Members of the South Australian Legislative Council, 1857–1861
This was the first Legislative Council to be elected under the new Constitution, which provided for a house consisting of eighteen members to be elected from the whole State acting as one Electoral District; that six members, selected by lot, should be replaced at General Elections after four years, another six to be replaced four years later and thenceforth each member should have a term of twelve years.
|Name||Time in office||Term expires||Previously represented / Notes|
|George Fife Angas||1851–||Feb. 1865||Barossa|
|Henry Ayers||1857–||Feb. 1869|
|Charles Hervey Bagot||1851–1853
|Feb. 1861||Mount Barker|
|Samuel Davenport||1855–||Feb. 1873||Non-Official nominee|
|Charles Davies MD||1857–||Feb. 1865|
|Charles G. Everard||1857–||Feb. 1869|
|James Hurtle Fisher||1855–||Feb. 1865||Non-Official nominee|
|Anthony Forster||1855–||Feb. 1873||West Adelaide|
|Arthur Henry Freeling||1855–1859||Feb 1861||Official nominee (Surveyor-General). Resigned August 1859|
|Edward Castres Gwynne||1851–1855, 1857–1859||Feb. 1861||Non-Official nominee. Vacated seat August 1859 to take position of Supreme Court judge.|
|George Hall||1851–||Feb. 1869||Port Adelaide|
|John Morphett||1851–||Feb. 1865||Non-Official nominee|
|Thomas Shuldham O'Halloran||1857–1863||Feb. 1865|
|Abraham Scott||1857–1867||Feb. 1873|
|William Scott||1855–||Feb. 1869||Port Adelaide|
|Edward Stirling||1855–||Feb. 1865||Non-Official nominee|
|George Tinline||1860–1863||Feb. 1869||elected April 1860 to fill vacancy; seat declared vacant June 1863|
|George Waterhouse||1860–||Feb. 1869||elected April 1860 to fill vacancy|
|William Younghusband||1851–1861||Feb. 1861||Stanley|
- "Colonial Constitutions". South Australian Register. Adelaide. 16 March 1857. p. 2. Retrieved 28 August 2014 – via National Library of Australia.
- "The New Parliament". South Australian Register. Adelaide. 26 March 1857. p. 2. Retrieved 27 August 2014 – via National Library of Australia.
- "Our First Parliament". The Advertiser. Adelaide. 8 March 1930. p. 15. Retrieved 28 August 2014 – via National Library of Australia.