Michael Lynch

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Michael Lynch
Died 1871
Residence Grace Park Estate, Hawthorn
Nationality British
Occupation Hotelier, landowner
Spouse(s) Grace Lynch
Children Frederick Michael Lynch, Michael Joseph Lynch[1]


Michael Lynch was an early resident of Hawthorn and heavily involved in the early development of both Boroondara and Melbourne. He was also an inaugural member of the Boroondara District Roads Board and instrumental in helping to establish local government in the area.

Life

Lynch emigrated to Melbourne around 1840.[1]

Legacy

Lynch Street in Hawthorn and Lynch Place in the CBD of Melbourne are both named for him.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 McWilliams, Gwen. Michael Lynch and Grace Park. 1988.