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Mr John Fitzgerald BURNS (1833 - 1911)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1833
Place of Birth: Northern Ireland
Date of Death: 19/03/1911
Place of Death: Paddington, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 21 Jan 1887 28 Jan 1887 8 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act: Date of Writ of Summons 21 January 1887.
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 05 Aug 1861 06 Jun 1891 29 years 10 months 2 days
Member for Hunter 05 Aug 1861 10 Nov 1864 3 years 3 months 6 days
Member for Hunter 07 Dec 1864 15 Nov 1869 4 years 11 months 9 days
Member for Hunter 02 Mar 1872 28 Nov 1874 2 years 8 months 27 days
Member for Hunter 02 Jan 1875 09 Feb 1875 1 month 8 days
Member for Hunter 16 Feb 1875 12 Oct 1877 2 years 7 months 27 days
Member for Hunter 26 Oct 1877 18 Dec 1877 1 month 23 days
Member for Hunter 29 Dec 1877 09 Nov 1880 2 years 10 months 12 days
Member for Hunter 23 Nov 1880 23 Nov 1882 2 years 1 day
Member for Hunter 04 Dec 1882 07 Oct 1885 2 years 10 months 4 days
Member for Hunter 19 Oct 1885 22 Dec 1885 2 months 4 days
Member for Hunter 06 Jan 1886 21 Jan 1887 1 year 16 days
Member for Hunter 07 Feb 1887 19 Jan 1889 1 year 11 months 13 days
Member for St Leonards 02 Feb 1889 06 Jun 1891 2 years 4 months 5 days
Postmaster General 09 Feb 1875 21 Mar 1877 2 years 1 month 13 days
Postmaster General 18 Dec 1877 20 Dec 1878 1 year 3 days
Colonial Treasurer 22 Dec 1885 25 Feb 1886 2 months 4 days
Colonial Treasurer 20 Jan 1887 16 Jan 1889 1 year 11 months 28 days
Representative of Government 21 Jan 1887 27 Jan 1887 7 days Granted retention of title of 'Honourable' for life.
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.1 03 Sep 1861 03 Sep 1861 1 day
Richmond Bridge Company’s Act Amendment Bill Committee No.11 01 Oct 1861 20 Jan 1862 3 months 21 days
Seamen Committee No.9 01 Oct 1861 20 Jan 1862 3 months 21 days
Queensland Steam Navigation Company’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.37 30 Mar 1864 31 Mar 1864 2 days
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.1 27 Jan 1865 27 Jan 1865 1 day
City of Newcastle Gas and Coke Company’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.21 22 Nov 1866 29 Nov 1866 8 days
Hartley Vale Colliery Railway Bill Committee No.12 25 Sep 1867 08 Oct 1867 14 days Committee
Cataract Coal Mine Railway Bill Committee No.14 10 Oct 1867 23 Oct 1867 14 days
Commercial Banking Company of Sydney Incorporation Act Amendment Bill Committee No.18 28 Nov 1867 04 Dec 1867 7 days
Waterview Patent Slip Bill Committee No.11 03 Sep 1867 18 Dec 1867 3 months 16 days
West Maitland Water Supply and Embankment Bill Committee No.20 14 Jan 1868 16 Jan 1868 3 days
Mr John Burnley Committee No.19 20 Dec 1867 03 Apr 1868 3 months 15 days
Reverend James White Committee No.22 16 Mar 1868 07 Apr 1868 23 days
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.1 13 Oct 1868 13 Oct 1868 1 day
Clifts Coal Properties Leasing Bill Committee No.9 15 Jan 1869 20 Jan 1869 6 days
Mrs Mary Singleton Committee No.11 19 Jan 1869 23 Feb 1869 1 month 5 days
Duties of Master in Equity Committee No.7 12 Jan 1869 24 Feb 1869 1 month 13 days
Rev. Denis McGuinn, late R.C.C at Carcour Committee No.13 09 Feb 1869 11 Mar 1869 1 month 3 days
Land Titles Department – Mr W.Wright Committee No.17 23 Feb 1869 24 Mar 1869 1 month 2 days
