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Thompson, Ernest Lindsay (1870–1935)

Ernest Lindsay Thompson, n.d., photographer unknown

Ernest Lindsay Thompson, n.d., photographer unknown

NSCA CRS 54/320, City of Sydney Archives

MR. E. LINDSAY THOMPSON.

Mr, Ernest Lindsay Thompson, who died suddenly at Manly on Sunday night, in his 65th year, was a prominent city architect. He was a city alderman for 27 years.

He was a son of Lindsay George Thompson a formerly Chief Inspector of Fisheries, and was born at Miller's Point. He lived in Burwood for more than 40 years. He was articled in the City Architect's office. He designed numerous buildings in various parts of the city. He was an architect for 40 years. In his youth, he was an enthusiastic cricketer, and won several trophies for his left-hand bowling. He maintained keen interest in sport throughout his life, especially cricket and football. He was chairman of directors of Sargent's Ltd, and a director of other companies and was an executive member of the New Guard. Mr Lindsay Thompson was a bachelor, Miss K Lindsay Thompson is a sister.

The funeral will leave St Paul's, Burwood after a service at 10 o'clock this morning for the Waverley Cemetery

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'Thompson, Ernest Lindsay (1870–1935)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/thompson-ernest-lindsay-19917/text31118, accessed 19 August 2019.

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Ernest Lindsay Thompson, n.d., photographer unknown

Ernest Lindsay Thompson, n.d., photographer unknown

NSCA CRS 54/320, City of Sydney Archives