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Former Member Details

Mr Thomas CADELL (1831 - 1896)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1831
Place of Birth: Somerset, England
Date of Death: 25/06/1896
Place of Death: Elizabeth Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 22 Aug 1881 22 Sep 1886 5 years 1 month 1 day Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 29 December 1881.
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Auctioneer. Initially a farmer in West Maitland, later becoming an auctioneer and stock agent. Manufacturer; storekeeper; company director. By 1866 held five properties in New South Wales as a squatter. After retiring from business, he visited England and then settled in Sydney. He became the Director of the Bank of New South Wales and of the Life Assurance Company.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Thomas Cadell and Elizabeth Boyce. Arrived in New South Wales around 1855 and first lived at Campbell's Hill, West Maitland. Married Sophia Richabella Doyle on 29 January 1859 in Sydney and had issue, 3 sons and 4 daughters.
Additional Information
Town and Country Journal, 4 July 1896, p11; Australasian Pastoralists Review, 15 July 1896, p253; Sands Sydney Directory, 1886, Ads 2; Maitland Mercury, 24 November 1860, Adverts; The NSW Gazeteer, Sydney 1866