Chapman, Michael

Painter and paperhanger whose civic involvement led to positions as magistrate and politician. He served as Mayor of Sydney 1871-72.

Milestone
Born
Cloyne, Cork, Ireland
1822
Arrived Sydney
1840
Died
Forest Lodge
23 Feb 1906
Buried
24 Feb 1906
Name
Commemorated by
Occupation
Position
01 Dec 1860 - 30 Nov 1862
1866 - 1875
01 Dec 1866 - 06 Dec 1900
1871 - 1872
1878 - 1893
1882 - 1884
29 Aug 1883 - 07 Oct 1885
05 Feb 1887 - 06 Jun 1891
Relationship
Business partner
Sibling
Spouse
1846 - 1888

Chapman, Michael

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2011

Irish-born businessman Michael Chapman rose from small business to become an alderman, mayor and parliamentarian.