George Marsden Waterhouse

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George Marsden Waterhouse

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Penzance, Cornwall, England
Death: Died in Torbay, Devonshire, England
Place of Burial: Torquay, Torbay, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of John Waterhouse and Jane Beadnell Waterhouse
Husband of Lydia Giles
Father of Fanny Fitzherbert and Elizabeth Mercy Fitzherbert
Brother of Jane Middleton Butters; John Thomas Waterhouse; Rowland Skipsey Waterhouse; William Waterhouse; Jabez Bunting Waterhouse and 12 others

Occupation: 6th Premier of South Australia
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About George Marsden Waterhouse

Has the unique distinction of being the only person to have been Premier of 2 British colonies. South Australia in 1860's and New Zealand in 1870's.

George and Lydia had no children of their own so adopted two sisters Fanny & Lizzie Stanford the daughters of Henry and Mary Ann Stanford. Mary Ann died in childbirth in 1857.

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George Marsden Waterhouse's Timeline

1824
April 6, 1824
Penzance, Cornwall, England
1829
1829
- 1838
Age 4
Kingswood, Devon, England
1839
1839
Age 14
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
1839
- 1843
Age 14
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
1843
1843
- 1851
Age 18
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
1848
July 5, 1848
Age 24
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
1852
1852
Age 27
1854
1854
Age 29
1861
October 8, 1861
- July 1863
Age 37
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
1870
1870
- 1890
Age 45
Wellington, New Zealand