Wilson, Frederick Sydney

Frederick Sydney Wilson (1830-1901) was a journalist, poet and short story writer, whose work appeared in the Illustrated Sydney News, The Empire and Illawarra Mercury.  He also wrote regular sketches about people and places of Sydney  for The Australian Journal, which later became The Colonial Monthly. Wilson’s series appeared under the title “Loose Leaves From An Australian’s Portfolio”.

Selected Work:


Travel Writing:

  • “A Bit of Glass” (1868) Australian Journal, 29 February, Vol. 3, No. 131, pp. 429-430.
  • “Among the Mountains” (1868) Australian Journal, 13 June, Vol. 3, No. 146, pp 662-663.