Mr George DAY (1826 - 1906)**

  • Date of Birth: 29/10/1826
  • Place of Birth: Hawkesbury River district, New South Wales, Australia
  • Date of Death: 13/07/1906
  • Place of Death: Petersham, New South Wales, Australia

Parliamentary Service

PositionStartEndPeriodNotes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly29 Dec 187419 Jan 188914yr(s) 22day(s)
Member of the NSW Legislative Council27 Feb 188913 Jul 190617yr(s) 4mth(s) 17day(s)
Life Appointment under the Constitution Act; Date of Writ of Summons 22 February 1889
Member for Hume29 Dec 187412 Oct 18772yr(s) 9mth(s) 14day(s)
8th (1875 - 1877)
Member for Hume5 Nov 18779 Nov 1880
9th (1877 - 1880)
Member for Albury17 Nov 188023 Nov 18822yr(s) 7day(s)
10th (1880 - 1882)
Member for Albury4 Dec 18827 Oct 18852yr(s) 10mth(s) 4day(s)
11th (1882 - 1885)
Member for Albury16 Oct 188526 Jan 18871yr(s) 3mth(s) 11day(s)
12th (1885 - 1887)
Member for Albury11 Feb 188719 Jan 18891yr(s) 11mth(s) 9day(s)
13th (1887 - 1889)
Bird Estate Bill Committee No.355 May 186611 Jun 188620yrs 1mth 7days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Petition of Mr Stephen Stanbridge Committee No.1730 Jun 187528 Jul 187529days
8th (1875 - 1877)
Diseases affecting Live Stock Committee No.1915 Jul 187511 Aug 187528days
8th (1875 - 1877)
Diseases affecting Live Stock Committee No.726 Nov 187513 Jul 18767mths 18days
8th (1875 - 1877)
Bathurst Presbyterian Church Trustees Enabling Bill Committee No.1220 Jan 18762 Mar 18761mth 12days
8th (1875 - 1877)
Cooma Roman Catholic Church Trustees Bill Committee No.1524 Feb 18762 Mar 18768days
8th (1875 - 1877)
Bathurst Markets Amendment Bill Committee No.177 Mar 187617 Mar 187611days
8th (1875 - 1877)
Murrumbidgee Turf Club Bill Committee No.2022 Mar 187619 Apr 187629days
8th (1875 - 1877)
Petition of Wilson and Cawley Committee No.2111 Apr 187619 Jul 18763mths 9days
8th (1875 - 1877)
Nevell’s Leasing Bill Committee No.2325 Apr 187628 Apr 18764days
8th (1875 - 1877)
The Case of Alfred Arnold Committee No.2416 May 187627 Jun 18761mth 12days
8th (1875 - 1877)
Report of Examiner of Coal Fields on Land held by Messrs Garrett and Greville Committee No.264 Aug 187617 Aug 187614days
8th (1875 - 1877)
Report of Examiner of Coal Fields on Land held by Messrs Garrett and Greville Committee No.264 Aug 187617 Aug 187614days
8th (1875 - 1877)
Mr John Garsed Committee No.174 May 187711 Oct 18775mths 8days
8th (1875 - 1877)
Newcastle Glebe Leasing Bill Committee No.1815 May 187728 Sep 18774mths 14days
8th (1875 - 1877)
Colonial Storekeeper’s Department Committee No.2217 Jul 187711 Oct 18772mths 25days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.230 Nov 187731 Jan 18782mths 2days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Newcastle Glebe Leasing Bill Committee No.730 Jan 18787 Feb 18789days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Lyndhurst Sale Bill Committee No.931 Jan 187813 Feb 187814days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Chairman
Mr John Garsed Committee No.105 Feb 187816 May 18783mths 12days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Mineral selection at Mitchell’s Creek Committee No.1212 Feb 18788 May 18782mths 27days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Simon’s Estate Bill Committee No.1627 Feb 187812 Mar 187814days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Patrick Nugent’s Conditional Purchase Committee No.1819 Mar 18783 Apr 187816days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Chairman
Inverell Free Church of Eastern Australia Land Sale Bill Committee No.2020 Mar 187828 Mar 18789days
9th (1877 - 1880)
The Governor's Opening Speech Committee No. 110 Sep 187810 Sep 18781day
9th (1877 - 1880)
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.811 Sep 187827 Sep 187817days
9th (1877 - 1880)
The Glebe Borough Bill Committee No.513 Sep 187827 Sep 187815days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Parramatta Town Hall Bill Committee No.717 Sep 187827 Sep 187811days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Josiah Pitty’s Conditional Purchase at Deniliquin Committee No.91 Oct 187824 Jul 18799mths 24days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Sydney Infirmary and Dispensary Bill Committee No.1218 Oct 187829 Oct 187812days
9th (1877 - 1880)
City of Goulburn Gas and Coke Company’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.1631 Oct 187815 Nov 187816days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Address of Condolence with Her Majesty The Queen Committee No.2117 Dec 187817 Dec 18781day
9th (1877 - 1880)
