Historical information

Cr. John Ferrier-Hamilton (1852-1911) was elected Councillor for the North Ward in Brighton in 1882, becoming Mayor in 1886. Due to ill health he retired from council in 1900 but re-entered council in 1904, becoming Mayor again in 1906. He was commissioner of the Metropolitan Board of Works for five years. He unsuccessfully stood for the Brighton seat in the state elections in 1908 and 1909.

Physical description

gelatin silver photograph