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Castling, William Joseph

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Birth Date: 1838 (North Allerton, Yorkshire, England)

Death Date: 7 June 1906 (Townsville, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Robert Castling and Jane (nee Haw)

Family: Mary Townsend in Townsville on 11 November 1872, 5 sons, 4 daughters

Religion: Wesleyan

Career

Worked on gold fields in Dalrymple, Queensland in 1863; Purchased half share in Townsville wholesale butchery, 1876; By 1880, Johnson & Castling, wholesale and retail butchers, employed 40 people

Local Government Service: Alderman, Townsville City Council


Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Townsville 21 Mar 1896 1 Mar 1899

Additional Information

Notes: Member, Townsville Building Society, the Fire Brigade Board and the Chamber of Commerce; Trustee of the Townsville Grammar School

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 65089; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)