Electoral district of South Bourke, Evelyn and Mornington

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For the lower house seats in the Victorian Legislative Assembly, see South Bourke 1856–1889, or Evelyn and Mornington 1856–1859.

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South Bourke, Evelyn and Mornington
VictoriaLegislative Council
South Bourke, Evelyn and Mornington Victorian Legislative Council.png
Location in Victoria
State Victoria
Created1851
Abolished1856
NamesakeCounties of Bourke,
Evelyn & Mornington
DemographicRural / Urban

The Electoral district of South Bourke, Evelyn and Mornington was one of the sixteen electoral districts [1] of the original unicameral Victorian Legislative Council of 1851 to 1856. Coordinates: 37°56′S145°12′E / 37.933°S 145.200°E / -37.933; 145.200

From 1856 onwards, the Victorian parliament consisted of two houses, the Victorian Legislative Council (upper house, consisting of Provinces) and the Victorian Legislative Assembly (lower house). [2]

Members of South Bourke, Evelyn and Mornington

One member originally, two from the expanded Council of 1853. [3]

Member 1Term
Henry Miller [4] Oct 1851 [5] – Mar 1856Member 2Term
John Dane [2] Jun 1853 [5] – Nov 1854
Henry Samuel Chapman Feb 1855   – Mar 1856

Miller went on to represent Central Province in the Legislative Council from November 1856. [4]
Dane later represented the Electoral district of Warrnambool in the Victorian Legislative Assembly from November 1864.
Chapman later represented the Electoral district of St Kilda in the Victorian Legislative Assembly from January 1858 and Electoral district of Mornington from August 1861.

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References

  1. "Victorian Electoral Act" (PDF). New South Wales Government. Retrieved 17 May 2013.
  2. 1 2 Edward Sweetman (1920). Constitutional Development of Victoria, 1851-6. Whitcombe & Tombs Limited. p.  182 . Retrieved 17 May 2013.
  3. Sweetman p.109
  4. 1 2 "Miller, Henry". Parliament of Victoria. Retrieved 17 May 2013.
  5. 1 2 Labilliere, Francis Peter (1878). "Early History of the Colony of Victoria" . Retrieved 21 July 2014.