Francis Greenway white plaque in Bristol

Site of Newgate Jail
Francis Greenway - Father of Australian Architecture imprisoned here in 1812.
Richard Savage - Poet & Playwright died here in 1743

Francis Howard Greenway (20 November 1777 – September 1837) was an English-born architect who was transported to Australia for the crime of forgery. 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.

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