Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Robert John Walcott
Principal Honours
Birth
Date Circa 1825–1830 Place Jamaica
Arrival in WA
November 1870 to WA on Hastings
Parents
Son of John Laurence, landowner
Marriage and Family
Married Mary Ann
Children: two sons and two daughters
Death
Date 9 April 1875Place On board ship returning to Belize, British Honduras
Cemetery Cause of Death
Religion
Education
Attended Middle Temple 1847–1850, Bar 1850
Occupation
Lawyer
Employment History
Acting Chief Justice British Honduras at intervals 1858–1862, 1868–1869
Acting Attorney-General 1863–1864
Chief Justice British Honduras 1872–1875
House
MLC
Local Government Service
Party
Date Elected
22 November 1870
Inaugural Speech
-No inaugural speech given
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1872
Electorate
Nominated
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • Official Nominated MLC 22 November 1870–December 1872

Office
  • Attorney General (from 4 November 1870)
Private Member's Bills
Background/Membership
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. 23.
Colonial Office list and records, 1875.
R Erickson, The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, Volume IV.
Inquirer, 1 September 1875.
E Russell,
A history of the law in Western Australia and its development from 1829 to 1979, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, WA, p. 218–219 (portrait)
Further Information
Bibliography

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