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Sir John Hay (1816 - 1892)

 

Biographical Note

Sir John Hay (1816-1892), pastoralist and parliamentarian, was born at Little Ythsie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, son of John and Jean Hay. He was educated in Scotland and came to Australia with his wife in 1838. Hay settled at Welaregang on the Murray River and was elected the member for Murrumbidgee in the first NSW Legislative Assembly in 1856; he held the seat until 1859. He was elected member of the NSW Legislative Assembly for the seats of The Murray (1859-1864) and Central Cumberland (1864-1867). Hay was Secretary for Lands and Works (1856-1857) and Speaker of the Legislative Assembly (1862-1865). Hay was appointed to the NSW Legislative Council (1867-1892) and was President of the Legislative Council (1873-1892).

 

Papers

Title

 Sir John Hay - papers, 1856-1873
 

Creator

Hay, John, 1816 - 1892
 

Call No.

MLDOC 177

Political Service

House

Member of Legislative Assembly

Electorate

Murrumbidgee 1856-1859
 

House

Member of Legislative Assembly

Electorate

The Murray 1859-1864
 

House

Member of Legislative Assembly

Electorate

Central Cumberland 1864-1867
 

House

Member of Legislative Council 1867-1892
 
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