Oxford North

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Oxford North was a federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1935. It was located in the province of Ontario. It was created by the British North America Act of 1867.

In 1882, the North Riding of the county of Oxford was defined to consist of the townships of East Nissouri, West Zorra, East Zorra, Blandford, South Easthope and North Easthope, the town of Woodstock, and the village of Embro.

In 1903, the riding was redefined to exclude the townships of South Easthope and North Easthope, and include the township of Blenheim.

In 1914, the riding was redefined to include the part of the village of Tavistock situated in the township of Zorra East.

The electoral district was abolished in 1933 when it was merged into Oxford riding.

Electoral history[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1867: North Riding of Oxford
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal OLIVER, Thomas acclaimed


Canadian federal election, 1872: North Riding of Oxford
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal OLIVER, Thomas acclaimed


Canadian federal election, 1874: North Riding of Oxford
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal OLIVER, Thomas 1,866
  Unknown WOOD, J.H. 655


Canadian federal election, 1878: North Riding of Oxford
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal OLIVER, Thomas 1,706
  Unknown WOOD, 803


By-election: On Mr. Oliver's death, 9 December 1880 : North Riding of Oxford
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal SUTHERLAND, James 1,835
  Unknown PATTULO, G.R. 1,465


Canadian federal election, 1882: North Riding of Oxford
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal SUTHERLAND, James 1,469
  Unknown TOWLE, Saml. 1,044
  Unknown PATULLO, G.R. 999


Canadian federal election, 1887: North Riding of Oxford
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal SUTHERLAND, James 2,083
  Conservative THRALL, J.H. 847


Canadian federal election, 1891: North Riding of Oxford
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal SUTHERLAND, James 2,544
  Conservative KARN, D.W. 1,010


Canadian federal election, 1896: North Riding of Oxford
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal SUTHERLAND, James 2,811
  Conservative KARN, D.W. 1,010


Canadian federal election, 1900: North Riding of Oxford
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal SUTHERLAND, Hon. James 2,717
  Conservative WALLACE, James Gamble 1,115


By-election: On Mr. Sutherland being appointed Minister of Marine
and Fisheries, 29 January 1902: North Riding of Oxford
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal SUTHERLAND, Hon. J. acclaimed


Canadian federal election, 1904: North Riding of Oxford
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal SUTHERLAND, Hon. James 2,768
  Conservative WALLACE, James G. 1,266


By-election: On Mr. Sutherland's death, 13 June 1905: North Riding of Oxford
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal SMITH, George 2,845
  Conservative WALLACE, J.G. 2,507


Canadian federal election, 1908: North Riding of Oxford
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal NESBITT, Edward Walter 2,675
  Conservative QUINN, Daniel 2,551


Canadian federal election, 1911: North Riding of Oxford
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal NESBITT, Edward Walter 2,898
  Conservative WALLACE, James Gamble 2,603


Canadian federal election, 1917: North Riding of Oxford
Party Candidate Votes
  Government NESBITT, Edward Walter 3,836
  Opposition SUTHERLAND, Donald Matheson 3,074


Canadian federal election, 1921: North Riding of Oxford
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal SINCLAIR, Duncan James 4,213
  Conservative NESBITT, Edward Walter 4,053
Progressive LILLICO, John Hugh 3,857


Canadian federal election, 1925: Oxford North
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative SUTHERLAND, Donald Matheson 6,243
  Liberal SINCLAIR, Duncan James 5,660


Canadian federal election, 1926: Oxford North
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal ALLAN, Hugh 6,565
  Conservative SUTHERLAND, Donald Matheson 6,193


Canadian federal election, 1930: Oxford North
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative SUTHERLAND, Donald Matheson 7,217
  Liberal ALLAN, Hugh 6,180


By-election: Acceptance by Donald M. Sutherland of an office of
emolument under the Crown, 25 August 1930: Oxford North
Party Candidate Votes
  Conservative SUTHERLAND, Hon. Donald Matheson acclaimed

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