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Former Member Details

Mr Francis OAKES (1818 - 1866)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1818
Place of Birth: New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 01/01/1866
Place of Death: Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 06 Jun 1860 13 May 1861 11 months 8 days First (Quinquennial) Appointments under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 25 May 1860.
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Pastoralist and landed proprieter. In 1840s purchased land within 19 countries in partnership with his brother. In 1854 held Bellingerambil in Lachlan district. Father was a Wesleyan Missionary.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Frances Oakes, public servant and entrepreneur, and Rebecca Small. Wesleyan Methodist.
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