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Former Member Details

Mr Henry MOORE (1815 - 1888)

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Date of Birth: 26/09/1815
Place of Birth: London, England
Date of Death: 29/06/1888
Place of Death: Rose Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 13 Oct 1868 29 Jun 1888 19 years 8 months 17 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 28 September 1868
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Merchant. Arrived in Sydney c.1818 with father. Educated under Isaac Wood, and under W.T Cape and Reverend J.D Lang. On leaving school spent 11 years with merchant firm Jones & Walker, in which father was a partner. Commenced own business as a merchant. By 1850s was a local Director for a London Chartered Bank of Australia and agent for London and Oriental Steam Transit Insurance Company. Agent for Pacific & Orient Line. Committee member of Chamber of Commerce.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Captain Joseph Moore, merchant. Married Elizabeth Scholes Johnson on 20 April 1839 at Sydney and had issue, 3 daughters and 6 sons. Church of England.
Additional Information
Biography and portrait in ‘Australian Men of Mark’, Volume 1. Sydney, [?1889] , page 388