Members of the Victorian Legislative Council, 1858–1860

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This is a list of members of the Victorian Legislative Council from the elections of 31 August to 2 October 1858 to the elections of 31 August to 2 October 1860.[1]

There were six Electoral Provinces and five members elected to each Province.[2]

VLC Electoral Provinces, 1856–1882
Note the "Term in Office" refers to that members term(s) in the Council, not necessarily for that Province.
Name Province Term in Office
Thomas Turner à Beckett Central 1852–1856; 1858–1878
John Barter Bennett South 1856–1863
William Clarke South 1856–1861; 1863–1870
George Coppin South-Western 1858–1863; 1889–1895
John Pascoe Fawkner Central 1851–1869
Thomas Howard Fellows Central 1854–1856; 1858–1868
Alexander Fraser North-Western 1858–1881
James Henty South-Western 1853–1882
Stephen Henty Western 1856–1870
Matthew Hervey Eastern 1853–1865
William Highett Eastern 1853–1856; 1857–1880
John Hodgson Central 1853–1860
John Hood [a] Central 1856–1859
Robert Hope South-Western 1856–1864; 1867–1874
Donald Kennedy South 1854–1864
Dennis Keogh North-Western 1856–1860
Thomas McCombie [b] South 1856–1859
Henry Miller Western 1851–1866
James Palmer Western 1851–1870
John Patterson [c] North-Western 1856–1859
Thomas Power South 1856–1864
William Roope South-Western 1856–1860
James Stewart Eastern 1856–1863
James Strachan South-Western 1851–1866; 1866–1874
Robert Thomson Eastern 1856–1863
Daniel Tierney [d] Western 1856–1859
George Urquhart [e] North-Western 1856–1860
Charles Vaughan Western 1856–1864
David Wilkie North-Western 1858–1868
Benjamin Williams Eastern 1856–1874
a Hood resigned September 1859, replaced by George Ward Cole in a by-election October 1859
b McCombie resigned October 1859, replaced by Gideon Rutherford in a by-election in November 1859
c Patterson died 24 April 1859; replaced by William Mitchell around October 1859
d Tierney was unseated on grounds of inadequate property in January 1859;[3] replaced by Niel Black in a by-election in February 1859
e Urquhart resigned March 1860, replaced by George Rolfe in a by-election in May 1860

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Legislative Council Elections since 1856". Parliament of Victoria. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Sweetman, Edward (1920). Constitutional Development of Victoria, 1851-6. Whitcombe & Tombs Limited. p. 183. Retrieved 26 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Tierney, Daniel Joseph". re-member: a database of all Victorian MPs since 1851. Parliament of Victoria.