Electoral district of Talbot, Dalhousie and Angelsey

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Talbot, Dalhousie and Angelsey
VictoriaLegislative Council
Talbot, Dalhousie and Anglesey Victoria.png
Location in Victoria
StateVictoria
Created1851
Abolished1856
NamesakeCounties of Talbot,
Dalhousie and Angelsey
DemographicRural

The Electoral district of Talbot, Dalhousie and Angelsey was one of the original sixteen electoral districts[1] of the old unicameral Victorian Legislative Council of 1851 to 1856. Victoria being a colony in Australia at the time.

The district's area was defined as consisting of the three central western Victorian counties of Talbot, Dalhousie and Angelsey.[1]

From 1856 onwards, the Victorian parliament consisted of two houses, the Victorian Legislative Council (upper house, consisting of Provinces) and the Victorian Legislative Assembly (lower house).[2]

Members[edit]

One member initially, two from the expansion of the Council in 1853.[3]

Member 1 Term
John Pascoe Fawkner Oct 1851[4] – Mar 1856 Member 2 Term
William Mollison Jun[4] 1853 – Mar 1856

Fawkner went on to represent Central Province in the Victorian Legislative Council from November 1856.[5]
Mollison went on to represent Dundas and Follett in the Victorian Legislative Assembly from April 1858.[5]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  • "Electoral District of Talbot" (map). 1855. Retrieved 2 June 2013.

(same boundaries as defined in 1851)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Victorian Electoral Act" (PDF). New South Wales Government. Retrieved 20 May 2013.
  2. ^ Sweetman, Edward (1920). Constitutional Development of Victoria, 1851-6. Whitcombe & Tombs Limited. p. 182. Retrieved 20 May 2013.
  3. ^ Sweetman, p.108
  4. ^ a b Labilliere, Francis Peter (1878). "Early History of the Colony of Victoria". Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 20 May 2013.

Coordinates: 37°0′S 144°50′E / 37.000°S 144.833°E / -37.000; 144.833