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Members’ biographical register

Thomas Henry (Harry) Marshall

Date: Circa 1862
Place: possibly at Baylup near Toodyay, Western Australia
Son of Edward, sawyer, and Louisa Harris
Marriage and Family
Married (1) 7 April 1886, Trinity Church, Adelaide, South Australia to Clara Wilhelmina Ohlmeyer (born circa 1862), daughter of Ernest Martin Carl and Amy Okley
Widowed 15 April 1891 (died in Adelaide)
Children: one son and two daughters
Married (2) 19 October 1892, Congregational Church, Fremantle to Jane Ann McLean (born circa 1874), daughter of Donald
Children: three sons
Date: 28 December 1909
Place: Day Dawn Hotel, Western Australia
Cemetery: Cue Cemetery, Western Australia
Church of England
Baker, publican and manufacturer
Employment History
Working as clerk in South Australia 1883–1884 and in 1886
Store assistant 1884
Arrived WA by ship 1886 and 1887, baker in Fremantle until 1891, merchant at Fremantle 1892 then publican at Fremantle by 1894
Secretary Lumpers’ Association
Secretary Liberal Association
After bankruptcy publican Excelsior Hotel at Cue
Also cordial manufacturer 1895–1907 and built and managed Excelsior Brewery at Cue
Licensee Great Fingall Hotel, Day Dawn 1908
1908–1909 kept Day Dawn Hotel
Local Government Service
Fremantle Council Member 1888–1891 and 1893–1894
Cue Municipal Council 1906–1909
Date Elected
16 July 1894
Inaugural Speech
Marshall, Thomas Henry, Address-in-Reply.pdf
Inaugural Video
Search for speeches by Thomas Marshall
Year Retired/Resigned
Parliamentary Service
  • MLC West Province 16 July 1894–11 July 1895
  • Seat declared vacant owing to bankruptcy
May have been named Henry James at birth. See WA Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages
In May 1898 convicted of larceny of part of an aerated water machine and sentenced to 12 months gaol in Geraldton
Member Cue–Day Dawn Water Board
Patron local cycling club
Member committee Fremantle Rowing Club and official Fremantle Football Club. In 1891 involved in riot at Fremantle ground, fined and jailed for 24 hours, welcomed by band on release
Black, David. Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930, p. 136.
Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages. Accessed 17 February 2015. JAMES&Father=EDWARD&Mother=TULK LOUISA&BirthPlace=TOODYAY&RegistrationYear=1862&RegistrationNumber=6861&RegistrationDistrict=&Gender=&random=2
Further Information
G. C. Bolton, 'Marshall, Thomas Henry (Harry) (1862–1909)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, published first in hardcopy 2005, accessed online 23 December 2015.
Geraldton Express, 27 May 1898.
Research Notes, (Battye Library)
Stoddart, B. "Sport and society." in Ed. CT Stannage. A New History of Western Australia.
The Western Australia post office directory, (1895–1910)