The death of Alderman John Reddy, at his residence at Rushcutters Bay, was recorded on 29 January 1880.
Occupation & interests
John Reddy kept the Woolloomooloo Inn on William Street (also known as the Woolloomooloo Hotel) in the 1850s. A John Reddy was also a building contractor in the 1850s and 1860s.
Local government service
John Reddy was an alderman on Paddington Council in 1860-62 and 1873-79; he was mayor in 1874 and 1875.
The information about this alderman was compiled in collaboration with Woollahra Library and Information Service.
Letter: John Reddy, of Woolloomooloo wrote about the unsafe state of Forbes Street near the cottage he was building for Mr Cooper, 1856, City of Sydney Archives, A-00288280, accessed 26 Nov 2021, https://archives.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/nodes/view/1093184
Petition – Request for a supply of water to Rushcutters Bay and Paddington, 1862, City of Sydney Archives, A-00503019, accessed 26 Nov 2021, https://archives.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/nodes/view/939809
‘Paddington Municipality’, Empire, 24 May 1860, p. 8, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60410684
‘Borough of Paddington’, Evening News, 17 February 1876, p. 2, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article107184230