Orange Town Hall Sale Bill Committee No.2231 Jan 18797 Feb 18798days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Dubbo Mechanics Institute Transfer Bill Committee No.2311 Feb 187924 Jul 18795mths 14days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Chippendale Roman Catholic Church Land Sale Bill Committee No.2521 Mar 18792 Apr 187913days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.630 Oct 187913 Jul 18808mths 14days
9th (1877 - 1880)
St Leonards Roman Catholic School Land Sale Bill Committee No.813 Nov 187920 Nov 18801yr 8days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Mineral Selection at Mitchell’s Creek Committee No.112 Dec 187916 Apr 18804mths 15days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Sites for New Hospitals Committee No.1510 Feb 188013 Jul 18805mths 4days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Merriwa Church and Presbytery Land Sale Bill Committee No.1816 Mar 188031 Mar 188016days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Archibald Thompson’s Trust Estate Bill Committee No.1931 Mar 18809 Apr 188010days
10th (1880 - 1882)
Assisted Immigration Committee No.206 Apr 188013 Jul 18803mths 8days
10th (1880 - 1882)
Petition of Mrs Mary Jones Committee No.224 May 18808 Jul 18802mths 5days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Claim of Anne Jane Cox for loss of her Conditional Purchase Committee No.2318 May 188013 Jul 18801mth 26days
10th (1880 - 1882)
Claim of John O’Brien Committee No.2515 Jun 188013 Jul 188029days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Petition of Mr E.W Rudder Committee No.2622 Jun 18809 Jul 188018days
9th (1877 - 1880)
Assisted Immigration Committee No.818 Jan 18815 Apr 18812mths 19days
10th (1880 - 1882)
Australian Steam Navigation Act Amendment Bill Committee No.1410 Mar 188117 Mar 18818days
10th (1880 - 1882)
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.15 Jul 18815 Jul 18811day
10th (1880 - 1882)
Lands granted to the Australian Agricultural Company Committee No.78 Jul 188113 Dec 18815mths 6days
10th (1880 - 1882)
Australian Gas Light Company’s Bill Committee No.812 Jul 188123 Sep 18812mths 12days
10th (1880 - 1882)
Roger’s Estate Bill Committee No.1122 Jul 188131 Aug 18811mth 10days
10th (1880 - 1882)
Moffitt’s Estate Enabling Bill Committee No.186 Sep 18815 Oct 188130days
10th (1880 - 1882)
Singleton Gas Bill Committee No.2129 Sep 188128 Nov 18812mths
10th (1880 - 1882)
Hill’s Estate Bill Committee No.2219 Oct 18812 Dec 18811mth 14days
10th (1880 - 1882)
Borough of Newcastle Leasing and Improving Bill Committee No.2321 Oct 188128 Oct 18818days
10th (1880 - 1882)
Cudgegong Town Hall Bill Committee No.2528 Oct 188123 Nov 188127days
10th (1880 - 1882)
Grafton Presbyterian Church Land Sale Bill Committee No.2428 Oct 188124 Nov 188128days
10th (1880 - 1882)
Dubbo Gas Company’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.1120 Oct 188214 Nov 188226days
10th (1880 - 1882)
Albury Gas Company’s Bill Committee No.1424 Oct 18823 Nov 188211days
10th (1880 - 1882)
Chairman
Australian Gas Light Company’s Bill Committee No.831 Jan 18831 Mar 18831mth
11th (1882 - 1885)
The Case of Captain Armstrong Committee No.1116 Feb 188325 Apr 18832mths 10days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Albury Gas Company’s Bill Committee No.1328 Feb 18836 Mar 18837days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Heley’s Estate Bill Committee No.147 Mar 188316 Mar 188310days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Mr Lamont Young and Party Committee No.206 Apr 18832 May 188327days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Dubbo Gas Company’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.511 Oct 188325 Oct 188315days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Mr Lamont Young and Party Committee No.612 Oct 188325 Jun 18848mths 14days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Chairman
Dubbo Cattle Sale-yards Bill Committee No.814 Oct 188318 Oct 18835days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Hutchinson’s Estate Bill Committee No.1125 Oct 188316 Nov 188323days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Ryan’s Conditional Purchases at Wagga Wagga Committee No.2128 Nov 18839 Apr 18844mths 13days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Tamworth Cattle Sale-yards Bill Committee No.2028 Nov 18839 Apr 18844mths 13days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Boroughs of Randwick and Paddington Bill Committee No.237 Dec 18835 Mar 18842mths 28days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Grafton Lighting Company’s Bill Committee No.2413 Dec 18838 Feb 18841mth 27days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Monk-Wearmouth Colliery Railway Bill Committee No.2518 Dec 188315 Feb 18841mth 29days
