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Former Member Details

Mr William Charles SHIPWAY (1862 - 1925)

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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
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 17 Jul 1894 05 Jul 1895 11 months 19 days
Member for Paddington 17 Jul 1894 05 Jul 1895 11 months 19 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
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
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
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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