4th Parliament of the Province of Canada

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The 4th Parliament of the Province of Canada was in session from 1852 to June 1854. Elections for the Legislative Assembly were held in the Province of Canada in October 1851. Sessions were held in Quebec City.

The Speaker of this parliament was John Sandfield Macdonald.

Canada East[edit]

Riding Member Party
Beauharnois Ovide Le Blanc Reformer
Bellechasse Jean Chabot Reformer
Berthier Joseph-Hilarion Jobin Patriote
Bonaventure David Le Boutillier Reformer
Chambly Louis Lacoste Reformer
Champlain Thomas Marchildon Liberal
Deux-Montagnes William Henry Scott [1] Reformer
Louis-Joseph Papineau Rouge
Dorchester François-Xavier Lemieux Reformer
Drummond John McDougall Conservative
Gaspé Robert Christie Independent
Huntingdon Jean-Baptiste Varin Reformer
Kamouraska Jean-Charles Chapais Reformer
Leinster Louis-Michel Viger Reformer
L'Islet Charles-François Fournier Reformer
Lotbinière Joseph Laurin Reformer
Mégantic John Greaves Clapham Tory
Missisquoi Seneca Paige Moderate
Montmorency Joseph-Édouard Cauchon Reformer
Montreal John Young Rouge
Montreal William Badgley Tory
Montreal (county) Michel-François Valois Rouge
Nicolet Thomas Fortier Reformer
Ottawa John Egan Reformer
Portneuf Ulric-Joseph Tessier Reformer
Quebec County Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau Reformer
Quebec City Hippolyte Dubord Independent
Quebec City George Okill Stuart Conservative
Richelieu Antoine-Némèse Gouin Reformer
Rimouski Joseph-Charles Taché Reformer
Rouville Joseph-Napoléon Poulin Reformer
Saguenay Marc-Pascal de Sales Laterrière Reformer
St. Hyacinthe Louis-Victor Sicotte Liberal
Saint-Maurice Joseph-Édouard Turcotte Reformer
Shefford Lewis Thomas Drummond Liberal
Sherbrooke Edward Short [2] Moderate
Alexander Tilloch Galt (1853) Independent
Sherbrooke (county) John Sewell Sanborn Liberal
Stanstead Hazard Bailey Terrill [3] Moderate
Timothy Lee Terrill (1852) Moderate
Terrebonne Augustin-Norbert Morin Reformer
Trois-Rivières Antoine Polette Reformer
Vaudreuil Jean-Baptiste Mongenais Reformer
Verchères George-Étienne Cartier Reformer
Yamaska Pierre-Benjamin Dumoulin Reformer


Canada West[edit]

Riding Member Party
Brockville George Crawford Conservative
Bytown Daniel McLachlin Reformer
Carleton Edward Malloch
Cornwall Roderick McDonald
Dundas Jesse W. Rose
Durham James Smith
Essex John Prince
Frontenac Henry Smith, Jr Conservative
Glengarry John Sandfield Macdonald Reformer
Grenville William Patrick Reformer
Haldimand William Lyon Mackenzie Reformer
Halton John White
Hamilton Allan Napier MacNab Conservative
Hastings Edmund Murney
Huron Malcolm Cameron Reformer
Kent George Brown Reformer
Kingston John A. Macdonald Conservative
Lanark James Shaw Conservative
Leeds William Buell Richards[4] Reformer
Jesse Delong (1853) Reformer
Lennox & Addington Benjamin Seymour Conservative
Lincoln William Hamilton Merritt Reformer
London Thomas C. Dixon Conservative
Middlesex Crowell Willson
Niagara (town) Francis Hincks [5] Reformer
Joseph Curran Morrison (1852) Reformer
Norfolk John Rolph Clear Grit
Northumberland Asa A Burnham
Oxford Francis Hincks Reformer
Peterborough John Langton Conservative
Prescott Thomas Hall Johnston
Prince Edward David Barker Stevenson Conservative
Russell George Byron Lyon-Fellowes
Simcoe William Benjamin Robinson Conservative
Stormont William Mattice
Toronto George Percival Ridout Independent
Toronto William Henry Boulton[6] Conservative
Henry Sherwood (1853) Conservative
Waterloo Adam Johnston Fergusson Reform
Welland Thomas Clark Street Conservative
Wentworth David Christie Reformer
East York Amos Wright Reformer
North York Joseph Hartman Reformer
South York John William Gamble Tory
West York George Wright Reformer


Preceded by
3rd Parliament of the Province of Canada
Parliaments in the Province of Canada
Succeeded by
5th Parliament of the Province of Canada


  1. ^ died in 1851; Louis-Joseph Papineau was elected in a by-election held in July 1852.
  2. ^ resigned to accept an appointment in November 1852; Alexander Tilloch Galt was elected in a by-election held in March 1853.
  3. ^ died in 1852; his brother, Timothy Lee Terrill, was elected to his seat in a by-election held in November 1852.
  4. ^ named judge in June 1853; Jesse Delong elected in a July 1853 by-election.
  5. ^ Francis Hincks was elected in both Niagara and Oxford, choosing to sit for Oxford; Joseph Curran Morrison was elected in an 1852 by-election for Niagara.
  6. ^ election declared void in March 1853; Henry Sherwood elected in an April 1853 by-election

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