Speer, William

Irish-born draper and businessman who became mayor of Sydney and a member of parliament.

Milestone
Born
County Tyrone, Ireland
1818
Died
Glebe
20 Sep 1900
Occupation
Position
07 Sep 1858 - 01 Dec 1867
1864
09 Dec 1869 - 03 Feb 1872
Property
Occupied
1885
Relationship
Parent of
Spouse
1848 - 1884

Speer, William

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Irish-born businessman William Speer was mayor of Sydney in 1864, and a parliamentarian by 1869. Speers Point at Lake Macquarie is named after him.