History Resources - Members of Parliament

John Lord

John Lord


Given Names:John

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth:20 May 1814 - Halifax, Yorkshire, England

Date of Death:13 January 1890 - Hobart, Tasmania


House of Assembly: (1) 27 May 1864 (2) 3 December 1866

Electorate:Hobart Town


Positions Held:

Date of Departure: (1) October 1866 (2) September 1871

Reason for Departure: (2) Seat abolished.

Legislative Council: (1) 10 May 1855 (2) 28 August 1873

Electorate: (1) Hobart Town (2) Cambridge


Positions Held:

Date of Departure:(1) August 1856 (2) 13 January 1890

Reason for Departure:Died in office.


Father of Alfred Lord (MLC Brighton, Cambridge); brother of James Lord (MLC Oatlands, Pembroke).

House of Assembly Long Room Picture:86

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.