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Former Member Details

Mr Henry MOSES (1832 - 1926)

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Date of Birth: 02/11/1832
Place of Birth: Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 19/06/1926
Place of Death: Potts Point, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 18 Dec 1869 31 Aug 1885 15 years 8 months 14 days
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 08 Sep 1885 23 Jul 1923 37 years 10 months 16 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 31 August 1885
Member for Hawkesbury 18 Dec 1869 03 Feb 1872 2 years 1 month 17 days
Member for Hawkesbury 07 Mar 1872 28 Nov 1874 2 years 8 months 22 days
Member for Hawkesbury 28 Dec 1874 12 Oct 1877 2 years 9 months 15 days
Member for Hawkesbury 30 Oct 1877 09 Nov 1880 3 years 11 days
Member for Canterbury 09 Dec 1882 31 Aug 1885 2 years 8 months 23 days
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.1 01 Feb 1870 01 Feb 1870 1 day
Ham Common Resumption Bill Committee No.11 14 Oct 1870 02 Nov 1870 20 days
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.1 14 Nov 1871 14 Nov 1871 1 day
Loder’s Estate Bill Committee No.9 08 Dec 1871 01 Feb 1872 1 month 25 days
The Australian Mutual Fire Insurance Society’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.10 25 Jun 1872 27 Jun 1872 3 days
Sydney United Omnibus Company’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.11 26 Jun 1872 28 Jun 1872 3 days
Loder’s Estate Bill Committee No.9 25 Jun 1872 11 Jul 1872 17 days
New South Wales Shale and Oil Company’s Bill Committee No.13 26 Nov 1872 04 Dec 1872 9 days
Loder’s Estate Bill Committee No.8 14 Nov 1872 12 Dec 1872 29 days
Petition of John Dargin Committee No.14 26 Nov 1872 31 Jan 1873 2 months 6 days
Bathurst Cattle Sale Yards Bill Committee No.24 07 Feb 1873 14 Mar 1873 1 month 8 days
Australian Jockey Club Bill Committee No.8 01 Oct 1873 08 Oct 1873 8 days
Mercantile Bank of Sydney Bill Committee No.9 01 Oct 1873 08 Oct 1873 8 days
Australian Mutual Provident Societies Bill Committee No.13 30 Oct 1873 12 Nov 1873 14 days
Australian Joint Stock Bank Act Continuation Bill Committee No.19 25 Nov 1873 05 Dec 1873 11 days
Macquarie-street Roman Catholic School Site Sale Bill Committee No.22 16 Jan 1874 22 Jan 1874 7 days
Parnell’s Leasing Bill Committee No.25 22 Jan 1874 29 Jan 1874 8 days
Mineral Lease at Togo Committee No.10 07 Oct 1873 01 May 1874 6 months 25 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.2 28 Jan 1875 28 Jan 1875 1 day
Waratah Coal Company’s Bill Committee No.6 02 Apr 1875 13 Apr 1875 12 days
Australasia Coal Company’s Bill Committee No.16 10 Jun 1875 07 Jul 1875 28 days
Tamworth Roman Catholic Church Trustees Bill Committee No.14 24 Feb 1876 07 Mar 1876 13 days
Hanson’s Trust Bill Committee No.22 12 Apr 1876 19 Apr 1876 8 days
Murrumbidgee Turf Club Bill Committee No.20 22 Mar 1876 19 Apr 1876 29 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.6 16 Nov 1875 27 Apr 1876 5 months 12 days
Nevell’s Leasing Bill Committee No.23 25 Apr 1876 28 Apr 1876 4 days
The Bassett Darley Estates Bill Committee No.9 19 Dec 1876 18 Jan 1877 1 month
Throsby’s Leasing Act Amendment Bill Committee No.16 09 Feb 1877 16 Feb 1877 8 days
Newcastle Glebe Leasing Bill Committee No.18 15 May 1877 28 Sep 1877 4 months 14 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.2 30 Nov 1877 31 Jan 1878 2 months 2 days
Newcastle Glebe Leasing Bill Committee No.7 30 Jan 1878 07 Feb 1878 9 days
