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Harry Albert Hickman (1853–1925)

Harry Albert Hickman (1853-1925) silver-plater, plumber and Labor activist 

Birth: 14 December 1853 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, son of Joseph Hickman, silver plater, and Ann, née Knight. Marriage: 18 November 1873 in St Luke's Anglican Church, Birmingham, to Frances Harding. They had one daughter. Death: 16 August 1925 at Home of Peace, Marrickville, New South Wales. 

  • Arrived in NSW about 1877.
  • Founding member of Australian Socialist League, Sydney, 1887

Verity Burgmann, In Our Time: Socialism and the Rise of Labor, 1885-1905, (Sydney, 1985)

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14 December, 1853
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England


16 August, 1925 (aged 71)
Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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