Electoral district of Talbot

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VictoriaLegislative Assembly
Electoral district of Talbot, Victoria.png
Location in Victoria
State Victoria
Created 1856
Abolished 1859
Demographic Rural

Coordinates: 37°15′S 143°55′E / 37.250°S 143.917°E / -37.250; 143.917 Talbot 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, bounded on the west by Bet Bet Creek, the north by the Loddon River, on the east by the Coliban River and included the area around the towns of Creswick, Daylesford and Carisbrook.[2]

The district of Talbot was one of the initial districts of the first Victorian Legislative Assembly, 1856.[3] In 1859, new electoral districts including Avoca, Ararat and Creswick were created.[1]

In 1877, a new district of Maryborough and Talbot was created.[1]

Members for Talbot[edit]

Two members were elected to the district.[1][3]

Member 1 Term Member 2 Term
Butler Cole Aspinall Nov. 1856 – Aug. 1859 David Blair   Nov. 1856 – Aug. 1859


  1. ^ a b c d "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 30 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Electoral District of Talbot" (map). 1856. Retrieved 30 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Sweetman, Edward (1920). Constitutional Development of Victoria, 1851-6. Whitcombe & Tombs Limited. p. 183. Retrieved 14 April 2013.