John Francis Buckland
|Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
13 July 1882 – 29 March 1892
|Preceded by||Frederick Swanwick|
|Succeeded by||James Dickson|
|Born||John Francis Buckland
Runnymede, Wraysbury, England
|Died||21 September 1910
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
|Resting place||Nundah Cemetery|
|Spouse(s)||Ellen Gertrude Ashton (d.1911)|
|Religion||Church of England|
His wife was Ellen Gertrude Ashton, daughter of Joseph Ashton and Mary Hewison.
On arrival in Queensland in 1862, he established an auctioneering partnership with Simon Fraser (Fraser & Buckland, 1863-1873). His uncle, William Thomas Buckland, was an auctioneer in Windsor, England. Later he was in business on his own account as an auctioneer and broker.
On 13 July 1882, he was elected through a by-election as Member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland representing the Electoral district of Bulimba. He was re-elected in 1883 and 1888, and resigned on 29 March 1892 in order to attend to his own financial affairs during an economic depression.
- "Death of Mr. J. F. Buckland.". The Brisbane Courier (National Library of Australia). 22 September 1910. p. 4. Retrieved 1 January 2013.
- Queensland Registrar-General of Births, Deaths & Marriages
- Buckland John Francis — Brisbane City Council Grave Location Search. Retrieved 18 September 2012.
- Jacqueline Bell, M. Carter, Fraser, Simon (1824? – 1889), Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 4, Melbourne University Press, 1972, pp 216-217.
- Brian Learmount. History of the Auction Iver: Barnard & Learmont, 1985 ISBN 0-9510240-0-0
- The Brisbane Courier. Friday, 17 January 1879, p3.
- Charles Arrowsmith Bernays. The Roll of the Queensland Parliament, from 22nd May, 1860 to 8th May, 1926. Brisbane: Government Printer, 1926.
|Parliament of Queensland|
|Member for Bulimba