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Former Member Details

Mr William Copland LESLEY (1820 - 1876)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1820
Place of Birth: Foveran, Scotland
Date of Death: 21/07/1876
Place of Death: Singleton, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 13 Dec 1860 05 Jun 1861 5 months 24 days
Member for Patrick's Plains 13 Dec 1860 05 Jun 1861 5 months 24 days
Unpaid Magistracy Committee No.17 12 Feb 1861 11 May 1861 3 months
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Chemist. Arrived in Australia c.1841. Became a chemist in Singleton.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of William Lesley, Lieutenant Royal Navy, and Jane Watt. Married Mary Perrett on 22 October 1850 at Singleton. Presbyterian.
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