John Hindle

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For the British property developer, see John Hindle (businessman).

John Hindle (6 April 1857 – 29 December 1927)[1] was an Australian politician.

Born at Rishton in Lancashire to William Hindle and Elizabeth Woolstonecraft, he received a limited education and began working in a cotton factory at the age of eleven. After arriving in Melbourne in 1871, he established his own business in 1878. In 1881 he was President of the Salesman and Assistants Union. He married Robina Bardsley in 1882, with whom he had three daughters. He relocated to Sydney in 1884. From 1891 to 1894 he was the Labor member for Newtown in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly, although he would later join the Free Trade Party. Hindle died in Stanmore in 1927.[2]


  1. ^ "Obituary: Mr. John Hindle". Sydney Morning Herald. 1927-12-31. Retrieved 2016-04-03. 
  2. ^ "Mr John Hindle (1857-1857)". Parliament of New South Wales. 2008. Retrieved 15 October 2011.