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.
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, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/108058598