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Members’ biographical register

Samuel Richard Lewes (Lewis) Elliott

Date: 21 April 1860
Place: Penbryn, Newcastle Emlyn, Wales, United Kingdom
Arrival in WA
September 1875 on Daylight from London
Thomas, soldier and landed proprietor, and (Emeline) Maria Lloyd
Marriage and Family
Married 22 February 1887, Fremantle to Emma Durlacher (born 19 June 1857), daughter of Alfred and Christina Slade
Children: two sons and one daughter
Widowed 19 November 1918 (Kensington, London)
Married 24 April 1920, St Mary’s Church, Perth to Rose Vittoria Monger (born 7 October 1878 and died 13 May 1971), daughter of George and Belinda Ellen Hoops
No children
Date: 14 July 1933
Place: Buckland Hill, Western Australia
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery, Western Australia
Church of England
Employment History
Employed by T Fawcett on Pinjarrah Park
Worked with AR Richardson on Lowlands
1880 joined Murray Squatting Company
One of five partners settling Yeeda station, first sheep station on Kimberley
1881 partner in Mardie station with AR Richardson
Later owned Oakabella (1897–1908), Tallering Station near Pindar and Wyngangoo Station on Murchison and Yandil near Wiluna
1906 purchased Annean from EF and LH Darlot
Liberal to 1917 then National
Date Elected
15 November 1913
Inaugural Speech
Inaugural Video
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Year Retired/Resigned
Parliamentary Service
  • MLA Geraldton 16 November 1913 (by-election)–21 October 1914; 14 April 1917 (by-election)–29 September 1917
  • Contested Geraldton 21 October 1914, 29 September 1917
In later years lived at Buckland Hill
Northampton Road Board from November 1906
Buckland Hill Road Board 1923–1926, 1928–1933
D Black and G Bolton, eds, Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930, Parliamentary History Project, Perth, WA, 2010, p. 70.