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Agnew, George

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Birth Date: 14 June 1853 (Manchester, England)

Death Date: 19 December 1934 (Sandgate, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Hugh Agnew and Eliza (nee Byron)

Family: Mary Elizabeth Walmsley on 19 February 1880, 4 sons, 4 daughters

Religion: Roman Catholic


Manchester and Ashbury railway works; Migrated to Sydney New South Wales in 1880 and then to Brisbane Queensland 1882; Managing director, Queensland Railway Carriage, Wagon & Tramcar Company; Director, Queensland Deposit and Grassdale Land Company

Local Government Service: Alderman Sandgate

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Nundah 28 Apr 1888 21 Mar 1896

Additional Information

Notes: Political alliance with McIlwraith 

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)

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 30 October 2018]