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Hope, Louis

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Birth Date: 19 October 1817 (Linlithgow, Scotland)

Death Date: 15 August 1894 (Geneva, Switzerland)

Parents: John Hope and Louisa Dorothea (nee Wedderburn)

Family: Susan Frances Sophia Dumaresq on 12 October 1859 in Sydney, 3 sons, 5 daughters

Education: Private education

Religion: Church of England

Career

Arrived in New South Wales in 1843 and acquired Rosalie Plains; Arrived in Moreton Bay in 1848 and took up land at Ormiston in 1853; Bought Kilcoy Station in 1854; Acquired Katandra Station; Acquired 1,800 acres near the mouth of the Coomera River and 760 acres at Kilcoy in 1867

Military Service: Became a captain in the Coldstream Guards


Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Council NONE Legislative Council 24 Apr 1862 1 Nov 1882

Additional Information

Notes: Hope is known as a pioneer of the sugar industry in Queensland 

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 194484; Hogan, Janet, `Ormiston House', Historic Homes of Brisbane: A Selection, The National Trust of Queensland; Hogan, Janet, `Shafston House', Historic Homes of Brisbane: A Selection, The National Trust of Queensland; Morrison, AA, 'Hope, Louis (1817-1894)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, V.4, Melbourne University Press, 1972, pp 418-419; Waterson, DB, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 26 July 2017]