Electoral district of Cumberland (New South Wales)

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Cumberland was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales in outer western Sydney named after Cumberland County. It was created as a three-member electorate with the introduction of proportional representation in 1920, replacing Camden and Hawkesbury. It was abolished in 1927 and replaced by Hawkesbury, Nepean, and parts of Bankstown, Lakemba and Hornsby.[1]

Members for Cumberland[edit]

Three members
Member Party Term Member Party Term Member Party Term
  Voltaire Molesworth Labor 1920–1925   Bruce Walker Nationalist 1920–1927   Ernest Carr Nationalist 1920–1922
    William FitzSimons Nationalist 1922–1926
  James McGirr Labor 1925–1927  
  James Shand Nationalist 1926–1927

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Former Members". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 2007-04-27.