Electoral district of Polwarth, Ripon, Hampden and South Grenville

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Polwarth, Ripon, Hampden and South Grenville
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
Electoral district of Polwarth, Ripon, Hampden and South Grenville, Victoria.png
Location in Victoria
State Victoria
Created 1856
Abolished 1859
Demographic Rural

Polwarth, Ripon, Hampden and South Grenville was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly[1] in the Australian state of Victoria from 1856 to 1859. It was based in western Victoria.[2] Coordinates: 38°0′S 143°20′E / 38.000°S 143.333°E / -38.000; 143.333

The district of Polwarth, Ripon, Hampden and South Grenville was one of the initial districts of the first Victorian Legislative Assembly, 1856.[3]

In 1859 "Polwarth, Ripon, Hampden and South Grenville" was abolished and new districts of "Grenville" (two members), "Ripon and Hampden" (one member) and "Polwarth and South Grenville" (one member) were created due to the increase of numbers in the Victorian Legislative Assembly.[4]

Members for Polwarth, Ripon, Hampden and South Grenville[edit]

Member 1 Term Member 2 Term
Colin Campbell[3] Nov. 1856 – Aug. 1859 Jeremiah George Ware[3] Nov. 1856 – Aug. 1859

Campbell later represented Crowlands from May 1874 to April 1877.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Electoral Districts of South Grant, North Grant, North Grenville, Ripon, Hampden, South Grenville and Polworth, Villiers and Heytesbury, Normanby, Dundas and Follett" (map). 1856. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c Edward Sweetman (1920). Constitutional Development of Victoria, 1851-6. Whitcombe & Tombs Limited. p. 183. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "An Act to alter the Electoral Districts of Victoria and to increase the number of Members of the Legislative Assembly thereof." (PDF). Australasian Legal Information Institute. 1858. Retrieved 29 April 2013.