Electoral district of The Burra

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The Burra
South AustraliaHouse of Assembly
State South Australia
Created 1862
Abolished 1875
Namesake Burra, South Australia
Demographic Rural

The Burra was an electoral district of the House of Assembly in the Australian state of South Australia from 1862 to 1875.[1]

The Burra was also the name of an electoral district of the unicameral South Australian Legislative Council from 1851 until its abolition in 1857, George Strickland Kingston being the member.[1] It was created in 1862 after the Electoral district of The Burra and Clare was abolished.[1]

In February 1875 The Burra was abolished and superseded by the Electoral district of Burra, Rowland Rees being one of the last members for the old district and one of the two new members for the new.[1]

The town of Burra is currently located in the safe Liberal seat of Stuart.


Member Party Term Member Party Term
  John Neales 1862–1870   George Cole 1862–1866
  Alexander McCulloch 1866–1868
  James Boucaut 1868–1870
  Charles Mann 1870–1875   John Hart 1870–1873
  Rowland Rees 1873–1875


  1. ^ a b c d "Statistical Record of the Legislature, 1836 - 2007" (PDF). Parliament of South Australia. Retrieved 22 January 2014. 

33°40′00″S 138°56′00″E / 33.666667°S 138.933333°E / -33.666667; 138.933333Coordinates: 33°40′00″S 138°56′00″E / 33.666667°S 138.933333°E / -33.666667; 138.933333