Walker, Thomas

Scottish-born banker and businessman who used his money to support many Sydney charities.

Milestone
Born
Leith, Scotland
03 May 1804
Arrived Sydney
1822
Died
Concord
02 Sep 1886
Buried
04 Sep 1886
Name
Commemorated by
Occupation
Position
1869 - 1886
1874 -
Property
Owner of
Owner of
1840 - 1886
Relationship
Sibling
Parent of
Spouse
25 Jul 1860 - 1870

Walker, Thomas

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2011

A businessman, pastoralist and philanthropist, Thomas Walker used the fortune he'd made in the colony to endow hospitals, establish cultural institutions and support the poor.

Yaralla estate

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2011

One of Sydney's grandest estates, and a centre of high society into the 1920s, Yaralla was the home of Thomas and Eadith Walker, noted philanthropists.