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Former Member Details

Mr Edward David Stuart OGILVIE (1814 - 1896)

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Date of Birth: 25/07/1814
Place of Birth: Tottenham, Middlesex, England
Date of Death: 25/01/1896
Place of Death: Fernside, Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 25 Nov 1863 27 Feb 1889 25 years 3 months 3 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 24 November 1863
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Pastoralist. Arrivied in Sydney with family on 23rd January 1825. Worked on fathers stations on Upper Hunter and Liverpool Plains. Purchased freehold blocks on his runs in 1853; visited Britain and Europe 1854 until 1859. Changed from sheep breeding to cattle breeding in the 1860s. Employed Aborigines and Chinese when European workers left for goldrush. Early Member of Australia Club. Founding member of Linnean Society of New South Wales in 1875.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of William Ogilvie, naval officer and Mary White. Married (1) Theodosia de Burgh on 2 September 1858, near Dublin, Ireland, and had issue, 8 daughters and 2 sons. Married (2) Alicia Georgiana Loftus Tottenham on 21 December 1890. Church of England.
Additional Information
Personal papers in the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: Street family - further papers, 1861 - 1972, together with Lillingston family papers, 1819 - 1925, and Ogilvie family papers, 1824 - 1896 (MLMSS 1686) (ADD-ON 2203); photographs in the PICMAN Database.