Electoral district of Dalhousie

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For the former electoral district in New Brunswick, Canada, see Dalhousie (electoral district).
Dalhousie
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
Electoral district of Anglesey.png
Dalhousie, 1859
State Victoria
Dates current 1859–1889, 1904–1927
Demographic Rural

Dalhousie was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly[1] in the Australian state of Victoria from 1859 to 1927. It was based in north-western Victoria.[2] The district was previously named Electoral district of Anglesey.[3] The district of Dalhousie was defined in the 1858 Electoral Act as :

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Members[edit]

Snodgrass was member for Anglesey 1856 to 1859
First incarnation 1859–1889
Member Term
  Peter Snodgrass Oct. 1859  – Aug. 1864
  George John Sands Nov. 1864  – July 1867
  Charles Duffy Aug. 1867  – Mar. 1874
  John Gavan Duffy May 1874  – Feb. 1886
  George John Sands Mar. 1886  – Mar. 1887
  John Gavan Duffy June 1887# – Mar. 1889
Anglesey existed in a second incarnation from 1889 to 1904.[1]
Second incarnation 1904–1927
Member Term
  Reginald Argyle       June 1904 – Nov. 1914
  Allan Cameron Nov. 1914 – Dec. 1923
  Reg Pollard Jan. 1924# – Mar. 1927

      # = by-election

The new Electoral district of Bulla and Dalhousie was created in 1927 when Dalhousie was abolished. Pollard was member for Bulla and Dalhousie 1927–1932.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 25 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Electoral district of Angelsey (and Dalhousie)" (map). 1856. Retrieved 25 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Victoria Constitution Act 1855" (PDF). p. 459. Retrieved 12 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "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. 

Coordinates: 37°10′S 145°15′E / 37.167°S 145.250°E / -37.167; 145.250