Electoral district of South Grant

South Grant was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly[1] in the Australian state of Victoria from 1856 to 1877.[1]

South Grant
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
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Electoral district of South Grant, 1856
StateVictoria
Created1856
Abolished1877
DemographicRural

South Grant was based in the countryside surrounding (but not including) Geelong, bordered on the north and east by the Werribee River, on the west by the Yarrowee River and the coastline to current-day Anglesea.[2]Coordinates: 37°55′S 144°20′E / 37.917°S 144.333°E / -37.917; 144.333

The district of South Grant was one of the initial districts of the first Victorian Legislative Assembly, 1856.[3]

Members for South GrantEdit

Three members were elected to the district.[1][3]

Member 1 Member 2 Member 3 Term
William Haines Horatio Wills John Myles Nov 1856 – Nov 1858
John Bell # Jan 1859 – Aug 1859
Peter Lalor James Carr Oct 1859 – Jul  1861
Michael Cummins William McCann [s] Aug 1861 – Aug 1864
John Rout Hopkins Nov 1864 – Aug 1867
William Stutt # Sep 1867 – Dec 1867
George Cunningham[4] Jan 1868 – Jan 1871
John Rout Hopkins
Jonas Levien Apr 1871  – Mar 1874
Peter Lalor Mar 1874[5]– Apr 1877

      # = won seat in by-election s = seat forfeited

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 12 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Electoral Districts of South Grant, North Grant, North Grenville, Ripon, Hampden, South Grenville and Polworth, Villiers and Heytesbury, Normanby, Dundas and Follett" (map). 1855. Retrieved 16 April 2013.
  3. ^ a b Sweetman, Edward (1920). Constitutional Development of Victoria, 1851-6. Whitcombe & Tombs Limited. p. 183. Retrieved 14 April 2013.
  4. ^ "Thursday Morning Jan. 23rd". Geelong Advertiser. 23 January 1868.
  5. ^ "Election Notices". Geelong Advertiser. 28 March 1874.