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Former Member Details

Mr William LEE (1794 - 1870)

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Date of Birth: 01/04/1794
Place of Birth: Norfolk Island, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 18/11/1870
Place of Death: Kelso, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 08 Apr 1856 11 Apr 1859 3 years 4 days
Member for Roxburgh 08 Apr 1856 19 Dec 1857 1 year 8 months 12 days
Member for Roxburgh 27 Jan 1858 11 Apr 1859 1 year 2 months 16 days
Impounding Laws Committee No. 10 15 Aug 1856 18 Mar 1857 7 months 4 days
Petition of Mr David Cross Committee No.24 09 Dec 1856 18 Mar 1857 3 months 10 days
Petition of Peter Rawlings Committee No.5 04 Jun 1856 18 Mar 1857 9 months 15 days
Scab and Catarrh in Sheep Committee No.9 23 Oct 1857 18 Dec 1857 1 month 26 days
Bathurst School of Arts Bill Committee No.16 30 Apr 1858 26 Nov 1858 6 months 28 days
Railway Services of Thomas Woore Esq. Committee No.24 02 Jul 1858 26 Nov 1858 4 months 25 days
Scab and Catarrh in Sheep Committee No.14 27 Apr 1858 26 Nov 1858 7 months
State of the Magistracy Committee No.17 18 May 1858 26 Nov 1858 6 months 9 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Pastoralist. Known as William Pantoney Junior, until c.1817/18, when name changed to William Lee. Spent early years on Norfolk Island. Lived at Windsor in 1814 and was issued with government cattle in 1816. One of the first settlers at Bathurst in 1818, receiving a large land grant at Kelso. Purchased much land at Molong. At a later time toook up stations becoming a big squatter. At death had land both freehold and leasehold in Wellington, Emu Plains, Bathurst, and Lane Cove.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of William Pantoney and Sarah Smith, convicts. Married Mary Dargin on 26 March 1821 and had issue, 4 daughters and 6 sons. Church of England
Additional Information
Biography and portrait in ‘Australian Men of Mark’, Volume 1. Sydney, [?1889] , page 289