Mr Marinus Frederick Alfred Canning
| || Date: 22 September 1829|
Place: Paris, France
Arrival in WA
|Son of Francis, army officer, and Emma Nowell, great-grandfather of William Ralph Boucher Hassell |
Marriage and Family
|Married 25 October 1856, Tenterfield, NSW, to Elizabeth Annie Morgan, (born circa May 1839 and died 18 April 1912), daughter of Frederick and Emma Amelia Woodward|
Children: four sons and four daughters
|Date: 13 November 1911|
Place: Perth, Western Australia
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery, WA
Cause of Death:
|Church of England|
|Educated private school in England and at Ecole Charlemagne, Paris|
|Bank manager and businessperson|
|Storekeeper in 1856|
Bank manager early 1870s to Tahiti
1875 joined Bank of NSW
1877 to Noumea office and later possibly to Tasmania
21 February 1883 arrived in WA to found Perth branch of bank
1884 left bank and founded WA Mortgage & Agency Co.
Secretary AMP 1886, Commission agent 1887–1989
Founded WA Stannaries
Local Government Service
|19 December 1890|
|Canning, Marinus Frederick Alfred, Inaugural Speech.pdf|
|Search for speeches by Marinus Canning|
- MLA East Perth 19 December 1890–15 June 1894 (in opposition until November 1892)
- Contested East Perth, 14 June 1894
- Contested Metropolitan Province 16 July 1894
- Contested Canning 6 May 1897 (Opposition)
- Chairman of Committees 10 November 1892–1 June 1894
Private Member's Bills
|Arrived in Queensland 1855|
1893 Justice of the Peace
1891–1911 member Perth Public Library Committee
|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, 2010, p. 44.|
R Erickson, ed, The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, volume I. A-C, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, WA, 1987.
Government Gazette,1893, p. 992.
CW Hassell, The Hassells of Albany, self published, Perth, 1972, pp. 70–71.
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board website. Accessed 5 May 2015. http://www2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch/details.php?id=KB00011904
West Australian, 14 November 1911.
Western Mail, 18 November 1911.