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Pettigrew, John

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Birth Date: 1832 (Tarshaw, Burton, Ayrshire, Scotland)

Death Date: 10 November 1878 (Ipswich, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Robert Pettigrew and Mary (nee McWhinnie)

Family: (2) Grace Marcella Boyd on 9 November 1868, 4 sons, 1 daughter, (1) Elizabeth Ann Twine on 16 June 1854, 2 sons, 2 daughters

Education: Ayr Academy, Scotland

Religion: Presbyterian

Relationship to Politician: John's brother William Pettigrew was a Member of the Legislative Council, 1877-1894


Draper, Kilmarnock; Partnered with brother, William, in sawmills; Established a large general store, Ipswich; Partner, F. A. Forbes in Maranoa pastoral speculation, until 1866

Local Government Service: Alderman, Ipswich; Mayor of Ipswich, 1864

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Stanley 20 Nov 1873 10 Dec 1878

Additional Information

Notes: Arrived in Australia, 1850

Sources: Waterson, DB, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Imaged courtesy of National Library of Australia Image No.oai:demo.ptfs.com:library1_lib/?15573

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 30 August 2017]