Members of the South Australian Legislative Council, 1865–1869

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This is a list of members of the South Australian Legislative Council from 1865 to 1869.

This was the third Legislative Council to be elected under the Constitution of 1856, which provided for a house consisting of eighteen members to be elected from the whole colony acting as one electoral district "The Province"; 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.[1][2][3] Eight members were elected – six by the "effluxion of time" and two to replace members Forster and Waterhouse who resigned the previous December.[4]

Name Time in office Term expires Notes
George Fife Angas 1851–1866 reelected 1865; resigned August 1866
Henry Ayers 1857–1888
1888–1893
Feb. 1873 reelected 1865[5]
Charles Hervey Bagot 1851–1853
1857–1861
1865–1869
Feb. 1873 reelected 1865
John Tuthill Bagot 1866–1870 Feb. 1877 filled vacancy September 1866
John Baker 1851–1861
1863–1872
Feb. 1869
John Henry Barrow 1861–1871 Feb. 1869[6]
Charles Bonney 1865–1866 resigned August 1866
John Crozier 1867–1887 Feb. 1877 filled vacancy August 1867
Samuel Davenport 1855–1866 Feb. 1873 resigned August 1866
Thomas Elder 1863–1869
1871–1878
Feb. 1869
Thomas English 1865–1878
1882–1885
Feb. 1869
Charles George Everard 1857–1869 Feb. 1869
George Hall 1851–1867 Feb. 1869 died July 1867
John Hodgkiss 1866–1872
1878–1884
Feb. 1877 filled vacancy September 1866
Thomas Hogarth 1866–1885 Feb. 1873 filled vacancy September 1866
Edward McEllister 1863–1866 died May 1866
Thomas Magarey 1865–1867 resigned July 1867
Henry Mildred 1866–1873 Feb. 1873 filled vacancy September 1866
William Morgan 1867–1884 Feb. 1877 filled vacancy August 1867
John Morphett 1851–1873 Feb. 1873 reelected 1865
William Parkin 1866–1877 Feb. 1877 filled vacancy September 1866
William Peacock 1861–1869 Feb. 1869[7]
Abraham Scott 1857–1867 Feb. 1873 resigned July 1867
Emanuel Solomon 1867–1871 Feb. 1877 filled vacancy August 1867
resigned September 1871
Judah Moss Solomon 1861–1866 Feb. 1873 resigned August 1866
William Wedd Tuxford 1865–1873 Feb. 1873

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Colonial Constitutions". South Australian Register. Adelaide. 16 March 1857. p. 2. Retrieved 28 August 2014 – via National Library of Australia.
  2. ^ "The New Parliament". South Australian Register. Adelaide. 26 March 1857. p. 2. Retrieved 27 August 2014 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. ^ "Our First Parliament". The Advertiser. Adelaide. 8 March 1930. p. 15. Retrieved 28 August 2014 – via National Library of Australia.
  4. ^ "The South Australian Parliament". South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail. Adelaide. 6 June 1868. p. 12. Retrieved 1 September 2014 – via National Library of Australia. A useful synopsis.
  5. ^ Ayers' term originally to have expired 1869 but changed to 1865 when O'Halloran resigned
  6. ^ Barrow's term originally to have expired 1873 but became 1869 after by-elections
  7. ^ Peacock's term originally to have expired 1873 but changed to 1869 after by-elections