Electoral district of East Bourke

Not to be confused with Electoral district of East Bourke Boroughs also a seat of the Assembly, 1859 to 1904.

East Bourke
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
Electoral district of East Bourke, Victoria.png
Location in Victoria
StateVictoria
Created1856
Abolished1904
NamesakeBourke East
DemographicRural

East Bourke (also known as Bourke East from around 1891) was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Victoria from 1856 to 1904. Coordinates: 37°38′S 144°55′E / 37.633°S 144.917°E / -37.633; 144.917

The district of East Bourke was one of the initial districts of the first Victorian Legislative Assembly, 1856.[1]

Electoral districts of West Bourke, East Bourke and South Bourke

Members for East BourkeEdit

Two members initially, one from the redistribution of 1877.

Member 1 Term Member 2 Term
Augustus Greeves Nov. 1856 – March 1857 Robert Bennett Nov. 1856 – June 1857
Richard Heales March 1857[b] – Aug. 1859 Augustus Greeves July 1857[b] – Aug. 1859
James Macintosh Oct. 1859 – July 1861 Robert Bennett Oct. 1859 – Aug. 1864
George Kirk Aug. 1861 – Aug. 1864
John Sherwin Oct. 1864 – Dec. 1865 Joshua Cowell Oct. 1864 – Dec. 1865
Matthew McCaw Feb. 1866 – Sep. 1870[r] James Balfour Feb. 1866 – Aug. 1868[r]
Robert Ramsay Oct. 1870[b] – May 1882 William Lobb Sep. 1868[b] – Mar. 1874
Frederick Race Godfrey May 1874 – Apr. 1877
Robert Harper June 1882 – Mar. 1889
William Wilkinson Apr. 1889 – Aug. 1891
Robert Harper Sep. 1891[b] – Sep. 1897
Mackay John Scobie Gair Oct. 1897 – May 1904

NotesEdit

r = resigned
b = by-election

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Edward Sweetman (1920). Constitutional Development of Victoria, 1851-6. Whitcombe & Tombs Limited. p. 183. Retrieved 22 May 2013.