Born 04 February 1827
Died 05 June 1894. (Lawrence, New Zealand)
Marriage: 1846 Bristol, England, Frances Elizabeth Renwick; 4s. 1d.
Occupation: Miner, storekeeper and government officer
Religion: Church of England
Career: Emigrated South Australia1851; walked to Vic. and spent two years mining in Bendigo district; opened store at Forest Creek (Castlemaine) 1853; appointed immigration agent for Vic. 1857 and accompanied H. E. Childers to England; on return 1858 was appointed warden and Chinese protector at Sandhurst; passed Mining Companies Act 1860; visited Otago, NZ. 1862; accepted position of head of Goldfields Department under Otago Provincial Government; MHR for some twenty years; journalist and author. Freemason.
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLC||Castlemaine||November 1855||March 1856|
|MLA||Castlemaine Boroughs||November 1856||February 1857||Resigned|
|MLA||Castlemaine Boroughs||October 1859||June 1862||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.