John Pigdon

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John Pigdon
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33rd Mayor of Melbourne
In office
1877–1878
Preceded by James Paterson
Succeeded by Joseph Story
Personal details
Born (1832-07-03)3 July 1832
Longhorsley, Northumberland
Died 24 October 1903(1903-10-24) (aged 71)
Bendigo, Victoria
Spouse(s) Jane
Religion Anglican

John Pigdon (3 July 1832 – 24 October 1903) was mayor of Melbourne from 1881–82.[1]

Pigdon was born in Longhorsley, Northumberland, England,[2] and migrated to Australia in 1852, where he became a building contractor and businessman.[3] He served on the Melbourne City Council from 1869 until 1903. Pigdon died in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia on 24 October 1903, aged 71.

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