History Resources - Members of Parliament

James Alexander Gibson

  James Alexander Gibson

Surname: GIBSON

Given Names: James Alexander

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: June 1814 - Guernsey

Date of Death:25 May 1860 - Bristol, England


House of Assembly: 16 September 1856

Electorate: Devon


Positions Held:

Date of Departure: April 1860

Reason for Departure: Resigned

Legislative Council: 21 March 1855

Electorate: Wellington


Positions Held:

Date of Departure: August 1856

Reason for Departure: Seat abolished in Parliament restructure.


Only member to hold original seat of Wellington.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture:

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.