Mr William LEE (1794 - 1870)**

  • Date of Birth: 01/04/1794
  • Place of Birth: Norfolk Island, New South Wales, Australia
  • Date of Death: 18/11/1870
  • Place of Death: Kelso, New South Wales, Australia
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Parliamentary Service

Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly8 Apr 185611 Apr 18593yr(s) 4day(s)
Member for Roxburgh8 Apr 185619 Dec 18571yr(s) 8mth(s) 12day(s)
1st (1856 - 1857)
Member for Roxburgh27 Jan 185811 Apr 18591yr(s) 2mth(s) 16day(s)
2nd (1858 - 1859)
Petition of Peter Rawlings Committee No.54 Jun 185618 Mar 18579mths 15days
1st (1856 - 1857)
Impounding Laws Committee No. 1015 Aug 185618 Mar 18577mths 4days
1st (1856 - 1857)
Petition of Mr David Cross Committee No.249 Dec 185618 Mar 18573mths 10days
1st (1856 - 1857)
Scab and Catarrh in Sheep Committee No.923 Oct 185718 Dec 18571mth 26days
1st (1856 - 1857)
Scab and Catarrh in Sheep Committee No.1427 Apr 185826 Nov 18587mths
2nd (1858 - 1859)
Bathurst School of Arts Bill Committee No.1630 Apr 185826 Nov 18586mths 28days
2nd (1858 - 1859)
State of the Magistracy Committee No.1718 May 185826 Nov 18586mths 9days
2nd (1858 - 1859)
Railway Services of Thomas Woore Esq. Committee No.242 Jul 185826 Nov 18584mths 25days
2nd (1858 - 1859)

Qualifications, occupations and interests

Pastoralist. Known as William Pantoney Junior, until c.1817/18, when name changed to William Lee. Spent early years on Norfolk Island. Lived at Windsor in 1814 and was issued with government cattle in 1816. One of the first settlers at Bathurst in 1818, receiving a large land grant at Kelso. Purchased much land at Molong. At a later time toook up stations becoming a big squatter. At death had land both freehold and leasehold in Wellington, Emu Plains, Bathurst, and Lane Cove.


Son of William Pantoney and Sarah Smith, convicts. Married Mary Dargin on 26 March 1821 and had issue, 4 daughters and 6 sons. Church of England

Additional Information

Biography and portrait in ‘Australian Men of Mark’, Volume 1. Sydney, [?1889] , page 289