Isaac Peck

Sugar Refiner

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Waterloo 1869 1870
  • Waterloo Municipal Council stamp (City of Sydney Archives A-00310569)

Family background

Isaac Peck was born c1819. He married (1) Isabella Harper (1827-74) on 31 December 1847 in Petersham, NSW and there were 2 sons and 2 daughters. He married (2) Eliza Jane Cohen (1853-1936) on 10 September 1874 at the bride’s residence in Balmain; they had 3 sons and 1 daughter. Isaac Peck died on 25 October 1889 at his residence in Botany Road, Waterloo, aged 70 years and he was buried at Rookwood Cemetery. He left a Will and his estate and assets were assessed at £10,400. Isaac Peck lived at Botany Road, Waterloo.

Occupation & interests

Isaac Peck commenced a Sugar Works in Botany Road, Waterloo on 16 April 1860. In November 1861 he presented a petition to the NSW State Government setting forth certain objections to the bill for establishing bonded distilleries and sugar houses.

Local government service

Isaac Peck was an unsuccessful candidate at the 1865 Waterloo Council Elections. He was also proposed for nomination as an alderman for Alexandria Council in 1868; again he was unsuccessful. Isaac Peck was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1869-70 representing the East Ward. Possibly elected at the time Alderman Gibson resigned in September 1869. Peck resigned in July 1870.


‘Sugar’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 6 May 1869, p. 2,

Illustrated Sydney News, 6 September 1870, p. 4,


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