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Former Member Details

Mr John Richard LINSLEY (1826 - 1889)

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Date of Birth: 30/05/1826
Place of Birth: Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 04/06/1889
Place of Death: Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 09 Feb 1889 04 Jun 1889 3 months 27 days
Member for Central Cumberland 09 Feb 1889 04 Jun 1889 3 months 27 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Independent means. Self made man and a 'general merchant' and a butcher in 1860; became wealthy and retired by 1889 to become a 'gentleman'. Lived for many years in the Central Cumberland District and resided at Ermington Park. Acting Magistrate from c.1873. Represented New South Wales in small bore shooting contests against Victoria. Visited England twice.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Mayor of Ryde for 3 years. Alderman of Gipps Ward, Municipal Council of Sydney for 4 years.
Son of John Richard Linsley, tinman, and Elizabeth Clarke. Married (1) Mary Anne Ackerman in 1846. Married (2) Agnes Orr on 24 May 1860 and had issue 1 son. Methodist.
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