Electoral district of Paterson

The Patterson was an electoral district for the Legislative Assembly in the Australian State of New South Wales from 1859 to 1880. It was named after the Paterson River, which was named after Colonel William Paterson. The river flows from Barrington Tops to the Hunter River at Morpeth. The district was created in 1858 replacing part of the 3 member district of Durham and comprised the midland and northern parts of the County of Durham.[1] In 1880 it was replaced by Durham.[2][3][4]

The Paterson
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
StateNew South Wales
Dates current1859–1880
NamesakeThe Paterson River
Coordinates32°36′08.41″S 151°37′02.27″E / 32.6023361°S 151.6172972°E / -32.6023361; 151.6172972Coordinates: 32°36′08.41″S 151°37′02.27″E / 32.6023361°S 151.6172972°E / -32.6023361; 151.6172972

Members for PattersonEdit

Member Party Term
  William Arnold None 1859–1875
  Herbert Brown None 1875–1880

Election resultsEdit

1877 New South Wales colonial election: The Paterson
Saturday 27 October [5]
Candidate Votes %
Herbert Brown (re-elected) unopposed  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Electoral Act 1858 (NSW).
  2. ^ "Part 5B alphabetical list of all electorates and Members since 1856" (PDF). NSW Parliamentary Record. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Former Members". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
  4. ^ Green, Antony. "Elections for the District of Paterson". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 23 April 2020.
  5. ^ Green, Antony. "1877 Paterson". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 25 April 2020.