward Evans – Newly elected
John Henry Paskin
James Price – Newly elected
John Price
Thomas Smith – Newly elected
Robert Stuart (Junior)

1883

Retiring Aldermen
Alfred Colless – Re-elected
James Price – Did not stand for re-election
Robert Stuart – Did not stand for re-election

 

Elected Aldermen
George Brian Besley – Mayor
Alfred Colless – Resigned February 1883
Thomas Joseph Cross
Charles Edward Evans
James Evans – Newly elected
Michael Long – Newly elected
John Henry Paskin
John Price
Peter Smeaton

– Newly elected to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Alfred Colless

Thomas Smith

1884

Retiring Aldermen
George Brian Besley – Re-elected
Thomas Joseph Cross – Re-elected
John Henry Paskin – Defeated

 

Elected Aldermen
George Brian Besley – Mayor
Thomas Daniel Clissold – Newly elected to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Charles Edward Evans whose seat had been declared vacant due to his extended absence in October 1884
Thomas Joseph Cross
Charles Evans – Seat declared vacant due to extended absence in October 1884
James Evans
Michael Long
John Price
Peter Smeaton
Thomas Smith
Thomas Richard Smith – Newly elected

1885

Retiring Aldermen
Thomas Daniel Clissold – Re-elected
John Price – Re-elected
Thomas Smith – Re-elected

 

Elected Aldermen
James Evans – Mayor
Elected Aldermen
George Brian Besley
Thomas Daniel Clissold
Thomas Joseph Cross
Michael Long
John Price
Peter Smeaton
Thomas Smith
Thomas Richard Smith

1886

Retiring Aldermen
James Evans – Did not stand for re-election
Michael Long – Re-elected
Peter Smeaton – Re-elected

 

Elected Aldermen
Michael Long – Mayor
George Brian Besley
Thomas Daniel Clissold
Thomas Joseph Cross
William Jordan – Newly elected. Resigned December 1886
Arthur William Nepean Judges – Newly elected to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Thomas Jordan
John Price
Peter Smeaton
Thomas Smith
Thomas Richard Smith

1887

First council elected where alderman stand for election in Wards

Retiring Aldermen
George Brian Besley – Did not stand for re-election
Thomas Joseph Cross – Re-elected
Thomas Richard Smith – Defeated

 

Elected Aldermen
Michael Long – Mayor
Thomas Daniel Clissold
Thomas Joseph Cross
William Farrell – Newly elected
Arthur William Nepean Judges
John Henry Paskin – Newly elected
John Price – Resigned March 1887
Robert Campbell Riley – Newly elected to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of John Price
Peter Smeaton
Thomas Smith

1888

Retiring Aldermen
Thomas Smith – Re-elected
Thomas Daniel Clissold – Defeated
Robert Campbell Riley – Did not stand for re-election

 

Elected Aldermen
Michael Long – Mayor
Thomas Daniel Clissold – Thomas Daniel Clissold is listed as an alderman by 31 March 1888. It is presumed that Thomas Daniel Clissold replaced William Farrell
Thomas Joseph Cross
William Farrell – ? Resigned March 1888
Arthur William Nepean Judges
John Henry Paskin
Peter Smeaton
Thomas Smith
Thomas Richard Smith
Arthur Winborne Stephen

1889

Retiring Aldermen
Arthur William Nepean Judges – Re-elected
Michael Long – Re-elected
Peter Smeaton – Did not stand for re-election

 

Elected Aldermen
Thomas Richard Smith – Mayor
Thomas Daniel Clissold
Thomas Joseph Cross
William Dent – Newly elected
Arthur William Nepean Judges
Michael Long
John Henry Paskin
Thomas Smith
Arthur Winborne Stephen

1890

Retiring Aldermen
Thomas Joseph Cross – Re-elected
Thomas Daniel Clissold – Defeated
John Henry Paskin – Did not stand for re-election

 

Elected Aldermen
Thomas Richard Smith – Mayor
John Barlow – Newly elected
Thomas Joseph Cross
William Dent
Arthur William Nepean Judges
Michael Long
Henry Parker – Newly elected
Thomas Smith
Arthur Winborne Stephen

1891

May 1891 – Proclamation for an increase in aldermen from 9 to 12

Retiring Aldermen
Thomas Richard Smith – re-elected
Arthur Winborne Stephens – re-elected
Thomas Smith – did not stand for re-election
Thomas Joseph Cross – did not stand for re-election

 

Elected Aldermen
Arthur Winborne Stephen – Mayor. Retired May 1891 and replaced as mayor by Michael Long
Arthur William Nepean Judges – Elected as Mayor in October 1891 to replace Michael Long
John Barlow
Thomas Joseph Cross – June 1891 elected to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Arthur Winborne Stephen
William Dent
William Fleming – Resigned October 1891
William Fulton
Lewis Litton
Michael Long – Elected as Mayor May 1891. Resigned October 1891
Patrick O’Connell – Newly elected
Henry Parker
Alfred Reid – Elected in November 1891 to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Michael Long
Thomas Richard Smith
Robert Stuart – Elected in November 1891 to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of William Fleming
Ely James Turnbull

