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Charles Sargeant

Charles Sargeant

Born
1 July 1836 (Berkshire)
Died
03 July 1908 (South Melbourne)
Parents
Benjamin and Eliza, nee Dark
Marriage
Mary Prosser Jones; 4d.
Occupation
Sawmiller
Religion
Methodist
Career
Emigrated Aust. 1843; in South Australia1847; spent some time in N. Queensland; visited NZ; was a miner, builder and master carpenter in Vic. (sometime in Geelong); finally settled in Gippsland; built saw mills at Warragul 1884 and other centres, and sold much of his timber from a shop at Ballarat; made a fortune and lost most of it in land speculation. Grazing interests.;Councillor Buln Buln 1879
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLC
Gippsland
1st Sep 1889
 
1st Oct 1898
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.

Other seats contested
Gippsland Province 1886, 1888
Appointments
Royal commission State forests 1897
References
Leavitt, T. W. H. and Lilburn, W. D. (eds), 'The Jubilee History of Victoria and Melbourne', 2 vols, Melbourne, 1888; Age, Argus, 6 July 1908; Warragul Guardian, 7 July 1908
Initial Data Source
Thomson, K & Serle, G, 'A Biographical Register of the Victorian Legislature 1851-1900', ANU Press, 1972
Last Update
Array (last date the record was checked and updated)