Electoral district of Carcoar

Carcoar was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales, originally created in 1859 to the southwest of Bathurst and named after Carcoar. It replaced part of Western Boroughs and part of Bathurst (County). From 1880 to 1894, it elected two members. It was abolished in 1894 and was partly replaced by Cowra.[1][2][3]

Members for CarcoarEdit

Single-member (1859–1880)
Member Party Term
  William Watt None 1859–1862
  William Dalley None 1862–1864
  Barnard Stimpson None 1864–1869
  Richard Driver None 1869–1872
  Thomas West None 1872–1874
  Solomon Meyer None 1874–1876
  Andrew Lynch None 1876–1880
Two members (1880–1894)
Member Party Term Member Party Term
  Ezekiel Baker None 1880–1881   Andrew Lynch None 1880–1884
  George Campbell None 1881–1885
  Ezekiel Baker None 1884–1887
  Charles Garland None 1885–1887
  Free Trade 1887–1891   Charles Jeanneret Free Trade 1887–1889
  John Plumb Free Trade 1889–1891
  Denis Donnelly Protectionist 1891–1894   Charles Jeanneret Free Trade 1891–1894

Election resultsEdit

1891 New South Wales colonial election: Carcoar
Friday 19 June [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Denis Donnelly (elected 1) 1,124 25.9
Free Trade Charles Jeanneret (elected 2) 1,110 25.6
Free Trade John Plumb (defeated) 1,103 25.4
Protectionist Alfred Fremlin 921 21.2
Protectionist Ezekiel Baker 81 1.9
Total formal votes 4,339 98.8
Informal votes 51 1.2
Turnout 2,327 63.2
  Protectionist gain 1 from Free Trade
  Free Trade hold 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Part 5B alphabetical list of all electorates and Members since 1856" (PDF). NSW Parliamentary Record. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Former Members". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
  3. ^ Green, Antony. "Elections for the District of Carcoar". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 20 August 2020.
  4. ^ Green, Antony. "1891 Carcoar". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 11 April 2020.