Born 25 June 1827
Died 29 January 1896. (London)
Parents: Rev. Eardley and Maria Charlotte, nee Smith
Marriage: (1) 1850 England, Emily Walker; 4s. 2d.; (2) 1879 Paris, Mrs Katherine Ann Elliott, nee Gilbert.
Occupation: Government officer
Religion: Church of England
Education: Cheam School, Wadham College Oxford, and Trinity College Cambridge; BA 1850, MA 1857
Career: Arrived Melbourne 1850; school inspector 1851; drew up plan for general education and held other government positions; vice-chancellor University Melbourne 1853-1857; to England 1857; returned briefly 1858. Member House of Commons for over 30 years; chancellor of the Exchequer, Home secretary etc. FRS 1873.
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLC||Office-bearing nominee||October 1852||March 1856|
|MLA||Portland||November 1856||February 1857||Resigned|
*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected. The start date for pre-1900 Members is the date they were sworn in.