New Zealand general election, 1860–61

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1860–61 general election
New Zealand
1855 ←
members
12 December 1860 – 28 March 1861
→ 1866
members

All 53 seats in the New Zealand House of Representatives
  First party


  Retouched portrait of Sir William Fox.jpg


Leader William Fox
Party Independent
Leader's seat Rangitikei
Last election 53 seats
Seats won 53
Seat change Steady
Popular vote N/A
Percentage N/A
Swing N/A

Prime Minister before election

Edward Staffordd
Independent

Prime Minister-designate

William Fox
Independent

The New Zealand general election of 1860–61 was held between 12 December 1860 and 28 March 1861 to elect 53 MPs to the third session of the Parliament of New Zealand. 13,196 electors were registered.[1]

1860 was the year gold miners who held a Miner’s Right continuously for at least three months were able to vote without having to own, lease or rent property.

Results[edit]

Member Electorate Province MP's term Election date
White, AugustusAugustus White Akaroa Canterbury First 13 February 1861[2]
Russell, ThomasThomas Russell Auckland East Auckland First 11 January 1861[3]
Firth, JosiahJosiah Firth Auckland West Auckland First 11 January 1861[4]
John Williamson Auckland West Auckland Second 11 January 1861[5]
Creyke, AlfredAlfred Creyke Avon Canterbury First 1 February 1861[6]
Carleton, HughHugh Carleton Bay of Islands Auckland Third 13 February 1861[7]
Gillies, ThomasThomas Gillies Bruce Otago Second 11 February 1861[8]
Kettle, CharlesCharles Kettle[9] Bruce Otago First 11 February 1861[10]
Weld, FrederickFrederick Weld Cheviot Canterbury Third 1 March 1861[2]
Cracroft Wilson, JohnJohn Cracroft Wilson Christchurch, City ofCity of Christchurch Canterbury First 31 January 1861[5]
Ormond, JohnJohn Ormond Clive Hawke's Bay First 20 February 1861[11]
Richmond, AndrewAndrew Richmond[12] Collingwood Nelson First 4 February 1861[13]
Dick, ThomasThomas Dick Dunedin, City ofCity of Dunedin Otago First 24 December 1860[14]
McGlashan, EdwardEdward McGlashan[15] Dunedin, City ofCity of Dunedin Otago First 24 December 1860[16]
Rowley, ThomasThomas Rowley[17] Ellesmere Canterbury First 25 January 1861[13]
Graham, RobertRobert Graham Franklin Auckland Second 28 January 1861[18]
Nixon, MarmadukeMarmaduke Nixon Franklin Auckland First 28 January 1861[19]
King, WilliamWilliam King Grey and Bell Taranaki First 27 November 1860[10]
Fraser, ThomasThomas Fraser Hampden Otago First 20 February 1861[20]
Hall, GeorgeGeorge Hall[21] Heathcote Canterbury First 12 February 1861[22]
Fitzherbert, WilliamWilliam Fitzherbert Hutt Wellington Second 12 December 1860[4]
Renall, AlfredAlfred Renall[23] Hutt Wellington Second 12 December 1860[24]
Cookson, IsaacIsaac Cookson Kaiapoi Canterbury Second 7 February 1861[25]
Ward, CrosbieCrosbie Ward Lyttelton, Town ofTown of Lyttelton Canterbury Second 25 January 1861[26]
Munro, JohnJohn Munro Marsden Auckland First 20 January 1861[27]
Butler, WilliamWilliam Butler Mongonui Auckland First 30 January 1861[28]
Curtis, HerbertHerbert Curtis[29] Motueka Nelson Second 5 February 1861[6]
Stark, HenryHenry Stark Napier Hawke's Bay First 19 February 1861[30]
Domett, AlfredAlfred Domett Nelson, City ofCity of Nelson Nelson Second 27 December 1860[31]
Stafford, EdwardEdward Stafford Nelson, City ofCity of Nelson Nelson Second 27 December 1860[30]
Wemyss, JamesJames Wemyss[32] Nelson, Suburbs ofSuburbs of Nelson Nelson First 28 January 1861[2]
Richmond, WilliamWilliam Richmond New Plymouth, Town ofTown of New Plymouth Taranaki Second 28 December 1860[13]
Graham, GeorgeGeorge Graham[33] Newton Auckland First 28 January 1861[18]
Henderson, ThomasThomas Henderson Northern Division Auckland Second 22 January 1861[34]
O'Neill, JamesJames O'Neill Northern Division Auckland Second 22 January 1861[11]
Richmond, JamesJames Richmond Omata Taranaki First 30 December 1860[13]
O'Rorke, MauriceMaurice O'Rorke Onehunga, Town ofTown of Onehunga Auckland First 18 January 1861[11]
Wood, ReaderReader Wood Parnell Auckland First 15 January 1861[35]
Mason, WilliamWilliam Mason Pensioner Settlements Auckland First 21 January 1861[36]
Monro, DavidDavid Monro Picton Marlborough Third 16 February 1861[37]
Brandon, AlfredAlfred Brandon Porirua Wellington Second 20 December 1860[38]
Taylor, CharlesCharles Taylor Raglan Auckland Third 11 February 1861[39]
Fox, WilliamWilliam Fox Rangitiki Wellington Second 4 February 1861[20]
Jollie, FrancisFrancis Jollie Timaru Canterbury First 25 March 1861[40]
Saunders, AlfredAlfred Saunders Waimea Marlborough First 1 February 1861[3]
Carter, CharlesCharles Carter Wairarapa Wellington Second 12 December 1860[41]
