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Former Member Details

Mr Edward HUNT (1792 - 1866)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1792
Place of Birth: London, England
Date of Death: 20/12/1866
Place of Death: Balmain, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 31 Mar 1858 13 May 1861 3 years 1 month 13 days First (Quinquennial) Appointments under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 25 March 1858
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Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Cabinet Maker. Apprenticed as a cabinet maker or carpenter, London. Arrived in New South Wales on 28 January 1814. Worked as a joiner making house fittings. Became a cabinet maker and became a leading manufacturer. Retired c.1847. Nephew took over the business. Director Australian Gaslight Company, 1853. Deputy Chairman of Metropolitan and Counties Permanent Investment and Building Society. On Committee of New South Wales Auxiliary to British and Foreign Bible Society., and Committee Australian Religious Tract Society.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Charles North Hunt, barrister, and Mary Place. Married Hannah Padgett Mason on 20 June 1821 at Parramatta and they had 5 daughters and 1 son.
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