|Sir Francis Forbes*||Chief Justice of New South Wales|
|Colonel William Stewart||Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales|
|Frederick Goulburn, Esq.||Colonial Secretary of New South Wales|
|James Bowman, Esq.||Principal Surgeon of New South Wales|
|John Oxley, Esq.||Surveyor-General of New South Wales|
|* His Excellency the
not attend meetings of the Legislative Council personally, so in his
it became the practice for Sir Francis Forbes to preside at its
Sir Francis had also, in 1823, contrary to more modern doctrines of the separation of the judicial and legislative branches of government, been appointed to be the first Chief Justice of New South Wales.
It is believed that Sir Francis thought his membership of the Council was incompatible with his judicial office, and that he approved when the Governor later came to preside at the Council's meetings.
In 1842 the Act 5 & 6 Victoria c 76 (Imp.) established a larger Legislative Council with some elected members.