Allan, William


Allan, William
Birth Date: 1840 (Edinburgh)
Death Date: 19 October 1901 (Sydney, New South Wales)
Parents: Alexander Allan and Rebecca (nee Fraser)
Family: Emila Mate at Tarcutta, New South Wales in 1871, 4 sons, 6 daughters
Education: Oliphant's School, Edinburgh; Andersonian University, Glasgow
Religion: Presbyterian


Purchased Geraldra Station, New South Wales; Stock and station agent, Young, New South Wales, 1871; Purchased Whyenbah and Woolerina Stations, Queensland, 1874; Purchased Braeside Stud, Darling Downs, 1879; Partner, B.D. Morehead & Co, 1882; Managing partner, B.D. Morehead & Co, 1886

Military Service: Major, Darling Downs Mounted Infantry Regiment

Parliamentary Representation

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Darling Downs 29 Nov 1881 1 Oct 1883 By-election
Assembly NONE Darling Downs 6 Sep 1887 4 May 1888 By-election
Assembly NONE Cunningham 5 May 1888 21 Mar 1896
Council NONE Legislative Council 11 Mar 1897 19 Oct 1901 Died in Office

Additional Information

Notes: President, Queensland Club; Brisbane Chamber of Commerce; Eastern Downs Agricultural and Horticultural Association; Fellow, Royal Geographical Society Queensland; Committee, Royal Agricultural Society; Queensland National Association; Committee, Darling Downs Pastoralists' Association; Pastoralists' Council of Australia
Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Hughes, Colin A and BD Graham, Voting for the Queensland Legislative Assembly 1890-1964, (Canberra: ANU, Department of Political Science, 1974)
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