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North, Francis

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Birth Date: 1811 (Kilduff House, County Westmeath, Ireland)

Death Date: 9 December 1864 (Ipswich, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Major William North and Sarah (nee Marsh)

Family: (1) Margaret Elizabeth Glissan on 17 August 1859, 2 children, (2) Ellen Washbourne on 15 January 1863

Religion: Church of England


Purchased Wivenhoe and Fernielawn runs c. 1849

Local Government Service: Alderman, Ipswich Municipal Council, 1860, 1862; twice elected mayor until he resigned in 1863

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Council NONE Legislative Council 3 Jul 1863 9 Dec 1864 Died in office

Additional Information

Sources: Image courtesy of Whitehead Studios and Ipswich Library and Information Service, Id: 15572; Queensland Times, 10 December 1864; Waterson, DB, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 29 August 2017]