Law relating to Lunacy Committee No.20 04 Mar 1869 24 Mar 1869 21 days Chairman
Mr Thomas Scott – Sugar Cultivation Committee No.14 10 Feb 1869 24 Mar 1869 1 month 15 days
Training Ship “Vernon” Committee No.8 12 Jan 1869 25 Mar 1869 2 months 14 days
Mr Alexander Walker Scott – Land taken by Hunter River Railway Committee No.5 01 Oct 1860 11 Nov 1869 9 years 1 month 12 days
Cumberland and Camden Bathurst – bur and thistle Bill Committee No.11 22 Oct 1869 12 Nov 1869 22 days
Alleged losses in consequence of insecurity of Post Office, Sofala Committee No.13 26 Oct 1869 13 Nov 1869 19 days
Mr Thomas Scott – Sugar Cultivation Committee No.12 26 Oct 1869 13 Nov 1869 19 days
Petition of Mrs Mary Fogg Committee No.14 27 Oct 1869 13 Nov 1869 18 days
St George’s Presbyterian Church Bill Committee No.12 27 Jun 1872 04 Jul 1872 8 days
St Andrew’s College Committee No.13 02 Jul 1872 13 Aug 1872 1 month 12 days
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.1 05 Nov 1872 05 Nov 1872 1 day
Cohen’s Estate Bill Committee No.11 22 Nov 1872 27 Nov 1872 6 days Chairman
New South Wales Shale and Oil Company’s Bill Committee No.13 26 Nov 1872 04 Dec 1872 9 days
Sale of Land Scots Church Legalizing Bill Committee No.27 27 Feb 1873 05 Mar 1873 7 days Chairman
Patents Committee No.10 19 Nov 1872 14 Mar 1873 3 months 24 days Chairman
Walker and Carlow Streets Enclosure Bill Committee No.15 13 Dec 1872 20 Mar 1873 3 months 8 days
Underwood’s Estate Bill Committee No.21 04 Feb 1873 25 Mar 1873 1 month 22 days
Deniliquin and Moama Railway Bill Committee No.29 12 Mar 1873 28 Mar 1873 17 days
Claim of Mr Stephen Scholey Committee No.20 04 Feb 1873 21 Apr 1873 2 months 18 days
Customs Seizure of Goods at Mulwala Committee No.26 14 Feb 1873 23 Apr 1873 2 months 10 days
Telegraphic Communication Committee No.17 17 Dec 1872 24 Apr 1873 4 months 8 days
Fire Brigades Bill Committee No.25 14 Feb 1873 25 Apr 1873 2 months 12 days
Transfer of Publicans’ and other License Fees to Municipalities Committee No.31 25 Mar 1873 25 Apr 1873 1 month 1 day
Lithgow Valley Colliery Railway Bill Committee No.12 14 Oct 1873 15 Oct 1873 2 days
Scott’s Leasing Bill Committee No.11 09 Oct 1873 21 Oct 1873 13 days Chairman
Australian Mutual Provident Societies Bill Committee No.13 04 Nov 1873 07 Nov 1873 4 days
Cohen’s Estate Act Amendment Bill Committee No.14 04 Nov 1873 07 Nov 1873 4 days Chairman
Australian Joint Stock Bank Act Continuation Bill Committee No.19 25 Nov 1873 05 Dec 1873 11 days
Bishopthorpe Estate Bill Committee No.20 02 Dec 1873 17 Dec 1873 16 days
Sydney and Suburban Streets Tramways Bill Committee No.18 21 Nov 1873 19 Dec 1873 29 days Chairman
Greta Coal and Shale Mining Company’s Bill Committee No.21 14 Jan 1874 22 Jan 1874 9 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
Maitland Gas-light Company’s Bill Committee No.26 17 Feb 1874 24 Feb 1874 8 days Chairman
Anvil Creek Coal Mining Company’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.28 11 Mar 1874 17 Mar 1874 7 days Chairman
Sydney Mechanics School of Arts Incorporation Bill Committee No.29 19 Mar 1874 27 Mar 1874 9 days Chairman
Working of Municipalities Committee No.7 19 Sep 1873 22 Apr 1874 7 months 4 days
Mineral Lease at Togo Committee No.10 07 Oct 1873 01 May 1874 6 months 25 days
The Sydney Museum Committee No.27 24 Feb 1874 18 May 1874 2 months 25 days
Claim of William Henry Baron Committee No.23 16 Jan 1874 25 Jun 1874 5 months 10 days
