Born 08 April 1819
Died 14 March 1906. (Richmond)
Parents: George Selth and Elizabeth Jane, nee Jackson
Marriage: (1) 1855, Mrs Harriet Hilsden, nee Bray; 3d.; (2) 1861 Melbourne, Lucy Hilsden; 2s. 5d.
Education: Village schools and began acting at early age
Career: Arrived Sydney 1843; acted there and in Van Diemen's Land, South Australia, NZ and Vic.; formed various theatre companies and brought out celebrated actors from England; mixed these interests with hotel-keeping, mining, racing and investment and was several times insolvent. Established Vic. Humane Society and St John Ambulance in Melbourne Originated Old Colonists' Association. Leading freemason.
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLC||South Western||October 1858||February 1863||Resigned|
|MLA||East Melbourne||May 1874||April 1877|
|MLA||East Melbourne||February 1883||March 1889|
|MLC||Melbourne||August 1889||August 1895|
*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.