Cookney, George

Colonial architect whose work and patronage was overshadowed by his transportation and disgrace in later life.

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Born
Holborn, Middlesex, England
03 May 1799
Arrived Sydney
Sep 1823
Departed Sydney
Mar 1824
Arrived Sydney
05 Mar 1825
Departed Sydney
Jul 1838
Died
Hobart, Tasmania
21 Feb 1876
Occupation
Position
1825
1825
1825 - 1826
1838
Relationship
had Patron

Cookney, George

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2011

George Cookney came to Sydney in 1823 with good connections and prospects, but his career ended in disgrace and transportation to Tasmania, where he redeemed himself somewhat.