Charles Henry Layman
| || Date: 4 June 1865|
Place: Wonnerup, Vasse, Western Australia
Arrival in WA
|Son of George, grazier, and Amelia Harriet Curtis and cousin of Ernest Charles Bavage Locke |
Marriage and Family
|Married 2 April 1893, St Mary’s Church, Busselton, Florence Edith Reynolds (born circa 1868 and died circa September 1956), daughter of Joseph Gardiner and Mary Ellen Morgan|
Children: five sons and three daughters
|Date: 23 March 1926|
Place: Bridgetown, Western Australia
Cemetery: Bridgetown Cemetery, Western Australia
Cause of Death:
|Church of England|
|Educated Wonnerup and High School, Perth|
|At age 17 years worked for WA Timber Company for two years and then went farming|
Had store on Greenbushes tin fields 1888–1900
Then grazier and pastoralist at Wonnerup
Local Government Service
|Greenbushes Road Board 1898–1904, sometime chairman|
|28 June 1904|
|Search for speeches by Charles Layman|
- MLA Nelson 28 June 1904–21 October 1914
- Opposition Whip 1911–1914
Private Member's Bills
|Member Nelson, Balingup and Southern Districts Agricultural Society|
Keen horseman and judge of stock
|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. 120.|
Battye, JS. The Cyclopedia of Western Australia : an historical and commercial review, vol 1, p. 346.
Blackwood Times, 26 March 1926.
R Erickson, The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, Volume III
Henn PU. Genealogical Notes, MSS in Battye Library, Perth.
West Australian, 24 March 1926.