Harold Bastings, son of Edwin, followed his father into local politics, being elected Councillor in 1909 and serving as Mayor of Northcote in 1911-1912. He left Council in 1921 and died in 1964.
Death index Victoria 1921-1985 : index to deaths in Victoria [CD-ROM]. (1998). Melbourne, Australia: Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.
Lemon, Andrew (1983). The Northcote Side of the River. North Melbourne: Hargreen.