Electoral district of Dalhousie

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Dalhousie
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
Electoral district of Anglesey.png
Dalhousie, 1859
State Victoria
Dates current 1859–1889, 1904–1927
Demographic Rural

Dalhousie was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly[1] in the Australian state of Victoria from 1859 to 1927. It was based in north-western Victoria.[2] The district was previously named Electoral district of Anglesey.[3] The district of Dalhousie was defined in the 1858 Electoral Act as :

[4]

Members[edit]

Snodgrass was member for Anglesey 1856 to 1859
First incarnation 1859–1889
Member Term
  Peter Snodgrass Oct. 1859  – Aug. 1864
  George John Sands Nov. 1864  – July 1867
  Charles Duffy Aug. 1867  – Mar. 1874
  John Gavan Duffy May 1874  – Feb. 1886
  George John Sands Mar. 1886  – Mar. 1887
  John Gavan Duffy June 1887# – Mar. 1889
Anglesey existed in a second incarnation from 1889 to 1904.[1]
Second incarnation 1904–1927
Member Term
  Reginald Argyle       June 1904 – Nov. 1914
  Allan Cameron Nov. 1914 – Dec. 1923
  Reg Pollard Jan. 1924# – Mar. 1927

      # = by-election

The new Electoral district of Bulla and Dalhousie was created in 1927 when Dalhousie was abolished. Pollard was member for Bulla and Dalhousie 1927–1932.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 25 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Electoral district of Angelsey (and Dalhousie)" (map). 1856. Retrieved 25 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Victoria Constitution Act 1855" (pdf). p. 459. Retrieved 12 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "An Act to alter the Electoral Districts of Victoria and to increase the number of Members of the Legislative Assembly thereof." (pdf). 1858. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 

Coordinates: 37°10′S 145°15′E / 37.167°S 145.250°E / -37.167; 145.250