11th (1882 - 1885)
McIlveen and Clift’s Conditional Purchase Committee No.2618 Dec 188329 Oct 188410mths 12days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Burrowa Roman Catholic Church Land Sale Bill Committee No.3229 Jan 188427 Mar 18841mth 28days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Singleton Gas Bill Committee No.348 Feb 188421 Feb 188414days
11th (1882 - 1885)
George Dougherty’s Conditional Purchase Committee No.3514 Feb 188422 May 18843mths 9days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Engineering Association Incorporation Bill Committee No.3722 Feb 188426 Feb 18845days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Claim of Roderick McKenzie Committee No.4026 Feb 18841 Nov 18848mths 7days
11th (1882 - 1885)
The case of Mr J.H Handsaker Committee No.414 Mar 188417 Apr 18841mth 14days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Petition of Captain Armstrong Committee No.476 May 188430 Jul 18842mths 25days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Chairman
O’Doud’s Estate Leasing Bill Committee No.488 May 18846 Jun 188430days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Chairman
Conditional Purchase on Miller’s Creek Run Committee No.4921 May 18841 Nov 18845mths 12days
11th (1882 - 1885)
City Bank Bill Committee No.5023 May 18844 Jun 188413days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Road through Mr Polson’s property, Manning River Committee No.5311 Jul 18841 Nov 18843mths 22days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Blandford Proprietary School Bill Committee No.5415 Jul 18841 Nov 18843mths 18days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Evan McIntosh’s Conditional Purchase Committee No.5915 Aug 18841 Nov 18842mths 18days
11th (1882 - 1885)
William Frederick Collier’s Conditional Purchase Committee No.5815 Aug 18841 Nov 18842mths 18days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Serisier’s Estate Bill Committee No.615 Sep 188418 Sep 188414days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Bryan’s Estate Leasing Bill Committee No.6318 Sep 188424 Sep 18847days
11th (1882 - 1885)
Randwick Church Land Sale Bill Committee No.1629 Sep 18852 Oct 18854days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Chairman
Sisters of Charity Estate Bill Committee No.1529 Sep 18852 Oct 18854days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Chairman
Conditional Purchase of Evan McIntosh Committee No.2129 Sep 18852 Oct 18854days
12th (1885 - 1887)
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.118 Nov 188518 Nov 18851day
12th (1885 - 1887)
Refreshment Committee No.53 Dec 188525 Oct 188610mths 23days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Evan McIntosh’s Conditional Purchase at Currabubula Committee No.84 Dec 188525 Oct 188610mths 22days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Barker’s Estate Bill Committee No.1111 Dec 188516 Dec 18856days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Newcastle Steamship Company’s Preferential Shares Bill Committee No.1816 Feb 188623 Feb 18868days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Maryville Colliery Company Railway Bill Committee No.2024 Feb 188629 Apr 18862mths 6days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Randwick Church Land Sale Bill Committee No.2630 Mar 18861 Apr 18863days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Chairman
Sisters of Charity Estate Bill Committee No.2530 Mar 18866 Apr 18868days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Chairman
George Dougherty’s Conditional Purchase Committee No.2730 Mar 18863 May 18861mth 4days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Moorebank Estate Bill Committee No.2830 Mar 18866 May 18861mth 7days
12th (1885 - 1887)
West Wallsend and Monk Wearmouth Railway Bill Committee No.3031 Mar 18866 May 18861mth 6days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Pringle’s Estate Mortgage Bill Committee No.316 Apr 188611 May 18861mth 6days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Bird Estate Bill Committee No.355 May 188611 Jun 18861mth 7days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Bowenfels Coal mining and Copper Smelting Company’s Railway (Sale and Vesting) Bill Committee No.365 May 18866 Jul 18862mths 2days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Settled Estates Bill Committee No.3914 May 18863 Sep 18863mths 21days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Claim of Charles Stevens Committee No.4121 May 18866 Aug 18862mths 17days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Parramatta Church School Bill Committee No.4225 May 188610 Jun 188617days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Mrs Payten’s Estate Leasing Bill Committee No.438 Jun 188624 Jun 188617days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Cooma Church of England Parsonage Bill Committee No.4511 Jun 188618 Jun 18868days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Inverell Church of England Lands Sale Bill Committee No.4611 Jun 18866 Jul 188626days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Mr Henry Arthur Hough Committee No.4711 Jun 18868 Jul 188628days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Privilege-Mr Barbour, MP Committee No.5322 Jun 188622 Jul 18861mth 1day
