Mr Harry Edward Bolton
| || Date: 24 December 1870|
Place: Peckham, London, England, United Kingdom
Arrival in WA
|Arrived in Western Australia 21 June 1887 on Yeoman|
|Son of Isaac Bolton, coachbuilder, and Isabelle May Burlington|
Brother of Leonard Burlington Bolton, motor body builder and politician
Marriage and Family
|Married 1 December 1892, Johnston Memorial Congregation Church, Fremantle to Alice Matthews (born circa May 1868 and died circa August 1936), daughter of James and Maria Dennis|
Children: five daughters
|Date: 18 August 1956|
Place: Shenton Park, Western Australia
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery, Western Australia
|Maidstone, Kent, England|
|1890 engine driver Western Australia Grand Railway|
By 1916 locomotive inspector
Enlisted in Australian Imperial Force 23 February 1916
Served with 59th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company, 3rd Railway Corps in France
Discharged 28 February 1919
Salaried official later in life, Returned Services League of Australia
Local Government Service
|North Fremantle Municipal Council|
Fremantle Municipal Council 1912–1914, Mayor 1915–1919
|Australian Labor Party|
Nationalist Party from 1917
|28 June 1904|
|Bolton, Harry Edward, Inaugural Speech.pdf |
|Search for speeches by Harry Bolton|
- MLA North Fremantle 28 June 1904–3 October 1911; South Fremantle 3 October 1911–29 September 1917
- Contested South Fremantle 29 September 1917, West Province (Independent) 5 July 1919
- Contested Perth (House of Representatives) 16 December 1922
|Vice-president, Trades Hall Association of Fremantle|
Delegate to the Australian Labour Federation
Foundation member and twice president Engine Drivers’, Firemen and Cleaners’ Union
1921 president Western Australian branch Returned Services League of Australia
|Battye I, p. 340.|
D Black and G Bolton, eds, Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930, Parliamentary History Project, Perth, 2010, p. 34.
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board website: http://www2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch/details.php?id=KB00105414 Accessed 20 November 2014.
Morning Herald, 29 June 1904.
West Australian, 29 June 1904.
West Australian, 20 August 1956.