George Kittson was born on 6 December 1807 in Derrygonnelly, Fermanagh, Ireland, son of Hugh Kittson and Jane. He married Mary Johnson and arrived with his her in Sydney, NSW, on 23 January 1842 by the vessel ’Margaret’. There were four children, all born in Sydney, Mary (1842), George (1845), Jane (1848) 7 Hugh (1850). George Kittson died at his residence in Botany Road, Waterloo, on 21 January 1872, aged 71 years and he was buried in the Old Church of England Section of Rookwood Cemetery. He left a Will and his estate and assets were assessed at £900. He lived in Botany Road, Waterloo.
Occupation & interests
Kittson was a grocer.
George Kittson was the parishioner’s churchwarden for St Silas, Waterloo (1868).
Local government service
George Kittson was elected as one of the nine inaugural alderman on Waterloo Council. George Kittson was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1860.
‘Council Elections’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 29 June 1860, p. 2, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/13042495