Electoral district of Argyle

Argyle was an electoral district for the Legislative Assembly in the Australian State of New South Wales from 1856 to 1904, including Argyle County surrounding Goulburn. The town of Goulburn was in Southern Boroughs from 1856 to 1859 and then Goulburn.[1] The district had previously been represented by the district of County of Argyle in the partially elected Legislative Council.

Argyle
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
County of Argyle NSW 1840s.jpg
1840s map of the County of Argyle
StateNew South Wales
Created1856
Abolished1904
NamesakeArgyle County
Coordinates34°30′S 150°0′E / 34.500°S 150.000°E / -34.500; 150.000Coordinates: 34°30′S 150°0′E / 34.500°S 150.000°E / -34.500; 150.000

It elected two members simultaneously between 1880 and 1894, with voters casting two votes and the first two candidates being elected.

Members for ArgyleEdit

Single-member (1856–1880)
Member Party Term
  John Plunkett[2] None 1856–1857
  Daniel Deniehy[3] None 1857–1859
  Terence Aubrey Murray[4] None 1859–1862
  Samuel Emmanuel[5] None 1862–1864
  Phillip Dignam None 1864–1869
  Edward Butler[6] None 1869–1877
  William Davies None 1877–1880
Two members (1880–1894)
Member Party Term Member Party Term
  William Holborow None 1880–1887   Phillip Myers[7] None 1880–1881
  John Gannon[8] None 1881–1885
  Henry Parkes None 1885–1885
  Francis Tait None 1885–1887
  Free Trade 1887–1894   Edward Ball Free Trade 1887–1891
  Thomas Rose Protectionist 1891–1894
Single-member (1894–1904)
Member Party Term
  Thomas Rose Protectionist 1894–1901
  Progressive 1901–1904

Election resultsEdit

1901 New South Wales state election: Argyle [9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Thomas Rose 1,059 67.3 +12.2
Liberal Reform Francis Isaac 514 32.7 -12.2
Total formal votes 1,573 99.4 -0.1
Informal votes 9 0.6 +0.1
Turnout 1,582 59.7 -4.6
Progressive hold  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Green, Antony. "Elections for the District of Argyle 1856-1904". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Mr John Hubert Plunkett, QC (1802-1869)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Mr Daniel Henry Deniehy (1828-1865)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Sir Terence Aubrey Murray (1810-1873)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Mr Samuel Emmanuel (1803-1868)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
  6. ^ "Mr Edward Butler (1823-1879)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Mr Phillip Myers (1839-1881)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Mr John Thomas Gannon (1830-1887)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  9. ^ Green, Antony. "1901 Argyle". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 13 March 2020.