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Dunsmure, Robert

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Birth Date: 1 January 1852 (Edinburgh, Scotland)

Death Date: 4 August 1894 (Eurella Station, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: James Dunsmure and Catherine (nee Hill)

Education: Edinburgh Academy

Religion: Church of England


1869 Arrived in New South Wales; 1874 arrived in Queensland; Pastoral experience; Took over Eurella Station from McIlwraith, held until death

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Maranoa 12 May 1888 13 May 1893

Additional Information

Notes: Political Alliance with McIlwraith

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

[Last Modified: Friday, 23 June 2017]