William Love (Australian politician)
|Occupation||merchant, magistrate, politician|
|Title||Mr William Love PM|
|Spouse(s)||Ellinor (née Robinson)|
William Love and his wife Ellinor arrived in Sydney in 1841 as bounty immigrants in the Brothers. The family settled on the Coppabella Run at Tumbarumba, New South Wales, owned by Love's father-in-law, James Robinson (d.1868).
After failing on the land, in 1850 Love opened a retail grocery shop at 476 George Street with his son James Robinson Love as a partner. In 1875 William was appointed police magistrate at Gundagai, and he died there in 1885.
He was married to Ellinor Robinson at Fintona, Ireland and had 7 children. His son Milton Love became a well known Sydney stipendiary magistrate.