|Member of the Legislative Assembly |
of Western Australia
24 April 1901 –28 June 1904
|Preceded by||Sir John Forrest|
|Succeeded by||Newton Moore|
28 June 1904 –3 October 1911
|Preceded by||Henry Smith|
|Succeeded by||None (abolished)|
|Born||1 September 1832|
Honington, Suffolk, England
|Died||23 September 1915 83) (aged|
Bunbury, Western Australia, Australia
Thomas Hayward (1 September 1832 – 23 September 1915) was an early settler of Western Australia. Arriving from England in 1853, he became prominent in Bunbury and the surrounding area, serving a term as the town's mayor. He was later a member of the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia from 1901 to 1911.
Western Australia is a state occupying the entire western third of Australia. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean to the north and west, and the Southern Ocean to the south, the Northern Territory to the north-east, and South Australia to the south-east. Western Australia is Australia's largest state, with a total land area of 2,529,875 square kilometres, and the second-largest country subdivision in the world, surpassed only by Russia's Sakha Republic. The state has about 2.6 million inhabitants – around 11 percent of the national total – of whom the vast majority live in the south-west corner, 79 per cent of the population living in the Perth area, leaving the remainder of the state sparsely populated.
Bunbury is a coastal city in the Australian state of Western Australia, approximately 175 kilometres (109 mi) south of the state capital, Perth. It is the state's third-largest city, with a population just behind that of Mandurah.
The Western Australian Legislative Assembly, or lower house, is one of the two chambers of the Parliament of Western Australia, an Australian state. The Parliament sits in Parliament House in the Western Australian capital, Perth.
Hayward was born in Honington, Suffolk, England. He came to Western Australia in September 1853, and went into partnership with his cousin, Robert Henry Rose. Their ventures were largely unsuccessful and they eventually went their separate ways, with Hayward purchasing a property of 4,136 acres (16.74 km2) south of Harvey (in what is now Wokalup). He later also opened a store in Bunbury, where he sold imported agricultural equipment. Hayward served on the Bunbury Municipal Council from 1875 to 1879, and was then Mayor of Bunbury from 1879 to 1880.
Honington is an English village in the county of Suffolk near its border with Norfolk. It lies on the River Blackbourn, about 8 miles from Bury St Edmunds and 6 miles from Thetford, Norfolk. Much of the farmland belongs to the estate of the Duke of Grafton. The village is known for its RAF station, RAF Honington. It is also near two joint RAF/USAF airfields: RAF Lakenheath and RAF Mildenhall. Honington was the birthplace of the poet Robert Bloomfield.
Harvey is a town located in the South West of Western Australia along the South Western Highway, 140 km south of Perth, between Pinjarra and Bunbury. It has a population of 2,606.
Wokalup is a town located in the South West region of Western Australia along the South Western Highway, between Harvey and Brunswick Junction. At the 2006 census, Wokalup had a population of 449.
Having retired from his business in 1898, Hayward stood for parliament at the 1901 state election, winning the seat of Bunbury. The previous member was the former premier, Sir John Forrest, who had transferred to federal politics, while his chief opponent was Newton Moore, who was a future premier. At the 1904 election, Hayward transferred to the neighbouring seat of Wellington, which contained his farm. He was re-elected at the 1905 and 1908 elections, eventually retiring from parliament at the 1911 election (aged 79).A few years previously, he had set a new record as Western Australia's oldest sitting parliamentarian, surpassing William Spencer.
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Hayward died in Bunbury in September 1915, aged 83. He had married Catherine Logue in 1861, with whom he seven children; she preceded him in death by 18 days. Hayward's brother-in-law, Major Logue, was also a member of parliament.
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|Parliament of Western Australia|
Sir John Forrest
| Member for Bunbury |
| Member for Wellington |