Mr John Connell LAYCOCK (1818 - 1897)**

  • Date of Birth: 02/12/1818
  • Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Date of Death: 30/11/1897
  • Place of Death: Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia

Parliamentary Service

PositionStartEndPeriodNotes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly23 Jun 185921 Jul 18667yr(s) 29day(s)
Member for Central Cumberland23 Jun 185910 Nov 18601yr(s) 4mth(s) 19day(s)
3rd (1859 - 1860)
Member for Central Cumberland22 Dec 186010 Nov 18643yr(s) 10mth(s) 20day(s)
4th (1860 - 1864)
Member for Clarence29 Dec 186421 Jul 18661yr(s) 6mth(s) 23day(s)
5th (1865 - 1869)
Petition of Mr William Sutherland Committee No.207 Oct 18594 Jul 18608mths 28days
3rd (1859 - 1860)
Mount Keira Tramroad Bill Committee No.2213 Oct 18594 Jul 18608mths 22days
3rd (1859 - 1860)
Grievances Committee No.266 Dec 18594 Jul 18606mths 29days
3rd (1859 - 1860)
Moreton Bay Immigration and Land Company’s Act Amendment Bill Committee No.393 Apr 18604 Jul 18603mths 2days
3rd (1859 - 1860)
Moreton Bay Immigration and Land Company’s Act Amendment Bill Committee No.1012 Oct 18609 Nov 186029days
3rd (1859 - 1860)
Business of Tanners and Curriers Committee No.1219 Oct 18609 Nov 186022days
3rd (1859 - 1860)
Minmi and Hexham Railway Act Amendment Bill Committee No.1812 Feb 186111 May 18612mths 30days
4th (1860 - 1864)
Field of Mars Common Committee No.2231 Dec 186114 Jan 186215days
4th (1860 - 1864)
Field of Mars Common Committee No.53 Jun 186226 Sep 18623mths 24days
4th (1860 - 1864)
Standard Weights for Agricultural Produce Committee No.1016 Nov 18656 Mar 18663mths 19days
5th (1865 - 1869)
Proposed Amendments in Electoral Act of 1858 Committee No.179 Mar 18664 Apr 186627days
5th (1865 - 1869)

Qualifications, occupations and interests

Farmer or grazier. Landholder at Yamba in the Clarence River District. In 1876 was described as a hard working settler. Selected 200 acres but lost his land. Previously held Glenreagh running cattle. Quarantine keeper, Bradleys Head in 1878.


Personal

Son of Thomas Laycock, storekeeper, hotel keeper and pastoralist, and Margaret Connell. Married Mary Jane Simpson on on 1 February 1843 at Sydney and had issue, 2 daughters and 2 sons. Church of England.


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