Electoral district of South Sydney

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South Sydney was an electoral district for the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales from 1880 to 1894, covering the southern part of the current Sydney central business district, Haymarket, Surry Hills, Moore Park and Chippendale, bordered by George Street, Broadway, City Road, Cleveland Street, South Dowling Street, Dacey Avenue, the western edge of Centennial Park, Moore Park Road, South Dowling Street, Oxford Street and Liverpool Street. It elected four members simultaneously, with voters casting four votes and the first four candidates being elected. For the 1894 election, it was replaced by the single-member electorates of Sydney-Phillip, Sydney-Belmore, Sydney-Flinders and Sydney-Cook.

Members for South Sydney[edit]

Member Party Period Member Party Period Member Party Period Member Party Period
  George Carter None 1880–1882   John Davies None 1880–1882   William Poole None 1880–1885   George Withers None 1880–1885
  John Harris None 1882–1885   Joseph Olliffe None 1882–1887
  James Toohey None 1885–1887   John Davies None 1885–1887   Archibald Forsyth None 1885–1887
  Protectionist 1887–1893   Bernhard Wise Free Trade 1887–1889   George Withers Free Trade 1887–1889   Alban Riley Free Trade 1887–1889
  William Traill Protectionist 1889–1894   Walter Edmunds Protectionist 1889–1891   James Martin Free Trade 1889–1894
  Bernhard Wise Free Trade 1891–1894
  William Manning Protectionist 1893–1894