Guysborough (electoral district)

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Guysborough
Nova Scotia electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1867
District abolished1914
First contested1867
Last contested1911
Demographics
Census divisionsGuysborough

Guysborough was an electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1917.

It was created in the British North America Act, 1867, and was abolished in 1914 when it was merged into Antigonish—Guysborough. It consisted of Guysborough County.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Guysborough
1st  1867–1868     Stewart Campbell Anti-Confederation
 1868–1872     Liberal–Conservative
2nd  1872–1874
3rd  1874–1878     John Angus Kirk Liberal
4th  1878–1882     Alfred Ogden Conservative
5th  1882–1887     John Angus Kirk Liberal
6th  1887–1891
7th  1891–1896 Duncan Cameron Fraser
8th  1896–1900
9th  1900–1904
 1904–1904 John Howard Sinclair
10th  1904–1908
11th  1908–1911
12th  1911–1917
Riding dissolved into Antigonish—Guysborough

Election results[edit]

1867 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Anti-Confederation Stewart Campbell acclaimed
1872 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal–Conservative Stewart Campbell acclaimed
1874 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Angus Kirk 759
Liberal–Conservative Stewart Campbell 544
1878 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Conservative Alfred Ogden 936
Liberal John Angus Kirk 772
1882 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Angus Kirk 818
Conservative Alfred Ogden 628
1887 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Angus Kirk 1,136
Conservative Alex. F. Falconer 784
1891 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal D.C. Fraser 1,145
Conservative Alfred Ogden 1,059
1896 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Duncan C. Fraser 1,533
Conservative C. Ernest Gregory 1,455
1900 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal Duncan C. Fraser 1,928
Conservative C. Ernest Gregory 1,589

By-election: On Mr. Fraser's nomination as Judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, 10 February 1904

By-election on 16 March 1904
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Howard Sinclair 2,004
Conservative S.O. Griffin 1,643
1904 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Howard Sinclair 2,040
Conservative John S. Wells 1,492
1908 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Howard Sinclair 2,001
Conservative George Anderson Rowe Rowlings 1,796
1911 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Liberal John Howard Sinclair 2,043
Conservative George Anderson Rowe Rowlings 1,700

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