A 'high-bred, courteous, kindly, and considerate English gentleman', Charles Clifford was speaker of the Wellington Provincial Council from 1853, and then the House of Representatives from 1854.
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H. A. L. Laing and K. A. Simpson. 'Clifford, Charles', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1c20/clifford-charles (accessed 22 November 2019)