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Former Member Details

Mr Arthur DIGHT (1819 - 1895)

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Date of Birth: 06/06/1819
Place of Birth: Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 31/07/1895
Place of Death: Darling Point, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 22 Dec 1869 03 Feb 1872 2 years 1 month 13 days
Member for Windsor 22 Dec 1869 03 Feb 1872 2 years 1 month 13 days
Bathurst-burr and Thistle Plants Committee No.12 25 Feb 1870 06 Apr 1870 1 month 13 days
Ham Common Resumption Bill Committee No.11 14 Oct 1870 02 Nov 1870 20 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Landowner and grazier. Interested in Yendah and Richmond stations, Queensland. Purchased Clarendon, near Richmond, from C.C Cox 1862.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of John Dight , pioneer Hawkesbury settler, and Hannah Hilton. Married Jannet McCracken on 29 July 1861 in Sydney, and had issue, 9 daughters and 1 son. Uncle of Charles Hilton Dight and brother of Charles Hilton Dight. Presbyterian.
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