History Resources - Members of Parliament

James William Norton Smith

James William Norton Smith

Surname: SMITH

Given Names: James William Norton

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 1846 - Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, England

Date of Death: 12 January 1911 - Flowerdale, Tasmania



House of Assembly: 2 March 1885

Electorate: Wellington


Positions Held:

Date of Departure: July 1886

Reason for Departure:


Elected at by-election following resignation of W.R. Giblin. Also known as Norton-Smith.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 196

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.