Edward Conolly (judge)

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New Zealand Parliament
Years Term Electorate Party
1881–1884 8th Picton Independent
1884–1887 9th Picton Independent

Edward Tennyson Conolly (31 August 1822 – 8 November 1908) was a New Zealand lawyer, politician and judge.

Conolly was born in Chichester, Sussex, England on 31 August 1822,[1] and was the son of noted physician John Conolly.

He represented the Marlborough electorate of Picton in Parliament from 1881 to 1887, when he retired.[2]

He was the Minister of Justice 1882–1884 and Attorney-General 1883–1884.[3]



  • Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103. 
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
Courtney Kenny
Member of Parliament for Picton
Constituency abolished
Political offices
Preceded by
Thomas Dick
Minister of Justice
Succeeded by
Joseph Tole
Preceded by
Frederick Whitaker
Succeeded by
Robert Stout