Alfred Hole

French Polisher

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Waterloo 1895 1896
  • Waterloo Municipal Council stamp (City of Sydney Archives A-00310569)

Family background

Alfred Hole was born in 1865 in Barnstaple, Devonshire, England, son of William Hole and Mary Ann Martin. He arrived in Sydney on 4 September 1884 by the vessel ‘Liguria’ and married Elizabeth Johnson (1858-1943) on 16 March 1889 in Waterloo. There were no children.  Alfred Hole lived in Elizabeth Street, Waterloo (1895). In 1910 Alfred and his wife Elizabeth returned to England by the ship ‘Orsova’ and here he continued his occupation of French polisher in Nottingham. Alfred Hole died on 20 March 1958 at 188 Musters Road, West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, aged 93 years. He left a Will and his estate and assets were assessed at £7,579.

Occupation & interests

Hole was a french polisher.

Local government service

Alfred Hole was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1895-96 representing South Ward.


‘Waterloo Election’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 27 March 1895 p.3,


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