Stephen Henty

Stephen George Henty (3 November 1811 – 18 December 1872)[1] was a farmer and politician in colonial Victoria, a member of the Victorian Legislative Council.[1]

Henty was born in West Tarring, Sussex, England,[1] the son of Thomas Henty (1775-1839) and Frances Elizabeth, née Hopkins.[2]

Henty arrived at the Swan River settlement with brothers James and John in 1829.[2] In 1836 Stephen settled in Portland.[2]

In November 1856, Henty was elected to the Victorian Legislative Council for Western Province,[1] a position he held until November 1870.[1] For much of the period of Henty's Council membership, he and his family lived at Findon[2] a mansion he built in Kew[3] Melbourne.

See also


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 "Henty, Stephen George". re-member: a database of all Victorian MPs since 1851. Parliament of Victoria.
  2. 1 2 3 4 Bassett, Marnie. "Henty, Stephen George (1811–1872)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Canberra: Australian National University. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  3. "Henry "Money" Miller".
Victorian Legislative Council
New district Member for Western Province
November 1856 – November 1870
With: Charles Vaughan 1856–64
Charles Sladen 1864–68
Robert Simson 1868–70
James Palmer 1856–70
Thomas McKellar 1870
Andrew Cruikshank 1856–58
Henry Miller 1858–66
James Strachan 1866–70
Daniel Tierney 1856–59
Niel Black 1859–70
Succeeded by
William Skene
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