Hosking, John

Merchant who was Sydney's first mayor, before the 1840s depression and financial troubles ended his public career.

Milestone
Born
London, England
1806
Arrived Sydney
1809
Departed Sydney
1819
Arrived Sydney
1825
Died
Penrith
09 Sep 1882
Name
Commemorated by
Occupation
Position
1842 - 1843
01 Nov 1842 - Sep 1843
Property
Owner of
Owner of
1856 - 1878
Relationship
Child of
Child of
Spouse
16 Jun 1829 - 30 Jun 1877

Hosking, John

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A businessman who married into the Terry family, John Hosking became the first mayor of Sydney.