Key People

State Government: 1856–1857 Boyle Travers Finniss

  • Portfolio dates: 24.10.1856–21.8.1857
  • Minister responsible for Agriculture: Charles Bonney
  • Ministerial title: Commissioner of Crown Lands and Immigration

State Government: 1857 John Baker

  • Portfolio dates: 21.8.1857–1.9.1857
  • Minister responsible for Agriculture: William Milne
  • Ministerial title: Commissioner of Crown Lands and Immigration

State Government: 1857 Robert Torrens

  • Portfolio dates: 1.9.1857–30.10.1857
  • Minister responsible for Agriculture: Marshall McDermott
  • Ministerial title: Commissioner of Crown Lands and Immigration

State Government: 1857–1860 Richard Hanson

  • Portfolio dates: 30.9.1857–2.6.1859
  • Minister responsible for Agriculture: Francis Stacker Dutton
  • Ministerial title: Commissioner of Crown Lands and Immigration
  • Portfolio dates: 2.6.1859–5.7.1859
  • Minister responsible for Agriculture: John Bentham Neales
  • Ministerial title: Commissioner of Crown Lands and Immigration
  • Portfolio dates: 5.7.1859–9.5.1860
  • Minister responsible for Agriculture: William Milne
  • Ministerial title: Commissioner of Crown Lands and Immigration

State Government: 1860–1861 Thomas Reynolds

  • Portfolio dates: 9.5.1860–20.5.1861
  • Minister responsible for Agriculture: John Tuthill Bagot
  • Ministerial title: Commissioner of Crown Lands and Immigration

State Government: 1861 Thomas Reynolds

  • Portfolio dates: 20.5.1861–8.10.1861
  • Minister responsible for Agriculture: Henry Bull Templar Strangways
  • Ministerial title: Commissioner of Crown Lands and Immigration

State Government: 1861 George Waterhouse

  • Portfolio dates: 8.10.1861–17.10.1861
  • Minister responsible for Agriculture: Matthew Moorhouse
  • Ministerial title: Commissioner of Crown Lands and Immigration

State Government: 1861–1863 George Waterhouse

  • Portfolio dates: 17.10.1861–4.7.1863
  • Minister responsible for Agriculture: Henry Bull Templar Strangways
  • Ministerial title: Commissioner of Crown Lands and Immigration

State Government: 1863 Francis Dutton

  • Portfolio dates: 4.7.1863–15.7.1863
  • Minister responsible for Agriculture: Francis Stacker Dutton
  • Ministerial title: Commissioner of Crown Lands and Immigration

State Government: 1863–1864 Henry Ayers

  • Portfolio dates: 15.7.1863–22.7.1864
  • Minister responsible for Agriculture: Lavington Glyde
  • Ministerial title: Commissioner of Crown Lands and Immigration

State Government: 1864 Henry Ayers

  • Portfolio dates:  22.7.1864–4.8.1864
  • Minister responsible for Agriculture: William Milne
  • Ministerial title: Commissioner of Crown Lands and Immigration

State Government: 1864–1865 Arthur Blyth

  • Portfolio dates:  4.8.1864–22.3.1865
  • Minister responsible for Agriculture: Arthur Blyth
  • Ministerial title: Commissioner of Crown Lands and Immigration