Electoral district of Villiers and Heytesbury

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For the district of the old unicameral Victorian Legislative Council 1851–1856, see Electoral district of Villiers and Heytesbury (Victorian Legislative Council).
Villiers and Heytesbury
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
Electoral district of Villiers and Heytesbury, Victoria - 1856.png
Location in Victoria
State Victoria
Created 1856
Abolished 1904
Namesake Counties of Villiers and Heytesbury

Villiers and Heytesbury was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Victoria from 1856 to 1904. It was based in western Victoria, and included the area from Lake Corangamite along the coast westward past Port Fairy.[1]

The district of Villiers and Heytesbury was one of the initial districts of the first Victorian Legislative Assembly, 1856.[2]

Members for Villiers and Heytesbury in the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Two members initially, one after the electoral redistribution of 1889.

Member 1 Term Member 2 Term
Charles Gavan Duffy Nov 1856 – Aug 1864 William Rutledge Nov 1856 – Aug 1859
Alexander Russell Oct 1859 – Jul   1861
Richard Davies Ireland Aug 1861 – Apr 1864
Samuel MacGregor May 1864 – Aug 1864
William Bayles Nov 1864 – Feb 1880
John Moffatt Nov 1864 – Dec 1865
Frederick Leopold Smyth Feb 1866 – Dec 1867
Morgan Augustine McDonnell Mar 1868 – Apr 1870
Michael O'Grady[3] Jul   1870 – Jan 1876
Joseph Jones Feb 1876 – Apr 1877
Jeremiah Dwyer May 1877 – Nov? 1879
William Anderson May 1880 – Apr 1892 Joseph Jones Dec 1879 – Jun 1880
James Toohey Jul   1880 – Mar 1889
Thomas Scott May 1892 – Jun 1896
John Neil McArthur Jul   1896 – Oct 1900
Peter Campbell McArthur Nov 1900 – Sep 1902
Gratton Wilson Oct 1902 – Nov 1903
John Glasgow Dec 1903 – May 1904

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Electoral Districts of South Grant, North Grant, North Grenville, Ripon, Hampden, South Grenville and Polworth, Villiers and Heytesbury, Normanby, Dundas and Follett" (map). 1856. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  2. ^ Edward Sweetman (1920). Constitutional Development of Victoria, 1851-6. Whitcombe & Tombs Limited. p. 183. Retrieved 4 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Local.". Kilmore Free Press. 14 July 1870. p. 2. 

Coordinates: 38°20′S 142°40′E / 38.333°S 142.667°E / -38.333; 142.667