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White, Peter

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Birth Date: 1824 (Otterburn, Northumberland, England)

Death Date: 4 April 1901 (Laidley, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: James White and Mary (nee Laidlaw)

Family: (2) Sarah Greenwood on 14 April 1890, (1) Mary Dixon on 27 March 1866

Religion: Congregationalist

Career

Farmer; Flour dealer Newcastle upon Tyne; 1852 travels to Victoria Australia; Miner in the Forest Creek and Ovens goldfields; Carrier for five years; Miner Woolshed, failed; Two years Lambing Flat; Moved to Queensland; Carrier Ipswich-Toowoomba; 1867 selected "The Willows" Laidley Creek; 1874-82 farming and grazing experience; 1890 Returns to England; 1894-96 lived Ipswich retired on the farm


Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Stanley 10 Aug 1883 23 May 1888

Additional Information

Sources: Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 12 July 2017]