Mr Hilton Oswald ELLIOTT (1885 - 1960)**

  • Date of Birth: 15/06/1885
  • Place of Birth: Forbes, New South Wales, Australia
  • Date of Death: 28/04/1960
  • Place of Death: Forbes, New South Wales, Australia

Parliamentary Service

Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly11 Jun 193218 Apr 19418yr(s) 10mth(s) 8day(s)
Member for Ashburnham11 Jun 193212 Apr 19352yr(s) 10mth(s) 2day(s)
30th (1932 - 1935)
Member for Ashburnham11 May 193524 Feb 19382yr(s) 9mth(s) 14day(s)
31st (1935 - 1938)
Member for Ashburnham26 Mar 193818 Apr 19413yr(s) 24day(s)
32nd (1938 - 1941)

Political Party Activity

Country Party, councillor from 1932 until 1935, 1939.

Qualifications, occupations and interests

Wheat farmer. Educated in country primary schools; worked on family farm; established own property 'Fairfield' near Mulyandry in 1906, wheat and sheep; subdivided it between his sons in 1949, retired to Forbes; toured Canada and the United States of America in 1927; member of the executive of the Farmers and Settlers Association from 1921 until 1922; member of Forbes Chamber of Commerce, of Forbes and district Pastoral, Agricultural and Horticultural Association and local Closer Settlement Advisory Committee; president of Forbes Town Planning committee and Forbes Flood Relief committee, member of Forbes Pastures Protection Board; chairman of Lachlan Railway League; member of New South Wales Ambulance Transport Service Board; president of Forbes town and district band; active in sporting organisations, especially cricket; Church of England; member of synod

Local Government Activity

Councillor of Jemalong Shire Council from 1917 until 1925, president in 1920, 1923; Alderman at Forbes from 1955 until 1956, Mayor in 1956.


Son of Joseph Elliott, farmer. Married Eva Maud Chandler at Blayney in c.1912 and had issue, 3 daughters and 2 sons. Funeral at Forbes cemetery from St John's Church of England church.

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