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Mr (Joseph) Joseph Abbott

Mr Joseph ABBOTT (1843 - 1903)

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Date of Birth: 01/08/1843
Place of Birth: Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 15/06/1903
Place of Death: Croydon, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 03 Feb 1888 05 Jul 1895 7 years 5 months 3 days
Member for Newtown 03 Feb 1888 19 Jan 1889 11 months 17 days
Member for Newtown 02 Feb 1889 06 Jun 1891 2 years 4 months 5 days
Member for Newtown 17 Jun 1891 25 Jun 1894 3 years 9 days
Member for Newtown-Camperdown 17 Jul 1894 05 Jul 1895 11 months 19 days
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.1 23 Oct 1888 23 Oct 1888 1 day
Borough of Newcastle Electric Lighting Bill Committee No.23 03 Jul 1890 16 Jul 1890 14 days
Borough of Newcastle Electric Lighting Bill Committee No.40 (No.2) 06 Nov 1890 12 Nov 1890 7 days
Conditional Purchase made by Anne Nash O’Brien at Corowa Committee No.47 16 Dec 1890 20 Dec 1890 5 days
Conditional Purchase made by Annie Nash O’Brien, at Corowa Committee No.6 26 May 1891 02 Jun 1891 8 days
Borough of Newcastle Electric Lighting Bill Committee No.12 20 Aug 1891 03 Sep 1891 15 days
Calaghan’s Conditional Purchases, Braidwood and Queanbeyan Committee No.22 01 Mar 1893 02 Mar 1893 2 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Associated with Young Mens Christian Association.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Woolbroker. Educated at the Church of England Denominational School, Parramatta. Queensland miner 1863; clerk and auctioneer for T. S. Mort & Company and by 1883 became a partner and managing director of Mort & Company. Continued as director when firm amalgamated with R. Goldsborough & Company in 1888; Director Commercial Union Assurance Company and Sydney Exchange Company, Waratah Coal Company and Australian Mutual Providence Society.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of Henry Kingsmill Abbott, gaol official, and Martha Ann Lefroy. Married Margaret Ann Bennett in 1866 and they had 3 daughters and 6 sons. Wesleyan Methodist.
Additional Information
Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 3