Henry Munro lived at Wellington Street, Kingston, Newtown. He died on 9 August 1872 at 46 after a ‘short but painful illness’, leaving his wife Isabella and a family of nine children.
Occupation & interests
Munro worked for many years at the Sydney Morning Herald at a compositor.
Local government service
Henry Munro was an alderman on Newtown Council in 1863-72, representing Kingston Ward. He was mayor in 1865 and 1868. He was active in finding proper chambers for council.
‘Family Notices’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 7 September 1872, p. 7 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13263213
‘Biographies of the Early Aldermen’, Newtown Project website: http://newtownproject.com.au/local-council-info/biographies/5