Drummond Copper Mining Company's Incorporation Bill Committee No.31 18 May 1874 25 Jun 1874 1 month 8 days
Waratah Coal Company’s Bill Committee No.6 06 Nov 1874 12 Nov 1874 7 days
Goulburn Cattle Sale Yards Bill Committee No.10 24 Nov 1874 26 Nov 1874 3 days
Letter addressed to M.M Rochefort and Grousset Committee No.5 05 Nov 1874 26 Nov 1874 22 days
All Saints Parsonage Bill Committee No.7 02 Apr 1875 13 Apr 1875 12 days
Dubbo Presbyterian Manse Trustee Bill Committee No.10 27 Apr 1875 29 Apr 1875 3 days
Letter addressed to M.M Rochefort and Grousset Committee No.12 04 May 1875 01 Jun 1875 29 days
Ultimo Presbyterian Church Trustees Bill Committee No.8 02 Apr 1875 03 Jun 1875 2 months 2 days
Library Committee No.3 31 Mar 1875 11 Aug 1875 4 months 12 days
Petition of Messrs. Blomfield and Munford Committee No.9 20 Apr 1875 11 Aug 1875 3 months 23 days
Employment of Children Committee No.9 14 Dec 1875 03 Aug 1876 7 months 21 days
Library Committee No.2 18 Nov 1875 22 Aug 1876 9 months 5 days
Orange Cattle Sale Yards Bill Committee No.14 02 Feb 1877 01 Mar 1877 1 month
Employment of Children Committee No.6 19 Dec 1876 09 May 1877 4 months 21 days
Albert Dangar’s Leasing Act Amendment Bill Committee No.19 17 May 1877 01 Jun 1877 16 days
Conveyance of Lunatics from Sydney to Cooma Committee No.21 22 Jun 1877 11 Oct 1877 3 months 20 days
Library Committee No.2 14 Dec 1876 11 Oct 1877 9 months 28 days
Library Committee No.4 30 Jan 1878 21 May 1878 3 months 22 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 Chairman
Jury List – Deniliquin Committee No.13 22 Oct 1878 20 May 1879 6 months 29 days
Library Committee No.2 11 Sep 1878 24 Jul 1879 10 months 14 days
Petition of Mr E.W Rudder Committee No.18 12 Nov 1878 24 Jul 1879 8 months 13 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
Discovery of the Barrington Gold Field Committee No.7 11 Nov 1879 12 May 1880 6 months 2 days
Equity Branch of the Supreme Court Committee No.12 02 Dec 1879 22 Jun 1880 6 months 21 days
Petition of Mrs Mary Jones Committee No.22 04 May 1880 08 Jul 1880 2 months 5 days
Randwick Asylum for Destitute Children Committee No.9 19 Nov 1879 08 Jul 1880 7 months 20 days
Petition of Mr E.W Rudder Committee No.26 22 Jun 1880 09 Jul 1880 18 days
Assisted Immigration Committee No.20 06 Apr 1880 13 Jul 1880 3 months 8 days Chairman
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.6 30 Oct 1879 13 Jul 1880 8 months 14 days
Library Committee No.2 29 Oct 1879 13 Jul 1880 8 months 15 days
Railway through the City of Sydney Committee No.5 30 Oct 1879 13 Jul 1880 8 months 14 days
Stamp Duties Bill (No.2) Committee No.24 20 May 1880 13 Jul 1880 1 month 24 days
St Leonards Roman Catholic School Land Sale Bill Committee No.8 13 Nov 1879 20 Nov 1880 1 year 8 days
Kurrajong Land and Riley Street Surry Hills Land Sales Bill Committee No.6 13 Jan 1881 21 Jan 1881 9 days
Mount Kembla Coal and Oil Company’s Railway Bill Committee No.9 25 Jan 1881 28 Jan 1881 4 days Chairman
Wagga Wagga Gas Bill Committee No.10 27 Jan 1881 11 Feb 1881 16 days
Church of England Trust Property Incorporation Bill Committee No.11 28 Jan 1881 22 Feb 1881 26 days
Bates’s Estate Bill Committee No.19 23 Mar 1881 29 Mar 1881 7 days
Jeanneret’s Tramway Bill Committee No.17 18 Mar 1881 29 Mar 1881 12 days
Assisted Immigration Committee No.8 18 Jan 1881 05 Apr 1881 2 months 19 days Chairman
