Died 1 January 1866. (Geelong)
Parents: Alexander, shipowner
Marriage: 1824 Aberdeen, Barbara Dalrymple; 1d.
Education: Received medical training at Aberdeen and London
Career: Surgeon on convict ships to Aust. from 1824; arrived Hobart Town as settler 1831; transferred to Port Phillip and appointed medical officer; to Geelong district 1837 and settled at Kardinia as a pastoralist, Ally of Dr Dunmore Lang and a leader of the Geelong community. Prominent in separation and anti-transportation movements. Prominent in drafting of constitution. First mayor Geelong 1850 and 1855-1857
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLC||Geelong||June 1852||(b/e)||August 1854|
|MLA||Geelong||December 1857||April 1859||Resigned|
|MLA||Geelong East||October 1859||July 1861|
*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.