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.



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.


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.



  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