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Palmer, Henry Wyndham

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Birth Date: 1826 (Armagh, Ireland)

Death Date: 10 May 1887 (Charters Towers, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Lieutenant Arthur Palmer and Emily (nee Hunter)

Religion: Church of England

Relationship to Politician: Henry's brother Sir Arthur Hunter Palmer was the Member for Port Curtis 1866-1878; North Brisbane 1878-1881 and a Member of the Legislative Council 1881-1898


Pastoral pursuits NSW and Queensland; Pioneer Charters Towers gold field; Prospector Gen. Wyndham claim; Part proprietor Charters Towers Daily Herald; Town Clerk Charters Towers

Local Government Service: Alderman, Charters Towers

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Kennedy 14 Nov 1878 10 Aug 1883

Additional Information

Notes: Member first provisional committee Millchester; Member Hospital Board and state schools committee

Sources: Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 30 August 2017]