1864 Town of New Plymouth by-election

The 1864 Town of New Plymouth by-election was a by-election held on 18 November 1864 in the Town of New Plymouth electorate during the 3rd New Zealand Parliament.

The by-election was caused by the resignation of the incumbent, Henry Hanson Turton on 21 October 1864.[1]

He was replaced by Charles Brown. Brown was the only nomination, so was declared elected unopposed.[2]


  1. ^ Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. p. 241. OCLC 154283103.
  2. ^ "Election". Taranaki Herald. 19 November 1864.