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Former Member Details

Mr Thomas LEWIS (1821 - 1897)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1821
Place of Birth: Menthyr Tydfil, Wales
Date of Death: 16/04/1897
Place of Death: Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 08 Dec 1860 11 Dec 1862 2 years 4 days
Member for Northumberland 08 Dec 1860 11 Dec 1862 2 years 4 days
Clarence and Richmond Rivers Steam Navigation Company’s Bill Committee No.28 27 Mar 1861 11 May 1861 1 month 15 days
Petition of Mrs Mary Jones Committee No.11 29 Jan 1861 11 May 1861 3 months 13 days
Seamen Committee No.14 29 Jan 1861 11 May 1861 3 months 13 days
Bellambi and Bulli Coal Mining Company’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.23 03 Jan 1862 07 Jan 1862 5 days
Seamen Committee No.9 01 Oct 1861 20 Jan 1862 3 months 21 days
Bulli Coal Mining Company’s Railway Bill Committee No.23 05 Aug 1862 26 Aug 1862 22 days
Gibson’s Estate Bill Committee No.27 02 Sep 1862 04 Sep 1862 3 days
Co-operative Coal Mining Company’s Bill Committee No.31 16 Sep 1862 24 Sep 1862 9 days
Morehead and Young’s Railway Bill Committee No.28 02 Sep 1862 15 Oct 1862 1 month 14 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Coal Miner. Worked in collieries in Britain. Arrived in New South Wales c.1857. Became a miner in the Newcastle District. After leaving the Legislative Assembly was appointed inspector of collieries and continued in that occupation.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of David Lewis, miner, and Mary Richards. Married Catherine Maria Hewlett on 20 January 1881 at Wollongong and had issue, 1 daughter. Congregationalist.
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