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Fleming, Joseph

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Birth Date: 6 January 1811 (Windsor, New South Wales, Australia)

Death Date: 23 September 1891 (Ipswich, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Henry Fleming and Elizabeth (nee Hall)

Family: (2) Mary Harriet Everitt on 2 June 1858 at St Matthew's, Windsor, (1) Phoebe McGinnis on 29 April 1831 at Wilberforce, 2 sons, 7 daughters

Education: Educated in Sydney

Religion: Congregational


Farmer; Took up Mundowey run on the Liverpool Plains; Chief constable, Wollombi, 1842-1846; Inspector of distilleries,1844-1846; Acquired Orrabar in New England in 1846; By Sep 1850, bought town lots at Ipswich and established boiling-down works, sawmill and flour mill; Partner in the steamer Bremer, trading to Brisbane; Justice of the peace, July 1860; Represented Acquired Burenda and Yo Yo stations in the Warrego in August 1861 Storekeeper in Ipswich and Roma

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE West Moreton 9 Jul 1860 3 Nov 1862 Retired
Assembly NONE West Moreton 11 Sep 1866 2 Jul 1867

Additional Information

Sources: Roberts, Elizabeth, `The Fleming Connection', Over-Halling the Colony: George Hall, pioneer, Warner, Russell Mackenzie (editor), (Sydney: Australian Docuemnts Library, 1990, c 1989); Waterson, DB, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Gibbney, HJ, 'Fleming, Joseph (1811-1891)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, V.4, Melbourne University Press, 1972, pp 186-187

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 12 July 2017]