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Members’ biographical register

Mr Henry Brockman

Date: 21 June 1845
Place: Herne Hill, Western Australia
Son of William Locke Brockman, pastoralist and stock breeder, and Ann Frances Elizabeth Hamersley, cousin of Edward Hamersley and Samuel Hamersley and brother-in-law of Charles Harper and James Morrison
Marriage and Family
Married 19 March 1874, St Matthews Church, Guildford to Anna Louisa (born 20 September 1855 and died 28 April 1932), daughter of Robert de Burgh and Clara Welliton
Children: three sons and three daughters
Date: 7 November 1916
Place: South Perth, Western Australia
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery, WA
Church of England
Educated England
Employment History
From 1864 farmer and grazier at Cheriton, near Gingin
1870 in horse export trade to India

Prominent grazier and exhibitor at Royal Agricultural Society shows
From 1886 investor and speculator Midland Railway, lost heavily
Circa 1903 sold Cheriton
Local Government Service
Mayor of Gingin, 1893–1903
Date Elected
24 October 1884
Inaugural Speech
No inaugural speech was given
Inaugural Video
Search for speeches by Henry Brockman
Year Retired/Resigned
Parliamentary Service
MLC Swan 24 October 1884–30 January 1889
Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 3, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1966-.
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. 5.
R Erickson, ed, The bicentennial dictionary of Western Australians, pre-1829-1888, volume I. A-C, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, WA, 1987.
West Australian, 8 November 1916.