Angus Talbot

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Robert Neville Talbot
Born (1936-08-11) 11 August 1936 (age 80)
Sydney Australia
Nationality Australian
Education Newington College
University of Sydney
Occupation Retired Judge, Land and Environment Court of New South Wales
Title The Hon. Angus Talbot
Spouse(s) Ellen Talbot née Coombes
Children 3 daughters, 2 sons
Parent(s) Robert John Talbot and Annie Winafred Andrews

Robert Neville (Angus) Talbot is an Australian lawyer and barrister. He is a retired Judge of the Land and Environment Court of New South Wales and the immediate past Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Council of Newington College.[1]

Early life[edit]

Christened Robert Neville, Talbot has always been known by the name Angus. He was educated at Newington College (1949–1953)[2] and graduated in law from the University of Sydney.

Legal career[edit]

After practising as a solicitor and partner with Fitzgerald White Talbot & Co from 1960 to 1982, Talbot was admitted to the New South Wales Bar in 1982. He was appointed to the Land and Environment Court of New South Wales bench in 1992 and retired as a Judge in 2007.[3]


  • Vice-President, Environmental Law Association (NSW)
  • President, Old Newingtonians' Union (1997–1998)[4]
  • Deputy-Chairman, Newington College Council (2002–2007)
  • Chairman, Newington College Council (2007–2013)[5]
Preceded by
Peter Meares
Newington College Council

Succeeded by
Tony MacDonald


  1. ^ Who's Who in Australia 2007 (Melb, 2007) pp 1987
  2. ^ Newington College Register of Past Students 1863-1998 (Syd, 1999) pp 193
  3. ^ Swearing-In of Angus Talbot
  4. ^ Newington Across the Years, A History of Newington College 1863 - 1998 (Syd, 1999) pp 347
  5. ^ Gapps, Stephen; Newington College (2012), Newington College : a sesquicentenary history 1863-2013, Stanmore, NSW Newington College, ISBN 978-0-9873016-0-4