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Samuel Richard Hamersley


Principal Honours
Birth
Date: 12 October 1842
Place: Guildford, Western Australia
Arrival in WA
Parents
Son of Edward and Ann Louise Corneille, brother of Edward
Brother-in-law of Maitland Brown
Marriage and Family
Married 5 April 1865, St Matthews Church, Guildford to Matilda Brown (born 25 November 1847 and died 13 November 1920), daughter of Thomas and Eliza Bussey
Children: three sons and three daughters
Father of Vernon Hamersley
Death
Date: 1 October 1896
Place: Lockridge near Guildford, Western Australia
Cemetery: Perth Cemetery, WA
Cause of Death:
Religion
Church of England
Education
Occupation
Farmer
Employment History
Under system of tenant farming, farmed in Toodyay, York and Swan districts
1873 butchering business
House
MLC
Local Government Service
Swan Road Board chairman 1876
Party
Date Elected
2 October 1874
Inaugural Speech
No inaugural speech given
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1890
Electorate
Swan
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC Murray and Williams 2 October 1874–12 February 1880; Swan 9 May (by-election)–21 October 1890
  • Contested Toodyay 1 February 1889
Private Member's Bills
Background/Membership
Circa 1865–68 at Richmond, Williams District
1868–1870 at Wungong, Canning District
From 1870 lived at Lockridge, near Guildford
1875 inherited Haseley, Toodyay from father
Member Swan Board of Education 1875
Justice of the Peace
Officer, Volunteer Forces
Qualifications
References
D Black and G Bolton, eds, Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930, Parliamentary History Project, Perth, WA, 2001, p. 13.
Commission on Agriculture, First Progress Report, pp 91–94.
Daily News, 1 October 1896.
R Erickson, ed, The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, volume II, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, WA, 1987.
Further Information
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