History Resources - Members of Parliament

William Barnes

William Barnes

Surname: BARNES

Given Names: William

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 13 April 1832 - Launceston, Tasmania

Date of Death: 28 March 1898 - Launceston, Tasmania


House of Assembly: 29 September 1866

Electorate: George Town


Positions Held:

Date of Departure: June 1869

Reason for Departure: Resigned.


Nephew of J.F. Sharland MHA; nephew and son-in-law of W.S. Sharland MHA.

Donated most of the family property, Cataract Gorge, to Launceston City.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 91

House of Assembly Long Room Picture Number indicates each Member's position in the photographic record.

Source: Parliament of Tasmania Members Biographical Database, Tasmanian Parliamentary Library.

Additional Reference Material:

A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics, 1890-1964 [by] Colin A. Hughes and B. D. Graham. Canberra, ANU Press, 1968. Biographical Register of the Tasmanian Parliament, 1851-1960 / Scott Bennett and Barbara Bennett. Canberra : ANU, 1980.