Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Theodore Fawcett
Principal Honours
Birth
Date 10 February 1832 Place Craven Hill, London, England, United Kingdom
Arrival in WA
To WA 1859
Parents
Son of William, Colonel in Royal Army, and Mary Agnes Wickham
Marriage and Family
Married 30 March 1864, Trinity Church, Paddington, London, England to Eliza Audrey Agnes (born 9 November 1839 and died 17 September 1918), daughter of Captain Henry Hill, 57th Fusiliers
Children: three sons and four daughters
Death
Date 21 March 1898Place Pinjarra Park, Western Australia
Cemetery Pinjarra Cemetery, WACause of Death
Religion
Church of England
Education
Educated Cheltenham College
Occupation
Farmer
Employment History
1851 commissioned in 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabineers)
On return to WA farmer and grazier, Pinjarra Park, until 1882
Commanded Pinjarra Mounted Volunteers
Twice acting Resident Magistrate, Murray
Only brandy distiller in WA
Took up land in Swan district
House
MLC
Local Government Service
Party
Date Elected
12 May 1886
Inaugural Speech
-No inaugural speech given
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1889
Electorate
Murray and Williams
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC Murray and Williams 12 May 1886 (by-election)–30 January 1889
  • Contested Wellington 28 November 1867
Private Member's Bills
Background/Membership
Justice of the Peace, 1862
To England 1863-1864
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. 10.
Burke. Genealogical and Heraldic History of Colonial gentry, Vol 2, p. 16.
Erikson, Rica. The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, Volume II.
West Australian, 22 March 1898.
Further Information
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