Electoral district of Kilmore

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Kilmore
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
Electoral district of Kilmore, Victoria.png
Location in Victoria
State Victoria
Created1856
Abolished1877
DemographicRural
Coordinates 37°17′31″S144°57′4″E / 37.29194°S 144.95111°E / -37.29194; 144.95111 Coordinates: 37°17′31″S144°57′4″E / 37.29194°S 144.95111°E / -37.29194; 144.95111

Kilmore was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Victoria centred on Kilmore from 1856 to 1877. [1] It was superseded in 1877 by Kilmore and Anglesey. [1]

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The district of Kilmore was one of the initial districts of the first Victorian Legislative Assembly, 1856. [2]

It was defined as:

Commencing at a Point on the Eastern Branch of the Korkarruc Creek, Two Miles 55 Chains South of its Junction with the main Stream, and bounded on the North by a Line East from the said Point to Dry Creek; on the East by the Western Branch of the Dry Creek to its Source, thence by a Line South to the Boundary of the County of Bourke; on the South by the said Boundary to the Source of the Eastern Branch of the aforesaid Korkarruc Creek, and on the West by that Eastern Branch to the commencing Point. [3]

Members for Kilmore

MemberTerm
Sir John O'Shanassy Nov. 1856 – Dec. 1865
Richard Davies Ireland Feb. 1866 – Dec. 1867
Lawrence Bourke Mar. 1868 – Mar. 1874
Thomas Hunt May 1874 – Apr. 1877

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References

  1. 1 2 "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 10 April 2013.
  2. Edward Sweetman (1920). Constitutional Development of Victoria, 1851-6. Whitcombe & Tombs Limited. p.  183 . Retrieved 10 April 2013.
  3. "Victoria Constitution Act 1855" (PDF). Retrieved 28 May 2013.