Sylvia Stapleton was the wife of Robert Stapleton. They had two young children – a boy and girl. She was Paddington’s first female alderman – she replaced her husband on the council when he died suddenly in office.
Local government service
Sylvia Stapleton was appointed October 1933 on the death of her husband, Robert Record Stapleton.
The information about this alderman was compiled in collaboration with Woollahra Library and Information Service.
Sydney Morning Herald, 2 October 1933 p. 6 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article17011877