Moore, Thomas

Sailor, boatbuilder, magistrate and philanthropist who endowed Moore College. He was also labelled 'the King of Liverpool' as his 1809 land grant in Moorebank made him the first citizen of Liverpool. He also funded and oversaw the construction of many of the area's public buildings and he became the magistrate of the Georges River district in 1810 - a position he held until his death.

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Born
England
1762
Arrived Sydney
14 Oct 1791
Departed Sydney
1792
Arrived Sydney
May 1796
Died
New South Wales
24 Dec 1840
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1791
Sep 1796 - Oct 1809
1817
1819
Property
Owner of
1799 - 1840
Relationship
Business partner
Spouse
11 Jan 1796 - 13 Nov 1838