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Author: Ian A Hughes
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The Electoral district of Port Phillip was an electorate of the New South Wales Legislative Council before it became the separate colony of Victoria (Australia) on 1 July 1851. At the time, some members of the Council were elected and the balance were appointed by the Governor. The Town of Melbourne returned one member while the Port Phillip district, which covered the rest of what became Victoria after its separation in 1851, returned five members.

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Settlers of the Port Phillip District had wanted representation in the New South Wales Legislative Council for some time Five members were elected for Port Phillip.

Settlers of the Port Phillip District had wanted representation in the New South Wales Legislative Council for some time Five members were elected for Port Phillip district (and one for the Town of Melbourne). On 1 July 1851, the District was separated from New South Wales under provisions of the Australian Colonies Government Act 1850, and became the Colony of Victoria and the Victorian Legislative Council was created.

The Sandridge electoral rolls for 1861 are arranged with names in an alphabetical sequence, the number in the rate book and locality. Port Melbourne was called Sandridge before 1884. The St Kilda electoral rolls begin from 1864 and continue to1900.

The Electoral district of Counties of Roxburgh, Phillip and Wellington and from 1851, Roxburgh and Wellington, was an electorate of the partially elected New South Wales Legislative Council, created for the first elections for the Council in 1843. The electoral district included the western counties of Roxburgh, Phillip, Wellington County.

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People in the Port Phillip District at this time would have been adventurous free settlers, ex-military who chose to. .Voters of 1849 had to own freehold property or have substantial commercial interests to qualify for voting rights.

People in the Port Phillip District at this time would have been adventurous free settlers, ex-military who chose to stay in the colonies, current or retired government officials, those freeborn in the colonies or ex-convicts who had served their sentences and been granted a pardon or ticket of leave. An attempt was made in 1803 and 1806 to establish a settlement in the area, but this failed. Freeholders could appear more than once on a voter's roll depending on the number of freehold titles they owned.