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Former Member Details

Mr Silvanus Brown DANIEL (1815 - 1874)

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Date of Birth: 01/02/1815
Place of Birth: Hastings, England
Date of Death: 31/12/1874
Place of Death: Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 26 Jul 1860 03 Feb 1862 1 year 6 months 9 days
Member for Wellington 26 Jul 1860 10 Nov 1860 3 months 16 days
Member for Wellington 15 Dec 1860 03 Feb 1862 1 year 1 month 20 days
Governor General’s Opening Speech Committee No.1 25 Sep 1860 25 Sep 1860 1 day
Colonial Bank of Australia Incorporation Bill Committee No.13 19 Oct 1860 09 Nov 1860 22 days
Petition of Mr N.L Kentish Committee No.4 27 Sep 1860 09 Nov 1860 1 month 14 days
Present System of Tendering for the Public Service Committee No.11 16 Oct 1860 09 Nov 1860 25 days
Petition of Mr N.L Kentish Committee No.7 23 Jan 1861 11 May 1861 3 months 19 days
Present System of Tendering for the Public Service Committee No.10 29 Jan 1861 11 May 1861 3 months 13 days
State and Management of the Sydney Domain Committee No.20 19 Feb 1861 11 May 1861 2 months 23 days Chairman
Unpaid Magistracy Committee No.17 12 Feb 1861 11 May 1861 3 months
West Maitland Church Land Sale Bill Committee No.24 26 Feb 1861 11 May 1861 2 months 16 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Pastoralist and civil servant. Educated in Paterson, Singleton and Sydney College. Silvanus was the Commissioner of Crown Lands in the Bligh district for a short time before entering Parliament, but resigned to contest election. At a later time was appointed the Commissioner of Crown Lands in the Wellington district. Illness prevented him from reading for the Bar. Was a squatter in Liverpool Plains and Warrego district. Patron of literature.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of Thomas, a gentleman, and his wife Anna Maria Brown. Married Elizabeth Australia West on 12 December 1853 in Sydney and they had 6 sons and 1 daughter. By 1854 Silvanus was the lessee of Gulgo, 19,200 acres in the Wellington district. Church of England.
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