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Members’ biographical register


Alfred Pickmore Bussell


Principal Honours
Birth
Date: 21 June 1816
Place: Portsea, Hants, England, United Kingdom
Arrival in WA
To WA March 1830 with brothers on Warrior
Parents
Son of Reverend William Marchant Bussell, Anglican clergyman, and Frances Louisa Yates
Brother of John Garrett Bussell
Marriage and Family
Married 22 August 1850, residence of R Heppingstone, Wonnerup (and also at St Mary’s Church, Busselton) to Ellen Heppingstone (born 1 December 1833), daughter of Robert and Ann MacKinlay
Children: six sons and eight daughters
Widowed 16 January 1877
Death
Date: 18 October 1882
Place: Brookhampton, Victoria, Australia
Cemetery: Busselton Cemetery, WA
Cause of Death:
Religion
Church of England
Education
Educated Winchester College, England
Occupation
Farmer
Employment History
1830–1834 attempted to establish farm with brothers in Augusta district, home destroyed by fire
House
MLC
Local Government Service
Party
Date Elected
29 July 1872
Inaugural Speech
No inaugural speech was given
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1874
Electorate
Nominated
Parliamentary Service
Nominated MLC 29 July 1872–30 June 1874
Private Member's Bills
Background/Membership
Moved with brothers to Cattle Chosen, Vasse district
By 1851 lived at Broadwater, 1857, moved to Ellensbrook, Margaret River, WA
1865 also took up Wallcliffe in property extending from Cowaramup to Donnelly River
Justice of the Peace
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. 7.
Further Information
Wendy Birman, 'Bussell, Alfred Pickmore (1816–1882)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/bussell-alfred-pickmore-3126/text4653, published first in hardcopy 1969, accessed online 17 December 2015.
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. 7.
Bussell papers, Battye Library, Perth.
R Erickson, ed, The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, volume I. A-C, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, WA, 1987.
EOG Shann, Cattle Chosen, London, 1926.
West Australian, 27 October 1882.
Bibliography

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