Transfer of Land at North Shore to John William Haynes Committee No.20 24 Mar 1881 05 Apr 1881 13 days
Hall’s Estate Bill Committee No.13 11 Feb 1881 06 Apr 1881 1 month 27 days Chairman
Library Committee No.2 17 Dec 1880 06 Apr 1881 3 months 21 days
Refreshment Room No.4 17 Dec 1880 06 Apr 1881 3 months 21 days
Standing Orders Committee No.3 17 Dec 1880 06 Apr 1881 3 months 21 days
Vale of Clwydd and Lithgow Valley Company’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.21 04 Apr 1881 06 Apr 1881 3 days
Vale of Clwydd and Lithgow Valley Company’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.21 06 Jul 1881 02 Aug 1881 28 days
Roger’s Estate Bill Committee No.11 22 Jul 1881 31 Aug 1881 1 month 10 days
United Church of England and Ireland School at Paddington Sale Bill Committee No.13 26 Aug 1881 01 Sep 1881 7 days
Armidale Roman Catholic Church School and Presbytery Land Sale Bill Committee No.16 30 Aug 1881 08 Sep 1881 10 days
Australian Gas Light Company’s Bill Committee No.8 12 Jul 1881 23 Sep 1881 2 months 12 days Chairman
Royal Society of New South Wales Incorporation Bill Committee No.19 16 Sep 1881 27 Sep 1881 12 days
Moffitt’s Estate Enabling Bill Committee No.18 06 Sep 1881 05 Oct 1881 1 month
Width of Streets and Lanes Bill Committee No.14 26 Aug 1881 21 Oct 1881 1 month 26 days
Borough of Newcastle Leasing and Improving Bill Committee No.23 21 Oct 1881 28 Oct 1881 8 days
Grafton Presbyterian Church Land Sale Bill Committee No.24 28 Oct 1881 24 Nov 1881 28 days Chairman
Singleton Gas Bill Committee No.21 29 Sep 1881 28 Nov 1881 2 months Chairman
Hill’s Estate Bill Committee No.22 19 Oct 1881 02 Dec 1881 1 month 14 days
Tamworth Gas and Coke Company’s Bill Committee No.12 10 Aug 1881 09 Dec 1881 4 months
Lands granted to the Australian Agricultural Company Committee No.7 08 Jul 1881 13 Dec 1881 5 months 6 days
Burtoft’s Estate Bill Committee No.27 30 Nov 1881 14 Dec 1881 15 days
Dubbo Gas Company’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.28 07 Dec 1881 14 Dec 1881 8 days
Land in Macquarie street, Parramatta Committee No.29 15 Dec 1881 20 Dec 1881 6 days
Library Committee No.3 06 Jul 1881 20 Dec 1881 5 months 15 days
Refreshment Room No.5 06 Jul 1881 20 Dec 1881 5 months 15 days
Blandford Proprietary School Bill Committee No.10 11 Oct 1882 26 Oct 1882 16 days Chairman
Mrs Clyne’s Conditional Purchase Committee No.6 12 Sep 1882 02 Nov 1882 1 month 22 days
Dubbo Gas Company’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.11 20 Oct 1882 14 Nov 1882 26 days
Land in Macquarie street, Parramatta Committee No.8 03 Oct 1882 21 Nov 1882 1 month 19 days
Library Committee No.2 30 Aug 1882 21 Nov 1882 2 months 23 days
Mort’s Bay Improvement Bill Committee No.16 16 Nov 1882 21 Nov 1882 6 days
Refreshment Room No.4 30 Aug 1882 21 Nov 1882 2 months 23 days
Blandford Proprietary School Bill Committee No.9 06 Feb 1883 13 Feb 1883 8 days
Rotton’s Estate Bill Committee No.10 14 Feb 1883 21 Feb 1883 8 days
Kiama Tramway Bill Committee No.5 23 Jan 1883 23 Feb 1883 1 month 1 day
Australian Gas Light Company’s Bill Committee No.8 31 Jan 1883 01 Mar 1883 1 month 1 day
Albury Gas Company’s Bill Committee No.13 28 Feb 1883 06 Mar 1883 7 days
Redhead Coal-mine Railway Bill Committee No.15 07 Mar 1883 09 Mar 1883 3 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 Chairman
Mort’s Bay Improvement Bill Committee No.16 08 Mar 1883 06 Apr 1883 30 days
