Francis Pillans

Francis Scott Pillans (1 January 1810 – 12 December 1889) was a member of the New Zealand Legislative Council from 24 January 1863 to 28 July 1873, when he was disqualified for absence. [1]

Pillans was from Edinburgh in 1810, the fourth son of James Pillan of Myres Castle . He received his education from Edinburgh High School and finished this in Lauenburg in Germany. He arrived in Dunedin in 1849 on the Moultan . He was described as a runner and pisciculturist . He died at his residence in Inch Clutha , Otago aged 80 years. [2] [3]

References

  1. Jump up^ Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840-1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: VR Ward, Govt. Printer. p. 161. OCLC  154283103 .
  2. Jump up^ “Death” . Otago Daily Times (8677). December 14, 1889. p. 2.
  3. Jump up^ “Francis Scott Pillans” . Otago Daily Times (8686). December 25, 1889, p. 6.

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