Electoral district of Northumberland

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Northumberland was an electoral district for the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales from 1859 to 1913, in the Newcastle area and named after Northumberland County. It elected two members simultaneously between 1880 and 1887 and three members between 1887 and 1894. Voters cast a vote for each vacancy and the leading candidates were elected.

Members for Northumberland[edit]

Single-member (1859–1880)
Member Party Term
  Alexander Scott None 1859–1860
  Thomas Lewis None 1860–1862
  Atkinson Tighe None 1862–1869
  William Brookes None 1869–1872
  James Hannell None 1872–1874
  Charles Stevens None 1874–1877
  William Turner None 1877–1877
  Thomas Hungerford None 1877–1880
  Ninian Melville None 1880–1880
Two members (1880–1887)
Member Party Term Member Party Term
  William Turner None 1880–1881   Ninian Melville None 1880–1887
  Thomas Hungerford None 1882–1882
  Atkinson Tighe None 1882–1884
  Richard Luscombe None 1884–1885
  Joseph Creer None 1885–1887
Three members (1887–1894)
Member Party Term Member Party Term Member Party Term
  Ninian Melville Protectionist 1887–1894   Thomas Walker Protectionist 1887–1894   Joseph Creer Independent Protectionist 1887–1889
  Protectionist 1889–1891
  Alfred Edden Labour 1891–1894
Single-member (1894–1913)
Member Party Term
  Richard Stevenson Protectionist 1894–1895
  Henry Wheeler Free Trade 1895–1898
  Richard Stevenson Protectionist 1898–1899
  John Norton Independent 1899–1904
  Matthew Charlton Labour 1904–1910
  William Kearsley Labour 1910–1913