Addington (provincial electoral district)

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Addington
Ontario electoral district
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
District created 1867
District abolished 1954
First contested 1867
Last contested 1951

Addington was an provincial electoral riding in Ontario, Canada. It was created in 1867 at the time of confederation and was abolished in 1954 before the 1955 election.

Boundaries[edit]

In 1867, the boundaries included the Townships of Camden, Portland, Sheffield, Hinchinbrooke, Kaladar, Kennebec, Olden, Oso, Anglesea, Barrie, Clarendon, Palmerston, Effingham, Abinger, Miller, Canonto, Denbigh, Loughborough and Bedford.[1]

In 1885, the boundaries were changed to include the Townships of Abinger, Anglesea, Ashby, Camden, Denbigh, Effingham, Kaladar, Sheffield, and the Village of Newburgh in Lennox and Addington County, and the townships of Barrie, North Canonto, South Canonto, Clarendon, Hinchinbrooke, Kennebec, Loughborough, Miller, Olden, Oso, Palmerston and Portland in Frontenac County.[2]

In 1925, the boundaries were changed to include the Townships of Abinger, Anglesea, Ashby, Camden, Denbigh, Effingham, Kaladar, Sheffield and the Village of Newburgh in the County of Lennox aud Addington and the Townships of Barrie, Bedford, North Canonto, South Canonto, Clarendon, Hinchinbrooke, Kennebec, Loughborough, Pittsburg, Miller, Olden, Oso, Palmerston and Portland in the County of Frontenac.[3]

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Addington
Assembly Years Member Party
1st  1867–1871     Edmund John Glyn Hooper Liberal–Conservative
2nd  1871–1875     Hammel Madden Deroche Liberal
3rd  1875–1879
4th  1879–1883
5th  1883–1886     George Denison Conservative
6th  1886–1890 John Stewart Miller
7th  1890–1894 James Reid
8th  1894–1898
9th  1898–1902
10th  1902–1905
11th  1905–1908 William James Paul
12th  1908–1911
13th  1911–1914 William Black
14th  1914–1919
15th  1919–1923
16th  1923–1926
17th  1926–1929
18th  1929–1934
19th  1934–1937
20th  1937–1943     Progressive Conservative
21st  1943–1945 John Abbott Pringle
22nd  1945–1948
23rd  1948–1951
24th  1951–1955
Sourced from the Ontario Legislative Assembly[4]
Merged into Frontenac—Addington for the 1955 election

Election results[edit]

Ontario general election, 1867
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative E.H. Hooper 1,554 73.7
Liberal Joyner 551 26.1
Independent B.C. Davy 3 0.1
Total valid votes 2,108 100.0  
Ontario general election, 1871
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal H.M. Deroche 809 50.8 +24.7
Conservative E.H. Hooper 783 49.2 -24.5
Total valid votes 1,592 100.0  
Ontario general election, 1875
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal H.M. Deroche 1,453 60.8 +10.0
Conservative G. Lake 938 39.2 -10.0
Total valid votes 2,391 100.0  
Ontario general election, 1879
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal H.M. Deroche 1,503 50.7 -11.1
Conservative George Denison 1,459 49.3 +11.1
Total valid votes 2,962 100.0  
Ontario general election, 1883
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative George Denison 1,739 52.8 +3.5
Liberal H.M. Deroche 1,556 49.2 -1.5
Total valid votes 3,295 100.0  
Ontario general election, 1886
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J.S. Miller 1,712 53.4 +0.6
Liberal H.M. Deroche 1,493 46.6 -2.6
Total valid votes 3,205 100.0  
Ontario general election, 1890
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Reid 1,498 51.5 -1.9
Liberal Frank Halliday 1,412 48.5 +1.9
Total valid votes 2,910 100.0  
Ontario general election, 1894
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Reid 1,849 56.7 +5.2
Liberal Frank Halliday 1,647 43.3 -5.2
Total valid votes 3,496 100.0  
Ontario general election, 1898
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Reid 1,901 54.3 -2.4
Liberal C.H. Wartman 1,600 45.7 +2.4
Total valid votes 3,501 100.0  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Constitution Act, 1867, First Schedule, Electoral Ridings of Ontario, New Electoral Divisions". Government of Canada. April 6, 2018. 
  2. ^ Lewis, Roderick, ed. (1968). Centennial edition of a history of the electoral districts, legislatures and ministries of the Province of Ontario, 1867-1968. Ontario: Chief Election Office. pp. 5–7. 
  3. ^ "Representation Act, RSO 1927, c 6". Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 1927. 
  4. ^ For a listing of each MPP's Queen's Park curriculum vitae see below:
    • For Edmund John Glyn Hooper's Legislative Assembly information see "Edmund John Glyn Hooper, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2016. 
    • For Hammel Madden DeRoche's Legislative Assembly information see "Hammel Madden DeRoche, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2016. 
    • For George Denison's Legislative Assembly information see "George Denison, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2016. 
    • For John Stewart Miller's Legislative Assembly information see "John Stewart Miller, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2016. 
    • For James Reid's Legislative Assembly information see "James Reid, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2016. 
    • For William James Paul's Legislative Assembly information see "William James Paul, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2016. 
    • For William David Black's Legislative Assembly information see "William David Black, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2016. 
    • For John Abbott Pringle's Legislative Assembly information see "John Abbott Pringle, MPP". Parliamentary History. Toronto: Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2016.