Daniel Cloughessy


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Alexandria 1888 1889
  • Alexandria Town Hall in 1943 (Alexandria, 'the Birmingham of Australia': 75 years of progress, 1868-1943, published by Alexandria Municipal Council, 1943).

Family background

Daniel Cloughessy was born on the 19 August 1843 at Limerick, Ireland, the son of Daniel Cloughessy Snr and Catherine Jones. He married Mary Quigley (-1928) on the 13 January 1890 at Sydney, and they had three sons and two daughters. Cloughessy died at Redfern, NSW, on the 25 January 1916, aged 72 years; he was buried in the Catholic Mortuary Rookwood. He left no Will. Daniel Cloughessy lived at Mitchell Road, Alexandria.

Occupation & interests

Daniel Cloughessy was a butcher. He was the licensee of the Commercial Hotel, Botany Road, Alexandria in c1893. He was a member of the Mount Carmel and Kindred AHC Guild.

Local government service

Cloughessy was an alderman on Alexandria Council 1888-89, representing the South Ward.


‘Alexandria’, The Australian Star, 12 March 1888, p. 9, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/229932134


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