Electoral district of Cumberland (North Riding)

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Cumberland (North Riding) was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales from 1856 to 1859, in Cumberland County, which includes Sydney. It included all of the county north of Parramatta Road and the Great Western Highway, except for the urban electorates of Sydney (City), Sydney Hamlets, Parramatta and Cumberland Boroughs, which included Richmond and Windsor. It elected two members simultaneously, with voters casting two votes and the first two candidates being elected.[1]

Members for Cumberland (North Riding)[edit]

Member Party Period Member Party Period
John Darvall None 1856–1857 James Pye None 1856–1857
Thomas Smith None 1857–1859 Henry Parkes None 1858–1858
John Plunkett None 1858–1859


  1. ^ Clune, David (2007). Antony Green; Michael Hogan, eds. The Electoral Atlas of New South Wales. New South Wales Department of Lands. ISBN 0-9752354-2-7.