Biography Philip Joseph Holdsworth

Philip Joseph Holdsworth

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  • Time Period1849 - 1902
  • Place
  • CountryAustralia

Poet Biography

Philip Jospeh Holdsworth was born in Balmain, near Sydney,on the 12th January, 1849; his father was English, his mother Irish.

He was the Editor of the Sydney `Athenaeum', he also worked with the `Illustrated Sydney News'.

For many years he was Cashier in the Treasury, Sydney; afterwards Secretary,
Forest Department, untill 1892. He died 19th January, 1902.

`Station Hunting on the Warrego, and other Poems' (Sydney, 1885).