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Former Member Details

Mr John Connell LAYCOCK (1818 - 1897)

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Date of Birth: 02/12/1818
Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 30/11/1897
Place of Death: Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 23 Jun 1859 21 Jul 1866 7 years 29 days
Member for Central Cumberland 23 Jun 1859 10 Nov 1860 1 year 4 months 19 days
Member for Central Cumberland 22 Dec 1860 10 Nov 1864 3 years 10 months 20 days
Member for Clarence 29 Dec 1864 21 Jul 1866 1 year 6 months 23 days
Grievances Committee No.26 06 Dec 1859 04 Jul 1860 6 months 29 days
Moreton Bay Immigration and Land Company’s Act Amendment Bill Committee No.39 03 Apr 1860 04 Jul 1860 3 months 2 days
Mount Keira Tramroad Bill Committee No.22 13 Oct 1859 04 Jul 1860 8 months 22 days
Petition of Mr William Sutherland Committee No.20 07 Oct 1859 04 Jul 1860 8 months 28 days
Business of Tanners and Curriers Committee No.12 19 Oct 1860 09 Nov 1860 22 days
Moreton Bay Immigration and Land Company’s Act Amendment Bill Committee No.10 12 Oct 1860 09 Nov 1860 29 days
Minmi and Hexham Railway Act Amendment Bill Committee No.18 12 Feb 1861 11 May 1861 3 months
Field of Mars Common Committee No.22 31 Dec 1861 14 Jan 1862 15 days
Field of Mars Common Committee No.5 03 Jun 1862 26 Sep 1862 3 months 24 days
Standard Weights for Agricultural Produce Committee No.10 16 Nov 1865 06 Mar 1866 3 months 19 days
Proposed Amendments in Electoral Act of 1858 Committee No.17 09 Mar 1866 04 Apr 1866 27 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Farmer or grazier. Landholder at Yamba in the Clarence River District. In 1876 was described as a hard working settler. Selected 200 acres but lost his land. Previously held Glenreagh running cattle. Quarantine keeper, Bradleys Head in 1878.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of Thomas Laycock, storekeeper, hotel keeper and pastoralist, and Margaret Connell. Married Mary Jane Simpson on on 1 February 1843 at Sydney and had issue, 2 daughters and 2 sons. Church of England.
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