Francis Greenway (1777–1837), the architect of the Hyde Park Barracks, was born in England and came from a long line of architects, builders and stonemasons. He arrived in the colony of New South Wales as a convict in 1814, after being found guilty of forging a document.
Where did Francis Greenway come from?
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When was Francis Greenway born?
How did Francis Greenway famous?
In New South Wales he worked for the Governor, Lachlan Macquarie, as Australia’s first government architect. He became widely known and admired for his work displayed in buildings such as St Matthew’s Church in Windsor, New South Wales, St James’ Church, Sydney and Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney.
Where did Francis Greenway die?
Why is Francis Greenway on the $10 note?
Greenway is the eponym of a NSW Federal electorate, a suburb of Canberra, and a high school in Beresfield, a suburb of Newcastle. Francis Greenway Drive in the suburb of Cherrybrook is named in honour of Francis Greenway.
Who did Francis Greenway married?
On April 27, 1809, a notice to his creditors was published, but with typical bravado, Greenway married Mary Moore on the same day. In difficult financial circumstances, in January 1812, Greenway forged a note on a building contract that said the client would pay Greenway an extra £250.
When did Francis Greenway die?
Who is Lachlan Macquarie?
Lachlan Macquarie, (born January 31, 1761, Ulva, Argyllshire, Scotland—died July 1, 1824, London, England), early governor of New South Wales, Australia (1810–21), who expanded opportunities for Emancipists (freed convicts) and established a balance of power with the Exclusionists (large landowners and sheep farmers).