16th November 1827 – Cunningham’s house comes close to destruction

1827-11-16On this day, 16th November 1827, The Australian newspaper reported that the house of Allan Cunningham’s neighbour Mr Gooch, in Marsden Street, burned down. Mr Cunningham’s house, on the westside, adjoining the ruined house, was in danger but was saved by his neighbours, Messrs Walker, Moore, White and Smith.  This news was also reported in The Sydney Gazette on 16th November 1827. [Ref 1] [Ref 2]


Reference 1: The Australian newspaper 16th November 1827

Reference 2: The Sydney Gazette 16th November 1827


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