Library Committee No.2 18 Jan 1883 02 May 1883 3 months 15 days
Mr Lamont Young and Party Committee No.20 06 Apr 1883 02 May 1883 27 days
Dubbo Gas Company’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.5 11 Oct 1883 25 Oct 1883 15 days
St Philip’s Parsonage Bill Committee No.9 23 Oct 1883 07 Nov 1883 16 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 Chairman
Saywell’s Tramway Bill Committee No.19 22 Nov 1883 18 Jan 1884 1 month 28 days
Mort Bay Improvement Bill Committee No.17 21 Nov 1883 05 Feb 1884 2 months 16 days
Windsor Gaslight Company’s Bill Committee No.12 25 Oct 1883 12 Feb 1884 3 months 19 days
Monk-Wearmouth Colliery Railway Bill Committee No.25 18 Dec 1883 15 Feb 1884 1 month 29 days Chairman
Armidale Gas Company's Incorporation Bill Committee No. 24 Jan 1884 19 Feb 1884 27 days
Singleton Gas Bill Committee No.34 08 Feb 1884 21 Feb 1884 14 days Chairman
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 Chairman
Address of Condolence with Her Majesty the Queen Committee No.43 01 Apr 1884 01 Apr 1884 1 day
Ryan’s Conditional Purchases at Wagga Wagga Committee No.21 28 Nov 1883 09 Apr 1884 4 months 13 days
The case of Mr J.H Handsaker Committee No.41 04 Mar 1884 17 Apr 1884 1 month 14 days
George Dougherty’s Conditional Purchase Committee No.35 14 Feb 1884 22 May 1884 3 months 9 days
City Bank Bill Committee No.50 23 May 1884 04 Jun 1884 13 days Chairman
O’Doud’s Estate Leasing Bill Committee No.48 08 May 1884 06 Jun 1884 30 days
Mr Lamont Young and Party Committee No.6 12 Oct 1883 25 Jun 1884 8 months 14 days
Stirling’s Trusts Bill Committee No.51 05 Jun 1884 25 Jun 1884 21 days
Serisier’s Estate Bill Committee No.61 05 Sep 1884 18 Sep 1884 14 days
Alienation of Crown Lands in parishes of Willoughby and Gordon Committee No.16 15 Nov 1883 01 Nov 1884 11 months 18 days
Blandford Proprietary School Bill Committee No.54 15 Jul 1884 01 Nov 1884 3 months 18 days
Library Committee No.2 10 Oct 1883 01 Nov 1884 1 year 23 days
Mr Frank Hobbs’s Conditional Purchase Committee No.44 29 Apr 1884 01 Nov 1884 6 months 4 days
Road through Mr Polson’s property, Manning River Committee No.53 11 Jul 1884 01 Nov 1884 3 months 22 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.6 26 Nov 1884 27 Nov 1884 2 days
Library Committee No.3 19 Nov 1884 27 Nov 1884 9 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.5 20 Mar 1885 27 Mar 1885 8 days
Library Committee No.3 17 Mar 1885 27 Mar 1885 11 days
Barker’s Estate Bill Committee No.19 29 Sep 1885 30 Sep 1885 2 days
St Mary’s Waverley Church of England Sale Bill Committee No.18 29 Sep 1885 30 Sep 1885 2 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.4 09 Sep 1885 02 Oct 1885 24 days
Library Committee No.6 24 Sep 1885 02 Oct 1885 9 days
McLaughlin Estate Bill Committee No.12 25 Sep 1885 02 Oct 1885 8 days
Randwick Church Land Sale Bill Committee No.16 29 Sep 1885 02 Oct 1885 4 days
Sisters of Charity Estate Bill Committee No.15 29 Sep 1885 02 Oct 1885 4 days
Uther Estate Leasing Bill Committee No.17 29 Sep 1885 02 Oct 1885 4 days
Uther Estate Leasing Bill Committee No.12 11 Dec 1885 16 Dec 1885 6 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No.2 20 Nov 1885 22 Dec 1885 1 month 3 days
Randwick Church Land Sale Bill Committee No.26 30 Mar 1886 01 Apr 1886 3 days
Sisters of Charity Estate Bill Committee No.25 30 Mar 1886 06 Apr 1886 8 days
Sydney Corporation Act Amendment Bill Committee No.38 14 May 1886 14 May 1886 1 day
