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Mr Henry Molesworth OXLEY (1826 - 1867)

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Date of Birth: 10/04/1826
Place of Birth: Kirkham, near Camden, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 20/03/1867
Place of Death: Wingecarribee, near Camden, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 28 Jun 1859 10 Nov 1860 1 year 4 months 14 days
Member for Camden 28 Jun 1859 10 Nov 1860 1 year 4 months 14 days
Cases of Charles Skerrett Committee No.32 03 Feb 1860 04 Jul 1860 5 months 2 days
Petition of Mrs Mary Jones Committee No.31 03 Feb 1860 04 Jul 1860 5 months 2 days
Petition of Mrs Mary Jones Committee No.6 02 Oct 1860 09 Nov 1860 1 month 8 days
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Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1851, and was appointed a Coroner at Berrima.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Landed proprieter. After fathers death in 1828 received a land grant of 5,000 acres in recognition of fathers services. Lived on Wingecarribee estate, near Bowral. In 1865 had 40 tenant farmers.
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Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of John Joseph William Henry Molesworth Oxley, surveyor general, landed proprieter and entrepreneur, and Emma Norton. Married Emily Orchard on 4 November 1854 at Berrima and had issue, 1 daughter and 3 sons.
Additional Information
Personal papers in the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: 1. Henry Molesworth Oxley - diaries, 1850 - 1855 (MLMSS 587) 2. John Oxley - papers, 1810 - 1871(A5322); photographs in the PICMAN Database.