Orlando Fenwick

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Orlando Fenwick
Photograph of Orlando Fenwick, 27th Mayor of Melbourne.png
27th Mayor of Melbourne
In office
1871–1872
Preceded by Thomas McPherson
Succeeded by Thomas O'Grady
Personal details
Born 1822
Gravesend, Kent
Died 9 December 1897
Melbourne, Victoria

Orland Fenwick (1822 – 9 December 1897[1]) was Mayor of Melbourne from 1871–1872, after having joined the council in 1865.[2] Born in Gravesend, Kent in England, Fenwick immigrated to Victoria in November 1852,[2] where he ran a retail and wholesale drapery business.[3] Following his term as mayor, he remained on the city council until his death.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DEATH OF COUNCILLOR FENWICK.". The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) (Melbourne, Vic.: National Library of Australia). 10 December 1897. p. 6. Retrieved 6 February 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Street names of Carlton and North Carlton
  3. ^ Browsing by theme 'Fenwick Brothers, Drapers, Melbourne, Victoria' - Museum Victoria
Preceded by
Thomas McPherson
Mayor of Melbourne
1871–1872
Succeeded by
Thomas O'Grady