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Mr Robert George MASSIE (1815 - 1883)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1815
Place of Birth: England
Date of Death: 13/09/1883
Place of Death: Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 01 May 1855 31 Jul 1855 3 months 1 day An Elective Member of the first Legislative Council 1843 - 1856 for the Pastoral Districts of New England and Macleay. Election declared void.
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Exact dates of birth and death are not known (1 January is used for database purposes). Nineteenth child (of 22) of Richard Massie of Coddington, England, and his wife Hester Lee Townshend, daughter of Edward Townshend of Wincham Hall. He married Annette Browne, daughter of Thomas Browne (who wrote under the name of Rolf Boldrewood); Browne's sister was married to F. M. Darley, a Member of the Legislative Council. He was a Commissioner of Crown Lands around 1844 - 1847. Mr Massie was elected to the Queensland Legislative Council in 1860.
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