Alexander Dunlop (politician)

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Alexander Cunningham (or Cunninghame)[1] Wallace Dunlop[2] or Alexander Cunningham Fairlie Wallace-Dunlop[3] (16 June 1809 – 21 June 1852) was a nominee member of the Victorian Legislative Council[4] from November 1851 until his death.[3]

Dunlop was born in West Lothian, Scotland to Anthony Dunlop (from Ellerslie, Isle of Man) and Anne Cunningham.[3] Arriving in the Port Phillip District in the 1840s, he became a magistrate in 1851.[3] 31 October 1851 Dunlop was nominated to the Victorian Legislative Council.[1] His nomination to the Legislative Council was announced in the Victoria Government Gazette of 5 November 1851.[4] Dunlop died in Melbourne, his funeral was held on 24 June 1852.[5] He was replaced in the Council by Joseph Anderson.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Sweetman, Edward (1920). Constitutional Development of Victoria, 1851-6. Whitcombe & Tombs Limited. p. 166. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Labilliere, Francis Peter (1878). "Early History of the Colony of Victoria". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Wallace-Dunlop, Alexander Cunningham Fairlie". re-member: a database of all Victorian MPs since 1851. Parliament of Victoria. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Victoria Government Gazette" (PDF). 5 November 1851. 
  5. ^ "Notice". The Argus. Melbourne: National Library of Australia. 24 June 1852. p. 5. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
Victorian Legislative Council
New seat Nominated Member
31 October 1851 – 21 June 1852
Succeeded by
Joseph Anderson