Died 21 June 1899. (St Kilda. Buried St. Kilda General Cemetery.)
Parents: Archibald, miller
Marriage: 1840 Sydney, Mary Richardson; 4s. 5d.
Religion: Church of England
Education: Westminster School
Career: Called to Bar 1838; emigrated Sydney 1839; engaged in journalism, associated particularly with the Atlas, and successful at the Bar; settled Melbourne 1852 and admitted Vic. Bar; contributed to the press and was part proprietor of the Herald 1852-1856; practised as a barrister and appointed first Vic. QC 1863. Melbourne correspondent of The Times. Agent-general 1873-1879. KCMG 1878.
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLC||Non-office-bearing nominee||November 1852||August 1853||Resigned|
|MLA||Melbourne||November 1856||August 1859|
|MLA||St Kilda||October 1859||July 1861|
|MLA||Polwarth and South Grenville||August 1863||(b/e)||August 1864|
|MLA||St Kilda||November 1864||December 1865|
|MLA||Ballarat West||May 1870||(b/e)||January 1871|
|MLC||Central||August 1871||(b/e)||March 1873||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.