12th (1885 - 1887)
Pharmaceutical Society of New South Wales Incorporation Bill Committee No.5515 Jul 188611 Aug 188628days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts Incorporation Bill Committee No.5615 Jul 18861 Sep 18861mth 18days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Silverton Tramway Bill Committee No.6010 Aug 188626 Aug 188617days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Penrith Water and Gas Supply Committee No.6113 Aug 188618 Aug 18866days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Illawarra Steam Navigation Act Amendment Bill Committee No.6224 Aug 188627 Aug 18864days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Electric Light in Parliamentary Buildings Committee No.6327 Aug 188625 Oct 18861mth 29days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Sullivan’s Estate Bill Committee No.6721 Oct 188625 Oct 18865days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Refreshment Committee No.515 Mar 188713 Jul 18873mths 29days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Illawarra Steam Navigation Act Amendment Bill Committee No.717 Mar 188723 Mar 18877days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Claim of Matthew McIvor to a Tinmine at Pheasants Creek Committee No.822 Mar 188721 Apr 18871mth
12th (1885 - 1887)
Tramway from Kogarah to Sans Souci Committee No.922 Mar 188713 Jul 18873mths 22days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Thomas Thompson’s Conditional Purchase made at Moama Committee No.1229 Mar 188712 Jul 18873mths 14days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Conditional Purchases on Pericoota Run Committee No.1129 Mar 188713 Jul 18873mths 15days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Crisp’s Enabling Bill Committee No.1331 Mar 188715 Apr 188716days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Chairman
Claim of Charles Stevens Committee No.165 Apr 18873 Jun 18871mth 30days
13th (1887 - 1889)
James Fyfe’s Conditional Purchase Committee No.145 Apr 188713 Jul 18873mths 9days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Robert Mackrell’s Conditional Purchase at Forbes Committee No.156 Apr 188713 Jul 18873mths 8days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Albury Cattle Sale Yards Bill Committee No.2010 May 188730 Jun 18871mth 21days
13th (1887 - 1889)
West Wallsend and Monk Wearmouth Act Amendment Bill Committee No.279 Jun 188716 Jun 18878days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Borough of Balmain Wharves Bill Committee No.3129 Jun 18875 Jul 18877days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Refreshment Committee No.421 Sep 1887188810mths 4days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.622 Sep 188711 Oct 188720days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Evan McIntosh’s Conditional Purchase at Currabubula Committee No.1129 Sep 188724 Jul 18889mths 26days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Thomas Thompson’s Conditional Purchase made at Moama Committee No.147 Oct 18871 Dec 18871mth 25days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Practice of Medicine and Surgery Committee No.1511 Oct 188724 Jul 18889mths 14days
13th (1887 - 1889)
North Shore, Manly and Pittwater Tramway and Railway Bill Committee No.1812 Oct 188725 Oct 188714days
12th (1885 - 1887)
Yass Roman Catholic Church Land Sale Bill Committee No.1913 Oct 188726 Oct 188714days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Mrs Ann Rouse’s Conditional Purchase, parish of Kahibah Committee No.2225 Oct 18876 Jun 18887mths 13days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Leichhardt Council Chambers (Mortgage) Bill Committee No.238 Nov 188715 Nov 18878days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Robert Mackrell’s Conditional Purchase at Forbes Committee No.268 Nov 188720 Mar 18884mths 13days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Resumption of Edward Irby’s Land at Bluff River Committee No.2715 Nov 188724 Jul 18888mths 10days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Victorian Coal-mining Company’s Extension Bill Committee No.3229 Nov 18871 Dec 18873days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Petition of George Matcham Pitt, junior Committee No.3316 Dec 188726 Apr 18884mths 11days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Redhead Coal-mine Railway Act Amending Bill Committee No.3620 Dec 188715 Feb 18881mth 27days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Chairman
