1st Parliament of Upper Canada

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The 1st Parliament of Upper Canada was opened 17 September 1792. Elections in Upper Canada had been held in August 1792. All sessions were held at Navy Hall in Newark, later Niagara-on-the-Lake; this parliament was dissolved 1 July 1796.

This House of Assembly of the 1st Parliament of Upper Canada had five sessions 17 September 1792 to 3 June 1796:[1]

Sessions[1] Start End
1st 17 September 1792 15 October 1792
2nd 31 May 1793 9 July 1793
3rd 2 June 1794 9 July 1794
4th 6 July 1795 10 August 1795
5th 16 May 1796 3 June 1796
Riding Member
Dundas Alexander Campbell
Durham, York & 1st Lincoln Nathaniel Pettit
1st Glengarry Hugh McDonell
2nd Glengarry John McDonell - Speaker 1792-1796
Grenville Ephraim Jones
Kent William Macomb
Kent François Baby
Leeds & Frontenac John White
Lennox, Hastings & Northumberland Hazelton Spencer
2nd Lincoln Benjamin Pawling
3rd Lincoln Isaac Swayze
4th Lincoln & Norfolk Parshall Terry
Ontario & Addington Joshua Booth
Prince Edward and Adolphus Township Philip Dorland refused oath of office because he was a Quaker.
Prince Edward and Adolphustown Peter Van Alstine (from June 1793)
Stormont Jeremiah French
Suffolk & Essex David William Smith

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Archives of Ontario "Library". Archived from the original on 11 June 2011. Retrieved 2009-12-07.
  • Handbook of Upper Canadian Chronology, Frederick H. Armstrong, Toronto : Dundurn Press, 1985. ISBN 0-919670-92-X
Preceded by
Parliaments in Upper Canada
in Newark

Succeeded by
2nd Parliament of Upper Canada