George Gillespie was born 23 September 1861 at Ballarat, Victoria, the son of Archibald Gillespie and Margaret Monroe. He married Alice Hampshire (1865-1952) on 30 September 1886 at Redfern, NSW, and they had three sons and two daughters. George Gillespie died at Lidcombe State Hospital on 30 June 1932 aged 70 years; he was buried at Botany Cemetery in the Presbyterian section. He left no Will. George Gillespie lived at 187 Victoria Street, Alexandria.
Occupation & interests
Gillespie was a carter.
Local government service
George Gillespie was an alderman on the Alexandria Council 1919-32 representing the Beaconsfield Ward.
‘The Councils’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 2 July 1917, p. 8, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/15744589