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Bailey, William Gill

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Birth Date: 1833 (Teignmouth, Devon, England)

Death Date: 23 April 1889 (Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: William Lea Bailey and Sabrina Earthome (nee Gill)

Family: (2) Estelle Austin in Brisbane on 21 June 1888, (1) Jane Nash in Liverpool, in 1864, 1 son

Education: Newberry and Hammersmith public school; Studied medicine in Brazil; did not qualify

Religion: Church of England


Became owner of Sandleys farm in the Upper Maryborough Agricultural Reserve in 1863; Produced cotton and sugar from 1863 to 1874

Party Positions:

  1. (NONE) Government Whip

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Wide Bay 12 Nov 1873 17 May 1888 By-election

Additional Information

Sources: Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Queenslander, 27 April 1889

[Last Modified: Monday, 18 January 2016]