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Former Member Details

Mr Richard Windeyer THOMPSON (1832 - 1906)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1832
Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 19/11/1906
Place of Death: West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 16 Oct 1885 06 Jun 1891 5 years 7 months 22 days
Member for West Maitland 16 Oct 1885 26 Jan 1887 1 year 3 months 11 days
Member for West Maitland 09 Feb 1887 19 Jan 1889 1 year 11 months 11 days
Member for West Maitland 09 Feb 1889 06 Jun 1891 2 years 3 months 29 days
Wyatt Estate Leasing Bill Committee No.6 04 Dec 1885 11 Feb 1886 2 months 8 days
New South Wales Trustees Executors and Agency Company’s Bill Committee No.19 16 Feb 1886 11 May 1886 2 months 26 days
Settled Estates Bill Committee No.39 14 May 1886 03 Sep 1886 3 months 21 days
Redhead Coal-mine Railway Act Amending Bill Committee No.36 20 Dec 1887 15 Feb 1888 1 month 27 days
Crown Lands Purchases Validation Bill Committee No.9 28 Sep 1887 23 May 1888 7 months 26 days
Mrs Ann Rouse’s Conditional Purchase, parish of Kahibah Committee No.22 25 Oct 1887 06 Jun 1888 7 months 13 days
West Maitland Cattle Sale-yards Bill Committee No.60 12 Jun 1888 14 Jun 1888 3 days
Land resumed by the Government for Railway purposes at Bexley Committee No.34 16 Dec 1887 24 Jul 1888 7 months 9 days
Resumption of Edward Irby’s Land at Bluff River Committee No.27 15 Nov 1887 24 Jul 1888 8 months 10 days
Teralba Coal mining Reserve Committee No.59 08 Jun 1888 24 Jul 1888 1 month 17 days
The Chinese Committee No.37 20 Dec 1887 24 Jul 1888 7 months 5 days Chairman
Silkstone Coal-mine Railway Bill Committee No.14 19 Dec 1888 15 Jan 1889 28 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.5 25 Oct 1888 27 Jan 1889 3 months 3 days
Bathurst Cattle Sale Yards Bill Committee No.12 16 May 1889 29 May 1889 14 days
Working of the Fisheries Act Committee No.13 21 May 1889 27 Aug 1889 3 months 7 days
St Leonard’s School of Arts Enabling Bill Committee No.10 01 May 1890 06 May 1890 6 days
Trades Conciliation Bill Committee No.53 17 Apr 1888 02 Oct 1890 2 years 5 months 16 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Lawyer (solicitor). Practised in West Maitland from 1865.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of John Thompson, surveyor, and Ann Mary Windeyer. Married Sarah Alice Bedwell on 27 April 1864 at Paterson, New South Wales and had issue, 4 daughters and 4 sons. Church of England.
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