Charles Riley (politician)

Charles Riley was an Australian politician.

He was a barrister who was called to the bar in 1852. He resided on the North Shore.[1] He was a member of the New South Wales Legislative Council from 1856 until his resignation in 1858.[2][3] While in parliament, he was involved in a public stoush with William Forster over media reports regarding comments allegedly made in parliament.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "New South Wales". Launceston Examiner. 20 September 1856. p. 2. Retrieved 1 November 2015 – via Trove.
  2. ^ "Mr Charles Riley". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Legislative Council". Northern Times. Newcastle, NSW. 19 May 1858. p. 4. Retrieved 1 November 2015 – via Trove.
  4. ^ "Parliament and the press". Empire. 2 April 1857. p. 5. Retrieved 1 November 2015 – via Trove.