| || Date: 1828|
Place: Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom
|Son of Joseph Collier, physician, and Jane Urquhart |
Marriage and Family
|Married 10 September 1873, St Mary’s Church, Busselton to his cousin Frances Glasford Cookworthy (born 3 March 1834–died 2 July 1928), daughter of John and Charlotte Spicer, stepdaughter of John Garrett Bussell|
|Date: 21 February 1909|
Place: Sandilands, Busselton, Western Australia
Cemetery: Busselton churchyard, WA
|Church of England|
|Educated for medical profession|
|Entered army, served with 14th Dragoons in Persia and India|
Joined Indian Civil Service after Indian Mutiny
Visited Australia 1873 and settled in Busselton
Farmed at Sandilands, near Busselton, and took up land in other parts of Western Australia
Local Government Service
|Sussex Road Board 1874–1880|
|12 December 1890|
|Search for speeches by Joseph Cookworthy|
- MLA Sussex Dec 1890–3 May 1897
- Contested Vasse 31 October 1884
- Contested Sussex 3 May 1897
|1875 member of Board of Education|
After inheriting property in England, visited there 1902–1907
Early advocate of women’s suffrage
1875 Justice of Peace
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. 52.
Busselton–Margaret Times, 22 February 1909.
Henn PU Genealogical Notes, Battye Library.
South-Western News 26 February 1909.