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Alfred Broughton (Australian politician)

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Preceded by  New seat
Name  Alfred Broughton
Relations  Ernest Broughton (son)

Nationality  English
Succeeded by  Henry Challinor
Role  Politician
Alfred Broughton (Australian politician)
Full Name  Alfred Delves Broughton
Born  20 November 1826 England (1826-11-20)
Spouse(s)  Clemence La Monnerie dit Fattorini
Occupation  Stock agent, police magistrate
Died  March 10, 1895, Chertsey, United Kingdom

Alfred Delves Broughton (20 November 1826 – 10 March 1895) was a politician in Queensland, Australia. He was a Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly.

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Early life

Alfred Delves Broughton was born on 20 November 1826 in England, the 15th of 18 children of Sir Henry Broughton and his wife Mary (née Pigott).

On 16 March 1858 Broughton married Clemence La Monnerie dit Fattorini at St James' Church, Sydney, New South Wales. The couple had 2 sons and 2 daughters:

  • Vernon Lamonnerie Delves (1859—1935)
  • Dora Ethelind Lamonnerie (1861—1864)
  • Mary Clemence (1862— )
  • Ernest Clement Vernon (1865—1917)
  • Broughton was an agent and public servant.

    Politics

    Alfred Boughton entered the Queensland Legislative Assembly on 3 May 1860 when he was elected as the member to represent the electoral district of West Moreton in the 1860 colonial election for the first Parliament of Queensland after separation from New South Wales in 1859. He resigned the seat on 21 December 1860 so that he could take up the position of police magistrate in Drayton. Henry Challinor won the resulting by-election on 12 January 1861.

    Later life

    Broughton died on 10 March 1895 in Surrey, England.

    References

    Alfred Broughton (Australian politician) Wikipedia


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