Laidley, James Turquand

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Birth Date: 1823 (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)

Death Date: 29 March 1877 (Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia)

Parents: James Laidley and Eliza Jane (nee Shepheard)

Family: Mary Weston in 1848, 1 son, 1 daughter

Religion: Church of England


Officer, Commissariat Department; Acquired Western Creek Station, Darling Downs, 1848.; Partnered Henry Mort in a property at Franklyn Vale, 1849 to 1879; Appointed Justice of the Peace; Partnered in other Western Downs runs

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Council NONE Legislative Council 1 May 1860 16 Aug 1864

Additional Information

Sources: Waterson, DB, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Sydney Morning Herald, 30 March 1877; North Australian, 7 August 1860; Burke, B, Burkes Colonial Gentry, (London: Harrison and Sons, 1891), pp 138-139

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