Mr Edward Charles Barnett
| || Date: 3 December 1854|
Place: London, England, United Kingdom
Arrival in WA
|1881 to Western Australia|
|Son of John, farmer and Amelia Stewart |
Marriage and Family
|Date: 21 May 1922|
Place: Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
Cemetery: Albany Cemetery, Western Australia
Cause of Death:
|Storekeeper and businessperson|
|In early teens joined Catto & Roy, Kingower, Victoria, for six years, then several years in various lines of business|
From 1881 to circa 1886 employed as storekeeper by Jarrahdale Timber Co
After 1888 in business as merchant, Edward Barnett & Co, Albany, with branches in Denmark and Hopetoun. Joined by brother Thomas
Local Government Service
|Albany Municipal Council 1893–1899 (unable to renominate because of gas lighting contract), 1901–1903, 1904–1905|
|27 October 1905|
|Search for speeches by Edward Barnett|
- MLA Albany 27 October 1905–September 1909 (resigned)
Private Member's Bills
|1858 moved to Victoria where he was for educated two years|
President Albany Chamber of Commerce
1903 travelled to England
Retired 1913 to eastern states
Lived seasonally in various capital cities
Member Princess Royal Sailing Club
Associated with Perth and Albany Clubs
Many years president Albany Turf Club, Albany Bowling Club
|Albany Advertiser, 23 May 1922.|
Battye II, p. 840.
D Black and G Bolton, eds. Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia, Vol. 2, 1930-2010, Western Australian Parliamentary History Project, Perth 2010, p. 32.
Garden, 217, 282.
West Australian, 29 October 1905.
Western Mail, 4 November 1905.