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Barnard Drummond Clarkson


Principal Honours
Birth
Date: 11 December 1836
Place: Wilberforce, York, Western Australia
Arrival in WA
Parents
Son of Michael and Jane Drummond, brother-in-law of Henry Harbottle Lukin
Marriage and Family
Married 14 March 1867, St Stephens Church, Newcastle to Isabella Julia Lukin (born circa June 1849 and died 26 August 1934), daughter of Lionel Boyd and Jane Sarah Cruikshank
Children: three sons and six daughters
Death
Date: 23 March 1909
Place: West Guildford, Western Australia
Cemetery: Toodyay Cemetery, Western Australia
Cause of Death:
Religion
Church of England
Education
Educated Guildford
Occupation
Farmer
Employment History
1867 managed uncle’s property, Oakabella Station, Champion Bay
Then managed and later purchased father’s property, Mt Anderson in Toodyay district
Also held pastoral leases at Yilgarn
1861 member of parties including brothers
Andrew and Charles Dempster exploring north-east of Northam and the Kimberleys and Eucla in 1864
House
MLA
Local Government Service
Toodyay Road Board member, 1877–1878 and 1885–1904
Toodyay Road Board Chairman 1901–1903
Party
Forrest Party
Date Elected
19 December 1890
Inaugural Speech
Clarkson, Barnard Drummond, Inaugural Speech.pdf
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1897
Electorate
Toodyay
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Toodyay 19 December 1890–28 April 1897
  • Contested Toodyay 28 April 1897
Private Member's Bills
Background/Membership
1867 Justice of the Peace
Member Board of Education
Member Toodyay Agricultural Society
Member Railway Extension League
1907 retired to Guildford
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. 47.
Lorraine's Cemetery Records Pages. Accessed 2 December 2014. http://www.ozburials.com/CemsWA/Toodyay/toodyay.htm
Twentieth Century Impressions, p. 39.
Further Information