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Former Member Details

Mr Edward TERRY (1840 - 1907)

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Date of Birth: 03/02/1840
Place of Birth: Box Hill, near Rouse Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 19/11/1907
Place of Death: Eastwood, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 27 Jun 1898 16 Jul 1904 6 years 20 days
Member for Ryde 27 Jun 1898 11 Jun 1901 2 years 11 months 16 days
Member for Ryde 23 Jan 1904 16 Jul 1904 5 months 24 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Landed proprieter. Born of a well-to-do family. Owned Eastwood Estate from c.1863. Hunting and racing enthusiast who built a racecourse at Eastwood. Master of Sydney Hunt Club and for a time of the Northern Hunting Club; Member of Australian Jockey Club and Sydney Turf Club. Brother of S.H Terry.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Ryde from 1871. Mayor from 1871 until 1873, 1875 until 1876, 1899.
Personal
Son of John Terry, landowner and Eleanor Rouse. Married Isabel Benson of Tasmania and had issue, 13 children. Church of England.
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