Hanran, Patrick Francis

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Birth Date: 16 September 1831 (Limerick, Ireland)

Death Date: 8 August 1916 (Townsville, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Francis Hanran and Bridget (nee Hayes)

Family: Mary Anne Ogle on 17 September 1864 in Sydney, 2 sons, 5 daughters

Education: Christian Brothers' School, Sydney

Religion: Roman Catholic


Goldminer, Turon, 1851; Goldminer, Macquarie, Louisa Creek, Dirt Hole Creek, Bendigo, Ballarat, Ararat and Ovens; Speculator, Eureka, 1854; Miner, Gabriel's Gully, Tuapeka, New Zealand, 1861; Storekeeper, Townsville, 1866

Local Government Service: Alderman of Townsville, for 27 years; Mayor of Townsville, 1871-1872, 1876-1877, 1879, 1882, 1893

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Townsville 11 Mar 1899 2 Oct 1909 Resigned

Additional Information

Notes: Member, School of Arts and Orphanage Committees; Member, Council of Northern Separation Movement; Member, Cleveland Bay Immigration Board; President: Townsville Harbour Board, Townsville Hospital Board; Director, Townsville Gas Co

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 187123

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 25 July 2017]