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Compigne, Alfred William

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Birth Date: 7 February 1818 (Gosford, Hampshire, England)

Death Date: 4 July 1909 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Alfred Compigne

Family: Jessie Collins on 1 June 1852, 2 sons, 1 daughter

Education: Legal education

Religion: Church of England


Pursued pastoral pursuits, 1846 to 1860; Operated Nindooinbah, Merry Jerry and Dungongie stations; Joined the government service, 1870; Police magistrate, Gayndah, 1871 to 1872; Police magistrate, Tenningering, 1872 to 1874; Police magistrate, Blackall, 1875 to 1879; Police magistrate, Banana and Taroom, 1879 to 1883; Police magistrate, Beenleigh, 1883 to 1890; Police magistrate, Southport, 1890 to 1893

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Council NONE Legislative Council 1 May 1860 23 Apr 1864

Additional Information

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 101316; Waterson, DB, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Queenslander, 4 July 1911; Queenslander, 10 July 1909

[Last Modified: Monday, 12 June 2017]