York (electoral district)

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York
Flag of New Brunswick.svg New Brunswick electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
District created 1867
District abolished1914
First contested 1867
Last contested1913 by-election
Demographics
Census division(s) York

York was a federal electoral district in New Brunswick, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1917.

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It was created as part of the British North America Act of 1867. It consisted of the County of York. It was abolished in 1914 when it was merged into York—Sunbury riding.

Members of Parliament

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

ParliamentYearsMemberParty
York
1st  1867–1868   Charles Fisher Liberal
 1868–1872   John Pickard Independent Liberal
2nd  1872–1874
3rd  1874–1878
4th  1878–1882
5th  1882–1883
 1884–1887   Thomas Temple Conservative
6th  1887–1891
7th  1891–1896
8th  1896–1900 George Eulas Foster
9th  1900–1901   Alexander Gibson Liberal
 1901–1904
10th  1904–1908   Oswald Smith Crocket Conservative
11th  1908–1911
12th  1911–1913
 1913–1917 Harry Fulton McLeod
Riding dissolved into York—Sunbury

Election results

1867 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Liberal Charles Fisher acclaimed

By-election: On Mr. Fisher's resignation, 3 October 1868 to become Judge of the Supreme Court of New Brunswick

By-election on 1868/10/28
PartyCandidateVotes
Independent Liberal John Pickard acclaimed
1872 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Independent Liberal John Pickard acclaimed
1874 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Independent Liberal John Pickard acclaimed
1878 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Independent Liberal John Pickard 1,490
UnknownC.H.B. Fisher834
1882 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Independent Liberal John Pickard 2,359
UnknownJ.J. Fraser1,442

By-election: On Mr. Pickard's death, 17 December 1883

By-election on 29 June 1884
PartyCandidateVotes
Conservative Thomas Temple 2,012
Liberal G.F. Gregory1,834
1887 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Conservative Thomas Temple 2,172
Liberal G.F. Gregory1,768
1891 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Conservative Thomas Temple 2,048
Liberal Frederick Pemberton Thompson 1,821
1896 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Conservative FOSTER, Hon. George E.3,306
Liberal ALLEN, Edmond N.1,764
1900 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Liberal GIBSON, Alexander, Jr.2,937
Independent ConservativeMCLEOD, Joseph2,861

By-election: On election being declared void by a Court decision, 11 June 1901

By-election on 28 December 1901
PartyCandidateVotes
Liberal GIBSON, Alexander Jr.2,800
Independent LiberalMCLEOD, Joseph1,976
1904 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Conservative CROCKET, Oswald S.3,096
Liberal GIBSON, Alex Jr.2,934
1908 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Conservative CROCKET, Oswald S.3,653
Liberal BROWN, Nelson W.2,784
1911 Canadian federal election
PartyCandidateVotes
Conservative CROCKET, Oswald Smith4,143
Unknown Alfred Bennison Atherton 2,474

By-election: On Mr. Crocket being appointed judge, 11 December 1913

By-election on 31 December 1913
PartyCandidateVotes
Conservative MCLEOD, H.F.acclaimed

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