Skip to main content

History of Federal Ridings since 1867



HASTINGS NORTH, Ontario (1867 - 1904)


British North America Act, 1867

Ontario shall be divided into the Counties, Ridings of Counties, Cities, Parts of Cities, and Towns enumerated in the First Schedule to this Act, each whereof shall be an Electoral District, each such District as numbered in that Schedule being entitled to return One Member.

The County of Hastings, divided into Three Ridings, to be called respectively the West, East and North Ridings:

The North Riding to consist of the Townships of Rawdon, Huntingdon, Madoc, Elzevir, Tudor, Marmora and Lake, and the Village of Stirling, and any other surveyed Townships lying to the North of the said North Riding.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1 1867/08/07 BOWELL, Mackenzie Editor  928 59.30% Cons. 
WALLBRIDGE,   636 40.64% Unknown 
MCLEAN,   1 0.06% Unknown 

S.C. 1872, c.13

The boundaries were not adjusted.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
2 1872/07/20 BOWELL, Mackenzie Editor  766 57.81% Cons. 
WALLBRIDGE, T.C.   559 42.19% Unknown 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
3 1874/01/22 BOWELL, Mackenzie Editor  847 52.97% Cons. 
FLYN, O. Merchant  752 47.03% Unknown 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
4 1878/09/17 BOWELL, Mackenzie Editor  1,249 55.34% Cons. 
O'FLYNN, E.D. Merchant  1,008 44.66% Unknown 

By-Election:   On Mr. Bowell being named Minister of Customs, 19-10-1878

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1878/11/06 BOWELL, Mackenzie Editor  accl.   Cons. 

S.C. 1882, c.3

The boundaries were not adjusted.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
5 1882/06/20 BOWELL, Mackenzie Editor  1,408 57.12% Cons. 
COE, Wm.   1,057 42.88% Unknown 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
6 1887/02/22 BOWELL, Mackenzie Editor  1,723 71.64% Cons. 
SUTTON, H.H., M.D. Physician  682 28.36% Lib. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
7 1891/03/05 BOWELL, Mackenzie Editor  1,686 53.25% Cons. 
VANKLEEK, Peter   1,480 46.75% Lib. 

By-Election:   On Mr. Bowell being called to the Senate, 5-12-1892

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1892/12/20 CARSCALLEN, Alexander Augustus Williamson Private banker  accl.   Cons. 

S.C. 1892, c.11

The boundaries were not adjusted.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
8 1896/06/23 CARSCALLEN, Alexander Augustus Williamson Private banker  2,478 58.82% Cons. 
HARRYETT, Samuel   1,735 41.18% McC 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
9 1900/11/07 CARSCALLEN, Alexander Augustus Williamson Private banker  2,426 57.80% Cons. 
HARYETT, Samuel   1,771 42.20% Lib. 

The electoral district was abolished in 1904.


See:HASTINGS EAST (Ontario)(1867 - 1925)
HASTINGS WEST (Ontario)(1867 - 1925)


© Library of Parliament