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Mr William (1) Grahame

Mr William (1) GRAHAME (1808 - 1890)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1808
Place of Birth: Keppin, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Date of Death: 26/11/1890
Place of Death: Waverley, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 30 Mar 1865 28 Nov 1874 9 years 7 months 30 days
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 02 Feb 1875 27 Feb 1889 14 years 26 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 19 January 1875.
Member for Monaro 30 Mar 1865 15 Nov 1869 4 years 7 months 17 days
Member for Monaro 15 Mar 1872 28 Nov 1874 2 years 8 months 14 days
Elizabeth Castle Committee No.16 16 May 1865 07 Jun 1865 23 days
Coal Wharf, Newcastle Committee No.21 15 Jun 1865 21 Jun 1865 7 days
Parramatta River Steam Company’s Bill Committee No.8 10 Nov 1865 21 Nov 1865 12 days
Disease in Fruit Trees Committee No.6 31 Oct 1865 07 Apr 1866 5 months 8 days
Disease in Fruit Trees Committee No.5 31 Jul 1866 13 Sep 1866 1 month 14 days
Parramatta Market Bill Committee No.14 05 Oct 1866 11 Oct 1866 7 days
Presbyterian College Bill Committee No.18 31 Oct 1866 08 Nov 1866 9 days
Hartley Vale Colliery Railway Bill Committee No.12 25 Sep 1867 08 Oct 1867 14 days
Waterview Patent Slip Bill Committee No.11 10 Sep 1867 09 Oct 1867 1 month
Petititon of Mr Thomas Smith Committee No.15 08 Nov 1867 03 Apr 1868 4 months 27 days
Petition of Thomas Larkin Committee No.13 27 Sep 1867 21 Apr 1868 6 months 26 days
Seizure at Stores of George McLeod Braidwood Committee No.16 12 Nov 1867 24 Apr 1868 5 months 13 days
Parramatta Gas Company’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.6 14 Jun 1872 20 Jun 1872 7 days
The Australian Mutual Fire Insurance Society’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.10 25 Jun 1872 27 Jun 1872 3 days
Sydney United Omnibus Company’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.11 26 Jun 1872 28 Jun 1872 3 days
St George’s Presbyterian Church Bill Committee No.12 27 Jun 1872 04 Jul 1872 8 days
Sale of Land Scots Church Legalizing Bill Committee No.27 27 Feb 1873 05 Mar 1873 7 days
Customs Seizure of Goods at Mulwala Committee No.26 14 Feb 1873 23 Apr 1873 2 months 10 days
Australian Jockey Club Bill Committee No.8 01 Oct 1873 08 Oct 1873 8 days
Mercantile Bank of Sydney Bill Committee No.9 01 Oct 1873 08 Oct 1873 8 days
Scott’s Leasing Bill Committee No.11 09 Oct 1873 21 Oct 1873 13 days
Cohen’s Estate Act Amendment Bill Committee No.14 04 Nov 1873 07 Nov 1873 4 days
Australian Mutual Provident Societies Bill Committee No.13 30 Oct 1873 12 Nov 1873 14 days
Australian Joint Stock Bank Act Continuation Bill Committee No.19 25 Nov 1873 05 Dec 1873 11 days
Sydney and Suburban Streets Tramways Bill Committee No.18 21 Nov 1873 19 Dec 1873 29 days
Greta Coal and Shale Mining Company’s Bill Committee No.21 14 Jan 1874 22 Jan 1874 9 days
Parnell’s Leasing Bill Committee No.25 22 Jan 1874 29 Jan 1874 8 days
Newtown Omnibus Company’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.24 20 Jan 1874 30 Jan 1874 11 days
Maitland Gas-light Company’s Bill Committee No.26 17 Feb 1874 24 Feb 1874 8 days
Anvil Creek Coal Mining Company’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.28 11 Mar 1874 17 Mar 1874 7 days
Sydney Mechanics School of Arts Incorporation Bill Committee No.29 19 Mar 1874 27 Mar 1874 9 days
Claim of William Henry Baron Committee No.23 16 Jan 1874 25 Jun 1874 5 months 10 days
Goulburn Cattle Sale Yards Bill Committee No.10 24 Nov 1874 26 Nov 1874 3 days
Ultimo Presbyterian Church Trustees Bill Committee No.8 13 Nov 1874 26 Nov 1874 14 days
Waratah Coal Company’s Bill Committee No.6 06 Nov 1874 26 Nov 1874 21 days
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Qualifications, occupations and interests
Pastoralist. Arrived in New South Wales c. 1828. Settled near Goulburn. Transported sheep to Monaro Plains and rented land in Coolringdon District. Later acquired Guningrah, Dry Plains and Fryingpan Creek stations. After a successful career on the land William Grahame sold these properties and lived in Sydney.
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Personal
Son of William Grahame. Married Jane Chisholm 8 October 1861, Sydney and had no issue. Presbyterian.
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