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Ryland, George

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Birth Date: 1855 (Attyconner, Westmeath, Ireland)

Death Date: 19 October 1920 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: George Ryland and Rachel (nee Lee)

Family: (2) Gertrude Newburn in 1901 in Sydney, (1) Mary Ann Newburn on 23 August 1880, 2 sons, 1 daughter

Religion: Methodist


Sugar and railway worker, Maryborough from 1875; Miner, Gympie from 1886; Amalgamated Miners' Association organizer, from 1890; Director of Lands, Port Darwin, Northern Territory, 1912-1914; Valuator, Public Curator's Office, Brisbane, 1915

Local Government Service: Alderman Gympie 1892-1900, Mayor 1899

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Gympie 1 Mar 1899 27 Apr 1912

Additional Information

Notes: Arrived in Queensland from Ireland in 1866

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg:197669; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 29 August 2017]