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Fitz, Henry Bates

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Birth Date: 10 October 1817 (Windsor, New South Wales, Australia)

Death Date: 29 December 1880 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Robert Fitz and Anne (nee Cannon)

Family: Elizabeth Hurst Abbotts on 23 June 1853, 1 son, 1 daughter

Religion: Wesleyan


Manager, Pikedale Station, Darling Downs, 1843 to 1863; Invested in Collaroy and Princhester stations; Acquired Pike's Creek Station and Warra Warra (Kogan Creek), Breamar Forest, 1859; Acquired freehold for Pilton and Haldon stations, Darling Downs; Appointed Clerk of the Legislative Council, 1876; Appointed Clerk of the Parliament, 28 December 1880

Military Service: Served as an Indian Army captain

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Council NONE Legislative Council 23 May 1860 13 Jul 1876

Additional Information

Notes: Member, Queensland Club

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 110341; Waterson, DB, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Brisbane Courier, 28 December 1880; Parsons, V, 'Fitz, Robert (1768-1834)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, V.1,  Melbourne University Press, 1966, pp 380-381

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