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. In 1880 it was replaced by Durham.
New South Wales—Legislative Assembly
|State||New South Wales|
|Namesake||The Paterson River|
Members for PattersonEdit
- Electoral Act 1858 (NSW).
- "Part 5B alphabetical list of all electorates and Members since 1856" (PDF). NSW Parliamentary Record. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
- "Former Members". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
- Green, Antony. "Elections for the District of Paterson". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 23 April 2020.
- Green, Antony. "1877 Paterson". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 25 April 2020.