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History of Federal Ridings since 1867



LENNOX, 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 Lennox, to consist of the Townships of Richmond, Adolphustown, North Fredericksburg, South Fredericksburg, Ernest Town, and Amherst Island, and the Village of Napanee.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1 1867/08/07 CARTWRIGHT, Richard John businessman  1,268 53.05% Cons. 
GRANGE,   1,122 46.95% Unknown 

S.C. 1872, c.13

The boundaries were not adjusted.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
2 1872/07/20 CARTWRIGHT, Richard John businessman  1,224 70.47% Lib 
STEVENSON,   513 29.53% Unknown 

By-Election:   On Mr. Cartwright being named Minister of Finance, 7-11-1873

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1873/12/03 CARTWRIGHT, Richard John businessman  accl.   Lib 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
3 1874/01/22 CARTWRIGHT, Hon. R.J. businessman  accl.   Lib 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
4 1878/09/17 HOOPER, Edmund merchant  1,358 51.11% Lib.-Cons. 
CARTWRIGHT, Hon. R.J. businessman  1,299 48.89% Lib 

S.C. 1882, c.3

The boundaries were not adjusted.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
5 1882/06/20 MACDONALD, Rt. Hon. Sir John A. lawyer  1,492 53.59% Lib.-Cons. 
ALLISON, David Wright farmer  1,292 46.41% Lib 

By-Election:   On the election being declared void

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1883/11/26 ALLISON, David Wright farmer  1,405 50.07% Lib 
PRUYN, Matthew William merchant  1,401 49.93% Cons. 

By-Election:   On the election being declared void

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1885/01/28 PRUYN, Matthew William merchant  1,515 50.70% Cons. 
ALLISON, David Wright farmer  1,473 49.30% Lib 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
6 1887/02/22 WILSON, Uriah merchant  1,635 50.35% Cons. 
ALLISON, David Wright farmer  1,612 49.65% Lib 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
7 1891/03/05 ALLISON, David Wright farmer  1,637 50.89% Lib 
WILSON, Uriah merchant  1,580 49.11% Cons. 

By-Election:   On the election being declared void

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
1892/02/04 WILSON, Uriah merchant  Cons. 
ALLISON, David Wright farmer  Lib 

S.C. 1892, c.11

The boundaries were not adjusted.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
8 1896/06/23 WILSON, Uriah merchant  1,192 40.75% Cons. 
SWITZER, E.B.   1,043 35.66% Pat 
STEVENS, Chas.   690 23.59% Ind. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
9 1900/11/07 WILSON, Uriah merchant  1,570 51.80% Cons. 
LEONARD, Raymond Alonzo   1,461 48.20% Lib 

The electoral district was abolished in 1904.


See:LENNOX AND ADDINGTON (Ontario)(1904 - 1925)


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