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Francis, Arthur Morley

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Birth Date: 1828 (Churchover, Warwick, England)

Death Date: 11 May 1902 (Sherwood, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Richard Francis and Mary (nee Bicknell)

Family: Angela Powell in England, 4 sons, 3 daughters


Mixed farming, Corinda; Pioneered sugar planting on the Brisbane River and erected a small mill; Leased Oxley farm in 1870; Lead writer, Courier Mail; Editor,Telegraph in 1874; Police magistrate in Banana, 1876-79; Thargomindah, 1879-80; Goondiwindi, 1881-84; Barcaldine, 1884-89; Southport, 1889-90; Sandgate, 1890-92 and Dalby, 1892-93; immigration lecturer in England, 1896-97

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE East Moreton 1 Jul 1867 17 Feb 1870

Additional Information

Sources: The Queenslander, 31 May 1902; Waterson, DB, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 12 July 2017]