Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Thomas Courthope Gull
Birth
Date 1832 Place London, England, United Kingdom
Arrival in WA
Arrived WA 1852 on Eglinton
Parents
Son of Thomas, master mariner, and father of Arthur Courthope Gull
Marriage and Family
Married 19 September 1861, St Matthews Church, Guildford to Dianne Annie Ellery (born 17 August 1842 and died 3 August 1880), daughter of James Maclean Dempster and Ann Pratt, sister of Andrew Dempster and Charles Edward Dempster
Children: four sons and two daughters
Death
Date 5 January 1878Place Guildford, Western Australia
Cemetery Guildford Cemetery, WACause of Death
Religion
Church of England
Occupation
Businessperson
Employment History
Merchant with uncle Samuel Adams Barker, Guildford
Later managing partner
Secretary Swan Agricultural Society
House
MLC
Date Elected
26 October 1870
Inaugural Speech
-Gull, Thomas Courthope, Address-in-Reply, 1871.pdf
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1872
Electorate
Swan
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC Swan 26 October 1870–28 June 1872
  • Contested Swan 3 December 1867, 26 December 1872
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. 13.
R Erickson, ed
, The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, volume II, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, WA, 1987.
Lorraine's Cemetery Records Pages website. Accessed 9 September 2015 http://www.ozburials.com/CemsWA/Swan/guildford.htm
R Erickson, ed
, The Dempsters, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, WA, 1987.
Inquirer, 16 January 1878.
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