Electoral district of North Launceston

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The Electoral district of North Launceston, sometimes referred to as Launceston North, was an electoral district of the Tasmanian House of Assembly. It was based in Tasmania's second city, Launceston, and the surrounding rural area.

The seat was created as a single-member seat ahead of the 1871 election following the dissolution of the multi-member Launceston seat. In 1886, it became a two-member seat, and at the 1897 election, it was abolished when the Launceston seat was recreated under a trial of the Hare-Clark model.

The seat was then recreated as a single-member seat at the 1903 election and was abolished when the Tasmanian parliament adopted the Hare-Clark electoral model for the entire state in 1909.

Members for North Launceston[edit]

Single member: 1871–1886

Member Term
Charles Rocher 1871–1872
James Cox 1872–1874
Frederick Innes 1874–1877
Henry Lette 1877–1886

Two member: 1886–1897

Member 1 Term Member 2 Term
Henry Lette 1886–1892 Peter Barrett 1886–1897
David Scott 1892
Alexander Fowler 1892–1893
Allan Macdonald 1893–1897

Second incarnation: 1903–1909

Member Party Term
  William Batchelor Opposition 1903–1906
  Charles Howroyd Labor 1906–1909

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