1892

Retiring Aldermen
Arthur William Nepean Judges – Re-elected unopposed
Alfred Reid – Re-elected
Robert Stuart – Re-elected
William Dent – Defeated

 

Elected Aldermen
Arthur William Nepean Judges – Mayor
John Barlow
Thomas Joseph Cross
William Fulton
Lewis Litton
Thomas Neale – Elected to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Patrick O’Connell
Patrick O’Connell – Resigned April 1892
Henry Parker
Alfred Reid
Thomas Richard Smith
Robert Stuart
Ely James Turnbull
Henry Wholahan – Newly elected

1893

Retiring Aldermen
William Fulton – re-elected
Henry Parker – re-elected
John Barlow – did not stand for re-election
Ely James Turnbull – Did not stand for re-election

 

Thomas Richard Smith

Elected Aldermen
Arthur William Nepean Judges – Mayor
Thomas Daniel Clissold – Newly elected
Thomas Joseph Cross
Abraham Easterbrook – Newly elected
William Fulton
Lewis Litton
Thomas Neale
Henry Parker
Alfred Reid
– Resigned in April 1893 and was replaced by Frederick Vine
Robert Stuart
Frederick Vine – Newly elected to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Thomas Richard Smith
Henry Wholahan

1894

Number of aldermen is reduced to 9. The proclamation of the Municipality of Mulgoa in 1893 resulted in the transfer of the Mulgoa ward on Penrith Council to the new municipality.

Retiring Aldermen
Abraham Easterbrook – Re-elected
Thomas Neale – Re-elected
Frederick Vine – Re-elected
Lewis Litton – Did not stand for re-election

 

Elected Aldermen
Arthur William Nepean Judges – Mayor
Thomas Daniel Clissold
Abraham Easterbrook
William Fulton
Thomas Huxley

– Elected in December 1894 to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Thomas Neale

Thomas Neale – Disqualified in December 1894
Henry Parker
Alfred Reid
Robert Stuart
Frederick Vine

1895

Retiring Aldermen
Alfred Reid – Re-elected
Henry Parker – Did not stand for re-election
Robert Stuart – Did not stand for re-election

 

Elected Aldermen
William Fulton – Mayor
Thomas Daniel Clissold
Abraham Easterbrook
Edward Haynes – Newly elected
Thomas Huxley – Resigned May 1895, replaced by William Player
Arthur William Nepean Judges
William Player – Newly elected to fill the vacancy crreated by the resignation of Thomas Huxley
Alfred Reid
Henry Sheens – Newly elected
Frederick Vine

1896

Retiring Aldermen
William Fulton – Re-elected unopposed
Thomas Daniel Clissold – Did not stand for re-election
Arthur William Nepean Judges – Did not stand for re-election

 

Elected Aldermen
William Fulton – Mayor
Abraham Easterbrook
Edward Haynes
David Hendren – Newly elected
William Player
Alfred Reid
Henry Sheens
David Stewart – Newly elected
Frederick Vine

1897

Retiring Aldermen
William Player – Re-elected unopposed
Frederick Vine – Re-elected unopposed
Abraham Easterbrook – Did not stand for re-election

 

Elected Aldermen
William Fulton – Mayor
Edward Haynes
David Hendren
William Player
Alfred Reid
Henry Sheens
David Stewart
Donald Vallance – Newly elected
Frederick Vine

1898

Retiring Aldermen
Alfred Reid – Re-elected unopposed
Edward Haynes – Defeated
Henry Sheens – Defeated

 

Elected Aldermen
Alfred Reid – Mayor. Resigned October 1898
T M Dobson – Newly elected. Resigned in August 1898
W H Dukes – Newly elected
J W Dunkley – Newly elected to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of T M Dobson
William Fulton
David Hendren
Michael Long – Newly elected to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Alfred Reid
William Player – Elected Mayor in October 1898 following resignation of Alfred Reid
David Stewart
Donald Vallance – Newly elected
Frederick Vine

1899

Retiring Aldermen
William Fulton – Did not stand for re-election
David Hendren – Did not stand for re-election
David Stewart – Did not stand for re-election

 

Elected Aldermen
Michael Long – Mayor
W H Dukes
J W Dunkley
Edward Haynes – Newly elected
Louis Litton – Newly elected
Amos Parker – Newly elected
William Player
Thomas Richard Smith

– Newly elected to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Donald Vallance

Donald Vallance – Newly elected, resigned April 1899
Frederick Vine