Addington (electoral district)

Addington (Electoral District)

Addington (electoral district)

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Addington was a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1904.

It was created in the British North America Act of 1867.

The County of Addington consisted of the Townships of Camden, Portland, Sheffield, Hinchinbrooke, Kaladar, Kennebec, Olden, Oso, Angelsea, Barrie, Clarendon, Palmerston, Effingham, Abinger, Miller, Canonto, Denbigh, Loughborough, and Bedford.

In 1882, the township of Ashby was added to the riding.

The electoral district was abolished in 1903 when it was merged into Lennox and Addington riding.

Members of Parliament

This riding elected the following members of the Canadian House of Commons:

  1. James N. Lapum, Conservative (1867-1872)
  2. Schuyler Shibley, Liberal-Conservative (1872-1878)
  3. John McRory, Conservative (1878-1882)
  4. John W. Bell, Conservative (1882-1891)
  5. George Walker Wesley Dawson, Liberal (1891-1896)
  6. John W. Bell, Conservative (1896-1901)
  7. Melzar Avery, Conservative (1902-1904)


Election results

|-|James N. Lapum|align="right"|1,120|align="right"| 53.0|-|Schuyler Shibley|align="right"|991|align="right"| 46.9|-|Sir Henry Smith|align="right"| 2|align="right"| 0.1|-|Mr. Price|align="right"|1|align="right"| 0.0|-|D. Cameron|align="right"|0|align="right"| 0.0|-|Mr. Ham|align="right"| 0|align="right"| 0.0|-|Mr....
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