October 1856 Cumberland (South Riding) colonial by-election

A by-election was held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Cumberland South Riding on 17 October 1856 because William Manning was appointed Attorney-General in the Parker ministry.[1]

DatesEdit

Date Event
3 October 1856 William Manning was appointed Attorney-General.[1]
3 October 1856 Writ of election issued by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.[2]
14 October 1856 Nominations
17 October 1856 Polling day
20 October 1856 Return of writ

ResultEdit

1856 Cumberland (South Riding) by-election
Friday 17 October [3]
Candidate Votes %
William Manning (elected) 893 80.6
William Redman 215 19.4
Total formal votes 1,108 100.0
Informal votes 0 0
Turnout 1,108 40.3

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Sir William Montagu Manning (1811-1895)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Writ of election: South Riding of Cumberland". New South Wales Government Gazette. No. 152. 4 October 1856. p. 2617. Retrieved 31 August 2020 – via Trove.
  3. ^ Green, Antony. "October 1856 Cumberland (South Riding) by-election". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 10 January 2021.