Henry Cary Dangar

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Henry Cary Dangar (4 June 1830 – 25 April 1917) was a politician in New South Wales.[1]

Henry Cary Dangar
Born(1830-06-04)4 June 1830
Died25 April 1917(1917-04-25) (aged 86)

Dangar was born in Port Stephens, Australia,[1] second son of Henry Dangar.[2] Dangar was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated M.A. in 1857.[2] He entered at the Inner Temple in August 1849, and was called to the bar in June 1854.[2]

Dangar was elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly on 16 December 1874 for West Sydney, a seat he held until 12 October 1877.[3] Dangar then represented East Sydney from 17 November 1880 to 23 November 1882.[3] On 9 October 1883 he was appointed to the New South Wales Legislative Council, a position he held until his death.[3]

Dangar was a member of the Australian Jockey Club for 42 years.[1] On 19 September 1865[1] Dangar married Lucy, daughter of Hon. John Lamb, M.L.C., of New South Wales, formerly Commander R.N., and Emma, his wife, daughter of John Robinson, of London.[2]

Dangar died in Potts Point, New South Wales, Australia, on 25 April 1917.[1] His estate was valued at £48,312 for probate.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d e Daley, Louise T. "Dangar, Henry Cary (1830–1917)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Melbourne University Press. ISSN 1833-7538. Retrieved 5 December 2013 – via National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.
  2. ^ a b c d Mennell, Philip (1892). "Dangar, Hon. Henry Cary" . The Dictionary of Australasian Biography. London: Hutchinson & Co – via Wikisource.
  3. ^ a b c "Mr Henry Carey Dangar (1830-1917)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 22 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Mr. Dangar's Estate". The Advertiser (Adelaide). 28 June 1917.
New South Wales Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
John Booth
Joseph Raphael
Joseph Wearne
Member for West Sydney
Served alongside: Cameron, Dibbs, Robertson
Succeeded by
John Harris
James Merriman
Daniel O'Connor
Preceded by
John Davies
James Greenwood
John Macintosh
Member for East Sydney
Served alongside: Parkes, Reid, Renwick
Succeeded by
Edmund Barton
George Griffiths
John McElhone