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Harry Marshall

Thomas Henry (Harry) Marshall (c.1862-1909), son of an ex-convict, was a publican and politician in Fremantle. His father Edward was transported in 1852 on board the Ramillies for uttering forgeries.

Marshall served on the Fremantle Municipal Council (1888-91, 1893-94), acted as secretary of the Lumpers' Association (founded 1890) and the Liberal Association, and was a committee-member of the Fremantle Rowing Club and an official of the (Australian Rules) football club. Gaoled for twenty-four hours in 1891, following involvement in a riot at Fremantle oval, he was welcomed by a brass band on his release. Bolton, 2005a.

References and Links

Bolton, GC 2005a, 'Marshall, Thomas Henry (Harry) (1862–1909)', ADB, online.

Bolton, Geoffrey 2005b, 'Harry Marshall: a Fremantle larrikin in politics', Fremantle Studies, 4: 1-7.


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