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Cumberland (North Riding) - By-election (Roll: n.a.)
Nominations: Monday, 13 September 1858, Polling: Monday, 20 September 1858 (No poll held)
Candidate Votes Votes %
Plunkett, John Hubert (Elected) Elected unopposed
Cause Category: Resignation - Financial difficulties
Notes: Caused by the resignation of Henry Parkes on 28 August, forced out of parliament again by the financial problems of his newspaper.
Source: SMH, 14 September 1858, pp. 4-5, declared elected on the close of nominations.