Born 05 October 1811
(Sydney, New South Wales)
Died 17 October 1861. (Queensland.)
Parents: Edward Spencer and Sarah, nee Harding
Marriage: 1833 Parramatta, NSW, Elizabeth McGuire; 3s. 5d.
Religion: Church of England
Education: Apprenticed 1823 to his step-brother, Robert Howe of the Sydney Gazette
Career: Became publisher of his step-brother's Sydney Gazette, and the Currency Lad; overlanded to Port Phillip Dec 1839; settled on Lexington run near Ararat 1842-1852; then model farmer and squire at Point Henry near Geelong; killed by aboriginals when taking up a run in Queensland.
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLC||Grant||January 1855||March 1856|
|MLA||South Grant||November 1856||August 1859|
*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.