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Luya, Abraham Fleetwood

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Birth Date: 1837 (Liverpool, England)

Death Date: 6 July 1899 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Abraham Luya and Naria (nee Fleetwood)

Family: Eliza Clare Petrie in 1857, 3 sons, 6 daughters

Education: Liverpool Mechanics Institute

Religion: Church of England


Foreman, Peto. Brussey & Betts; Superintendent, Bremer Bridge; contract, Warwick railway, 1866; established Cootharaba Sawmills, Gympie, 1869; established McGhie, Luya & Company, Southern Brisbane merchants and sawmillers, 1871; managing director, Queensland Milling Company, 1888 to 1899

Local Government Service: Alderman Southern Brisbane and Mayor 1896 to 1898

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE South Brisbane 12 May 1888 6 May 1893
Assembly NONE South Brisbane 11 Mar 1899 6 Jul 1899 Died in office

Additional Information

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

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 22 August 2017]