Electoral district of Crowlands

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Crowlands
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
Electoral district of Crowlands, Victoria - Location.png
Location in Victoria
StateVictoria
Created1859
Abolished1877
DemographicRural

Crowlands was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly[1] in the Australian colony of Victoria from 1859 to 1877. It was located in north-western Victoria and included the town of Swan Hill.[2]

Electoral district of Crowlands, Victoria

The district was defined as being:

[3]

Coordinates: 36°10′S 143°00′E / 36.167°S 143.000°E / -36.167; 143.000

Members[edit]

2 members[3]
Member 1 Term Member 2 Term
  John Houston Oct 1859   – Dec 1865   John Woods Oct 1859 – Aug 1864
  Ronald Campbell Nov 1864 – Dec 1865
  Robert Byrne Feb 1866   – Oct 1869   Andrew Love Feb 1866 – Dec 1867
  David Blair Mar 1868 – Jan 1871
  George Rolfe Oct 1869[b] – Jan? 1871
  Robert Walker Apr 1871   – Mar 1874   John Woods Apr 1871 – Apr 1877
  Colin Campbell May 1874   – Apr 1877
[b] = by-election

After Crowlands was abolished, John Woods went on to represent the Electoral district of Stawell from its creation in 1877 to 1892.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 12 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Electoral district of Crowlands" (map). 1863. Retrieved 19 April 2013.
  3. ^ a b "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.