Electoral district of Ripon and Hampden

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Ripon and Hampden
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
Ripon and Hampden, Victoria.png
Location in Victoria
State Victoria
Created 1859
Abolished 1904
Namesake County of Ripon,
County of Hampden
Demographic Rural

Ripon and Hampden was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly[1] in the Australian state of Victoria from 1859 to 1904. It was based in western Victoria.[2] Coordinates: 37°45′S 143°00′E / 37.750°S 143.000°E / -37.750; 143.000

Ripon and Hampden, along with Polwarth and South Grenville, were created after the Electoral district of Polwarth, Ripon, Hampden and South Grenville was split up in 1859.[1][3]

Members for Ripon and Hampden[edit]

Member Term
James Service Oct 1859 – Aug 1862
George Glenwilliam Morton Nov 1862 – Aug 1864
Francis Longmore Nov 1864 – Feb 1883
William Henry Uren Feb 1883 – Apr 1892
Edwin Henry Austin May 1892 – Oct 1900
David Oman Nov 1900 – May 1904

After Ripon and Hampden was abolished in 1904, the Electoral district of Hampden was created. David Oman, the last representative of Ripon and Hampden went on to represent Hampden from 1904 to 1927.[1]

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