Holden, George Kenyon

A lawyer and politician who became the first Examiner of Titles in New South Wales, George Kenyon Holden oversaw the implementation of the Torrens Title system of land registration, which became a secure basis for Sydney land transactions from 1863.

Milestone
Born
Worcester, England
1808
Arrived Sydney
1831
Died
Darlinghurst
16 Apr 1874
Name
Alternate
Holden, George Kenyon
Alternate
Holden, GK
Occupation
Position
1838 - 1862
1849 - 1850
1849 - 1867
1853
1856 - 1865
22 May 1856 - 10 May 1861
1861
03 Sep 1861 - 01 Jan 1863

Holden, George Kenyon

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2012

Lawyer, reformer and stalwart of the Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, George Kenyon Holden presided over its reinvention in the 1860s.