Alexander Moore

Born
1815
Died
1891
Profession
Auctioneer

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman City of Sydney 1862 1864
  • A sketching by G Robertson of Alexander Moore and Company's Labour Bazaar (Dixson Library, State Library of NSW)

Family background

Alexander Moore was born at Tyrone, Ireland, about 1815, son of Archibald and Nancy Moore. He married Margaret, daughter of Robert and Rebecca. He died at Taree on 26 July 1891, aged 76, and was buried with Anglican rites in Wingham Cemetery. His wife died at Wingham on 12 June 1903, aged 88.

Occupation & interests

Alexander Moore arrived in Sydney in 1840, aged fourteen. By 1852, he was established in the Pitt Street Labour Bazaar, formerly run by William G Moore. In 1858, Alexander Moore and company were advertising as auctioneers and pawnbrokers of 285 Pitt Street and Alexander Moore had his private residence at 4 Wylde Street. In 1877 he was at 347 Macquarie Street South.

Local government service

Alexander Moore was Alderman for Macquarie Ward, 1 December 1862 to 31 March 1864.

References

City of Sydney Archives: Aldermen’s Files

Society of Genealogists: Cemetery transcripts

Citation

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