Bishopscourt Sale and Leasing Bill Committee No.29 31 Mar 1886 18 May 1886 1 month 18 days
Bennett’s Railway Bill Committee No.34 21 Apr 1886 28 May 1886 1 month 8 days
Willoughby and Gordon Tramway Bill Committee No.54 13 Jul 1886 03 Aug 1886 22 days
Pharmaceutical Society of New South Wales Incorporation Bill Committee No.55 15 Jul 1886 11 Aug 1886 28 days Chairman
Silverton Tramway Bill Committee No.60 10 Aug 1886 26 Aug 1886 17 days Chairman
Illawarra Steam Navigation Act Amendment Bill Committee No.62 24 Aug 1886 27 Aug 1886 4 days
Settled Estates Bill Committee No.39 14 May 1886 03 Sep 1886 3 months 21 days
Library Committee No.4 03 Dec 1885 25 Oct 1886 10 months 23 days
St. Saviour’s Glebe Land Leasing Bill Committee No.65 28 Sep 1886 25 Oct 1886 28 days
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.1 09 Mar 1887 09 Mar 1887 1 day
Sydney Corporation Act Amendment Bill Committee No.24 19 May 1887 19 May 1887 1 day
Parliamentary Hansard Committee No.28 09 Jun 1887 12 Jul 1887 1 month 4 days
Library Committee No.4 15 Mar 1887 13 Jul 1887 3 months 29 days
Library Committee No.3 21 Sep 1887 24 Jul 1888 10 months 4 days
Standing Orders Committee No.2 21 Sep 1887 24 Jul 1888 10 months 4 days
Library Committee No.3 24 Oct 1888 27 Jan 1889 3 months 4 days
Redhead Coalmine Railway Act Amending Bill Committee No.19 03 Jul 1889 17 Jul 1889 15 days
West Wallsend Coal Company (Limited) Bill Committee No.28 12 Sep 1889 24 Sep 1889 13 days
Library Committee No.5 03 Apr 1889 10 Oct 1889 6 months 8 days
Library Committee No.4 27 Nov 1889 21 Dec 1889 25 days
St Leonard’s School of Arts Enabling Bill Committee No.10 01 May 1890 06 May 1890 6 days
Willoughby and Gordon Tramway Act Amending Bill Committee No.13 13 May 1890 20 May 1890 8 days
City of Newcastle Gas and Coke Company’s Electric and other light Bill Committee No.15 22 May 1890 11 Jun 1890 21 days
Borough of Willoughby Naming Bill Committee No.24 17 Jul 1890 22 Jul 1890 6 days
Claims of Rev. Daniel P.M Hulbert Committee No.29 26 Aug 1890 20 Oct 1890 1 month 25 days Chairman
Australian Banking Company Sydney Bill Committee No.41 14 Nov 1890 12 Dec 1890 29 days
Library Committee No.4 30 Apr 1890 20 Dec 1890 7 months 21 days
Library Committee No.3 26 May 1891 02 Jun 1891 8 days
Standing Orders Committee No.2 26 May 1891 02 Jun 1891 8 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Flour Miller. At age 8 he went with his parents to New South Wales. By 1860 was flour miller at West Maitland; built new mill at East Maitland 1866; later sold out and moved to Sydney. Advertised as share-broker 1873. In 1887 was managing director of life insurance too and speculated successfully in land. Director and shareholder Australasian Steam Navigation Company before 1887, when sold out. Chairman directors Wickham and Bullock Island Coal Company Limited. Trustee Sydney. Permanent Freehold Land and Building Society. Trustee Public Library of New South Wales. In early 1860s opposed political influence of those who 'kept fine carriages and horses'.
Military Service
By 1860 he was active in the Northumberland Volunteer Rifles.
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of John and Jane, nee Fitzgerald. Married Lucy Maria Smith in 1854, in Maitland and had issue, 9 children. Arrival at New South Wales with parents c. 1841. Church of England.
Additional Information
Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 3