Ald. Robert G. Kilgour [obituary, 31 March 1938]

[Editor: This article was published in The Raymond Terrace Examiner and Lower Hunter and Port Stephens Advertiser (Raymond Terrace, NSW), 31 March 1938.] Ald. Robert G. Kilgour The death occurred on Sunday 20th, of Ald. R. G. Kilgour for a long period one of Newcastle’s prominent and most useful citizens. He had been Mayor seven […]

Ald. R. Kilgour: Death ends long career: Seven times mayor [obituary, 21 March 1938]

[Editor: This article was published in Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners’ Advocate (Newcastle, NSW), 21 March 1938.] Ald. R. Kilgour Death ends long career Seven times mayor Ald. Robert George Kilgour, seven times Mayor of Newcastle, and a man with an outstanding record in public life, died at 5.50 p.m. yesterday. He was 71. In […]

Our Mayor [poem, 1 January 1921]

[Editor: This poem was published in the “Sun Rays of the Week” column, in The Newcastle Sun (Newcastle, NSW), 1 January 1921.] Our Mayor Here’s to the Mayor, with his wisdom and power, Known to most of his people as Robert Kilgour; Though some of the clan who his genius adore, Prefer to address him […]