Frederick James Sargood

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Frederick James Sargood (1805 – 15 January 1873) [1] was a merchant and politician in colonial Victoria, a member of the Victorian Legislative Council and Victorian Legislative Assembly. [1]

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Early life

Sargood was probably born in England. [1] The 1871 census of England and Wales gives his birthplace as "London, Essex".

Colonial Australia

Sargood moved to the Port Phillip District in February 1850. In October 1853 Sargood was deemed to have been elected to the unicameral Victorian Legislative Council for City of Melbourne instead of Henry Langlands, [1] [2] Sargood was a member of the Council until the original Council was abolished in March 1856. [1] Sargood became a member of the inaugural Victorian Legislative Assembly for St Kilda in November 1856 and resigned in December 1857. [1]

Sargood returned to England around 1867 and died in Croydon, England on 15 January 1873; he had married Emma Ripon [1] on 30 October 1830 at Saint Peter, Walworth, Surrey, England. [3] His son, Frederick Thomas Sargood also became a politician and Senator for Victoria.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 "Sargood, Frederick James". re-member: a database of all Victorian MPs since 1851. Parliament of Victoria. Retrieved 28 August 2022.
  2. Labilliere, Francis Peter (1878). "Early History of the Colony of Victoria" . Retrieved 25 July 2014.
  3. "Sargood surname". rootsweb.

 

Victorian Legislative Council
Preceded by Member for City of Melbourne
October 1853 – March 1856
With: John Smith 1853–56
John O'Shanassy 1853–56
John Hodgson 1853–56
James Murphy 1853–55
Thomas Rae 1855–56
Original Council abolished
Victorian Legislative Assembly
New district Member for St Kilda
November 1856 – December 1857
With: Thomas Fellows
Succeeded by