Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Henry Brockman
Principal Honours
Birth
Date 21 June 1845 Place Herne Hill, Western Australia
Arrival in WA
Parents
Son of William Locke Brockman, pastoralist and stock breeder, and Ann Frances Elizabeth Hamersley, cousin of Edward Hamersley and Samuel Hamersley and brother-in-law of Charles Harper and James Morrison
Marriage and Family
Married 19 March 1874, St Matthews Church, Guildford to Anna Louisa (born 20 September 1855 and died 28 April 1932), daughter of Robert de Burgh and Clara Welliton
Children: three sons and three daughters
Death
Date 7 November 1916Place South Perth, Western Australia
Cemetery Karrakatta Cemetery, WACause of Death
Religion
Church of England
Education
Educated England
Occupation
Farmer
Employment History
From 1864 farmer and grazier at Cheriton, near Gingin
1870 in horse export trade to India

Prominent grazier and exhibitor at Royal Agricultural Society shows
From 1886 investor and speculator Midland Railway, lost heavily
Circa 1903 sold Cheriton
House
MLC
Local Government Service
Mayor of Gingin, 1893–1903
Party
Date Elected
24 October 1884
Inaugural Speech
-No inaugural speech was given
Inaugural Video
Speeches
Search for speeches by Henry Brockman
Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1889
Electorate
Swan
Parliamentary Service
MLC Swan 24 October 1884–30 January 1889
Private Member's Bills
Background/Membership
Qualifications
References
Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 3, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1966-.
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. 5.
R Erickson, ed, The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, volume I. A-C, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, WA, 1987.
West Australian, 8 November 1916.
Further Information
Bibliography

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