Postmaster-General of Victoria

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The Postmaster-General of Victoria was a position in the government of the colony Victoria (Australia) prior to the Federation of Australia in 1901. The position was created soon after Victoria became a separate colony in 1851 (see History of Victoria).

List of Postmasters-General of Victoria

Postmaster-GeneralPeriod in office
William Henry Fancourt Mitchell April 1857 – March 1858
George Samuel Evans March 1858 – October 1859
John Robinson Bailey October 1859 – October 1860
Hibbert Newton October 1860 – November 1860
Thomas Loader December 1860 – March 1861
John Macadam April – November 1861
George Samuel Evans December 1861 – June 1863
Thomas Howard Fellows October 1863 – March 1864
James McCulloch May 1864 – May 1868
George Verney Smith July 1868 – September 1869
vacantSeptember 1869 – June 1872
Edward Langton June 1872 – July 1874
Robert Ramsay July 1874 – August 1875
Peter Lalor August – October 1875
Robert Ramsay October 1875 – May 1877
Peter Lalor May 1877 – July 1877
Henry Cuthbert July 1877 – July 1878
James Patterson July 1878 – March 1880
Henry Cuthbert March 1880 – August 1880
vacantAugust 1880 – July 1881
Henry Bolton July 1881 - March 1883
Graham Berry March 1883 – April 1884
James Campbell April 1884 – February 1886
Frederick Derham February 1886 – August 1890
James Patterson September 1890 – November 1890
John Gavan Duffy November 1890 – April 1892
William Zeal April 1892 – November 1892
Alexander Peacock November 1892 – January 1893
Agar Wynne January 1893 – September 1894
John Gavan Duffy September 1894 – December 1899
William Watt December 1899 – November 1900
William Gurr November 1900 – March 1901

From 1901 the duties were taken over by the Commonwealth of Australia.

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