1843 Returning officers for the NSW Legislative Council election

 Electorate

Name

ADB
entry?
Stood for election at some stage? ADB mention RO position? ADB words (excl bibl) Notes

Camden

Charles Throsby Esquire

No No NA NA

His uncle, with the same name, was very well-known, with ADB entry: “He was disappointed that he had no children and had sent for his nephew Charles Throsby junior to become his heir. Charles arrived in the Mangles in August 1820 and at Liverpool in 1824 married Betsey, daughter of William Broughton; their children carried on the family line.” Related to Charles Throsby Smith, 1851 RO for Eastern Camden

Northumberland

Edward C harles Close, Esquire

Settler and churchman

link

Yes No 831

Former Magistrate and LC member, from 1843-52 was warden of the Maitland district council .

also in 1851 twice, here and here

Durham

Edward Johnstone, Esquire

No   NA NA

Nothing anywhere on the internet

Gloucester , Macquarie, and Stanley

Phillip Parker King, Esquire

Naval officer, hydrographer and company manager

link

No No 2145

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Roxburgh, Phillip, and Wellington

James Thomas Morisset, Esquire

Military commandant

link

  No 864

... "near Bathurst... in May 1838 he was appointed police magistrate at a salary of £300, and in January 1841 commissioner of the Court of Requests. "

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Cook and Westmoreland

James Walker, Esquire

No   No  

No.

Argyle

William Pitt Faithful, Esquire

Pastoralist

link

Yes Yes 526

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Murray, King, and Georgiana

John Richard Hardy, Esquire

Gold commissioner and pastoralist

link

  No 444

 

St Vincent and Auckland

Thomas Braidwood Wilson, Esquire

Medical practitioner and settler

link

  No 555

Died that year.

Port Phillip

George Frederick Berkley St. John, Esquire

No   NA NA

 

Parramatta

Gilbert Eliot, Esquire

Public servant and politician

link

Yes No 516

With an extra ‘t’ at the end.

Cumberland Boroughs

Samuel North, Esquire

No      

No.

Northumberland Boroughs

Edward Denny Day, Esquire

Police Magistrate

link

  No 458