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George Layman


Principal Honours
Birth
Date: 9 May 1838
Place: Wonnerup, Western Australia
Arrival in WA
Parents
Son of George, farmer, and Mary Ann Bayliss
Marriage and Family
Married 28 July 1859, Church of St Mary, Busselton to Amelia Harriet Curtis (born 28 September 1842), daughter of Anthony and Susannah Glidon
Children: four sons and seven daughters
Father of Charles Henry Layman
Widowed 19 September 1916
Death
Date: 13 December 1921
Place: Wonnerup House, Wonnerup, Western Australia
Cemetery: Busselton Cemetery, WA
Cause of Death:
Religion
Education
Occupation
Farmer
Employment History
From 1860s farmed family property at Wonnerup near Busselton
By 1887 owned 1,000 acres freehold
House
MLC
Local Government Service
Vasse Road Board chairman
Party
Date Elected
31 October 1884
Inaugural Speech
Layman, George, Address-in-Reply, 1885.pdf
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1888
Electorate
Vasse
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC Vasse 31 October 1884–31 July 1888 (resigned)
Private Member's Bills
Background/Membership
1869 secretary Southern Districts Agricultural Society
1876 Vasse Board of Education
Justice of the Peace
Fifty years Anglican vestryman
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. 16.
JS Battye, ed, The Cyclopedia of Western Australia, Hussey and Gillingham, Adelaide, 1912-1913, p. 444.
Erickson, Rica. The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, Volume III.
West Australian, 16 December 1921.
Further Information
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