| || Date: 19 July 1861|
Place: Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
Arrival in WA
|Son of Captain William Alexander Amos, educationalist, and Agnes Aitken |
Marriage and Family
|Married 3 June 1891, Eaglehawk (Bendigo), Victoria (Presbyterian) to Martha Harriet Jeffery (born circa 1867 and died circa 7 August 1953), daughter of Nicholas and Isobel Raggett Rawle|
Children: one son and four daughters
|Date: 30 July 1953|
Place: St John of God Hospital, Subiaco, Western Australia
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery, WA
Cause of Death:
|Teacher, businessperson and farmer|
|Schoolteacher in Victoria Education Department 1876–1879|
Clerk, hardware merchant and traveller with John Danks and Son, engineers 1879–1894
To Western Australia 1895, traded as Drake and Stubbs, hardware merchants until 1907 when sold out to Sandover
Pastoral pursuits in Wagin, opened general store, bought a farm 'Boyalling'
Local Government Service
|Mayor of Claremont 1901–1903|
Mayor of Perth 1906–1907
|Liberal until 1914 then Country Party to 1923, Ministerial (Majority) Country Party (MCP) 1923–1924, Nationalist 1924–1927, then Country Party|
|22 May 1908|
|Search for speeches by Sydney Stubbs|
- MLC Metropolitan-Suburban Province 22 May 1908–20 September 1911 (resigned)
- MLA Wagin 3 October 1911–15 March 1947
- Chairman of Committees 21 November 1917–28 January 1924
- Speaker 30 July 1930–17 July 1933
Private Member's Bills
|Member Board Perth Public Hospital, council of Blind Asylum and Children's Hospital|
Vice president Chamber of Commerce for many years
Active with Home of Peace affairs
Life member Western Australian Travellers’ Club
Life member Royal Agricultural Society
Founder Claremont Yacht Club
Leading role in Congregational Church
|D Black and G Bolton, eds, Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930, Parliamentary History Project, Perth, WA, 2001, p. 190.|
JS Battye (ed.), The History of the North-West of Australia embracing the Kimberley, Gascoyne and Murchison districts, Perth: Jones, 1915 vol 1, p. 353.
Dictionary of Western Australians 1829–1914, Vol. 5, The Golden Years 1889–1914, Nedlands: University of Western Australia Press, 1986.
Twentieth Century Impressions of Western Australia. Anon. P.H.W. Thiel: Perth, 1901, p. 398.
West Australian,16 November 1905, 17 and 31 July 1953.