Electoral results for the district of New England

New England, an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales, was created in 1859 and abolished in 1894.[1][2][3]

Single-member (1859–1880)
Election Member Party
1859   James Hart None
1860   George Markham None
1862 by   Robert Forster None
1864   Theophilus Cooper None
1869   Charles Weaver None
1871 by   Samuel Terry None
1874
1877
Two members (1880–1891)
Election Member Party Member Party
1880   Henry Copeland None   William Proctor None
1882   James Farnell None
1885   James Inglis None
1887 by
1887   Free Trade   Henry Copeland Protectionist
1889
Three members (1891–1894)
Election Member Party Member Party Member Party
1891   James Inglis Free Trade   Henry Copeland Protectionist   Edmund Lonsdale Free Trade

Election resultsEdit

Elections in the 1890sEdit

1891Edit

1891 New South Wales colonial election: New England
Thursday 25 June [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade James Inglis (re-elected 1) 1,731 19.5
Protectionist Henry Copeland (re-elected 2) 1,563 17.6
Free Trade Edmund Lonsdale (elected 3) 1,544 17.4
Protectionist Charles Wilson 1,399 15.7
Free Trade George Meallin 1,353 15.2
Protectionist William Proctor 1,311 14.7
Total formal votes 8,901 99.5
Informal votes 42 0.5
Turnout 3,247 60.8
  Free Trade hold 1, win 1 (1 new seat)
  Protectionist hold 1

Elections in the 1880sEdit

1889Edit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: New England
Monday 4 February [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Henry Copeland (elected 1) 1,396 34.9
Free Trade James Inglis (elected 2) 1,099 27.4
Protectionist William Proctor 1,052 26.3
Protectionist Charles Givney 459 11.5
Total formal votes 4,006 99.2
Informal votes 31 0.8
Turnout 3,064 73.6
  Protectionist hold 1  
  Free Trade hold 1  

1887Edit

1887 New South Wales colonial election: New England
Thursday 10 February [6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade James Inglis (re-elected 1) 1,371 46.1
Protectionist Henry Copeland (re-elected 2) 999 33.6
Protectionist Charles Givney 603 20.3
Total formal votes 2,973 99.0
Informal votes 31 1.0
Turnout 2,108 53.9

1887 by-electionEdit

1887 New England colonial by-election

1885Edit

1885 New South Wales colonial election: New England
Saturday 31 October [7]
Candidate Votes %
James Inglis (elected 1) 1,233 35.6
William Proctor (re-elected 2) 1,191 34.4
William Drew 580 16.7
William Dowel 285 8.2
Charles Givney 177 5.1
Total formal votes 3,466 98.8
Informal votes 41 1.2
Turnout 2,024 55.7
The sitting member James Farnell was appointed to the Legislative Council and did not contest the election.

1882Edit

1872 New South Wales colonial election: New England
Friday 8 March [8]
Candidate Votes %
Samuel Terry (re-elected) 1,098 84.3
William Windeyer 205 15.7
Total formal votes 1,303 98.6
Informal votes 19 1.4
Turnout 1,322 49.9

1880Edit

1880 New South Wales colonial election: New England
Thursday 2 December [9]
Candidate Votes %
William Proctor (elected 1) 962 35.8
Henry Copeland (re-elected 2) 909 33.9
Jeremiah O'Connell 814 30.3
Total formal votes 2,685 99.2
Informal votes 23 0.9
Turnout 1,779 51.9
  (1 new seat)
The sitting member Samuel Terry successfully contested Mudgee. Henry Copeland was the member for the abolished seat of Goldfields North.

Elections in the 1870sEdit

1877Edit

1877 New South Wales colonial election: New England
Saturday 3 November [10]
Candidate Votes %
Samuel Terry (re-elected) 736 58.6
Robert Forster (defeated) 521 41.5
Total formal votes 1,257 96.8
Informal votes 42 3.2
Turnout 1,299 49.2

1874Edit

1874–75 New South Wales colonial election: New England
Thursday 7 January 1875 [11]
Candidate Votes %
Samuel Terry (re-elected) unopposed

1872Edit

1872 New South Wales colonial election: New England
Friday 8 March [8]
Candidate Votes %
Samuel Terry (re-elected) 1,098 84.3
William Windeyer 205 15.7
Total formal votes 1,303 98.6
Informal votes 19 1.4
Turnout 1,322 49.9

1871 by-electionEdit

1871 New England colonial by-election

Elections in the 1860sEdit

1869Edit

1869–70 New South Wales colonial election: New England
Thursday 23 December 1869 [12]
Candidate Votes %
Charles Weaver (elected) 759 59.2
Robert Forster 520 40.6
Alexander Black 3 0.2
Total formal votes 1,282 100.0
Informal votes 0 0.0
Turnout 1,319 58.7

1864Edit

1864–65 New South Wales colonial election: New England
Saturday 24 December 1864 [13]
Candidate Votes %
Theophilus Cooper (elected) 559 53.7
Robert Forster (defeated) 482 46.3
Total formal votes 1,041 100.0
Informal votes 0 0.0
Turnout 1,041 60.8

1862 by-electionEdit

1862 New England colonial by-election

1860Edit

1860 New South Wales colonial election: New England
Monday 24 December [14]
Candidate Votes %
George Markham (elected) 475 60.7
Thomas Rusden 304 38.9
John Eames 2 0.3
James Hart 1 0.1
Total formal votes 782 98.5
Informal votes 12 1.5
Turnout 794 53.7

Elections in the 1850sEdit

1859Edit

1859 New South Wales colonial election: New England
Thursday 30 June [15]
Candidate Votes %
James Hart (re-elected) 310 50.1
Thomas Rusden 307 49.6
John Eames 2 0.3
Total formal votes 619 100.0
Informal votes 0 0.0
Turnout 619 55.0

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Green, Antony. "Elections for the District of New England". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Part 5B alphabetical list of all electorates and Members since 1856" (PDF). NSW Parliamentary Record. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Former Members". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
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  5. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 New England". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  6. ^ Green, Antony. "1887 New England". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  7. ^ Green, Antony. "1885 New England". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 21 April 2020.
  8. ^ a b Green, Antony. "1872 New England". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  9. ^ Green, Antony. "1880 New England". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  10. ^ Green, Antony. "1877 New England". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  11. ^ Green, Antony. "1874-5 New England". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 26 April 2020.
  12. ^ Green, Antony. "1869-70 New England". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  13. ^ Green, Antony. "1864-5 New England". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 29 April 2020.
  14. ^ Green, Antony. "1860 New England". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 29 April 2020.
  15. ^ Green, Antony. "1859 New England". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 1 May 2020.