SPF_P1_H_Anthony_Hordern Patriarch of the family
Patriarch of the family, Anthony Hordern (1838-1883) (Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW, Pic Acc 1271 V. 4)

Anthony Hordern

Born
1819
Died
1876
Profession
draper, retailer

Local Government service

Anthony Hordern was Alderman for Phillip Ward, 1 December 1868 to 30 November 1870. He represented Sydney Council at the opening of the Melbourne Town Hall in August 1870.

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman City of Sydney 1868 1870

Family background

Anthony Hordern was born on 16 July 1819 in London, eldest son of Anthony Hordern (1788–1869) and his wife Ann, née Woodhead, of Retford, Nottingham. On 17 July 1841 at Windsor, NSW he married Harriett (d.1872), daughter of Samuel Marsden, tanner. He died on 21 August 1876, survived by two sons and two daughters, and was buried in the Church of England section of Rookwood Cemetery. His youngest son Edward Hordern also became a Sydney Alderman as did descendant Samuel Carr Hordern.

Occupation & interests

Anthony Hordern was born on 16 July 1819 in London, eldest son of Anthony Hordern (1788–1869) and his wife Ann, née Woodhead, of Retford, Nottingham. On 17 July 1841 at Windsor, New South Wales he married Harriett (d.1872), daughter of Samuel Marsden, tanner. He died on 21 August 1876, survived by two sons and two daughters, and was buried in the Church of England section of Rookwood Cemetery. His youngest son Edward Hordern also became a Sydney Alderman as did descendant Samuel Carr Hordern.

References

Ruth Teale, ‘Hordern, Anthony (1819–1876)’, Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/hordern-anthony-3796/text6009, accessed 11 January 2013.

City of Sydney Archives: Aldermen’s Files; Photos: CRS 54/487

Hordern, Lesley 1985, Children of one family : the story of Anthony and Ann Hordern and their descendants in Australia, 1825-1925, Retford Press, Sydney

Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW: Pic Acc 1271 (V.4): Anthony Hordern & Co

Society of Australian Genealogists. Rookwood index

Redmond, Thomas J 1938, The history of Anthony Hordern and Sons Limited, Anthony Hordern, [Sydney]

 

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