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Francis Greenway

~ J & A
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Ankitha Shashidhar

on 29 August 2013

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Transcript of Francis Greenway

FRANCIS GREENWAY
Who is this guy?
- Born on the 20th of November, 1777 in Gloucestershire, England
- Parents were Francis Greenway and Ann Greenway (formerly Webb)
- His family had been made up of stonemasons, architects and builders for generations
- Convict
- Australia's first government architect
- Husband of Mary and father of three
Conviction
- Owned a private practice as an architect
- Forged a document and was caught in 1812
- Originally sentenced to death
- Sentence was changed to fourteen years of transportation
- Stayed at Bristol's Newgate Prison while waiting
Life in Australia
- Arrived in Sydney in February, 1814 on the 'General Hewitt'
- He had traveled with his wife also
- As a convict, he was not given much freedom on the boat
- Within his first month, he was given a ‘ticket-of-leave’
- By 1816, he was appointed Civil Architect and Assistant Engineer
- Helped to create Sydney’s most important buildings at the time
Structures
Between his employment in 1815 and his dismissal in 1822, Greenway designed and oversaw over twenty projects, the main ones including:
The End of a Chapter
Francis Greenway left behind his legacy for the world to see.
ANYONE GET THE REFERENCE?? ;)
A scene of Newgate Prison painted by Francis Greenway himself in 1812 during his stay
Hyde Park Barracks
St James Church
South Head Light House
Cadman's Cottage
Fort Macquarie
THANK YOU FOR
WATCHING :D
~ J & A
Bibliography

http://www.hht.net.au/discover/highlights/kids_fact_sheets/francis_greenway
http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/greenway-francis-2120
http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=832559
http://lrrpublic.cli.det.nsw.edu.au/lrrSecure/Sites/Web/macquarie2010/macquarie2010/lo/transforming_the_colony/transforming_pop5.htm
http://www.daao.org.au/bio/francis-howard-greenway/biography/

Most of these websites are government funded or educational :D Notice Wikipedia isn't there, it lied to us -_-
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