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Francis Burgess

Francis Burgess

Surname: BURGESS

Given Names: Francis

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 1793

Date of Death: 24 February 1864 - Richmond, Tasmania


Legislative Council: 8 October 1856

Electorate: Cambridge


Positions Held:

Date of Departure: April 1859

Reason for Departure: Resigned.


Fought in the Napoleonic Wars 1813-15. Elected at first election for bicameral Parliament.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 7

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.