| || Date: 1814|
Place: Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Arrival in WA
|Arrived WA 1 June 1829 with parents on Parmelia|
|Son of botanist, James Drummond and Sarah Mackintosh|
Brother-in-law of Stephen Stanley Parker
Marriage and Family
|Married 26 February 1857 at Glenavon Chapel, Toodyay district to Martha Ann Sewell (born circa 1832 and died 29 August 1911), daughter of John and Ann Allen, aunt of George Malakoff Sewell|
Children: three sons and five daughters
|Date: 8 February 1873|
Place: Hawthornden, Toodyay, Western Australia
Cemetery: Family burial ground, at Hawthorden, Toodyay
Cause of Death:
|Church of England|
|1839 father, James Drummond took up Hawthornden, Toodyay, and property was farmed by his sons|
Erected first flour mill in Toodyay district
1850 took up Oakabella, Champion Bay
Later took up Yere Yere, Dandaragan
Local Government Service
|Victoria Plains Council initial member 1871–1872|
Toodyay Road Boards 1872–1878 Councillor and President
|31 October 1870|
|Search for speeches by James Drummond|
- MLC Toodyay 31 October 1870–8 February 1873
Private Member's Bills
|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. 10.|
Heritage Council website. inHerit. Accessed 20 October 2016.
The Inquirer and Commercial news, 19 February 1873, p. 3.
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board website. Accessed 20 October 2016.
|R. Erickson, ed, The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, volume II, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, WA, 1987.|
R. Erickson, The Drummonds of Hawthornden, Nedlands, 1969.
Herald, 15 February 1873.
Inquirer, 12 February 1873.