John Culbert was born in Ireland in c1833. He was married in 1861 in Sydney to Margaret Gordon (1830-1917); they had one son and one daughter. He died on 12 December 1896, aged 63 years.
Occupation & interests
After arriving from Ireland in 1856, Culbet set up as a grocer in Parramatta Road (aka George Street) between Lyons and Church Streets, Camperdown from 1860 to 1890.
Local government service
John Culbert was an alderman on Camperdown Council for two terms: 1868-80 and 1883-84.
Sydney Morning Herald, 26 December 1896, p. 1
The Daily Telegraph, 17 December 1896, p. 5, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article238562071