Mr Edward TERRY (1840 - 1907)**
- Date of Birth: 03/02/1840
- Place of Birth: Box Hill, near Rouse Hill, New South Wales, Australia
- Date of Death: 19/11/1907
- Place of Death: Eastwood, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||27 Jun 1898||16 Jul 1904||6yr(s) 20day(s)|
|Member for Ryde||27 Jun 1898||11 Jun 1901||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 16day(s)|
|Member for Ryde||23 Jan 1904||16 Jul 1904||5mth(s) 24day(s)|
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Landed proprieter. Born of a well-to-do family. Owned Eastwood Estate from c.1863. Hunting and racing enthusiast who built a racecourse at Eastwood. Master of Sydney Hunt Club and for a time of the Northern Hunting Club; Member of Australian Jockey Club and Sydney Turf Club. Brother of S.H Terry.
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Ryde from 1871. Mayor from 1871 until 1873, 1875 until 1876, 1899.
Son of John Terry, landowner and Eleanor Rouse. Married Isabel Benson of Tasmania and had issue, 13 children. Church of England.