Mr William Charles SHIPWAY (1862 - 1925)**

  • Date of Birth: 02/09/1862
  • Place of Birth: Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
  • Date of Death: 28/06/1925
  • Place of Death: Mosman, New South Wales, Australia

Parliamentary Service

Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly17 Jul 18945 Jul 189511mth(s) 19day(s)
Member for Paddington17 Jul 18945 Jul 189511mth(s) 19day(s)
16th (1894 - 1895)

Qualifications, occupations and interests

Lawyer (solicitor). Educated at St Clement's School in Yass and Fort Street Public School, Sydney. Articled as a solicitor to A. Ashdown; admitted as a solicitor in 1890; senior partner in Berne and Shipway, solicitors. Honorary secretary of New South Wales Anniversary Regatta Committee for 5 years. Freemason.

Military Service

Joined New South Wales Infantry Regiment as a bugler in 1879; served in Soudan with New South Wales contingent in 1885


Son of Joshua Shipway, described as a tailor, miner and gentleman and Mary Downey. Married Mabel Adeline Bull on 15 September 1897 at Liverpool, New South Wales and had issue, 1 daughter and 3 sons. Church of England.

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