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  • Title
    Sir Thomas Bavin - circular, 15 February 1929, to the electors of Parramatta supporting the candidature of General Lloyd in the NSW state election
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    MLMSS 6883
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  • Physical Description
    1 folder - 0.01 Meters
    Textual Records - typescript, printed

    Sir Thomas Bavin, barrister, parliamentarian and Premier, was born at Kaiapoi, New Zealand. He was educated at Auckland Grammar School, Newington College, Sydney and the University of Sydney where he graduated Bachelor of Arts (1894) and Bachelor of Laws (1897). He was active in the federation movement and was private secretary to the Prime Minister, Sir Edmund Barton from 1901 to 1903. He practiced as a barrister in the area of constitutional law and was appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of NSW in 1935. Bavin was elected member of the NSW Legislative Assembly for the seats of Gordon (1917-1920 and 1927-1935) and Ryde (1920-1927). Bavin was Attorney General (1921-1925), Treasurer (1927-1929), Colonial Secretary (1929) and Premier of NSW (1927-1930).
  • Source
    Presented by Miss T. McAuley in 1986
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held offsite and can take up to four days to retrieve.
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  • General note

    This collection was listed on PICMAN in 2004 as part of the Sesquicentenary of Responsible Government in NSW 1856-2006 Project.
    Previously catalogued at MLDOC 3611. Transferred to MLMSS 6883 in November 1999
    Digital order no:a128181
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