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Members’ biographical register


Lockier Clere Burges


Birth
Date: Circa 1813
Place: Tipperary, Ireland
Arrival in WA
Arrived WA March 1830 on Warrior with two brothers
Parents
Son of Dr Richard Lockier Burges and Isabella Evans
Brother of William Burges and uncle of Thomas Burges and Richard Burges
Marriage and Family
Unmarried
Death
Date: 31 July, 1886
Place: Perth, Western Australia
Religion
Church of England
Occupation
Farmer
Employment History
1830–1837 farming Upper Swan
Manager Geraldine Mine 1850–1851
Part-owner and manager Irwin House and other pastoral properties (Andover Station 1866) 1851–1867
House
MLC
Date Elected
14 January 1879
Inaugural Speech
Burges, Lockier Clere, First Address-in-Reply.pdf
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Year Retired/Resigned
1884
Electorate
Nominated
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • Nominated MLC 14 January 1879–2 July 1884
Background/Membership
1837 to Tipperary, York (still held by family)
1850 moved to Champion Bay

In Ireland January 1860–November 1862
Retired to Perth
References
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, 2001, p.
R Erickson, ed, The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, volume I. A-C, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, WA, 1987.
Inquirer, 14 April 1875.
West Australian, 3 August 1886.