History Resources - Members of Parliament

William, Henry Burgess

William, Henry Burgess

Surname: BURGESS

Given Names: William Henry

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 21 May 1847 - Hobart, Tasmania.

Date of Death: 1 May 1917 - Hobart, Tasmania.



House of Assembly: (1) 5 January 1881 (2) 25 March 1916.

Electorate: (1) West Hobart (2) Denison

Party: Liberal

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: (1) August 1891 (2) 1 May 1917

Reason for Departure: (1) N/A (2) Died in office.


House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 180

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.