Members of the Tasmanian Legislative Council, 1891–1897
This is a list of members of the Tasmanian Legislative Council between 1891 and 1897. Terms of the Legislative Council did not coincide with Legislative Assembly elections, and members served six year terms, with a number of members facing election each year.
|5 May 1891||Cambridge; Hobart (1); Russell|
|3 May 1892||Hobart (1); Launceston (1); North Esk|
|2 May 1893||Hobart (1); Meander; Pembroke|
|1 May 1894||Huon; Launceston (1); Mersey|
|7 May 1895||Derwent; Tamar; Westmorland|
|5 May 1896||Buckingham; Macquarie; South Esk|
|Name||Division||Years in office||Elected|
|Hon Dr Gamaliel Butler||Hobart||1896–1914||b/e|
|Hon George Collins||Tamar||1895–1919||1895|
|Hon Audley Coote||Tamar||1886–1895||1889|
|Hon William Crosby||Hobart||1885–1909||1891|
|Hon William Dodery||Westmorland||1877–1907||1895|
|Hon Adye Douglas||Launceston||1855–1856; 1884–1886;
|Hon Philip Fysh||Buckingham||1866–1869; 1870–1873;
|Hon Walter Gellibrand||Derwent||1871–1901||1895|
|Hon James Gibson||South Esk||1886–1899||1896|
|Hon Charles Henry Grant||Hobart||1892–1901||1893|
|Hon Frederick Grubb||Meander||1879–1911||1893|
|Hon William Hart||Launceston||1885–1904||1894|
|Hon Henry Lamb||Pembroke||1891–1899||1893|
|Hon Alfred Lord||Cambridge||1890–1897||1891|
|Hon John Hair McCall||Mersey||1888–1901||1894|
|Hon Alexander McGregor||Hobart||1880–1896||1892|
|Hon William Moore||Russell||1877–1909||1891|
|Hon Alfred Page||Macquarie||1887–1909||1896|
|Hon Frederick Piesse||Buckingham||1894–1901||1896|
|Hon Henry Rooke||North Esk||1886–1901||1892|
|Hon George Salier||Hobart||1886–1892||1897|
|Hon John Watchorn||Huon||1882–1905||1894|
- 1 On 11 June 1892, George Salier, one of the three members for Hobart, died. Charles Henry Grant won the resulting by-election on 24 June 1892.
- 2 On 17 August 1892, the new Premier of Tasmania, Henry Dobson, appointed Sir Adye Douglas to the Ministry as Chief Secretary. As such he was required to resign and contest a ministerial by-election, and was returned unopposed on 26 August.
- 3 On 14 April 1894, the new Premier of Tasmania, Sir Philip Fysh, appointed William Moore to the Ministry as Chief Secretary. He resigned to contest a ministerial by-election, and was returned unopposed on 27 April.
- 4 On 14 April 1894, Sir Philip Fysh, the member for Buckingham, became Premier of Tasmania. Rather than contest his own seat at the ministerial by-election, Fysh transferred to the Legislative Assembly seat of North Hobart, which he won on 24 April, whilst Frederick Piesse, the former member for North Hobart, won the Buckingham seat in the Council by just four votes on 8 May 1894 against Dr Gamaliel Butler.
- 5 In April 1896, Alexander McGregor, one of the three members for Hobart, retired. Dr Gamaliel Butler won the resulting by-election on 6 May 1896.