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Winstanley, Vernon

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Birth Date: 10 October 1861 (Pilley, Yorkshire, England)

Death Date: 10 January 1938 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Thomas Winstanley and Jane (nee Wells)

Family: Sarah Kate Brookes on 5 Ferubary 1890, 1 son, 6 daughters

Education: Pilley

Religion: Methodist


Coalminer, Wigan Lancashire; Labourer, Cairns and Townsville; Miner and brickmaker; Executive, Queensland Prohibition League

Local Government Service: Member, Queenton Shire Council; Member, Charters Towers Shire Council

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Charters Towers 5 Feb 1908 27 Apr 1912
Assembly ALP Queenton 27 Apr 1912 11 Jun 1932

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Opposition Whip 11 May 1929 10 Jun 1932
Government Whip 1 Jun 1915 10 May 1929

Additional Information

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg:187273; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Hughes, Colin A and BD Graham, Voting for the Queensland Legislative Assembly 1890-1964, (Canberra: ANU, Department of Political Science, 1974)