Robert Munford’s Conditional Purchases, parish of Metz Committee No.3820 Dec 188724 Jul 18887mths 5days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Saint Saviour’s Glebe Land Leasing Bill Committee No.4022 Dec 18871 Mar 18882mths 9days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Sydney and Suburban Electric Lighting Bill Committee No.418 Feb 188816 May 18883mths 9days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Sydney Hydraulic Power Company’s Bill Committee No.4310 Feb 188822 Mar 18881mth 13days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Whaling Road, North Shore Committee No.4410 Feb 188824 Jul 18885mths 15days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Silverton Tramway Act Amending Bill Committee No.4529 Feb 188822 Mar 188823days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Chairman
Parramatta, Church street, Amended Alignment Bill Committee No.481 Mar 188822 Mar 188822days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Parramatta Municipal Quarries Bill Committee No.471 Mar 188822 Mar 188822days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Broken Hill and Suburban Gas Company’s Bill Committee No.5210 Apr 18883 May 188824days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Chairman
Liverpool Church of England Grammar School Land Sale Bill Committee No.5419 Apr 188825 Apr 18887days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Sydney and Suburban Hydraulic Power Company’s Bill Committee No.572 May 18886 Jun 18881mth 5days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Goulburn and Tuena Tramway Bill Committee No.587 Jun 188819 Jun 188813days
13th (1887 - 1889)
West Maitland Cattle Sale-yards Bill Committee No.6012 Jun 188814 Jun 18883days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Cooma Church of England Land Sale Bill Committee No.6121 Jun 188827 Jun 18887days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Chairman
Refreshment Committee No.424 Oct 188827 Jan 18893mths 4days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Young Wallsend Coal Company’s Railway Bill Committee No.61 Nov 18888 Nov 18888days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Selections by John Harrison, of Lismore Committee No.927 Nov 188816 Jan 18891mth 21days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Conditional Purchase of James Connelly, Tamworth Committee No.1129 Nov 188816 Jan 18891mth 19days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Conditional Purchase of Evan McIntosh, Currabubula Committee No.1029 Nov 188816 Jan 18891mth 19days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Windsor Gas-light Company (Limited) Act Amendment Bill Committee No.126 Dec 18887 Dec 18882days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Broken Hill Water Supply Bill Committee No.137 Dec 188811 Jan 18891mth 5days
13th (1887 - 1889)
Chairman

Community Activity

Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1866. President of Albury District Hospital Board and the Agricultural Society and the Racing Club. Benefactor of St Thomas' Church, Petersham and Lewisham Hospital


Qualifications, occupations and interests

Station manager and flour miller. Educated at Windsor and Richmond. Country entrepreneur. At 14 joined brother James, manager of Momba station near the Snowy River. Managed other stations with his brother. Travelled to the Bendigo Diggings in 1852. Opened a store at Livingston Creek on Omeo Goldfield in 1853. With his brother leased the Tabletop station near Albury 1856 until 1859. Purchased Quat Quatta station on the Murray River for £15,000, and a few years later Yarra Yarra stn near Holbrook where they ran 6,000 cattle. Journeyed to Albury c. 1860; rented then purchased Fanny Ceres flour mill; also stock and station agent.


Honours Received

Created Knight of St Gregory by Pope Leo XIII


Local Government Activity

Alderman of Albury Council from 1868 until 1878. Alderman and Mayor of Albury Council 1869 - 1870 and 1873


Personal

Son of John Day, farmer, and his wife Jane Connolly. Married Eliza Williams in 1849, daughter of John Williams; they had no children. Roman Catholic.


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