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Thornton, Edmond Lambert

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Birth Date: August 1841 (Burton-in-Lonsdale, Yorkshire, England)

Death Date: 13 March 1901 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Richard Thornton and Hannah (nee Hetherington)

Family: Margaret Horrigan in Warwick, 8 sons, 6 daughters

Religion: Roman Catholic


Acquired grazing and suburban land in Warwick in 1868

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Warwick 14 Sep 1868 27 Jul 1870
Assembly NONE Eastern Downs 8 Jul 1871 4 Nov 1873

Additional Information

Notes: On 9 August 1872 he was fined 5/- and 4/6 costs for obscene language at Warwick, but it is reported that the police had a vendetta against him

Sources: Warwick Argus, 7 July 1883; Waterson, DB, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 25 July 2017]