Patrick Blakeney (also spelled as Blakeny) was born in Sydney in 1843. He was married to Mary Ann Banks (1846-94) at Sydney in 1872. He died on 3 February 1914, aged 71 years.
Local government service
Patrick Blakeney was an alderman on Camperdown Council 1868-71. During Blakeney’s time on Camperdown Council, it was preoccupied with laying the basic infrastructure of the suburb, forming streets, kerbing and guttering them and seeking to improve drainage.
‘Advertising’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 5 February 1868, p. 6, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28609237
‘Borough of Camperdown’, New South Wales Government Gazette, 18 February 1868, p. 485, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article225464668
Sydney Morning Herald, 4 February 1914, p. 17