History Resources - Members of Parliament

Edward Samuel Pickard Bedford

Edward Samuel Pickard Bedford

Surname: BEDFORD

Given Names: Edward Samuel Pickard

Title and Honours: Dr

Qualifications: MRCS (London 1833); FRCS (London 1834).

Date and Place of Birth: 1809 - London, England

Date of Death: 24 February 1876 - Sydney, NSW


House of Assembly: 6 October 1856

Electorate: Hobart


Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 1859

Reason for Departure: Retired.


Elected at first election for bicameral Parliament.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 8

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.