The Bible Society’s Bill Committee No.8 31 Jan 1878 07 Feb 1878 8 days
Lyndhurst Sale Bill Committee No.9 31 Jan 1878 13 Feb 1878 14 days
Metropolitan Cattle Sale Yards Committee No.13 12 Feb 1878 20 Mar 1878 1 month 9 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.8 11 Sep 1878 27 Sep 1878 17 days
The Glebe Borough Bill Committee No.5 13 Sep 1878 27 Sep 1878 15 days
Redmond’s Estate Bill Committee No.11 08 Oct 1878 01 Nov 1878 25 days
Chippendale Roman Catholic Church Land Sale Bill Committee No.25 21 Mar 1879 02 Apr 1879 13 days
Cohen’s Enabling Bill Committee No.26 04 Apr 1879 29 Apr 1879 26 days
Merriwa Church and Presbytery Land Sale Bill Committee No.18 16 Mar 1880 31 Mar 1880 16 days
Archibald Thompson’s Trust Estate Bill Committee No.19 31 Mar 1880 09 Apr 1880 10 days
Assisted Immigration Committee No.20 06 Apr 1880 13 Jul 1880 3 months 8 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.6 30 Oct 1879 13 Jul 1880 8 months 14 days
Refreshment Room No.4 29 Oct 1879 13 Jul 1880 8 months 15 days
Albury Gas Company’s Bill Committee No.13 28 Feb 1883 06 Mar 1883 7 days
Earnshaw’s Estate Bill Committee No.17 09 Mar 1883 16 Mar 1883 8 days
Cohen’s Estate Bill Committee No.18 30 Mar 1883 04 Apr 1883 6 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.6 17 Jan 1883 02 May 1883 3 months 16 days
Mr Lamont Young and Party Committee No.20 06 Apr 1883 02 May 1883 27 days
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.1 06 Apr 1883 02 May 1883 27 days
Walgett English Church and Parsonage Land Sale Bill Committee No.14 30 Oct 1883 14 Nov 1883 16 days
Hutchinson’s Estate Bill Committee No.11 25 Oct 1883 16 Nov 1883 23 days
Saywell’s Tramway Bill Committee No.19 22 Nov 1883 18 Jan 1884 1 month 28 days
Grafton Lighting Company’s Bill Committee No.24 13 Dec 1883 08 Feb 1884 1 month 27 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.10 16 Oct 1883 27 Feb 1884 4 months 12 days
Boroughs of Randwick and Paddington Bill Committee No.23 07 Dec 1883 05 Mar 1884 2 months 28 days
Manly Gaslight and Coke Company’s Bill Committee No.33 07 Feb 1884 11 Mar 1884 1 month 5 days
The case of Mr J.H Handsaker Committee No.41 04 Mar 1884 17 Apr 1884 1 month 14 days
City Bank Bill Committee No.50 23 May 1884 04 Jun 1884 13 days
Mr Lamont Young and Party Committee No.6 12 Oct 1883 25 Jun 1884 8 months 14 days
Serisier’s Estate Bill Committee No.61 05 Sep 1884 18 Sep 1884 14 days
Point Piper Road Committee No.57 13 Aug 1884 01 Nov 1884 2 months 20 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.6 26 Nov 1884 27 Nov 1884 2 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.5 20 Mar 1885 27 Mar 1885 8 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1868
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Miller. Educated at Reverend Matthew Adams school at Windsor. As a young man went to the diggings. Became a miller at an early age and was proprieter of two steam mills at Windsor for a long time. Became a large scale pastoralist. Became a director of Australian Steam Navigation Company. Commercial Banking Company of Sydney Limited 1890 until 1922. Perpetual Trustee Company. Acquired several city properties. Commissioner of Calcutta Exhibition in 1884. Member of Union Club.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of Uriah Moses, baker, and Ann. Married Ann Primrose on 19 May 1857 and had issue, 4 daughters and 6 sons. Church of England. Funeral at Waverley cemetery from St John's Church of England, Darlinghurst.
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