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Mark J. (Mark John) Hammond (1844 - 1908)

 

Biographical Note

Mark John Hammond (1844-1908), gold-miner and parliamentarian, was born at Sydney, son of John Hammond. He went to the goldfields at Braidwood with his father in 1852, later becoming a blacksmith and jockey before striking gold at Hill End with his business partners Beyers and Holtermann. He returned to Sydney in 1873 and was elected an alderman of Ashfield Municipal Council in 1876. He was Mayor of Ashfield in 1882 and retired in 1887.

Hammond was elected a member of the NSW Legislative Assembly for the seat of Canterbury (1884-1887). He was a supporter of the Australian Democratic and Liberal Reform League. [ref:ADB 4]

 

Papers

Title

 Mark J. (Mark John) Hammond - further papers, 1875-ca. 1907, together with the papers of J. H. (John Harold) Hammond, 1894-1926
 

Creator

Hammond, Mark J. (Mark John), 1844 - 1908
 

Call No.

MLMSS 117 ADD-ON 2229

Title

 Mark J. (Mark John) Hammond - papers 1875-ca.1907
 

Creator

Hammond, Mark J. (Mark John), 1844 - 1908
 

Call No.

MLMSS 117

Political Service

House

Member of Legislative Assembly

Electorate

Canterbury 1884-1887
 
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