Frederick Stevens (Australian politician)

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Frederick Perkins Stevens (1820 – 17 May 1888) was a merchant and politician in colonial Victoria, a member of the Victorian Legislative Council.[1]

Early life[edit]

Stevens was born in Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania), the son of Sylvester Stamford Stephen and Bridget, née Edwards.[1]

Colonial Australia[edit]

Stevens arrived in the Port Phillip District around 1837.[1] On 31 May 1853 Stevens was elected to the unicameral Victorian Legislative Council for Belfast and Warrnambool.[2] Stevens held this position until resigning in May 1854.[1]

Stevens died in Deniliquin, New South Wales on 17 May 1888, he married twice.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Stevens, Frederick Perkins". re-member: a database of all Victorian MPs since 1851. Parliament of Victoria. 
  2. ^ Labilliere, Francis Peter (1878). "Early History of the Colony of Victoria". Retrieved 19 July 2014. 
Victorian Legislative Council
Preceded by
Lauchlan Mackinnon
Member for Belfast and Warrnambool
May 1853 – February 1854
With: Mark Nicholson
Succeeded by
Francis Beaver