Arthur William Wansbrough
| || Date: 20 August 1877|
Place: York, Western Australia
|Son of Joseph, carpenter and wheelwright, and Matilda Styring Massingham|
Brother of Charles Prangle Wansbrough, railway worker and politician
Marriage and Family
|Married 19 September 1903, St John’s Church, Northam to Ada Louise Cooper (born circa December 1880 and died circa June 1955), daughter of William Carey and Mary Ann Thomas|
Children: three sons and one daughter
|Date: 3 September 1949|
Place: Albany, Western Australia
Cemetery: Albany Cemetery, WA
|Church of England|
|Educated State Schools in York and Beverley|
|Employed in Post Office 1891|
From 1894 partner in road contracting business
1896 entered Traffic Branch Western Australian Government Railways (WAGR)
Helped his brothers develop a farm at Bally Bally but sold share to them in 1904
To Albany 1904, senior guard on great Southern route
On leaving Parliament rejoined WAGR
1937 secretary Albany District Council
|22 March 1924|
|Search for speeches by Arthur Wansbrough|
- MLA Albany 22 March 1924–15 February 1936
- Contested Albany 12 March 1921, South Eastern Province 13 May 1922, Albany 15 February 1936, 18 March 1939
|To Albany 1904|
Circa 1920 prominent on Vigilance Committee
1921 All-Australian Trades Union Conference, Melbourne
|Albany Advertiser, 5 September 1949.|
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, 2010, p. 201.
Garden, DS. Albany: A Panorama of the Sound from 1827, p. 312.
Henn, PU. Genealogical notes on the main Western Australian pioneer families.
West Australian, 26 March 1924, 5 September 1949.