Thomas Richard Smith (1843 – 23 July 1918) was an Australian politician.
He was born at Mount Druitt to publican Thomas Smith and Jane Laimbeer. He attended a local Anglican school and became a commercial agent. He later worked as a produce merchant, business owner, wheat farmer and publican. He was also a Penrith alderman, and served as mayor from 1889 to 1890. In 1877 he was elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly as the member for Nepean. He was defeated in 1887, having become loosely associated with the free traders, but over the next few years contested elections as a Protectionist, winning Nepean again in 1895. He was defeated in 1898 but elected again in 1901. In 1904 the Assembly was reduced in size, and he was defeated running for Sherbrooke. Smith had married Kerzia Colless in 1867; they had four children. He died at Penrith in 1918.
Penrith is a suburb and major centre in the metropolitan area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Nicknamed "The Riff" by many of the locals, it is located in Greater Western Sydney, 50 kilometres (31 mi) west of the Sydney central business district on the banks of the Nepean River, on the outskirts of the Cumberland Plain. Its elevation is 25 metres (82 ft).
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Nepean was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales, originally created in 1859, and named after the Nepean River. It was abolished in 1904 with the downsizing of the Assembly after Federation. Nepean was recreated in 1927 and abolished again in 1981.
Nepean River, is a major perennial river, located in the south-west and west of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The Nepean River and its associated mouth, the Hawkesbury River, virtually encircle the metropolitan region of Sydney.
The City of Penrith is a local government area in the state of New South Wales, Australia. The seat of the city is located in Penrith, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) west of Sydney's central business district.It occupies part of the traditional lands of the Darug people. First incorporated as a municipality on 12 May 1871, on 1 January 1949, the municipalities of Penrith, St Marys and Castlereagh and part of the Nepean Shire amalgamated to form a new Municipality of Penrith. Penrith was declared a City on 21 October 1959, and expanded westwards to include Emu Plains and Emu Heights, formerly part of the City of Blue Mountains, on 25 October 1963. As at the 2016 census the City of Penrith had an estimated population of 196,066.
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