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Phillips, George

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Birth Date: 1843 (Burslem, Staffordshire, England)

Death Date: 2 June 1921 (Alderley, Brisbane, Australia)

Parents: George Phillips and Emily (nee Onge)

Family: Elizabeth Susan Bourner on 6 February 1871 at Bowen, 9 sons, 6 daughters

Education: Wood's private school Parramatta

Religion: Baptist


1851 Arrived in New South Wales; Solicitor's clerk; 1860 surveyor and civil engineer Brisbane; 1862 with Landsborough on expedition; Staff surveyor Burketwon and Normanton then Brisbane; 1879-96 engineer Queensland Railways, later inspector Railways Surveys Southern Queensland; Returned to Sandgate

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Carpentaria 18 Apr 1893 10 Mar 1896

Additional Information

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg:64716; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 23 August 2017]