Henry Sallows Walsh

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Henry Sallows Walsh
Born 1804[1]
Lewes, Sussex, United Kingdom
Died 8 July 1877 (aged 73)
22 Shakespeare Grove, Hawthorn[2]
Burial place Melbourne General Cemetery[2][3]
Occupation Watchmaker, jeweller
Parent(s) Thomas and Eliza[1]


Henry Sallows Walsh was one of the nine inaugural members of the Boroondara District Road Board. He also served as its first chair and in several other elected positions.


https://vhd.heritagecouncil.vic.gov.au/places/50481/download-report

Life

Walsh emigrated to the Port Phillip District (now known as Melbourne) in 1849. He began his own business as a jeweller and watchmaker, Walsh, Jones & Company, from c1854. It later became Walsh & Sons with its final name settling on Walsh Brothers.

Politics

Stood for Parliament in South Bourke.http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/154830676

Other public service

Served on the Provisional Committee of the Melbourne and Suburban Railway Company.[4]

Supporter of the creation of the District and Board.

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5687708

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Parliament of Victoria. Re-Member Profile - Henry Sallows Walsh. 20 November 2018. https://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/about/people-in-parliament/re-member/details/24/926, accessed: 11 February 2019
  2. 2.0 2.1 Mackie, Bill. Boroondara's Henry Walsh. Camberwell Historical Society: 13 June 2016. http://www.chs.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Newsletter-2013-13-Jun.pdf, accessed: 11 February 2019
  3. Find a Grave. Henry S Walsh. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/193174797/henry-s-walsh, accessed: 11 February 2019
  4. The Age. Melbourne and Suburban Railway Company. 28 August 1857, page 1. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article154832188, accessed: 11 February 2019