Charles Moore

Carpenter, Directory Compiler

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Alexandria 1890 1890
  • Alexandria Town Hall in 1943 (Alexandria, 'the Birmingham of Australia': 75 years of progress, 1868-1943, published by Alexandria Municipal Council, 1943).

Family background

Charles Moore was born on 24 September 1851 at Croydon, Surrey, England, the son of John Moore and Mary Rebecca Jayne. He immigrated to Australia by the ship ‘Winchester’ which arrived at Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, on 3 May 1874 and he arrived at Sydney c1883. He married (1) Ellen Mary Woolston on 20 March 1882 at Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, and they had four sons and two daughters. He married (2) Kathleen Emma Cruikshanks on 9 March 1893 at Campbelltown, NSW, and they had six sons. Charles Moore died at Randwick, NSW, on 20 June 1913, aged 82 years; he was buried at Randwick Cemetery. He left a Will and his estate and assets were assessed at £155. Moore lived in Copeland Street, Alexandria.

Occupation & interests

Charles Moore was a Freemason and a member of Dulwich LOL and Sir Knights of Blackthorne, 476, Sister Preceptors of the Royal Black Society.

Local government service

Charles Moore was an alderman on Alexandria Council in 1890, representing the West Ward. He resigned from the council in January 1891.


‘Advertising’,The Daily Telegraph, 6 February 1890, p. 3,

‘Municipal Elections’, Evening News, 10 February 1890, p. 6,

‘Municipal’, The Daily Telegraph, 19 January 1891, p.  6,


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