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Former Member Details

Mr Thomas Hawkins SMITH (1829 - 1902)

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Date of Birth: 11/04/1829
Place of Birth: Quinton, England
Date of Death: 27/07/1902
Place of Death: Darling Point, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 30 Aug 1892 27 Jul 1902 9 years 10 months 28 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 30 April 1892
Political Party Activity
Nominated to Legislative Council by G. Dibbs.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Pastoralist. Arrived in New South Wales in 1852. Settled on Clarence River. Engaged in pastoral pursuits. Purchased stations on Richmond River, Kyogle and Northern Queensland in 1863 as well as another in Gulf country. Bred horses and cattle. Partnership dissolved in 1880. Owned and bred racehorses. Enthusiastic member of the Clarence River Jockey Club.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of John Smith, farmer, and Sarah Ann Hill. Married Emily Blanche Rothery on 7 January 1872 at Prospect in New South Wales. Church of England. Funeral at St Thomas' cemetery at St Leonards from St Mark's Church of England, Darling Point.
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