Members of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly, 1890–1894

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This is a list of members of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly between the 1890 elections and the 1894 elections, known as the First Parliament. They held office under the Constitution Act 1889 , which was given royal assent by Queen Victoria on 15 August 1890 [1] and took effect on 21 October 1890 with a proclamation by the new Governor of Western Australia, Sir William Robinson. [2]

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Members

Name District Years in office
William Leonard Baker [8] East Kimberley 1890–1893
Hon Septimus Burt [1] Ashburton 1890–1900
Alfred Canning East Perth 1890–1894
Barnard Clarkson Toodyay 1890–1897
Francis Connor [8] East Kimberley 1893–1904
Joseph Cookworthy Sussex 1890–1897
Everard Darlot Murchison 1890–1894
Lancel de Hamel Albany 1890–1894
Alexander Forrest West Kimberley 1890–1900
Hon Sir John Forrest [1] Bunbury 1890–1901
Charles Harper Beverley 1890–1905
Albert Hassell Plantagenet 1890–1904
Edward Vivien Harvey Keane [3] Geraldton 1890–1891
George Leake [2] Roebourne 1890; 1894–1900; 1901–1902
James George Lee-Steere Nelson 1890–1903
Henry Lefroy [5] Moore 1892–1901
William Loton Swan 1890–1897
Hon William Marmion [1] Fremantle 1890–1896
Thomas Molloy [4] Perth 1892–1894
Frederick Monger [7] York 1892–1903
Stephen Henry Parker [7] York 1890–1892
William Paterson Murray 1890–1895
William Silas Pearse North Fremantle 1890–1895
Samuel J. Phillips Irwin 1890–1904
Frederick Henry Piesse Williams 1890–1909
Timothy Quinlan West Perth 1890–1894; 1897–1911
George Randell [5] Moore 1890–1892
Alexander Richardson De Grey 1890–1897
Dr Edward Scott [4] Perth 1890–1891
Horace Sholl [2] Roebourne 1891–1901
Robert Frederick Sholl Gascoyne 1890–1897
George Simpson [3] Geraldton 1891–1899
Elias Solomon [6] South Fremantle 1892–1901
David Symon [6] South Fremantle 1890–1892
George Throssell Northam 1890–1904
William Traylen Greenough 1890–1897
Hon Harry Venn [1] Wellington 1890–1901

Notes

1 The members for Ashburton (Septimus Burt), Bunbury (John Forrest), Fremantle (William Marmion) and Wellington (Harry Venn), upon being appointed as Ministers of the Crown, were required to resign their seats, which they did on 30 December 1890, and stand for their seats again at ministerial by-elections. All were unopposed, and were returned on 8 January 1891.
2 On 30 December 1890, at the first sitting of parliament, George Leake resigned from the seat of Roebourne, and Horace Sholl was returned unopposed at the resulting byelection on 16 January 1891.
3 In November 1891, Edward Vivien Harvey Keane resigned from the seat of Geraldton, and George Simpson was returned unopposed at the resulting byelection on 10 December 1891.
4 In December 1891, Edward Scott resigned from the seat of Perth, and at the byelection on 12 January 1892, Thomas Molloy was elected to fill the vacancy.
5 On 4 July 1892, George Randell resigned from the seat of Moore, and Henry Lefroy was returned unopposed at the resulting byelection on 11 August 1892.
6 On 13 September 1892, David Symon resigned from the seat of South Fremantle, and at the byelection on 12 October 1892, Elias Solomon was elected to fill the vacancy.
7 On 5 October 1892, Stephen Henry Parker resigned from the seat of York, and Frederick Monger was returned unopposed at the resulting byelection on 27 October 1892.
8 On 7 January 1893, William Leonard Baker died, leaving the seat of East Kimberley vacant. Francis Connor was returned unopposed at the resulting byelection on 20 April 1893.

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References

  1. "Extraordinary Government Gazette (per CSO 4374; 2532/90)". Western Australia Government Gazette. 11 September 1890. p. 1890:669.
    *"Order by the Queen in Council (per CSO 4434)". Western Australia Government Gazette. 30 October 1890. p. 1890:805-808.
  2. "Proclamation (per CSO 4415)". Western Australia Government Gazette. 21 October 1890. p. 1890:785.

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