Alexander Cruickshank was born at Morayshire, Scotland, in c1829. He was married in 1858, in Sydney, to Margaret O’Grady (1832-1902). They had two daughters and a son.
Occupation & interests
Cruickshank was a blacksmith; he ran his own smithy and engineering workshop at 65 Pyrmont Bridge Road, Camperdown for 56 years.
Local government service
Alexander Cruickshank was an alderman on Camperdown Council 1870-84.
Sydney Morning Herald 8 March 1913, p. 18
‘The late Mr Cruickshank’, Evening News 13 March 1913, p. 6, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/117932763