Freehill, Patrick

Well known baker who operated from 109 George Street, Sydney during the mid-1800s. He came to Sydney as an assisted immigrant and helped many other Irish migrant families settle in the colony. His sons became solicitors and established one of the largest law firms in Australia, Freehills. He was involved in various Catholic causes in Sydney including attending the meeting instigated by Archbishop Polding to establish St John's College, where he contributed 100 pounds, as well as subscribing to the upkeep of St Mary's Cathedral.

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Born
Ballyconnell, Ireland
1817
Arrived Sydney
United Kingdom
29 Apr 1844
Died
Burwood, Sydney
30 Dec 1899
Buried
31 Dec 1899
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Patron
1857