Hon Josceline George Herbert Amherst
| || Date: 7 June 1846|
Place: Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Arrival in WA
|Arrived Western Australia on Rome 16 June 1885|
|Son of William Pitt Amherst, 2nd Earl Amherst, and Gertrude, daughter of Right Reverend Hugh Percy |
|Date: 1 February 1900|
Place: Darlington, Western Australia
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery, Western Australia
|Church of England|
Matriculated Christ Church, Oxford, did not graduate
|Lawyer and public servant|
|Barrister Inner Temple|
1881–1883 Private Secretary to Sir William Des Voeux, Government of Fiji
1885–1887 Private Secretary to Governor Broome and Clerk of Executive Council
1889–1896 on Holmesdale property at Darlington with Dr AR Waylen established vineyard 1897–1900 at Smith’s Mill
Local Government Service
|Darling Range Road Board, first Chairman 1898–99|
|24 December 1890|
|Amherst, Josceline George, Inaugural Speech.pdf|
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- Nominated MLC 24 December 1890–June 1894
|To London then back to Western Australia, Carthage, 18 March 1888|
President Swan Vine and Fruit Growers’ Association
1897 Director WA Mortgage and Agency Company
1890 Trustee Western Australian Cricket Association
President Royal Agricultural Society
Interested in horse racing
|D Black and G Bolton, Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1890-1930 , Western Australian Parliamentary History Project, Perth, WA, 2001, p. 27.|
Burke II, p. 515.
J Foster, Alumni Oxoniensis.
Government Gazette, 1889, p. 27.
West Australian, 2 February 1900.