Alfred Moles


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Alexandria 1897 1901
Mayor Alexandria 1899 1899
  • Alexandria Alderman Alfred Moles (The Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser, 22 April 1899, p. 922,

Family background

Alfred Moles was born on 19 January 1852 in Tasmania, Australia, the son of Richard Moles and his wife Mary. He married Annie Cowdrey (1863-1947) on 14 March 1884 at Wellington, NSW, and they had four sons and two daughters. Moles died at Dulwich Hill, NSW, on 10 August 1924, aged 72 years; he was buried at Rookwood Cemetery in the Church of England section. He left no Will. Moles lived 241 Cleveland Street, Redfern.

Occupation & interests

Alfred Moles was the Publican at the Camelia Grove Hotel, Henderson Street, Alexandria, 1889-98, and the Surry Club Hotel, 241 Cleveland Street, Redfern, from 1899. On several occasions, Moles was fined for trading on a Sunday.

Community activity


Local government service

Alfred Moles was an alderman on Alexandria Council 1897-1901 representing West Ward. He served as mayor in 1899.


‘Aldermanic Election’, Evening News, 21 June 1897, p. 3,


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