Flood, Edward

Builder, sportsman and politician who built up a pastoral empire, and was mayor of Sydney in 1849.

Milestone
Born
Sydney
24 Jun 1805
Died
Sydney
09 Sep 1888
Occupation
Position
1826
1840 - 1843
1849
01 Sep 1851 - 29 Feb 1856
29 Mar 1856 - 03 Feb 1872
28 Oct 1879 - 09 Sep 1888
Property
Owned
Relationship
Child of
Child of

Flood, Edward

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Born the illegitimate son of a convict, Edward Flood rose to be rich and successful through his own efforts in business and was both Mayor of Sydney and a minister in the colonial government.