1857 Cumberland (North Riding) colonial by-election

A by-election was held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Cumberland North Riding on 11 December 1857 because of the resignation of John Darvall.[1]

DatesEdit

Date Event
26 November 1857 John Darvall resigned.[1]
28 November 1857 Writ of election issued by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.[2]
8 December 1857 Nominations
11 December 1857 Polling day
17 December 1857 Return of writ

ResultEdit

1857 Cumberland (North Riding) by-election
Friday 11 December [3]
Candidate Votes %
Thomas Smith (elected) 394 57.4
Henry Parkes 292 42.6
Total formal votes 686 100.0
Informal votes 0 0
Turnout 686 30.8

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Sir John Bayley Darvall MA, QC (1809-1883)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 16 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Writ of election: North Riding of Cumberland". New South Wales Government Gazette. No. 177. 1 December 1857. p. 2266. Retrieved 31 August 2020 – via Trove.
  3. ^ Green, Antony. "1857 Cumberland (North Riding) by-election". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 16 June 2019.