Eyes, WilliamWilliam Eyes Wairau Marlborough First 15 February 1861[42]
Bell, DillonDillon Bell Wallace Otago Second 14 March 1861[43]
Mantell, WalterWalter Mantell Wallace Otago First 14 March 1861[36]
Harrison, HenryHenry Harrison[44] Wanganui, Wanganui Wellington First 1 February 1861[45]
Featherston, IsaacIsaac Featherston Wellington, City ofCity of Wellington Wellington Third 11 December 1860[42]
Rhodes, WilliamWilliam Rhodes Wellington, City ofCity of Wellington Wellington Third 11 December 1860[46]
Taylor, WilliamWilliam Taylor[47] Wellington, City ofCity of Wellington Wellington First 11 December 1860[39]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "General elections 1853-2005 - dates & turnout". Elections New Zealand. Retrieved 12 September 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c Scholefield 1950, p. 147.
  3. ^ a b Scholefield 1950, p. 137.
  4. ^ a b Scholefield 1950, p. 106.
  5. ^ a b Scholefield 1950, p. 148.
  6. ^ a b Scholefield 1950, p. 102.
  7. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 99.
  8. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 108.
  9. ^ Patterson, Brad (22 June 2007). "Kettle, Charles Henry 1821 - 1862". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Retrieved 8 June 2010. 
  10. ^ a b Scholefield 1950, p. 118.
  11. ^ a b c Scholefield 1950, p. 130.
  12. ^ Cyclopedia Company Limited (1906). "Present And Past Members Of Parliament". The Cyclopedia of New Zealand : Nelson, Marlborough & Westland Provincial Districts. Christchurch. Retrieved 8 June 2010. 
  13. ^ a b c d Scholefield 1950, p. 136.
  14. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 103.
  15. ^ Cyclopedia Company Limited (1905). "Ex-Members". The Cyclopedia of New Zealand : Otago & Southland Provincial Districts. Christchurch. Retrieved 8 June 2010. 
  16. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 122.
  17. ^ Johnson, R. D.; Lochhead, Shapcott, Shaw-Brown. "The Architectural Heritage of Christchurch". Christchurch City Council : Town Planning Division. p. 5. Retrieved 1 May 2010. 
  18. ^ a b Scholefield 1950, p. 109.
  19. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 129.
  20. ^ a b Scholefield 1950, p. 107.
  21. ^ Cyclopedia Company Limited (1903). "Mr. George Williamson Hall". The Cyclopedia of New Zealand : Canterbury Provincial District. Christchurch. Retrieved 8 June 2010. 
  22. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 110.
  23. ^ Percy, Shirley Kevin. "The Renalls of Petone and the Wairarapa". Percy Family. Retrieved 8 June 2010. 
  24. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 134.
  25. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 101.
  26. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 146.
  27. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 128.
  28. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 98.
  29. ^ Savage, J. F. H. (September 1978). "Potted Biographies". Nelson Historical Society Journal 3 (4). Retrieved 8 June 2010. 
  30. ^ a b Scholefield 1950, p. 140.
  31. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 104.
  32. ^ Cyclopedia Company Limited (1906). "Present And Past Members Of Parliament". The Cyclopedia of New Zealand : Nelson, Marlborough & Westland Provincial Districts. Christchurch. Retrieved 8 June 2010. 
  33. ^ Cyclopedia Company Limited (1902). "Mr. George Graham". The Cyclopedia of New Zealand: Auckland Provincial District. Christchurch. Retrieved 8 June 2010. 
  34. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 113.
  35. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 149.
  36. ^ a b Scholefield 1950, p. 125.
  37. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 127.
  38. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 97.
  39. ^ a b Scholefield 1950, p. 143.
  40. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 117.
  41. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 100.
  42. ^ a b Scholefield 1950, p. 105.
  43. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 95.
  44. ^ Cyclopedia Company Limited (1897). "Ex-Members". The Cyclopedia of New Zealand : Wellington Provincial District. Wellington. Retrieved 8 June 2010. 
  45. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 112.
  46. ^ Scholefield 1950, p. 135.
  47. ^ Cyclopedia Company Limited (1897). "Mr. William Waring Taylor". The Cyclopedia of New Zealand : Wellington Provincial District. Wellington. Retrieved 8 June 2010. 

References[edit]

  • Scholefield, Guy (1950) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1949 (3rd ed.). Wellington: Govt. Printer.